Westbrook’s Girls Nite Out League
This week we take a look at Westbrook Lanes’ Girls Nite Out league.Nancy Steiner, league secretary, says the league consists of 10 teams that compete for 34 weeks. The league is divided into two 17 week halves, with the winner of each half meeting in the finals. New this season, the league voted to go co-ed. One rule added to the league, no team can have more than two men per lineup. The She Devils have reserved their spot in the finals by claiming the first half. Sheila Haiar, Nikki Wagoner, Steiner, Robin Wagoner, Linda Haynes, Debi McCloskey, Vickie Hoffman and Sara Boe are the She Devils. Larry Haiar is the lone He Devil on their team. With just four weeks to go in the second half, Westbrook Lanes sits in first place with a 36-16 record. Mike Anderson, Michele Anderson, Lorrie Ware, Alexis Sliva and Dariane Sliva make up the defending champ, Westbrook Lanes team. At the start of league play (March 22), Eternal Piercing held both the high team game and series with a 897 and a 2395. Shelly Byrnes, Gary Muth, Calan Reppert, Zach Martensen and Ashley Weddle all bowl for Eternal Piercing.On the individual side of things, Shawna Woosley holds all three of the top honors for the ladies with a 300 game, 750 series and 210 average. Martensen owns all three of the men’s scores with a 289 game, 825 series and 217 average. Following league play, the Wrecking Balls shot both the high team game and series with a 725 and a 2081. Toni Schwichtenberg, Tammi Kapels, Clint Kapels and Tom Gumm all bowled for the Wrecking Balls. On the individual side, Martensen led the men with a 248 (+31) game and a 677 series. Woosley had the high game for the ladies with a 241 (+31), while Schwichtenberg had the high series with a 563. There were nine other bowlers that shot games of at least 30 pins above their averages. Dariane Sliva led the way with a 172 (+54), Joyce Lange shot a 187 (+47), Cheyene Northey tossed a 149 (+43), Wrecking Ball teammates were next, Schwichtenberg’s 215 (+40) and Gumm’s 247 (+39), followed by Jerry Reardon with a 203 (+37) Chelsea Augustine rolled a 176 (+36), Byrnes fired a 165 (+33) and last, but not least, Sandy Rieck had a 137 (+30). Nice bowling to one and all. Dennis Meyer led men’s performances at Boulevard last week shooting a 717 series on games of 279-215-223. Tami DeWine led the ladies for the week with a 233 game and a 625 series.Luann Vavricek’s 232 game and 615 series were tops for the ladies at Westbrook while Byran Wachal led the men for the week with a 290 game and a 717 series.Next week I hope to feature the Centennial League.Chuck McCarthy is a freelance writer for The Columbus Telegram. His weekly editions of “Kegler’s Korner” are featured every Thursday.