Cumberland Times-News

Howard Peterson - Bowling

May 1, 2010

Kaylor, Parsons roll 300’s; House scores 710/278

The final weeks of many leagues are showing big numbers in the scoring. Keefe Kaylor at The Bowler and Chuck Parsons at Wilson Lanes both scored 300 games. Chad Gable bowled 804/289 at White Oaks and Dawn House rolled a big 278 game and 710 set in the Appalachian League at The Bowler.

Chad Gable was the area’s top bowler for the week, scoring 804/289 in White Oaks’ Industrial League. Rob Shroyer was next, rolling 738/258; then A.J. Bishop, bowling 737/248.

Darren Durbin’s 773/279 was the top score at The Bowler. Dean Athey followed Durbin in scoring, bowling a big 280 game and 761 set. Keefe Kaylor was next, rolling 758/300.

At Wilson Lanes, Chuck Parsons’ 761/300 was highest, followed by Joe Buff’s 749/268.

J.R. Braithwaite bowled 658/247 and the Rainbow high for the week. Adam Braithwaite was next high, rolling 655/247.

In the PBA Experience League at White Oaks, Mike Sipple was highest, scoring 651/243. Derek Yates was a pin back, rolling 650/234; then Mike Brobst, posting 647/226.

Dawn House was the week’s top lady bowler in the area, scoring a big 278 game and 710 set at The Bowler. Missy Yates was next also with a big score, rolling 677/242.

Autumn Gable was the top lady at White Oaks, scoring 579/214. Michele Hitchens was next high for the ladies, bowling 576/234.

Julie Greene rolled 560/235 for the ladies’ high at Wilson Lanes. Vicki DeSantis was next, rolling 557/202.

Lou Dille was highest of the Rainbow ladies, scoring 547/214. Katie Pownell was next, bowling 543/189.

The area’s top senior for the week was Stan Teets who rolled 626/221. At White Oak Lanes, senior Clyde Norris bowled 506/223.

Only two youth programs are still bowling. At The Bowler, Matt Riley rolled 686/233, Danny Walch scored 636/222 and Jessica Hevel bowled 551/194. Josh Myers rolled 555/202 at Rainbow Lanes.

The Maryland State Youth Championship Tournament will be held during the next two weekends at White Oak Lanes. Stop in and watch some of our future stars compete for State honors.

Good luck bowling and have fun striking out!

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Howard “Pete” Peterson covers bowling for the Cumberland Times-News. Reach him at

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