The Richmond Register

January 21, 2013

BOWLING: Rose hits 700

By Dean Acker
Register Bowling Columnist

RICHMOND — Narita Rose set new highs for the season for the women at Galaxy with a 277 game and 707 series in the Friday Night Mixed League. This is believed to be the first 700 series bowled by a woman at Galaxy since it opened in 2001.

Carl Daniels bowled the top series for the week with a 766 score in the Classic Doubles League and Neil Haggard rolled the highest game at 289 in the Friday Night Mixed League.

Haggard and Ron Gugel each bowled two 700 series last week.

Senior women’s tournament

Novel Davis won the Madison County Women’s Bowling Association’s annual senior’s tournament on Jan. 13 with a handicapped score of 662 for three games.

Davis also rolled the top scratch scores in the tourney with a 214 game and 581 series.

Sue Hegelmeyer was the runner-up with a handicapped score of 591.

League Highlights

Friday Night Mixed

There was an amazing total of five 700 series bowled in this league last week.

As noted at the top of the column, Narita Rose set new high scores for a game and series by a woman at Galaxy this season with a 277 game and 707 series.

Four men rolled a 700 series at this session, led by Ronald Richmond at 713. Mark Rogers bowled a 702 series, while Ron Gugel and Neil Haggard each recorded a score of 700.

Haggard rolled the top game at 289 and Richmond bowled the second-best men’s game at 269.

A 600 series was bowled by John Hickam (627), Ronnie Hurd (613) and Donnie Barger (607).

Galaxy Classic

Neil Haggard (743) and Ron Gugel (702) bowled a 700 series in this league last Monday. Brandon Lutes and Aaron Rose just missed reaching the 700 series level with scores of 698 and 697, respectively.

A 600 series was also bowled by Jr. Martin (684), Lewis Jones Jr. (672), Shawn Barton (665), Barry Miller (658), Glenn Masters (639), Ron Roberts (626), Brandon Simpson (620), Joe Reichel (616), Mike E. Bryant (613), Lynn Estes (605) and Daniel Benge (603).

The top games for the night were 268 by Martin and 259 by Barton.

Regina Barton led the women in the league with a 217 game and 586 series.

Galaxy Girls

Narita Rose led this league last week with a 227 game and 638 series.

Betty Lou Masters bowled the second-best game (203) and Rita Roberts rolled the second-highest series (527), which included a no-miss 200 game.

Substitute Beverly Shearer bowled a no-miss 199 game as part of a 526 series.

Splits were converted by Beverly Aleshire (5-7) and Mary Mink (3-10).


The top games in this league last week were 195 by Linda Drummond and 179 by Connie Bowlin, while the best series scores were 481 by Bowlin and 470 by Jane Gordon.

Eight women converted splits at this session including Bowlin (5-7), Gordon (7-8), Sandy Clark (4-5) and Sherry Ernst (2-7).

Splits were also converted by Tina Hunter (5-10), Emma Reams (5-10), Bridget Settles (2-7) and Harriette Williams (5-7).

Early Birds

The high game (194) and series (531) in this league last Wednesday were bowled by Beverly Shearer. Pat Harris rolled the next-best scores at 181 and 503.

Splits were converted by Sue Hegelmeyer (5-10), Joyce Kearns (3-10) and Mollie Morris (4-5-7).

Wednesday Wonders

Lewis Jones Jr. bowled the top series (718) and game (269) in this league last week. Carl Daniels rolled the second-best game (247) and Bill Bowles the second-highest series (642).

A 600 series was also bowled by Daniels (621) and substitute Mark Rogers (648).

Kymmi Bowles (501) and Jenny Norman (448) bowled the best women’s series, while the top women’s games were 181 by Norman and 172 by Bowles.

Classic Doubles

Carl Daniels set a new high series mark for this league with a 766 score, which included the high game for the night at 277. Daniels’ series score ranks fourth on the leaderboard for this season.

Steve McKnight rolled the next-best scores with a 246 game and 620 series.

Tina Hisle led the women in the league with a 211 game and 582 series, followed by Beverly Shearer at 184 and 529. This was Shearer’s third 500 series for the week.


Merle Meade (195) and Ollie Gasser (192) rolled the top games for the male members of this league last week. Substitute Kevin Ford bowled a 205 game.

The best men’s series were 548 by Turner Curtis and 544 by Gasser.

Sandy Reynolds led the league’s women with a 212 game and 571 series, followed by Rizza VanDall at 200 and 548.

Margaret Tilsley converted a 4-7-9 split.

Cash Money

Steve McKnight led this league with a 267 game and 676 series last Monday. Donald Spivey bowled the second-best game (214), and Ronnie Norris Jr. the second-highest series (554).

The top women’s games were 152 by Mary Mink and 146 by Debra Robertson, while the best women’s series were 380 by Robertson and 370 by Mink.

Bad Bowlers No-Tap

Nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike in no-tap leagues.

Adam Cromer (268) and Gary Cromer (254) bowled the top games as this league opened a new season last Tuesday.

Ed Maggard (646), Steve Dickey (617) and Adam Cromer (604) bowled the highest series scores.

Joanna Dickey led the women in the league with a 240 game and 600 series, followed by Pat Taulbee at 155 and 411.

Madison Central vs. Lynn Camp

Both the Madison Central boys and girls bowling teams topped Lynn Camp in a high school match on Jan. 12.

Daelyn White (202) and Adam Cromer (199) bowled the top games as the Central boys won 6-1.

The Central girls won 4 1/2 to 2 1/2 with Nikki Vickery (132) and Debborah Harrison (123) rolling the top games.

High school regional tournament this weekend

Madison Southern and Madison Central will be among the 14 schools participating in the second-annual KHSAA Region 8 bowling tournament at Corbin on Saturday and Sunday.

Each high school can enter four boys and four girls in the individual competition, and one boy’s team and one girl’s team in the Baker style competition in which five team members alternate bowling a frame.

The top four boys and girls in the individual events, and the top two boy’s and girl’s Baker teams will advance to the state tournament.

Good luck to the local bowlers!

Last week’s top scores

Men’s games

Neil Haggard    289

Carl Daniels    277

Lewis Jones Jr.    269

Ronald Richmond    269

Jr. Martin    268

Steve McKnight    267

Ronnie Hurd    266

Shawn Barton    259

Ron Gugel    258

John Hickam    258

Mark Rogers    257

Bill Bowles    257

Brandon Lutes    255

Aaron Rose    254

Glenn Masters    247

Barry Miller    246

Randy Burgess    236

Matthew Wieczorek    236

David Robinson    235

Ron Roberts    233

Patrick Wells    233

Tim Wells    226

Mike E. Bryant    225

David Norman    224

Bruce Watson    224

Scott Kaylor    224

Daniel Benge    223

Steve Woltering    220

Craig Richmond    220

Bobby Abrams    214

Donald Spivey    214

Lynn Estes    213

Donnie Barger    211

Brandon Simpson    210

Joe Reichel    210

Mike Huser    210

Gary Cromer    210

Ronnie Norris Jr.    210

Terry Jackson    205

Kevin Ford    205

Ronnie Thomas    204

Harvey Poynter    203

Ronnie Norris Sr.    203

Gary Kerns    202

Russell Jones    202

Steve Marionneau    202

Gary Holtzclaw    201

Women’s games

Narita Rose    277

Regina Barton     217

Sandy Reynolds    212

Tina Hisle    211

Betty Lou Masters    203

Bridget Settles    202

Rita Roberts    200

Rizza VanDall    200

Beverly Shearer    199

Tammy Daniel    196

Linda Drummond    195

Lisa Ball    188

Pat Harris    181

Tammy Fourre    181