Kegler’s Korner: Wednesday Night Alley Queens
This week we take a look at the Wednesday night Alley Queens league at Westbrook Lanes.
According to League Secretary Shirley Gottschall, Alley Queens is a five-member, eight team league that competes for 34 weeks divided into two 17-week segments.
Bob’s Pharmacy reserved their spot in the finals by winning the first half last week. Barb Sampson, Sandy Hausler, Angela Biester, Susan Petersen, Mary Ann Schmidt and Connie Perry all bowl for Bob’s Pharmacy.
As of league play through Dec. 20, Sleep Inn held the high team game and series with a 866 and a 2395. Rayetta Williams, LoJean Morgan, Bernie Podraza, Suanne Boswell, Janis Kraft, Deb Murcek and Gottschall all bowl for the two-time defending champions, Sleep Inn.
On the individual side, Barb Sampson leads the way with a 246 game, 667 series and a 183 average.
Following league play, Sleep Inn rolled the high team game and series with a 767 and a 2152. Barb Sampson had the high individual scores with a 203 game and a 517 series.
League play also saw four other bowlers turn in noteworthy performances. Shelby Ditter had the top performance with a 186 - 47 pins above her average. Her 500 series was 83 pins over.
Others included Paula Bresh going 49 pins above her 167 average, Schmidt passing her number by 46 with a 191 and Morgan 40 above with a 196. Nice bowling to all the ladies.
Weekly leaders at Boulevard included Gary Muth with the high game for the men with a 300, the 56th of his career. Brandon Silvey tossed the high series for the men with a 747 on games of 213-289-245.
The ladies were led by Amanda “Star Bubble” Staub with a 234 and Shayna Hogan rolling a top series of 627.
At Westbrook, Shane Gottschall had both the high game and series for the men with a 296 and a 766. Diana Lippstreu led the women for the week with a 223 game and a 609 series.
Until next week, congratulations to the Columbus Maroon JV bowling team. They finished first in the Westbrook Lanes Invite December 14th.
Trent Ditter, Colin Jaster, Owen Lawrence, Daniel Borgman and Jacob Staub make up the Columbus Maroon team. Ditter and Jaster earned First Team All-tournament. They were coached by Bob Jaster.
Chuck McCarthy is a freelance writer for the Columbus Telegram. Check out his weekly editions of “Kegler’s Korner” every Thursday.