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Kegler’s Korner: Westbrook’s Cheyenne League

January 31, 2019

Westbrook Lanes Cheyenne league is the featured league this week.

League secretary Gary Muth says they have 15, five member teams that bowl 34 weeks. The league champion is crowned following a roll off between the first and second half winners.

Last season’s champions was A J Bloebaum Electric. Team members include Muth, John Riedmiller, Tom Riedmiller, Rick Krings and Eric Brabec as the regulars. Shawn Riedmiller, A J Bloebaum and George McCarthy all have subbed for A J Bloebaum Electric.

Three weeks into the second half, Hy-Vee sits in first place with a 11-1 record. Dave Casper, Chuck Case, Rich Hastings, Shane Casper, Rich Fuhr, Kerry O’Kane and Shannon Weyhrich all bowl for Hy-Vee.

At the start of league play, the winner of the first half, Lotto Nebraska, held both the high team game and series with a 1230 and a 3408.

Steve Getzfred, Mike Woosley, Rob Brunken, John Eckholt, Pat Force and Dave Hellbusch make up the Lotto Nebraska team.

On the individual side of things, Alden Elm and Chuck Jensen share the league high game with a 300. Eckholt has the high league series with a 815, along with the high league average of a 232.10.

Following league play (Jan. 17th), Lamplighter Lounge rolled both the high team game and series with a 1205 and a 3143. Adam Brodecky, Joey Irwin, Justin Eckholt, Alden Elm and Brandon Silvey make up the Lamplighter Lounge team.

On the individual side, Silvey had the high series with 729, while Charlie Wozny’s 288 was the high game for the evening.

There were four bowlers that made 50/90 club. Jim Beck led the way with a 245 (+69) game and a 706 (+178) series. Mike Faltys was next with a 264 (+57) game and a 724 (+103) series.

Wozny’s 288 (+94) game was part of a 681 (+99) series. Finally, Silvey rolled a 275 (+62) game with his 729 (+90) series. Just missing out being 90 over series average was Rick Terry with a 537 (+87).

There was six other bowlers that shot games that were 50 pins or more above their average. Matt Loeffler shot a 253 (+87), Brodecky rolled a 268 (+77), Dave Burritt’s 235 (+57), NHL Hall of Hame goaltender “Patrick” Roy Kranz had a 259 (+54), Dave Engquist had a 246 (+54) and last, but not least, Jason Aldag’s 189 (+50).

Nice bowling to one and all.

Westbrook highs last week included Rob Brunken leading the men with a 289 game and a 762 series while the ladies were paced by Paige Sohl rolling a 244 game and a 645 series.

Shane Gottschall tied Brandon Silvey for the men’s high game at Boulervard with a 289. Silvey also had the high series shooting an 806. Shayla Long led the ladies for the past week with a 245 game and a 655 series.

Until next week, there is one weekend left in the Open and Women’s city tournaments.

Chuck McCarthy is a freelance writer for The Columbus Telegram. Read his weekly editions of Kegler’s Korner every Thursday.

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