By Dean Acker
Register Bowling Columnist
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.
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).
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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
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
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