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March 12, 2013

BOWLING: Barton bowls perfect game

RICHMOND — Shawn Barton bowled the fifth 300 game of the season at Galaxy with a perfect game in the Galaxy Classic League on March 4.

Five men — Brandon Simpson (732), David Norman (710), Steve Woltering (709), Joe Reichel (707) and Lewis Jones Jr. (703) — bowled a 700 series last week.

Jan Barnes rolled the top women’s game for the week with a 234 score in the Arlington League and Regina Barton bowled the high women’s series at 575 in the Galaxy Classic League.

Women’s city tourney results

The annual tournament of the Madison County Women’s Bowling Association was contested on March 2 and 3. Handicapped scores were used to determine the winners in each event, except all events scratch.

Margaret Tilsley won the singles title with a score of 707. Jamie Sowder was second at 684 and Brenda Marcum placed third with a score of 663.

Sowder and Miranda Reffitt teamed to take the doubles championship with a 1,243 score, while second place went to Marcum and Velma Cruse with a 1,223 total.

The team title was won by Strike Four (Terry Wilson, Sowder, Tilsley and Miranda Reffitt) with a score of 2,619.

Second place in the team competition was captured by Greenhouse Tech (Marcum, Cruse, Shella Cobb and Jelemia Sanders) with a 2,400 total.

Tilsley won the all events scratch competition with a 1,653 score, while the all events handicapped title went to Sowder with a score of 2,073.

Gail Campbell bowled the top scratch game (233) and series (599) in the tournament, while the highest handicapped game (256) and series (701) were rolled by Tilsley.

Dause Memorial tourney set for March 24

The second-annual Lemetta Dause Memorial Tournament will be held on March 24 at 2 p.m. Lemetta, an avid bowler and member of the Galaxy women’s 600 club, succumbed to cancer in December 2011.

The proceeds from this tournament will be donated to Hospice Care Plus in Lemetta’s name.

The tournament will use the 3-6-9 and no- tap formats. 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 entry fee is $20 to bowl four games. Prizes will be awarded to the winners and several door prizes will be awarded.

Any business or individual that would like to donate a prize or money to support Hospice Care Plus through this tournament should contact Harvey Poynter (582-4764) or Beverly Shearer (625-4130).

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