Delgado tops local bowlers

By ABEL GARCIA
Jan. 13, 2018 at 8:18 p.m.

Abel Garcia, bowling columnist

Abel Garcia, bowling columnist   Abel Garcia for The Victoria Advocate

Pablo Delgado started Sugar & Spice League play with a great game, faltered at little during the middle game and made the adjustment the third game to finish with a 681 series to lead all bowlers.

Delgado started the first game with two spares and then found his stroke to string 10 strikes for an opening 279 game. He rolled a 189 second game when he lost strike carry and a big split open in the sixth frame. Delgado rebounded the final game to roll a 213 for his total.

Shawn Miller posted the second high series for the week with individual games of 214, 233 and 226 for a 673 total rolled during Sundowner League play.

After a two week break due to the holidays, Jerry Cano led the Monday Mixed League with a very nice series of 671. He had individual games of 247, 226 and 198 for his set.

Other bowlers breaking the 250-650 mark were Aaron Whitehead (667), Joey Matson (667), Tamarcus Bennett (264-665), T.J. Mooney (254-665), Charles Aiken (651) and Mike Stacy with a very nice 279 high game in Sundowner League action.

The ladies struggled a little this past week with Trudy Wortham posting a 549 series during Sugar & Spice League for the top score.

Lisa Williams with a 203-546 rolled the second high total for the women. Janet Sims rolled a nice 225 high game in Sundowner League play.

Important reminder

Feb. 10, the 2018 Lions District 2-S4 West Bowl-A-Thon will be competed at the Century lanes. This tournament raises money to help the Texas Gulf Coast and parts of East Texas to provide education in the prevention of corneal blindness. Last year the eye bank distributed more than 1,200 donor corneas for transplant. Entry forms are available at the Century Lanes front desk.

The second tournament is the Victoria USBC Mixed Doubles Tournament which will be held on Feb. 17. This tournament is open to all members of the VUSBC and is a handicap tournament. It is a good warmup for the Victoria USBC City tournaments coming in April.

Welcome back to league bowling David Flores, who rejoined the Over The Hill League after a two-year absence due to back problems.

Ray Nickel and Randy Vivero are still on injured reserve and hope to resume bowling soon.

Bowler remembered

It is with regret that I note two more former Victoria bowlers having passed away.

Karen Mae Macha, age 85, and Barbara Ann McMahan age 73, passed last week. Barbara was a member of the Cuero Turkey Trotters League in the early 1990's.

My sympathy and condolence to the families.

Geico WSOB IX

The GEICO WSOB IX completed its season with the World Bowling Tours women's and men's finals last Sunday with exciting competition.

In the women's division semifinal match, Danielle McEwan (USA) defeated Malaysia's Shalin Zulkifli 244-231 to meet top seed Dianan Zavjalova (Latvia) in the championship match.

In a close match , Zavjalova won the title 235-233 victory when McEwan failed to strike in the 10th frame.

In the men's division, Jason Belmonte defeated Marshall Kent with a best ball roll off after both bowlers had finished with a 267 game. Belmonte struck on his first ball, and Kent only knocked down 8 pins.

Kent had defeated Jesper Svensson 231-224 in the semifinal match.

The next televised match will be the PBA Tournament of Champions scheduled for February 11 at noon on ESPN.

RESULTS

OVER THE HILL 1ST THE SENIORS Women: C. Wilson 503; B. Mathiews 465; MONDAY MIXED 1ST (tie) RANDY'S RAIDERS and JUST ROLLIN' Women: B. Cowan 511; J. Reyna 507; Men: J. Cano 247-671; S. Dickinson 235-628; R. Barnette 232-613; J. Mason 597; D. Padgett 596; S. Kocian 224-592; C. Youngblood 585; J. Holbert 574; B. Marques 571; K. Schupbach 234-570; T. Bennett 570; M. Redding 568; R. Marques 567; D. Rowe 558; B. Turek 558; A. Costilla 234-555; J. Talbott 552; SUGAR & SPICE 1ST WANNA BEES Women: T. Wortham 200-549; O. Jackson 216-544; S. Guinn 203-522; R. Wortham 503; Men: P. Delgado 279-681; C. Aiken 225-651; M. Stacy 224-648; J. Tweedle 226-601; S. Zeplin 598; D. Padgett 595; M. Gschwind 593; M. Michalec 588; M. Osterson 228-577; J. Cass 576; L. Hall 567; L. Conner 565; J. Godina 556; S. Miller 554; D. Dye 551; CAPTAIN'S 1ST PIN PALS Women: N. Wallace 492; C. Goode 463; J. Brown 456; SUNDOWNERS 1ST (tie) WHO! and YOUNG AT HEART Women: L. Williams 203-546; J. McNary 539; O. Jackson 204-530; L. Conchola 527; I. Caballero 218-526; J. Sims 225-514; J. Reyna 505; Men: S. Milller 233-673; A. Whitehead 245-667; J. Matson 237-667; T. Bennett 264-665; T.J. Mooney 254-665; T. Crowe 226-648; J. Cano 261-643; P. Delgado 230-643; D. Reissig 231-641; D. Marques 234-636; M. Stacy 279-629; L. Conner 628; T. Williams 246-626; B. Hyden 621; G. Hatter Jr. 243-617; G. Mason 234-616; M. Conchola 615; S. Dickinson 609; K. Stasny 225-608; C. Hammack 597; J. Tweedle 592; D. Dye 589; G. Brooks 585; R. Estrada 580; J. Wittenburg 225-575; J. Flores 225-574; L. Hall 571; J. Talbott 570; E. Smith 567; R. Lyman 563; M. Osterson 228-561; M. Michalec 556.


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