The Madison County Bowling Association’s 2014 Hall of Fame Class was inducted last week.
The newest Hall of Fame members are Glenn Masters, Al McKnight, Harvey Poynter, Fred Tilsley and Michael “Spider” Weaver. Congratulations to these new members!
MCBA members who are at least 50 years of age can be nominated for the Hall of Fame for outstanding performance and/or meritorious service.
A maximum of five nominees each year can be elected by a vote of the board of directors.
Final three winter leagues complete their seasons
This women’s league completed the second half of its split season on April 15. Bridget Settles bowled the high scores on the final day with a 181 game and 490 series. Sue Hegelmeyer rolled the second-best game (178), while the second-high series was 479 by Janell Williams.
Splits were converted by Hegelmeyer (3-9-10 and 5-7), Tina Hunter (5-10) and Fanny Rice (4-5-10).
Spare Change (Marietta McBride, Peggy Coy, Harriette Williams and Pam Johnson) finished on top with 39 wins during the 15-week second half.
Odd Balls (Emma Reams, Kim Owens, Sue Higgins and Tina Hunter) placed second with 37 wins, while Queen Pins (Sherry Ernst, Jackie Collier and Bridget Settles) and Near Misses (Sybil Fagan, Nancy Ross, Janell Williams and Brenda Underwood) tied for third place with 33 wins each.
Bridget Settles won the “triple crown” for the second half with a 162 average, 532 series and 212 game.
The next-best averages were recorded by Connie Bowlin (151), Tina Hunter (149), Doris Gish (147) and Linda Bowles (146).
The best series scores after Settles were bowled by Bowlin (525), Gish (494), Hunter (493) and Bowles (486).
The second through fifth-best games were 203 by Hunter, 195 by Bowlin, 192 by Gish and 190 by Jan Barnes.
Bad Bowlers No-Tap
Nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike in no-tap leagues.
This league completed its spring season on April 15. April Brumfield bowled the top scores on the final night with a 232 game and 622 series. Joanna Dickey rolled the next-best women’s scores with a 157 game and 416 series.
Don Brumfield led the league’s men with a 223 game and 595 series, followed by Kyle Shultz at 211 and 581.
A Nutter Gutter (Teresa and Davis Reed) won the team title with 28 wins during the 12-week spring season. Krazy Dudes (Kyle Shultz and Dean Acker) finished second with 26 wins, while third place went to the Strikers (April and Don Brumfield) with 23 wins.
Kyle Shultz finished with the top average (185), followed by Aaron Wilson (183), Dean Acker (168), Don Brumfield (159) and Jeremy Pelfrey (149).
The best men’s series were bowled by Shultz (654), Wilson (644), Brumfield (595), Acker (571) and Pelfrey (490).
The best men’s games were 280 by Wilson, 263 by Shultz, 233 by Acker, 223 by Brumfield and 206 by Pelfrey.
April Brumfield compiled the top women’s average (176), followed by Joanna Dickey (175), Teresa Reed (118) and Beverly Hufford (103).
Dickey (660), Brumfield (622), Reed (461) and Hufford (392) rolled the best women’s series scores.
The high women’s games were 264 by Dickey, 232 by Brumfield, 186 by Reed and 184 by Hufford.
Most improved honors went to Aaron Wilson for the men and April Brumfield for the women.