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Isner Earns Weekly Title

By Staff | Jan 12, 2011

Gary Isner defeated Rich Erlewine, 228-200, to earn his first weekly championship this year. Isner, a past grand finale champion, won $75, compliments of Capital Beverage. Chuck Fisherkeller was the two-game high qualifier with 290, 248 for a 538.

Isner eliminated Mike Hafer 253-206 in one semifinal, while Erlewine ousted Fisherkeller 214-175 in the other semifinal. Brent Conaway continues to lead the point list with 435 points, while Ron O’Neil Jr. is second with 400 points. Lloyd Cross is third with 330 points, while Sean Sawyers is fourth with 310 points and Lil Miller rounds out the top five with 275 points.

The top 24 bowlers on the point list qualify for the grand finale, while the top eight will each earn a first-round bye. The previous five grand champions who bowl a minimum of seven events also earn a spot in the grand finale tournament.

Sponsors Miller Lite, Buddy Light Accounting, and Chuck Ludewig Insurance Agencies guarantee the finale $1,000 top prize. The tournament now enters its second half with 18 events left in its 35-week schedule.

For further match play tournament information check out www.brucelanes.com on the internet or call Bruce Lanes at 304-455-1551.

Results

Bowlerettes: Helen Agar, 204, 514; Amanda McPherson, 228, 550; Darla Craycraft, 514; Kim Dye, 502; Sandy Dietrich, 513; Cindy Graham, 502; and Chris Hull, 222, 531.

Tuesday Women: Jean Ann Morris, 517; and Carol Ritz, 500.

Tuesday Men: Gary Isner, 205; Arnold Isner, 208; Jim Longwell, 225; Barry Light, 220, 201, 609; Hubert Morris, 205; Bill Longwell, 230, 205, 617; Dave Hull, 227, 200, 601; Mike Craycraft, 201; Dave Farley, 218; and Bob Gerdes, 201.

Industrial: Doug Bohrer, 224, 228, 642; Jeff Gaiser, 268, 208, 666; Mike Arrick,213, 257, 255, 725; Rick Truex, 203; Chet Richmond, 212, 203, 612; Dale Huggins, 225, 219, 601; Dud Snider, 202; Ralph Stoneking, 226; Al Spencer, 205; Jeff Hohn, 235, 219, 601; Greg Richmond, 205, 266, 667; Mike Hafer, 213, 214; Chuckie Fisherkeller, 247, 210, 643; Matt Erlewine, 226; Sean Sawyers, 204; Bill Longwell, 206; Randy Imhoff, 249; Bryan Hamilton, 212; Randy Ward, 245; Mike Craycraft, 213; Randy Dennis, 234; Arnold Isner, 202; Gary Isner, 202; and Clay Cecil, 201.

Senior Club

High Game: Lil Miller, 169; and Bill Griffith, 199; No Tap: Lil Miller, 192; and Jim Shank, 187. 3-6-9 game: Lil Miller, 190; and John Miller, 198. High Series: Lil Miller, 551; and Bill Griffith, 523.

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Junior bowlers can sign up for the winter session of the New Martinsville Junior Bowlers Association League, scheduled for Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. The league will be divided into three different age groups: Bumper Leagues for kids ages 4-8 years; Prep Leagues for kids 9-12 years of age; and Prep and Junior Leagues for kids13-18 years of age.

The leagues are sponsored by McDonald’s and Bruce Lanes who provide T-shirts to all juniors. The league runs 12 weeks beginning at 10 a.m. every Saturday. For more information, call Keith Craycraft, Junior Bowling Director at Bruce Lanes at 455-1551.