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February 25, 2013

BOWLING: Five men reach 700 at Galaxy

RICHMOND — There were five 700 series bowled at Galaxy last week led by a 780 score by John Hickam. Spider Weaver (732), Ron Gugel (732), Neil Haggard (721) and Lewis Jones Jr. (705) also reached this coveted level.

Hickam also rolled the high game for the week with a 289 score in the Galaxy Classic League.

Regina Barton bowled the top women’s scores for the week with a 247 game and 671 series in the GCL.

Women’s City Tourney this weekend

The Madison County Women’s Bowling Association’s annual city tournament will be contested Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. each day.

There will be singles, doubles and team competition. The entry fee is $15 per event. Bowlers can enter the all events competition for an additional $2.

Charity event Saturday

Everyone is invited to participate in a charity bowling event at 1 p.m. Saturday.

The net proceeds will be used to benefit the youth programs of the Lexington Road Church of God.

The 3-6-9 and no-tap formats will be used. Bowlers are awarded free strikes in the third, sixth and ninth frames and nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike.

The cost is $10 to bowl three games. Prizes will be awarded.

League Highlights

Galaxy Classic

John Hickam led this league last Monday with a 289 game and 780 series. Spider Weaver rolled the second-best game (278) and he tied Ron Gugel for the second-best series at 732.

Hickam continues to flirt with an 800 series as this is the third time he has bowled a series of 780 or better. His best series this season is 794.

There were 18 600-level series bowled at this session. The highest 600 series were bowled by Brandon Lutes (691), substitute Tyler Morgan (684), Aaron Rose (678), David Norman (676), Neil Haggard (675), Ron Roberts (674), Regina Barton (671), Bill Bowles (657), Brandon Simpson (653) and Lewis Jones Jr. (650).

Mike E. Bryant (638), Todd Young (633), Daniel Benge (627), Shawn Barton (624), Mark Rogers (622), Joe Reichel (621), Ronnie Hurd (615) and Glenn Masters (612) also reached the 600 series level.

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