Cumberland Times-News

Howard Peterson - Bowling

April 21, 2010

A.J. Bishop bowls area best 773/279

— A.J. Bishop scored 773/279 at White Oaks and was the area’s top bowler for the week. Donny Cornwell was next high at White Oaks, rolling 749/256. Jeremiah Howsare bowled a big 287 game in his 738 set and Mike Hall rolled a 290 game in his 718 set. Another big 289 game was scored by Darren Durbin in his 685 set.

Big games were also scored at The Bowler where Shawn Evans held the week’s top score. Evans rolled 749/289, followed by John Wolford’s 723/258. Drew Miller bowled a 280 game in his 709 set and Corey Shirey rolled a 280 game in his 700 set.

Chip Parsons scored highest at Wilson Lanes, bowling 717/257. Rodney Helsley was next, rolling 704/245.

At Rainbow Lanes, Bobby Lannon and Randy Likens were the highest scoring, only one pin apart. Lannon rolled 716/243 and Likens scored 715/255. Kevin Mansfield, two pins back, bowled 713/256.

In the PBA Experience League at White Oaks, Lou Spataro and Don Green held the week’s top spot, each rolling 609 sets. Rob Shroyer was next, scoring 604/237. Derek Yates scored the top game of 255 in his 583 set.

Dawn House was the area’s top lady bowler, scoring 633/237 at The Bowler. Crystal Uhl was next, rolling 619/232.

Autumn Gable bowled 569/206 and Amanda Helmstetter rolled 568/224 and they were the top ladies for the week at White Oaks.

Julie Greene bowled 564/214 at Wilson Lanes, followed by Melissa Snyder, rolling 541/194.

At Rainbow Lanes, Sally Suter scored 521/198 for the ladies’ high. Jamie Burdock scored 518/181 for second on their scoring list.

Jack Klosterman was the top senior bowler for the week, rolling 702/267 at The Bowler. Betty Richards bowled a big 277 game in her 562 set and turned in the senior high at White Oaks.

Charles Abernathy scored 658/248 at Rainbow and was the area’s top youth bowler. Tanner Smith rolled 655/227 at White Oaks and Mike Henrickson rolled 631/248 at The Bowler.

The Maryland State Youth Tournament will be held at White Oak Lanes Saturday and Sunday May 1-2 as well as Saturday and Sunday 8-9. Saturday squad times are noon and 3 p.m.. Sunday squads are 9 a.m. and noon. There is also a 3 p.m. squad on Sunday, May 2.

Mark Tuesday, June 8, 7 p.m., on your calendar for the annual meeting of the Western Maryland USBC Association, Inc. The meeting is open to all members of the associations. At the meeting governing bylaws will be discussed and possibly changed. Some of the Officers and directors who serve our bowlers will also be elected.

Good luck bowling and have fun striking out!

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