With no perfect games to report, three impressive 11-in-a-row feats highlight this week's Examiner.com report on high scores from area bowling league play.
Dan Bussard had the closest near-miss to perfection when he posted a 299 game in the middle of a 757 series in the Broad Street Bar & Grill Mixed League at Treasure Lanes in Port Charlotte.
Competing in the Midseason Mixed League at Englewood Bowl, George Newman fired a 106-over-average 298 game to complete a 682 series, and Jesse Hawver finished with 11 consecutive strikes in the middle game of a 759 series in the JDB International Mixed League at AMF Gulf Gate.
On the distaff side, Jennifer Peacock blasted games of 198, 279 and 243 en route to a 720 series, increasing her average to 212 in the Beef O'Brady's/Parquette Insurance League at Treasure Lanes.
Far-over-average series reported
The farthest-over-average performance of the week was turned in by Alan Monacelli, who posted a 202-over 779 series on games of 280, 264 and 235 in the Broad Street Bar & Grill League at Treasure Lanes.
Two participants in the Al Davis Memorial League at Bowland Port Charlotte were far over average this week. Matt White rolled a 163-over 769 series that included a 277 game, and Roger White had a 144-over 693 series.
In addition, Bob Susa rolled a 188-over-average 725 series that included a 278 game in the Coffee Club Mixed League at AMF Venice, and Brian Johnson had a 146-over 716 series highlighted by a 266 game in the Spectrum Dental Lab Mixed League at Sarasota Lanes.
In other high-score reports from area bowling establishments:
- TREASURE LANES: John Campbell 277-706, Dave Jodoin 268-736, Jeff Lindsey 268-708, Herb Francis 268, Bob Pazur 267, Tony Perin 267, Jeff Reed 267, Jayson Taylor 726, Doug Kirk 706, Mike Aleshire 700; Judy Tucker 255-614, Dolores Meyers 236-627, Alecia Morris 236, Deb Lugiewicz 225-617, Cheryl LeMunyon 225, Nancy Wroe 600.
- AMF VENICE: Steve Kosinski 275-742, James McCleland 269, Joe Ferraro 269, Bill Matley 266, Ron Mitchell 265, Mike Aleshire 732 abd 730, Jeff Stapleton 725, Tim Rohl 721, Shawn Poneleit 715, Earl Knopf 714, Jim O'Gorman 711.
- AMF GULFGATE: Kevin Logan 277, Keith Cipielewski 276/734, Justin Brinkmann (SP?) 272, Jim Beckwith 268-726, Bill Diegel Jr. 266; Farrel (SP?) Hansen 246-647, Janet Romig 236-600 and 227.
- SARASOTA LANES: Jesse Hawver 269, Aaron Albritton 267, Bill Lippman 267, Carl Sawyer 265-745 and 705, Patrick O'Dell 265-709, David Shedrow 737.
- BOWLAND PORT CHARLOTTE: Daniel Gassera 288-733 and 707, Ricky Wisenbarger 280-762, David Jodoin 278-770, Tim Thompson 270, Tommy Pierce 269, Ken Tyner 267.
- ENGLEWOOD BOWL: Bill Hansfelder 268, Dave Phillip 267; Lise Yust 247-607.