Cumberland Times-News

Howard Peterson - Bowling

April 22, 2011

Ron Fatkin perfect again

— Ron Fatkin rolled another perfect game, his second in as many weeks and his third of this season.

Rodney Helsley in The Bowler’s Appalachian League was the area’s top bowler for the week, scoring 774/259. Dave Yates was next, rolling a near perfect 299 game and 772 set.

At Wilson Lanes Joe Buff was highest, bowling 768/277. Bob Greene followed, scoring 754/279.

Jack Hendershot bowled 758/290 for the White Oaks high for the week. Derek Yates was next high, rolling 701/278.

C.P. Sines was Rainbow’s top bowler for the week, scoring 703/258. Chris Riggleman was next high, rolling 687/257.

Doug Courtney and Ralph Knieriem were Sherwood’s top bowlers for the week. Courtney scored 681/234 and Knieriem rolled 670/258.

In White Oaks PBA Experience League, Jeremiah Howsare was highest, scoring 670/246. Doug Otto was next, rolling 644/228, followed by Mike Brobst’s 618/235.

Julie Greene was the area’s top lady bowler for the week, rolling 663/225 at Wilson Lanes. Chic Haines was next for the ladies, scoring 520/218.

Dawn House’s 619/223 was highest at The Bowler, followed by Crystal Uhl’s 610/234.

Vicki Coughlin was highest of the White Oak ladies, scoring 611/233. Michele Hitchens’ 567/223 was next high.

Dee Self rolled 588/212 for the Rainbow ladies’ high. Linda Triplett was next, scoring 529/191.

Sherwood’s Wendy Atkinson bowled 506/173 and Pam Brasky rolled 481/179.

Senior Jim Edmands scored 574/198 at White Oaks and Bill Fairgrieve rolled 563/220 at The Bowler. Arlene Fatkin scored 500/213 also at The Bowler.

Danny Walch was the area’s top youth bowler for the week, scoring 649/244. Kasey Sullivan rolled 592/229. At White Oaks, Tanner Benson bowled 628/243, Dylan Bean rolled 575/224 and Tanner Smith scored 574/214. Michael Bane scored 612/228 at Rainbow Lanes.

White Oak Lanes will be hosting the State Open Tournament during every weekend in May. Spread the word and get your teams together for practice. Also, remember the awards banquet this coming weekend at the Cresaptown Eagles.

Good luck bowling and have fun striking out!

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