Mike Dwyer beat his first 300 game en route to a 752 series in the Blue Water Mens competition at St. Clair River Lanes. Ray Randall threw his 25th perfect game and finished with a 751 run in the Don McIvor Memorial league at Port Huron Lanes.
Sarah Teschler surpassed 700 for the second time this season, finishing with a 706 series at Strikers Entertainment Center. Her highest match in that session was 256. Alicia Vennettilli took the top match with a 258 in Every Other Friday Misfits at Bowl O Drome. Vennettilli closed with an excellent 696 series.
Terry Crampton rounds out the top three series with a 685 in Tuesday Classic at Strikers. Heather Bombard took third best game with a 256 en route to a 669 series in the McIvor competition. She would also throw a 606 series in Cowboys & Indians. Jennifer Klein had 655 to lead Inter City Ladies. Rosann Brachel continued her strong bowling with a 647 in 3-B4-1.
Amanda Long put a 639 series in Saturday Nite Bridge using the second best game of the week at 257. The rest of the top series were Kristie Lashbrook 619, Kristen Sharples 613, Katie Cataldo 608, Kelly Larsen 599, Kristen Winkler 596 & 580, Brenda Bruehan 588, Laurynn Ball 587, Jessie Teltow 577, Chelsea Bedford 573, Jackie Karl 572 and Wendy Tetreau 571.
Jerry Hendrick had a high overall run with a 786 in Saturday Nite Bridge, including a match of 275. Ed Crampton was the best bowler in St. Clair when he put together a 779 series with a 278 game in Blue Water Mens. Steve Baker led Friday Wanna Bees with a 773 series with a 289 game. Baker would also throw 731 in the McIvor competition. Two bowlers, Kyle Gest and Brad Ashton, had 770 runs. Gest was in Tuesday Classic and Ashton in PHL Early 4 Man.
Chuck Ouellette had a phenomenal week with a 762 to beat the McIvor league and a 765 the next night to lead Cowboys & Indians. He would follow that up with a 739 in Saturday Nite Bridge. Jose Ganhs was just a few pins behind Ouellette in the McIvor league at 759. Chris Flathau led all Bowl O Drome bowlers with a 758 series in the Dan Wilkinson Doubles league. Michael Ganhs had 752 in Friday Wanna Bees and Brian Krauss remained red hot with a 750 in 3-B4-1.
Scott Badley’s 749 series was second best in Cowboys & Indians. Zach Ganhs ran the pace of the drinking competition in Bowl O Drome with a 748 series. Rob Blandino rounded out the top three in Cowboys & Indians with a 745. Other strong runs included Mike Basnaw 740, Tom Bruehan 739, Tom Morris 734, Brian Harmon 733, Jose Ganhs 728, Michael Ganhs 727, PJ Hollis 723, Andy Schultz 723 , Matt Langolf 721, Kris Brunelle 717, Steve McCoy 717, John Durcan 716, Cliff Crawford 716, Dave Conger 713 and Rob Sroka 713.
PJ Hollis threw a 290 game in the Masters league at Port Huron Lanes. Brian Krauss had games of 289 and 285. Others who rolled into the 280s were Chuck Ouellette 289, Dylan Jacobs 289, Rob Blandino 288, Mike Basnaw 288, Tom Morris 287 and John Essenmacher 280.
After a rough first game, Jose Ganhs went back-to-back with 279 and 278 in PHL Early 4 Man. Three bowlers placed 279 games, including Bobby Hall, Jerry Beery and Michael Ganhs. Three others with 278 games were Brandon Saikowski, Cliff Crawford and Matt Ban. Steve Baker had 277 while Jim Burns Jr threw 276.
Terry Crampton shot a 247 match in the Tuesday Classic. Jennifer Klein had games of 236 & 226. The rest of the high games were Kristie Lashbrook 234, Heather Bombard 226, Rosann Brachel 225 & 224, Kristen Winkler 225, Chelsea Bedford 225, Sam Hendrick 223, Shelby Doan 223 and Jessica Badley 222.
Upcoming tournaments: The Joann Lapish Downs Mixed Doubles Tournament will take place January 22-23 at Port Huron Lanes. The times of the selection are on Saturday at 11 am, 3 pm and 7 pm and on Sunday at 11 am and 3 pm. Entry forms are available at all local bowling centers or entries can be submitted online at phba.net.
splits: 5-10: Steve Knowlton, Jackie Snyder; 4-5: Gail Toles; 3-10: Justin Badley (2); 6-7: Mike Berube; 4-10: Shawn Cobb; 4-8-10: Krystal Dunn
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