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Brent Conaway Wins Fourth Ohio Valley Match Play Event

By Staff | Mar 2, 2011

Brent Conaway won for the fourth time this season in the Ohio Valley weekly match play championship match with a 259-227 victory over Chuck Fisherkeller Feb. 24 at Bruce Lanes.

It was Fisherkeller’s third runner-up finish of the season. Conaway took home $80 compliments of Faney Insurance Agency. Mike Hall Sr. was the two-game high qualifier with 233, 180 and a 88 handicap for a 501 total.

Conaway ousted last week’s weekly champion Rich Erlewine, 257-211 in one semifinal, while Fisherkeller eliminated Mike Hall Sr in the other semifinal, 234-211. Conaway regained the point list lead with his victory with 680 points, while Ron O’Neil Jr. slipped back to second place with 625 points. Rich Erlewine is third with 430 points, while Lloyd Cross is fourth with 420 points. Sean Sawyers rounds out the top five with 405 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 past five grand champions bowling a minimum of seven events also earn a spot in the 33rd annual grand finale tournament.

Sponsors Miller Lite, Buddy Light Accounting, and Chuck Ludewig Insurance Agencies guarantee the finale $1,000 top prize, with the top eight in the point list each receiving first round byes. For further match play tournament information check out www.brucelanes.com on the internet or call Bruce Lanes at 304-455-1551.

Results

Sunday Mixed: Jay Yeager, 217; Sean Sawyers, 209; Carilyn Stoneking, 512; and Arnold Isner, 215. Bowlerettes: Wilma Nelms, 518; Cindy Graham, 208; Donna Craig, 503; Christy Deem, 541; Darla Craycraft, 204, 204, 562; and Tammy Mercer, 212. Tuesday Men: Lee Groves, 204; Al Spencer, 202; Kenny Isner, 219; Arnold Isner, 201, 201, 226, 628; Gary Isner, 208; Fred Knoop, 205; Sean Sawyers, 209; Barry Light, 207; Mike Arrick, 204; Bill Mosa, 211; Jim Brown, 219, 617; Chris Ice, 219; Bull Marling, 206, 221, 625; Dave Farley, 215; Ralph Corley, 236; Hubert Morris, 221; Rick Whoolery, 203, 258, 628; Bill Longwell, 245, 619; Dave Hull, 244, 208, 641; Perry Weekly, 226; and John Leek, 205. Industrial: Brian Hamilton, 209; Ron Rush, 245; Spencer Herrick, 220; Chuckie Fisherkeller, 229, 247, 664; Matt Erlewine, 246, 223, 641; Bill Hartwell, 212; Hubie Morris, 206, 227, 602; Bob Gatian, 202; Sean Sawyers, 212; Bill Longwell, 2203, 204, 226, 633; Doug Bohrer, 214, 235, 233, 682; Rick Truex, 213, 215; Jeff Wetzel, 204; Bull Marling, 205; Chet Richmond, 246, 216, 630; Dave Hull, 216; Mike Craycraft, 243; Terry Craig, 214; Dave Eichorn, 206; Joe Goddard, 223, 235, 239, 697; Greg Richmond, 215, 205; Terry Whitfield, 213; Ken Jones, 203, 211, 611; and Arnold Isner, 224. Juniors: Cody Cline, 182; Jamie Melott; and Donavan Sawyers, 182; Preps: Marshall Higgins, 111; Alison Ritz, 113; and Noah Miller, 123.

Senior Club

High Game: Carol Smith, 140; and John Miller, 166. No Tap: Lil Miller, 201; and John Miller, 161. High 3-6-9-Game: Wilma Anderson, 206; and John Miller, 223. High Series: Lil Miller, 474; and John Miller, 550.