Paige blistered the pins at Bowland Port Charlotte for games of 267, 278 and 216 en route to her big series, which came in the Thursday Night Mixed League, where she now carries a 211 average.
John Thompson, competing in the Jeffcoat Blueprinting League at AMF Bradenton, had the highest score, a 298, among the 11-in-a-row shooters, while Larry Woodruff finished with 11 consecutive strikes for a 290 game in the same league.
Ken Bruno opened a 692 series in the Thursday Night Mixed League at Englewood Bowl with a 297 game, while Terry Deshaies capped a 762 series in the Surfin Plumbing Mixed League at Sarasota Lanes with a 290, where he now carries a 230 average.
Junior Timothy Lansdowne averaged 169 over his first two weeks in the Saturday Morning Youth League at Sarasota Lanes, but last week, he blasted games of 243, 247 and 230 for a 720 series.
Jeff Taylor strung 10 consecutive strikes while posting a 280 game in the GLBT Tuesday League at AMF Gulf Gate Lanes.
Several far-over-average games were reported. Cindy Fisher blasted a 114-over-average 245 game in the Schoolmasters League at Sarasota Lanes, and Jerry Tucciarone III had a 103-over 278 game in the Environmental A/C League at AMF Gulf Gate. Scott Trezise had a 166-over 748 series in the Kays-Ponger-Uselton Men's League at Treasure Lanes, and Craig Nichols rolled a 153-over 717 series in the Guys & Dolls Mixed League at Treasure Lanes.
In other high-score accomplishments reported from around the area:
- TREASURE LANES: Mike Aleshire 279-773 and 278-781 and 278-760, Joe Tocco 270 and 725, Joe DiFranco 276, Ed Burlison 269-730, Jerry Weese 269 and 265-700, Joe Catropa 268-718, Mike Janosik 265, John Campbell 718, D.J. June 707, Doug Kirk 701; Renae Gross 259-686 and 258-680 and 241-689 and 607, Nancy Furman 245, Pam Ladoman 225, Jill Harper 225, Mary Kyle 610.
- BOWLAND PORT CHARLOTTE: Gary Krowka 279-753, Jimmy Kuykendall 279-726, Bob Deane 278-706, Tom Janosik 277-714, James Creutz 268-705, Joshiwa Graham 267, Bob Frisby 266, Ray Tippins 739, Gary Toma 722, Steve Spicher 700; Jill Harper 235-617, Rosie Gassera 231-655, Gina Gattuso 226.
- AMF VENICE LANES: Stewart Clark 279, Mike Zink 275-746, Shawn Poneleit 720, Terry Cline 708; Pam Rizzo 233.
- ENGLEWOOD BOWL: Nina Phillips 254.
- SARASOTA LANES: Steve Baran 268, Richard McLaughlin 267; Julie Jacques 228, Catherine Wieczorek 227, Shanti Schrock 606, Cindy Territo 602.
- AMF GULF GATE: Ronnie Hayes 268-770, Dale Harshbarger 268, Cory Schrock 267, Jim Gilmore 265-706; Cindy Grich 277-639, Janet Romig 245, Ann Jenkins 225.