The Richmond Register


November 8, 2013

BOWLING: Bowles sets new season highs at Galaxy

RICHMOND — Bill Bowles set a new high for a series at Galaxy this season with a 787 score in the Galaxy Classic League. Bowles also bowled the top game for the week at 279.

The best women’s scores were a 244 game by Beverly Shearer in the Galaxy Girls League and a 634 series by Regina Barton in the Galaxy Classic League.

Relay for Life tourney a success

The American Cancer Society and Relay for Life scotch doubles tournament attracted a field of 24 bowlers on Sunday.

The participants enjoyed an afternoon of bowling in this fun format while supporting a very worthy cause. Partners alternate rolling a ball in scotch doubles, which meant a bowler had to try to pick up the spare if his/her partner did not bowl a strike. There was a lot of good-natured kidding when the first bowler in a frame left a difficult split for the partner.

The duo of Randy Burgess and Brandon Simpson bowled an outstanding score of 760 for three games to win the competition. Kymmi and Bill Bowles finished second with a score of 594, and Tina Hisle and Luke Sullivan placed third with a 558 total.

The winners selected prizes from a group of items which had been donated by local businesses. Several door prizes were also awarded.

2014 KSBA schedule

The sites and dates for three major 2014 Kentucky State Bowling Association events were selected at the group’s annual meeting in Owensboro last weekend.

The Jamboree will he held in Cynthiana on the second weekend in July, the Seniors State Tournament is scheduled for Somerset on the first weekend in October, and the 59th-annual State Handicapped Tournament is set for the first three weekends of November in Paducah.

It was decided that the team competition at the state tournament will involve four-person teams. All previous state tournaments have used five-person teams.

League highlights

Galaxy Classic

Bill Bowles led this league with a 787 series and 279 game on Monday. As noted at the top of the column, his series score is a new high for Galaxy this season and the game score is the high for the week.

David Norman rolled the second-highest game for the night (246), while Regina Barton and Brandon Simpson tied for the second-best series by league members with scores of 634 each.

A 600 series was also bowled by J.J. Reisig (631), Ron Gugel (623), Norman (619), Ron Roberts (618), Lynn Estes (611), Ronnie Thomas (600) and substitute John Poynter (657).

Regina Barton (217) and Chris Collins (187) rolled the best women’s games, while the best women’s series were the 634 by Barton and 519 by Collins.

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