11th Frame

11th Frame  11.28.17


Interstate Lanes wins annual Moosman tourney by one pin.

The annual Dean Moosman Scholarship tournament was held at Al-Mar Lanes on Sunday. Interstate Lanes knocked down 4,064 pins edging SSC Family by one stick at 4,063.

Interstate earned $1,000 as well as the privilege of bestowing a $400 scholarship to a student of its choice. SSC received a $500 prize along with the opportunity to bestow a $250 scholarship.

Interestingly SSC had a one-pin lead over Interstate heading into the five Baker games 3,069-3,068. Interstate had the higher individual Baker game of 264 in their 996 set, while the SSC Family had a high game of 260 and totaled only 994 for their five games dropping two pins to flip their positions.

In the regulation games Joe Osinski had games of 240 and 243 for a  704 series; while Nick Izsak added a 225 for 622.

Third place went to Shotmakers Pro Shop at 3,955 edging out one of the hometown teams, Melendrez at 3,951. The other Bowling Green teams were Old Guys Rule  at 3,739 and Al Mar Pro Shop at 3,460.

the tournament is presented by the Northwest Ohio Bowling Proprietors Association. The event was contested on the challenging 38-foot pattern which was similar to the 2016 USBC tournament held in Reno, Nevada.

Turkey time

Mallory Fritz won the annual Thanksgiving No-Tap tournament on Thursday evening. She recorded a 300 game and 787 series to giver her the winning total of 874. She pocketed $100 for her efforts. Also bowling 300 no-tap games were Craig Burghardt and George Williams.

Second place went to Norman Todd with his 813, good for $60. Shanelle Turner hand an 802 handicap total to place third for $50. The other two to cash were  Burghardt at 789 and Kenneth Jackson at 749.

In the leagues

With the city tournament team event behind, it’s time to turn back to the leagues. Let’s start with the youth this week.

On Saturday in the Rally’s Junior All Stars, The Buckeyes have a 14-0 record in the second third, and a significant lead over Team 2 at 8-6. Conner Main had the high game Saturday with his 133 for a 347 series. Benito Baldonado was high with handicap at 177 and 475. (119 and 245 actual). Kyleigh Leu was the only girl to bowl as she had 103 for 333.

For the older youth bowlers in the Bobcat 2 a Days, Team 5 has a 10-point lead over Team 3, 60-17 to 50-27 after Saturday’s action.  Avery Latta had a 227 game for 492 series to pace all the bowlers. Brandon Knell had a 182 for 441. Sebastian Adams was high with handicap at 624. Sophie Kepling was the only girl to bowl and she had a 94 high game in her 262 series.

Kattle Logistics leads the Farm League with a 19-2 record, Heritage House is close behind at 17-4.  Marcus Zamudio had the high series Wednesday with his 267 game for 711.  Paul Klockowski rolled the high game of 279 in his 683 set. Chris Wells also had a 267 game and recorded a 638 set.

Four bowlers broke 700 on Wednesday in the American League led by Tony Wright who used a 279 game to propel him to a 750 series. Adam Dilsaver was close behind with his 278 and 725.  Jay Samelak shot 708 while Gene Van De Velde hit 700 on the nose. Chris DeLuca Jr. shot a 267 game. Wright’s 750 gave him 852 with handicap to take the top spot in the season-high handicap individual standings.

Both BG’s Handy Man and Jug’s South are tied atop the East division at 14-0 after two weeks in the second third. Southgate Lanes leads the West at 10-4.

In the Ladies Major League, Pancha Melendrez paced the bowlers with her 245 game and 622 series. Abby Lane had a 543 series and Both Lane and Christine Owen shot a 214 game. Cathy Lowry had a 278 handicap game and 734 handicap series.

Modern Woodmen leads Division 1 at 7-0; while Easy Street Cafe and Or’s Sunoco are both 5-2 after the first week in the second third of  the season.

Switching to the Elks league shows Witkamp Insurance atop the East division at 43-11, with a narrow half-point lead over Mills Jewelry at 42.5-11.5. Nine Balls has a 9-point lead over JLS in the West at 39-15.

Gary Wachter had the first 11 strikes for a 297 game and recorded the high series of 757. Bill Wammes had a 258 in his 691 set. Other high games included Kyle Waynick at 255 and Jay Haas at 265, Mike Leese shot  a 675 series. For the women, Mallory Fritz was high with her 207 for 556.

In the 4-game Randy Miller League Buehrer-Schneider has the lead at 31-9. Henderson-VanDeVelde is second at 27-13, followed by Lilly-Ray at 25-15. Jeff Sayre was high last week with his 881 set including a 248 high game; while Lucas Jenne knocked down 870 pins. Rusty Henderson had at high game of 255.

The ASD I Remodeling Tour Trials league featuring challenge and pro-style lane conditions is led by Bagrowski at 64-26 followed by Wammes at 55-35. Zamudio is in third at 53.5-36.5.  Nate Henschen led the league on Sunday with a 260 high game in his 731 series. Mickey Higham had a 255 for 693 and Zahir Holmes shot 247 for 633. Jeff Piekarzewski also totaled 633 with his high game of 232. Chris Bagrowski shot a 239 for 627.

Kyle Waynick leads the league in average at 216; while Anita Dilsaver tops the women with her 178 average.

The VTech 2nd Shifters league is led by Team 2 at 31-11, followed by Team 7, 29-13. Wes Wint was high Thursday with his 232 for 612; Rachel Mack was the high woman with her 130 and 339.

Catching up with two weeks of the Tuesday Coffee League finds Teams 6, 8 and 9 all tied at the top at 32-23. The top bowler on Nov. 14 was Marie Feehan with a 176 game and 320 total for both games. Juanita Huss had the high game of 178, The following week Lorraine Miners was high with 295 and Joan Slebos had the high game of 168, Rosie Koontz had a 161. Deb Apple’s 290 was the second high series.

Turning to the mixed leagues, Stoudinger-Glick leads the Mixed Up Guys and Gals at 31-11. Family Traditions is 25-12 followed by Bowling for Booze and Tuck-Ur-Johnson are tied at 24-18. Doug Trumbull had the high series of 645 including a 233 game. Josh Crawford was next with his 227 for 644 and Kyle Friedley had the high game of 235 for a 640. Cindy St.Peter led the women with her 194 for 531. Lori Hutton had a 192 game.

In the Jack & Jill League A-Spit Happens has the lead at 35-7, followed by St. Peter-Frank at 33-9.

Steve Hoodlebrink had the high score with his 256 for 651. Kirk Starkey shot a 241 game. For the women, Robin Starkey had the high series with 553 with her 194 game. Cindy St. Peter had the high game of 214 for her 542 set.