Dave Matthews garners high score
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Dave Matthews was trying for a perfect start during Red River League play last Monday night.
He started the first game with the first nine strikes before a 10 pin leave stopped his string and he had to settle for a spare and strike in the 10th frame for a 279 game.
Matthews followed with games of 217 and 232 to roll a 728 series and earn the honors for the week.
His only open was a 6 pin washout in the last frame of the third game.
Matthews also rolled a 689 set in another league.
Steve Dickinson and Chris Flores also broke the 700 mark. Dickinson posted a 255 high game on his way to a 714 set. Flores also started league action with the first nine strikes before 9 pin counts in the 10th and 11th frame netted him a 278 game and 706 total.
Other scores of note for the men were Larry Mikulec (258-697), DoLee Knowlan (248-696), Mike Stacy (688), Steve Zeplin (289-686), Dandy Richards (249-672), Kevin Rosales (270-670), Les Fuhrman (277-669), Randy Vivero (256-668), Rick Kalmus (660), Glen Pitts (659), Mike Osterson (656), Scott Snow (257-652), Brian Hyden (649), Randy Morris (267), Sterling Kocian (256), and senior bowler E P Perez with a nice 242 game.
Zeplin started the second game of Sugar & Spice play with 10 strikes before a nine pin count stopped his string and he settled for a 289 game.
Lynda Mikulec was stringing strikes in Sugar & Spice League competition to lead the women's high total.
Lynda started with games of 200 and 190 before getting in a rhythm and bagging the first nine strikes in the third game before a split in the 10th frame stopped her bid for a 300 game. She finished with a 656 series.
Christine Speer with a great 247 high game complemented a 626 set for the second high.
Morgan Matula rolled a 236-617 and Erin Faltysek was on target with two sets of 218-607 and 231-616 to also break the 600 mark.
Other scores of note for the women were Samantha Wharton (226-598), Sharon Guinn (218-592), Olvia Jackson (583), and Denise Gabrysch with a nice 236 high game.
Senior bowler Rosalie Roemer bowled a very nice 234 high game
Vera Cruz Restaurant bowlers for the week were DoLee Knowlan 747 (Sundowner) and Tiffany Bateman 711 (Sugar & Spice).
A reminder to league bowlers that starting Sunday through Friday of next week, members of the Victoria USBC Association will be at all the league competition selling 50/50 raffle ticket to raise money for the BVL.
The Bowlers to Veterans Link is the only sports organization specifically devoted to those who have served their country. Being formed in 1942, BVL is the sport of bowling's oldest charity.
So take a couple of extra dollars when you bowl next week to buy raffle tickets to help our veterans.
WOODLAWN DUO 1ST GO-GOES Men: D. Persilver 578; A. Buzzell 528; FALL SUNDAY STRIKERS 1ST LIL MONSTERS Men: K. Rosales 270-670; M. Osterson 225-656; R. Verduzco 236-632; E. Smith 589; P. Trevino 589; C. Bigham 225-579; CJ Bigham 572; G. Verduzco 570; OVER THE HILL 1ST HAS BEENS Women: Rosalie Roemer 234-543; Men: J. Figueroa 236-601; S. Jones 244-578; A. Hempel 208-571; S. Gritta 565; E. Stevens Jr. 220-561; A. Garcia 543; E. Stevens Sr. 210-540; J. Simmons 532; W. Thompson 523; W. Conaway 510; RED RIVER MFP Men: D. Matthews 279-728;M. Stacy 245-688; D. Richards 249-672; R. Vivero 256-668; R. Kalmus 236-660; J.P. Reyna 243-640; S. Zeplin 243-628; D. Blohm 237-628; M. Wortham 627; A. Garcia 235-622; D. Marques 234-618; T. Pfuhl 611; M. Osterson 227-609; K. Schupbach 598; A. Flores 596; R. Thompson 594; W. Lorance 570; J. Matson 568; T. Bennett 559; L. Stroud 553; J. Tweedle 550; MONDAY MIXED 1ST HANG THIS Women: C. Speer 559; R. Martinez 534; N. Mergele 519; Men: S. Dickinson 255-714; C. Flores 278-706; R. Morris 247-621; D. Dye 617; S. Snow 616; S. Kocian 256-614; E. Gonzales 613; J. Silgero 610; K. Bryan 594; R. Bassano 226-567; B. Redding 564; B. Mooney 235-562; S. Smith 245-559; SUGAR & SPICE 1ST K P S Women: L. Mikulec 266-656; C. Speer 247-626; O. Jackson 214-583; S. Guinn 571; R. Martinez 217-555; B. Koebrick 549; J. Sanders 539; Men: L. Mikulec 258-697; S. Zeplin 289-686; B. Hyden 230-649; C. Kurtz 248-647; K. Stacy 245-637; R. Vivero 630; R. Gonzales 234-622; T. Bennett 618; W. Reyna 613; M. Osterson 602; D. Flores 595; R. Marek 592; M. Wortham 588; J. Silgero 586; J. Tweedle 583; B. Hilbig 570; M. Savage 227-565; P. Bennett 560; R. Geddings 554; CAPTAIN'S 1ST GIRLFRIENDS Women: B. Mitscherling 506; M. Sweeney 505; DOW MIXED LEAGUE 1ST (tied for quarter) ALLEY CATS and BANDIDOS Men: L. Fuhrman 277-669; R. Verduzco 243-623; K. Mobley 579; E. Torres 568; M. Rodriguez 565; E.P. Perez 242-558; W. Conaway 551; J. Bryant 550; SUNDOWNERS 1ST SHAKE IT OFF Women: M. Matula 236-617; E. Faltysek 218-607; S. Wharton 226-598; S. Guinn 218-592; C. Guerra 214-571; I. Caballero 536; C. Nelson 522; Men: D. Knowlan 248-696; G. Pitts 246-659; J. Glass 224-648; D. Matthews 249-646; V. Thomas 642; C. Hoff 244-638; D. Reissig 231-633; L. Boyd 629; M. Stacy 628; E. Gonzales 623; G. Hatter Jr. 623; F. Ybarra 226-621; S. Dickinson 616; R. Ellis 615; R. Kalmus 608; T. Crowe 605; J. smith 233-603; I. Gomez 226-598; D. Hayward 246-593; M. Cantu 591; R. Vasquez 229-591; M. Unger 225-590; R. Brotze 588; M. Osterson 246-587; R. Dixon 585; J. Silgero 584; D. Dye 582; E. Fingers 581; M. Michalec 579; S. Miller 573; G. Hatter Sr. 564; A. Hempel 558; G. Mason 558; J. Blaylock 552; W. Jackson 552; P. Bennett 552; A. Rojas 244-549; FRIDAY MIXED 1ST BS SHOOTERS Women: E. Faltysek 231-616; D. Gabrysh 236-556; Men: D. Matthews 236-689; S. Snow 257-652; R. Morris 267-646; K. Blake 611; M. Conchola 592; J. Longoria 587; J. Flores 585; O. Tabora 567; M. Cantu 230-566; C. Bigham 565; T.J. Mooney 557; J. Silgero 551;