Chuck Fischerkeller III made it back-to-back victories the past two weeks in the Ohio Valley Match Play Weekly Tournament with a 201-199 victory over Jay Yeager. The victory was Fischerkeller's fourth of the year and earned him $50, compliments of weekly sponsor Buddy Light Accounting.
Fischerkeller defeated Dave Johnson 248-171 in one semi final, while Yeager eliminated Jim Longwell 254-232 in the other semi final. Ron O'Neil Jr. continues to lead the Point List with 1,042.5 points, while Dave Johnson is second with 837.5 points. Brandon Longwell is third with 810 points, while Bill Pritsch rounds out the top four with 595 points.
The top 24 on the point list qualify for the 36th annual grand finale. There are four weeks remaining (1-Thursday and 3-Saturday) left to qualify for the finale. Miller Lite, Capital Beverage and Buddy Light Accounting are once again the event's major sponsors. For more information, go to www.brucelanes.com on the web, or call the bowling alley at 304-455-1551.
4/7 Bowlerettes: Jordan Longwell, 234, 525; Francey Goddard, 502; and Tammy Mercer, 240, 564;
4/8 Tuesday Men: Frank Curtis, 225;l Dave Hull, 222, 211, 632; John Leek, 203; Perry Weekley, 229; Sean Sawyers, 204, 224; Larry Weekley, 211; Steve Nixon Sr. 222; Jim Agar, 210; Chet Richmond, 206, 255, 205, 666; Ed Herrick, 212; Bob Gerdes, 216; Al Spencer, 202; Brandon Longwell, 223; Arnold Isner, 214; Terry Whitfield, 204, 217, 612; Rick Whoolery, 201; Bill Longwell, 215; Rick Truex, 215; and Bull Marling, 247, 621.
4/10 Industrial: Roger Blizzard, 204; Jim Brown, 202; Ron O'Neil Jr., 226, 236, 213, 671; Mike Craycraft, 201; Dave Farley, 234; Dave Hull, 247; Randy Ward, 202; Mike Ware Jr. 208; Jim Longwell, 206; Terry Craig, 217, 601; Rick Williams, 214, 204; Joe Goddard, 224; Mike Murdock, 205, 226, 226, 657; Bill Pritsch, 236, 217, 220, 673; Chuckie Fischerkeller, 267, 215, 233, 715; Rick Truex, 224, 202, 612; and Arnold Isner, 225;
4/4 Senior Club, High Game: Lil Miller, 180; and Jim Shank, 157; No Tap: Lil Miller, 252; and Charlie McIntire, 235; 3-6-9 Game: Lil Miller, 226; and Shel Smith, 177; High Series: Lil Miller, 658; and Charlie McIntire, 557.
Yuenling Lager Bowlers of the Week
Men: Chuckie Fischerkellerr, 267 and 715;
Women: Tammy Mertcer, 240 and 564.
The KC Pro Shop Tuesday Nite Team won the 54th Annual Men's City Tournament and Handicap Team division with a 3,327 total. Rick Truex (647) and Eric Hantzell (625) led the way with Jim Brown, Mike Hall Sr. and Mike Durant rounding out the team.
KC Pro Shop Thursday Team won the Actual Division with 3,211 total. Ron O'Neil Jr. (713) and Chet Richmond (692) led the way with Rick Truex, Mike Durant and Bull Marling rounding out the team.
Brandon and Jim Longwell, son and father, won the handicap doubles with 1,435. Dave Eichorn won both the handicap singles and handicap senior singles with 750 points, while Bill Pritsch won the actual singles with 732 and Mike Durant the actual Senior singles with 685. Justin Reneger won the Handicap All-Events with 2,158 markers, while Pritsch won the Actual All-Events Singles with 2,132 points.
The tournament was once again sponsored by Mensore Distributors and Yuengling Lager, who provided jackets to the champions. The New Martinsville Men's Association also inducted four new members into their Hall Of Fame: Larry Henthorn, Duane Goddard, Mike Ware Sr. and Jay Yeager.