Kegler’s Korner: Local bowlers finish among leaders in PSBA state seniors tournament

Congratulations to the following local bowlers who finished among the leaders in the recently completed PSBA state seniors tournament which included six age classes: Muncy No. 1 team (2nd place, handicapped team event); Steve Durkee (5th place, Class 2 scratch 9 game, all events); Brenda Welshans (8th place, Class 5 handicapped singles event); George Walton (8th place, Class 3 scratch singles event); Karla Anderson (9th place, Class 3 scratch All Events).

Welshans also finished among the leaders in the 6 game and 9 game all events in her class. These results are still unofficial as found on the PSBA web site.

Locally, Ryan Koser was high man last week when he shot a 783 in the Monday Night Classic at Harvest Moon. Bob Fidler had a 300 game in that same league. Amanda Heck led all local ladies for the second straight week with a 682 series in the Monday Night Classic and then rolled the high female game of the week: a 238 the next night in the Intercommunity League (Harvest Moon).

This week we remember local Hall of Famer Lillian Myers. Myers was a member of the first black women’s team to bowl locally and in the state tournament and to be sanctioned by the WIBC. In her 28-year bowling career — which started at age 35 and ended due to arthritis in her knee and hip — Myers recorded a high average of 178, a high series of 631, a high game of 259 and won a bowler of the week title. She helped teach handicapped girls how to bowl and kept score for the city and junior bowling tournaments, while also serving on many committees as a board member for the Williamsport Women’s Bowling Association. Lillian was inducted into the local Hall of Fame in 1993.

High scores from other

Leagues last week

ABC LANES: Sunday Nite Social: John Lockcuff 639, Rob Walters 243, Tiffany Tibbins 595/225. Louie Paulamus Memorial: Brian Cardone 652/278, Christie Bashista 630/232. Junior/Senior Youth: Cole Dylan Titus 313, Steve Eckman 128, Brooke Edkin 287/105.

FAXON LANES: Sunday Night Mixed: Duane Forrest 712, Tim Trescott 279, Darline Litzelman 541/195. Faxon Sport: Daniel Splain 778/278. Walter Zeek Memorial: Travis Betts 719, Derick Neyhart 276, Tasha Bower 647/234. Faxon Classic: Beau Vincenzes 698, Doug Mayer 263, Gay Harris 615, Noreen Smith 232.

HARVEST MOON LANES: Inter-community: Dave Miller 763/279. Three Man Major: Dustin Schmouder 649/245. Junior/Senior Youth: Ben Schmouder 598/212, Ashlynn Robinson 397, Emilie Winter 162.

Hope to see you on the lanes.


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