BOWLING: Marquez scores high in Sundowner league
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Don Marquez was very consistent during Sundowner League competition to record the weekly high series honors.
Marques only open frame was a split in the first frame of the first game as he rolled great games of 235, 237, and 237 to finish with a 709 set.
Larry Mikulec was the only other bowler to break the 700 mark last week with a 248 high game contributing towards a 703 total posted during Sugar & Spice League play.
Other nice scores for the men were T.J. Mooney (247-699/256-673), Kim Blake (699), Randy Vivero (277-694), Brian Hyden (269-693), Dave Matthews (681/257), Korey Bryan (270-674), Robert Ellis (669), Mike Stacy (664), Victor Thomas (664), Travis Dollins (664), Gary Hatter Jr. (661), Steve Zeplin (659), Dandy Richards (249-653), Jacob Silgero (289), Abraham Flores (258), Justin Smith (258), and Justin Tweedle (256).
Congratulations to Silgero for a great 289 game, one strike away from an award score.
Judy Reyna edged by youngster Bailey Koebrick in the Sugar & Spice league for the top women's honors.
Reyna rolled a 234 high game on her way to a 608 series and Koebrick posted a 221 high for a 605 total.
Other nice scores for the ladies were Morgan Matula (220-597), Pat Robles (591), Michelle Bonuz with a great 247 high game helping towards a 590 set and Carri Lee with a nice 224-589.
The Century Lanes New Year's Eve No-Tap Tournament still has 10 spots available. Contact the Century Lanes or Trent Blake at 361-576-1166 before Saturday for more information.
The PBA Viper Championship was broadcast last Sunday with another exciting down to the wire finish.
Seeded third, Mika Koivuniemi moved up the step-ladder finals by defeating Mike Fagan 214-150 and Sean Rash 258-180 to reach the finals.
In the finals against Brad Angelo, Koivuniemi, working on a double needed a strike and 9 pin count in the tenth frame to lockout Angelo. He struck in the first ball but got a 6 pin count on the next ball and 3 pins on the fill ball to finish with a 232 game.
Angelo needed a double and 8 pin count in the 10th frame and he came through in the clutch for a 233 game and his second PBA title.
Next Sunday at noon on ESPN the PBA Chameleon Championship will be broadcast with two big time favorites Walter Ray Williams and Jason Belmonte making the final four finalists.
SUGAR & SPICE 1ST HANG DAT A** Women: J. Reyna 234-608; B. Koebrick 221-605; C. Lee 224-589; C. Speer 208-571; J. Olguin 211-559; L. Mikulec 214-557; Men: L. Mikulec 248-703; R. Vivero 277-694; B. Hyden 269-693; T.J. Mooney 256-673; S. Zeplin 235-659; D. Richards 249-653; J. Tweedle 256-639; D. Flores 228-638; M. Svatek 248-634; R. Gonzales 233-624; C. Aiken 624; A. Flores 255-623; K. Stacy 617; M. Osterson 225-616; J. Martinez 224-601; J. Wittenburg 244-594; R. Fissler 587; M. Wortham 578; R. Geddings 573; B. Pontillo 570; L. Hall 567; T. Bennett 565; DOW MIXED LEAGUE 1ST BANDIDOS Men: J. Bryant 583; L. Fuhrman 574; J. Molina 568; J. Cuellar 564; R. Marek 561; P. Bowland 557; SUNDOWNERS 1ST SHAKE IT OFF Women: M. Matula 220-597; P. Robles 591; N. Schmidt 208-580; J. Sanders 212-560; O. Jackson 546; L. Heil 538; M. Rojas 536; S. Wharton 532; B. Long 526; C. Guerra 211-524; J. Dollins 522; Men: D. Marques 237-709; D. Matthews 236-681; R. Ellis 241-669; V. Thomas 239-664; M. Stacy 232-664; T. Dollins 225-664; G. Hatter Jr. 246-661; J. Silgero 246-648; S. Miller 228-642; T. Bennett 246-641; P. Smith 231-639; B. Hammack 637; R. Brotze 227-633; J. Glass 625; A. Flores 258-611; C. Bigham 608; M. Hernandez 608; M. Michalec 236-602; G. Mason 595; T. Tanner 588; G. Hatter Sr. 233-582; D. Reissig 575; D. Hayward 573; D. Mergele 224-570; M. Unger 567; J. Hernandez Sr. 566; L. Boyd 225-558; C. Hoff 558; J. Glass 556; N. DeLaGarza 554; M. Osterson 553; FRIDAY MIXED 1ST SENTRY HEALTHCARE Women: M. Bonuz 247-590; J. Salas 517; N. Schmidt 515; Men: K. Blake 244-699; T.J. Mooney 247-699; K. Bryan 270-674; D. Matthews 257-641; S. Dickinson 228-630; J. Smith 258-630; S. Snow 230-628; R. Morris 227-627; J. Longoria 235-615; C. Bigham 233-615; J. Silgero 289-611; D. Loya 591; E. Gonzales 227-588; M. Conchola 577; R. Gabrysch 567; J. Flores 235-557;