The 11th Frame
11th Frame 11.15.17
City tournament begins
By BILL RYAN
Gillespie Plumbing flushed out some high scores to take the early lead in the Open Division of the annual Bowling Green City Bowling Championships currently being contested at Al-Mar Lanes. The team shot games of 1,080, 1,060 and a final 1,236 for a 3,380 actual and 3,500 with handicap. They have a 56-pin lead over second place, Falcon’s Detective Agency at 3,443, following Tuesday’s action.
Bigelow Trucking leads the Ladies Division at 3,220, only six sticks better than Marsh and Marsh at 3,214.
Kyle Friedley led the plumbing team with a 299 final game for a 746 series. Kris Kolk added a 258 for 710. Other team members were Jake Wint, 245, 658; Chris Deluca, 258, 646; and Brian Dimick, 620.
The detectives didn’t take long to find big scores starting with a 300 game by Adam Dilsaver; a 289 by Brad Simon, 256 for Brian Close, 2,45 for Nate Henschen and 2o4 for Chuck Close as they shot an outstanding 1,294 first game. They followed with team games of 1,058 and 1,019 for a 3,371 total. Simon led the team with a 760 series; Henschen added a 711 and Dilsaver, 705.
Completing the top five for the division was Old Guys Rule at 3,321; Myers Union 76 at 3,257 and H&W Motor Freight at 3,223. Leading the Old Guys team was Bill Wammes with a 289 high game for 747; and Brent Norris with a 268 in his 717. Gary Wachter added a 254 game in his 647. Jason Crowe led the Myers team with a 222 for 634, including all three 200-plus games. Dave Walter led H&W with his 246 and 236 for 697 Mickey Higham had a 254 and 642.
Mary Ann Dimick led Bigelow with games of 211 and 218 for 620. Anita Dilsaver had a 214 game for 582. Pancha Melendrez led the Marsh a team with 204 and 207 for 594. Third place is a tie with Bradley Realty and Al-Mar Lanes, each at 3,158.
Action continues in both divisions through this weekend. Call to arrange a squad time at the center 419-352-4637.
Several local senior bowlers traveled to Columbus last weekend to compete in the State Seniors Championship. With just this weekend remaining, two local seniors were in the top 25 in their respective divisions. Doug Trumbull of Bradner totaled 1,363 with handicap for his six games to stand in 21st place for those age 50-54. Roger Pierstorff competing in the age 55-59 division knocked down 1,367 pins to stand in 22nd place.
In the leagues
Marsh & Marsh won the first third in Division 1 for the Ladies Major League. Groom Room and colonial Barbers tied for the Division 2 lead for the first third at 40-30.
High scores last week included Maryann Dimick with a 220 for 621 and Yogi Wammes 205, 553. Melissa Desmith, Pancha Melendrez and Pat McCutchan-Vern each had a 202 game.
The Farm League opened its season last week with three teams taking the early lead at 7-0. Thos teams are Ballz Deep, Kattle Logistics and Schuerman Farms.
Kyle Waynick led the league with his 278 game and 730 series. Paul Klockowski had a fine 652 series including his high game of 233. Don Bechstein shot a 258 for 585. Bill Kale shot a 223 game in his 585 set.
In the challenging ASD I Remodeling Tour Trials Leauge Wammes and Bagrowski teams are tied at the top with a 52-23 record.
Mike Leese led the league with his 254 game and 684 series. Nate Henschen shot 244 for 673. Rob Bently, 637, Jon Myers, 635 and Bill Wammes, 632 also performed well.
In the Randy Miller Doubles league Buehrer-Schneider are in first at 16-4 followed by Kolk-Wammes, Smith-Wesson and Henderson-Van DeVelde each with 15 wins.
Lucas Jenne had the high 4-game total last week with his 929, followed by Kris Kolk at 866 and Yogi Wammes at 827. Wammes’ 256 game tied her with Jenne for the high game of the week.
Team 9 leads the Tuesday Coffee League at 30-15 followed by tEam 6 at 28-17. Juanita Huss was high for the week with a 181 game and total of 322.
In the Elks League Effin-A’s tied with Wittkamp Insurance at 24-3 to take the early lead in the first week of the second third in the East division. Nine Balls took a commanding lead in the West division at 26-1. There were some great scores last Tuesday including Brad Kreger with his 284 high for 772; while Matt Truman was not far behind at 2267, 758. Gary Wachter shot 263, for 728.
Three teams went 7-0 to begin the second third in the American League. Those were Thayer Ford-Nissan, BG’s Handy Man and Jug’s South in the East division; while Southgate Lanes and Geredeman Insurance both went 5-2 to have the early lead in the West.
Paul Overhulse, 715, Kyle Waynick, 713 and Gene VanDeVelde, 710 cracked the 700 mark. The high games of the day were rolled by Ralph Duchacek, 280 and Shaun Crusa, 275. Dave Sanchez, Bill Wammes, along with Waynick and Overhulse all had 267 games.
American Family Insurance went 7-0 in the East and Easy Street equaled the mark in the West division to claim the early lead in the second third of the Eagles League. Gary Wachter with 258, 728 led the league; while Ken North tied for the high game of the night at 278 with Roy Naugle Sr. North totaled 717.
In thee VTech 2nd Shifters league Wes Wint paced the bowlers with his 233 game and 667 series. Leigh Hesselbart led the women with 138 for 360.
In the Fantasy Doubles North-Melendrez are first at 54-21; followed by Wiley-Wammes at 50-25 and Steinman Sanchez at 49-26
In the Bobcat 2 a Days league Team 5 had the lead at 55-15 followed by Team 3 at 48-22.
James Alfaro led the boys with his 210 and 559. Brandon Knell was close behind with 202, 522.
For the girls Destiny Garner was high with her 173 and 493. Iinda Alfaro shot a 152 high in her 427.
In the Rally’s Junior All Stars League The Buckeyes and Al-Mar Barbies opened the second third with 7-0 records.
Connor Main was high for the boys with his 118 game and 319 series. Kyleigh Leu led the girls with her 79 and 227 set.