The 11th Frame

11th Frame  11.24.17


Team champions crowned in city tournament

Youth qualify for Pepsi tournament

Al-Mar Pro Shop claimed the championship of the Open division of the annual team event in the City Bowling Championships. TAs a team, the championship bowlers averaged nearly 225 per man in the event. They totaled 3,396 actual and 3,513 with handicap to top the early leaders Gillespie Plumbing who finished in second at 3,488.

In the Ladies division Bigelow Trucking won with a 3,,220, six pins better than Marsh and Marsh at 3,214. The third and final casher was Bradley Realty at 3,161,

Nick Jenne led the open champions with games of 237, 279 and 214 for a 730 series. Kurt Wood tossed a 246 and 247 in his 685 set; while Ken North shot a 247 high in his 673. Rounding out the team was Nate Henschen with a 263 for 648 and Lucas Jenne with a 263 final game for 633.

Kyle Friedley had the high set for the Gillespie team with his 299 final game for a 746 series. Kris Kolk added a 258 for 710.

Third place was awarded to Falcon Detective Agency as Adam Dilsver starting with a 300 game by Adam Dilsaver, finishing at 705, Brad Simon had a 289 for a fine 760 series. In addition to being on the championship team, Henschen totaled 711 as a member of the third-place team. The team knocked down 3,443 pins with handicap.

Completing the top five were Rymer Enterprises at 3,412 and American Family Insurance at 3,371. Gary Aring  paced Rymer with his 279 game and 681 series.  Doug Trumbull shot a 647 set and Roger Pierstorff added a 245. for 634.  Ryan Spangenberg led the AFI with games of 225, 227 and 231 in that order for 683. North was also part of this team with his 246, 655 and Jim Eckert pitched in a 624 series.

Rounding out the top 10, which were the cashers were, in order, Modern Woodmen, 3,358; ASDI Remodeling. 3.336; Or’s Sunoco and Frisch’s Big Boy, tied at  3,329; and  Old Guys Rule with 3,321.

Mary Ann Dimick led Bigelow Trucking to the Ladies championship with games of 211 and 218 for 620. Anita Dilsaver had a 214 game for 582. Pancha Melendrez led the Marsh and Marsh  team with 204 and 207 for 594. Third place was Bradley Realty with 3,161.

Doubles and singles will begin in early December. Call to arrange a squad time at the center at 419-352-4637.

Pepsi qualifiers

The following youth bowlers have qualified to advance in the annual Pepsi tournament which crown champions at the state level.

For the girls: 10 and under Kyleigh Leu with a 227 series; 12 and under Jocelyn Iler-Zellers with her 339; 15 and under, Jena Kirian with 445; and those 20 and under, Destiny Garner, at 493.

For the boys: 8 and under Blair Baldonado, 149; 10 and under, Conner Main, 349; A.J. Bucher, 310; and Ayden Schroeder, 286; 12 and under Jerrad Main, 445; 15 and under Avery Latta, 492; Colin Fahy, 454; Nico Calderon and Austin Bowen, each with 445; and 20 and under Brandon Knell, 664.

Surviving the Game

The latest bowlers eliminated in the interleague event, Surviving the Game were Rod Roth, American League, 95 pins under average; Amber Shurts, Ladies Major, -90; Ron Steinman, American, -87; Judy Lee, Elks League, -82 and Vicki Schumacher, American, -72.

We will update the latest in league results in next week’s column.