The Richmond Register


December 12, 2013

BOWLING: MCBA Christmas tourney set for Sunday

RICHMOND — The Madison County Bowling Association’s annual Christmas tournament will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday.

 This will be a no-tap tournament in which nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike.

The man and woman with the highest series scores will earn $25 and the man and woman with the second-highest series scores will receive $15.

Bowlers will receive a ticket for each strike bowled. At the conclusion of the tournament, 12 tickets will be drawn and the lucky ticket holders will choose an unmarked envelope containing from $5 to $50.

The entry fee is $15 to bowl three games. The tournament is open to all bowlers.

League highlights

Galaxy Classic

The high game (278) and series (706) this week were bowled by Barry Miller. David Norman rolled the second-best game (259) and series (682).

A 600 series was also bowled by Ronnie Thomas (648), Brandon Simpson (638), Glenn Masters (633), Shawn Barton (630), Ron Gugel (622), Robby Bales (618), Lewis Jones Jr. (614) and Bill Bowles (614).

Regina Barton bowled the best women’s scores with a 254 game and 647 series, followed by Andi Daly at 193 and 537.

This league will complete the first half of its split season on Monday with three teams contending for the championship.

Custom Designs (Chris Collins, J.R. Martin and Regina and Shawn Barton) is currently leading with 39 wins.

Get-R-Done (Terry Jackson, Mark Rogers, David Norman and Brandon Simpson) and Lucky 13 (J.J. Reisig, Ray White and Cody and Paul Dapkus) are tied for second place with 38 wins each.

Galaxy Girls

The high games Tuesday were 207 by Narita Rose and 200 by Donna Fourre. They also bowled the best series scores — 588 by Rose and 474 by Fourre.

Splits were converted by Beverly Aleshire (9-10), Emma Lee Tate (4-5), Carole Bales (9-10) and Mary Mink (2-5-7 and 3-10).

Wednesday Wonders

The best series scores last week were 643 by Mark Rogers, 602 by Russell Jones and 599 by Carl Daniels.

Rick Stamper (256), Rogers (228), Jones (227) and Bobby Abrams (227) bowled the highest games for the night.

JoAnn Smith (442), Renda Roberts (427) and Pat Holtzclaw (425) rolled the best women’s series, while the high women’s games were 165 each by Smith and Roberts and 158 by Holtzclaw.

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