The Richmond Register


March 4, 2013

BOWLING: Jones Jr. rolls another 300 game

RICHMOND — Lewis Jones Jr. bowled a 300 game in the Friday Night Mixed League to highlight a high-scoring week at Galaxy. His 300 game was part of a 751 series.

Three other men also bowled a 700 series last week. Brandon Simpson rolled two 700 series, with a 754 score in the Galaxy Classic League and a 712 total while substituting in the Wednesday Wonders League.

John Hickam rolled a 747 score as a substitute in the Wednesday Wonders League and Mark Rogers bowled a 714 total in the Friday Night Mixed League.

Regina Barton led the women at Galaxy again last week with a 244 game and 628 series in the Galaxy Classic League.

Relay for Life Tourney set for Saturday

A charity tournament to support the Madison County Relay for Life program will be held on Saturday. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. with the bowling to start at 2 p.m.

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

The entry fee is $15 to bowl four games. Prizes will be awarded.

League Highlights

Galaxy Classic

Bobby Abrams bowled the top game in this league last Monday with a career-best 279 score. He rolled strikes in the first eight frames, but left the seven pin in the ninth frame. He picked up the spare and bowled three strikes in the 10th frame to complete his game. He also recorded his best-ever series at 640.

Brandon Simpson rolled the top series (754) and the second-best game for the night (268). The second-best series was 684 by Lewis Jones Jr.

There were 21 600 series bowled at this session topping the previous high for the season of 20.

In addition to Abrams and Jones Jr., a 600 series was rolled by Neil Haggard (669), Mark Rogers (667), Randy Burgess (660), Shawn Barton (660), Aaron Rose (656), David Norman (655), Todd Young (651), Ron Gugel (645) and John Hickam (642).

Brandon Lutes (639), Spider Weaver (637), Bruce Watson (630), Ronnie Thomas (628), Regina Barton (628), Tyler Morgan (621), Gary Cromer (608), Glenn Masters (606), Craig Richmond (603) and Bill Bowles (602) also reached the 600 series level.

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