The Richmond Register


March 31, 2013

BOWLING: Simpson hits 700 three more times at Galaxy


RICHMOND — Galaxy Girls

 This league completed its 2012-13 season Tuesday. Narita Rose set a new high for the season with a 257 game on the final night. Rose also bowled the high series for the night at 618.

Michelle Ratliff rolled the second-best game (204) and series (555).

Splits were converted by Carole Bales (5-8-10), Brenda Williams (3-6-7-10), Emma Lee Tate (3-10), Velma Cruse (5-6) and Janie Secchi (4-5-7 and 3-10).

Substitute Beverly Shearer bowled a 189 game and 501 series.

Greenhouse Tech (Brenda Marcum, Shella Cobb, Velma Cruse and Linda Combs) finished as the champion team with 73 wins.

The runner-up was Snooty Fox (Mary Mink, Donna Haney, Narita Rose and Tammy Daniel) with 70 wins, while third place in the 10-team league was captured by Striking Beauties (Ellen Spurlock, Jan Stepp, Ruby Jo Ward and Amy Felty) with 68 wins.

Narita Rose swept the individual awards for the season with the high average (171), high series (638) and high game (257).

The best averages after Rose were compiled by Bridget Settles (163), Shella Cobb (159), Amy Felty (153) and Tammy Fourre (152).

Settles (577), Cobb (572), Michelle Ratliff (555) and Brenda Marcum (552) bowled the second through the fifth-highest series scores.

The best games after Rose were 237 by Keeley Gadd, 224 by Cobb, 222 by Carole Bales and 212 by Fourre.

Most improved honors went to Settles.


The high game (185) and series (507) were bowled by Connie Bowlin. Bridget Settles was next in both categories with a 181 game and 489 series.

Jan Barnes, Sherry Ernst and Dewey Locker each converted a 2-7 split and Merle Motley picked up a 4-5-7 split.

Wednesday Wonders

The best games by league members were bowled by David Norman (267), Lewis Jones Sr. (235) and Bill Bowles (232).

A 600 series was rolled by Bowles (648), Jones Sr. (620), Norman (617) and Lewis Jones Jr. (612).

Three substitutes achieved high scores. Brandon Simpson bowled a 267 game and 750 series, John Hickam rolled a 278 game and 682 series and Mark Rogers recorded a 234 game and 619 series.

The high women’s games were 180 by Pat Holtzclaw, a season-best 171 by Debbie Jones and 170 by Jenny Norman.

Holtzclaw (497) and Kymmi Bowles (422) bowled the highest women’s series.

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