Westbrook’s Monday Night Strikers

October 11, 2018

This week, our featured league is the Monday Night Strikers at Westbrook Lanes.

Gail Bomar, the league secretary, says they have a 10-team league that bowls 34 weeks. The winners of each half will meet to determine the league champion.

Last season, the Space Cadets claimed the league title. Connie Krzycki, Jeanne Oakley, Harriette Janicek, Marge Payzant, Joni Ebel, Diane Hoenk and Bomar form the Space Cadets.

At the start of league play, HillCrest Farms sat in first place with a 16-4 record. Connie Wachal, Deb Gonsior, Connie Jedlicka, Carolyn Hoppe and Luann Vavricek make up the HillCrest Farms team.

Advocare Avengers and Ginger Moon Insurance hold the top team scores. Advocare has the high team game with an 848. Joyce Sohl, Jeanette Frisch, Joan Davidshofer, Paige Sohl and Shawna Woosley form the Advocare Avengers.

Ginger Moon Insurance holds the high team series with 2364. Ginger Moon, Karen Lesiak, Bernie Podraza, Sue Medinger and Diana Lippstreu make up the Ginger Moon team.

On the individual side, Woosley owns all three honors. 246 high game, 666 high series and the league-high average of a 200.

Following league play on Oct. 1, Advocare Avengers shot new season highs for both team game and series with an 876 and 2498 respectively. Woosley had the high game with a 225, along with the high series with a 661.

There were two bowlers who made the 75/40 club. That is 75 pins over series average and 40 pins above average. Joyce Sohl was 88 pins over with a 472 series and 51 pins above with her 179 game. Becky Kumpf’s 501 series was 78 pins to the good, while her 183 game was 42 pins to the good.

Eleven other bowlers shot games that were at least 30 pins over average. Michelle Gray’s 167 (+49). Linda Rieck’s 203 (+41). Jackie Rivera’s 142 (+39). Kelly Wennekamp’s 158 (+37). Amy Marik’s 126 (+36). Lippstreu’s 203 (+35). Moon’s 183 (+34). Podraza’s 175 (+32). Mary Paddock’s 180 (+30). Lesiak’s 177 (+30). Garnet Goedeken’s 147 (+30). Nice bowling to one and all.

The top scores for the week at Boulevard Lanes came from Brandon Silvey in the men’s division and Emily Hoefer in the women’s. Silvey had a 299 game and a 745, while Hoefer shot a 226 game and a 596 series.

At Westbrook Lanes, Woosley led the ladies with a 225 game and a 661 series. The men were led by President Dirk White with the high game of a 269, and John Eckholt’s 739 series was high for the week.

Next week I plan on featuring another Monday league.

Chuck McCarthy is a freelance writer for The Columbus Telegram. Check out his weekly Kegler’s Korner column every Thursday.

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