Cumberland Times-News

Howard Peterson - Bowling

December 8, 2012

Bob Greene rolls best set, Danny Walch top game

Wilson’s Bob Greene was the area’s top bowler for the week scoring 751/255 in the Thursday Men’s Trio League. Danny Walch rolled a near perfect 298 game in his 742 set at White Oak Lanes.

Greene also rolled a 729/257 followed by Bill Kyle’s 706/258 at Wilson Lanes.

Bobby Lannon was highest at Rainbow Lanes rolling 746/277. Randy Likens and Tim Chapman were next scoring 732/265 and 731/278 respectively. Jason Staggs bowled a big 289 game in his 671 set.

Walch’s 742/298 was the White Oaks high for the week. Mike Brobst was next rolling 733/269 then Troy Cubbage followed with 714/259.

Robbie Knieriem’s 704/256 was the Sherwood Lanes weekly high. Chris Rowe was next high rolling 698/266.

At The Bowler, Dave Yates was highest scoring 686/236. Cary Lowery was next rolling 672/236.

Jason Skipper bowled 684/256 for the Par-Matt high. Tracy Shahan followed scoring 672/266.

Chad Gable bowled 696/276 for the week’s top spot in White Oaks’ PBA Experience League. Bobby Lannon and Doug Otto were next. Lannon rolled 644/230 and Otto scored 642/234.

Nancy Glotfelty was the area’s top lady bowler for the week scoring 627/237 at Par-Matt Lanes. Shirley Glotfelty was next scoring 623/231.

Vicki Coughlin was White Oaks’ top lady rolling 617/210. Carolyn Hott’s 595/205 was next.

Dawn House was highest at The Bowler scoring 575/213. Carrol Bower was next rolling 510/190.

Rae Piraino’s 568/209 was Rainbow’s high for the ladies. Dee Self followed rolling 565/203.

Alice Monahan bowled 525/204 and Brenda Rice rolled 505/190 at Sherwood Lanes.

Pat Gwizdale scored 523/224 at Wilson Lanes followed by Melissa Snyder rolling 509/178.

Dick Gallagher was the area’s top senior scoring 643/217 at Par-Matt Lanes. Tom Mirras scored 573/223. Brad Deter bowled 576/200 at White Oak Lanes and Pam Robey rolled 464/163. Jug Bittinger bowled 564/192 and Karen Rexrode scored 501/190 at The Bowler.

Kasey Sullivan was the area’s top youth bowler for the week scoring 658/235 at White Oaks. Mikayla Mellott rolled 519/214. Dylan Lewis bowled 637/228 at Rainbow Lanes and Kim Northcraft rolled 489/177. Travis Veach scored 507/214 and Frank Llewellyn rolled 497/189 at Wilson Lanes.

Spare shooting is still the number one problem that keeps the averages from climbing. The ten Pin seems to get most of the blame. Bowlers need to LEARN how to throw a straight ball to consistently hit that pin. If you must throw your hooking strike ball, your aim should be in the area of five to ten feet from the pin deck in order to contact the dry area for the hook to be effective in straightening the path from it’s cross alley direction.

Good luck bowling and have fun striking out!

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Howard “Pete” Peterson is the bowling columnist for the Cumberland Times-News. Write to him at petesbowling@atlanticbb.net

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