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February 4, 2013

BOWLING: Jones Jr. narrowly misses 300 again

RICHMOND — Lewis Jones Jr. narrowly missed a 300 game again last week with a 289 score in the Wednesday Wonders League. This was the high game for the week at Galaxy, while the top series was 765 by Shawn Barton in the Galaxy Classic League.

The top women’s scores were a 215 game by Sara Zuercher in the TGIF League and a 591 series by Narita Rose in the Friday Night Mixed League.

City tournament starts this weekend

The Madison County Bowling Association’s annual city tournament will be held on Feb. 9 and 10 and Feb. 16 and 17. There will be sessions at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. each day.

The tournament is open to MCBA members who have bowled at least 12 games in a sanctioned league at Galaxy this season.

There will be singles, doubles and team competition. The entry fee is $20 per bowler per event. The handicap will be 100 percent of the difference between the bowler’s average and 220.

Galaxy league teams can pay the entry fee and use the team scores bowled in league action during the week of Feb. 11 through Feb. 15 as their scores for the tournament.

League Highlights

Galaxy Classic

The top series in this league last Monday were 765 by Shawn Barton and 707 by Brandon Simpson. Barton’s series was his high for the season.

John Hickam rolled the top game at 276, followed by Ronnie Thomas and Barton at 264 each.

Thirteen men bowled a 600 series at this session led by Glenn Masters (687), Thomas (679), Mark Rogers (669), Brandon Lutes (664), Ron Gugel (650), Todd Young (643), Hickam (643) and Bill Bowles (640).

Joe Reichel (619), Mike E. Bryant (608), Bruce Watson (606), Neil Haggard (605), and Terry Jackson (601) completed the 600 club for the night.

Two women — Andi Daly (538) and Regina Barton (533) — rolled a 500 series.

Wednesday Wonders

For the second consecutive week, Lewis Jones Jr. fell just short of bowling a 300 game in this league.

Jones Jr. opened his second game with 10 strikes, but left the 4 pin with his 11th ball and finished with a score of 289. He had bowled a 290 game during the previous week.

Jones Jr. added games of 258 and 178 to lead the league with a 725 series.

David Norman had the second-best series with a season-best 695 total. Rick Stamper rolled the second-high game for the night, at 256.

A 600 series was also bowled by Terry Jackson (619) and Bill Bowles (602).

Pat Holtzclaw rolled the top women’s game (181) and Jenny Norman the high women’s series (471). Kymmi Bowles was second in both categories, at 180 and 466.

LuAnn Bryant rolled a season-best 176 game.

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