Kegler’s Korner: Heck turns in best women’s score for 2nd straight week

For the second week in a row, Amanda Heck turned in the best women’s series in the local association when she bowled a 690 in the Monday Night Classic League last week. Shawn Pepperman led the men with a 793 series, including his second 300 game of the season, in the Thursday Night Mixed League

In that same league, Lorraine Smith rolled a 258 game to take top female game honors for the week.

Following are available high scores from local leagues last week.

FAXON: Sunday Night Mixed: Jamie Register 695/254, Darlene Litzelman 550/206; Faxon Sport: Brandon Baysore 727/278; Faxon Classic: Logan Burkett 737,Noreen Smith 599/235, Chris Heisley 289; Susquehanna Health: Steve Eyer 705, Brenda Welshans 588/215, Jeremy Strouse 257; Wednesday Ladies: Brenda Brownawell 631/236; Thursday Morning Mixed: Robert Heinbach 647, Brenda Brownawell 582/235, Robert McMahon 253; Mighty 8: Kurt Renninger 650, Karen VanKuren 625/235, Mike Marino 248; Diane Fox Memorial: Beau Vincenzes 698/248; Noxaf: Robert Walters 643/244, Donna Reidy 438, Karin Colucci 180; Retirees: Gary Rathmel 665, Shirly Harris 604, Tom Gower 245, Brenda Brownawell 235; Youth: Gavin Briggs 671/265, Danni Wilcox 283/105.

HARVEST MOON: Monday Night Classic: Randy Drake 753, Markus Budda 287, DeWayne Harris 287; Inter-community: Keith Buck 729/279. Steve Allison 279; Thursday Night Mixed: Brittany Weidler 611; Andy Tressler Memorial: Eric Arroyo 723, Colby Homrighausen 269; Three Man Major: Wilber Betts 660, Dave Miller 660, Luke Hedgcock 279; Youth: Isaac Toner 584/215, Karima Barlet 574/223.

ABC: Sunday Nite Social: Chris McGee 702/256, Tiffany Tibens 635/236.

This week we remember 1976 local association Hall of Fame inductee William Hibschman. He came to Williamsport during the 1937-38 season, after starting his bowling career at the age of 16 in Reading, where he averaged as much as 206 and had a 704 series. In 1945, Hibschman was instrumental in getting a special sanction from the ABC to permit Black bowlers to bowl, which was two years before the ABC permitted this.

Hibschman was elected to the local association Board of Directors in 1946 and served as president during the 1953-54 season. He continued to attend board meeting as a past president into the 21st century. Hibschman won the local association tournament all event title in 1938 and 1954 and was on the championship team in 1949. His 199 average in the city league during the 1950-51 season was the top average in the local association that season.

Hope to see you on the lanes.


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