Perfect games by Bubba Simmons and Mike Aleshire represent the headline performances in a relatively light Examiner.com report on weekly high scores at bowling establishments in the Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte County area.
As summer leagues continue to wind down, the scoring reports also diminish, and the 300s by Simmons and Aleshire marked two of the only three scores that equaled or surpassed 11-in-a-row status.
Competing in the Thursday Scratch Doubles League at AMF Bradenton Lanes, Simmons pounded out 12 consecutive strikes in Game 2 of a four-game 830 series. He had opened with a 167 game, then followed with scores of 300, 204 and 159.
Aleshire's perfect game came in the Kays-Ponger-Uselton Friendly Fours League at Treasure Lanes, where he now carries a 240 average. His latest scoring outburst resulted in a 792 series on games of 247, 245 and 300.
An 11-in-a-row game was posted by John Robson, who fired a 107-over-average 297 in the Pete's Patio League at Englewood Bowl. His scores of 297, 175 and 157 totaled a 629 series.
On the distaff side, Jill Harper pounded out a 718 series on scores of 247, 215 and 256 in the Tuesday Summer Fun League at Treasure Lanes, and the big set increased her average to 198.
In the Wednesday Men's Trio League at Bowland Port Charlotte, Daniel Gassera had 10 consecutive strikes en route to a 284 game that capped a four-game 992 series.
Adam Cantalamessa enjoyed a hot night with a 145-over-average 696 series in the Thursday Men's League at AMF Bradenton Lanes. In other high-score reports from area centers:
- BOWLAND PORT CHARLOTTE: Mark Kronemberg 268-912, Darryl Chamberlin 268, Ray Tippins 268, James Creutz 265; Esther Nadel 247, Daniella Gassera 235, Ashley Schwartz 602.
- TREASURE LANES: William Noland 279-731, Ed Burlison 269-703, Pete Hynes 269, Mark Batties 268, Scott Baylor 268, Edward Mazur 266, Eric Kansman 266; Jennifer Peacock 244-698, Bobbie Jo Weese 242-614, Dawn Smith 233, Michelle Gaudette 225-603, Ona Wood 225, Dolores Meyers 633.
- SARASOTA LANES: Carl Sawyer 279, Danny Shaffer 269, Rafael Perez 267, Chris McCrory 266, Carlton Hendrickson 714, Jesse Hawver 704; Jessica Hendrickson 253-668, Cindy Territo 245, Mae Sweet 237, Wendy Perna 234-641, Karen Shaffer 234, Shanti Schrock 226.
- AMF BRADENTON LANES: John Thompson 269, Rick Buchanan 265, Ronnie Hayes 916 (4 games).
- ENGLEWOOD BOWL: Sid Palmer 265.
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