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With fall-winter league season nearing conclusion, area scoring tempo tapers off

High-score volume tapers off as winter league season winds down.
High-score volume tapers off as winter league season winds down.
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With a number of fall-winter leagues having already completed the 2013-14 season, it's not surprising that this weekend's Examiner.com high-score report is far more meager than last Sunday's article.

The previous report contained a perfect game, four games in the 290s, four games in the 280s, ten 279s, ten other games from 270-278, plus an 806 series and 34 other series between 700 and 799. To view last week's article, click here.

By contrast, this report, spanning centers in the Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte County area, is topped by a 132-over-average 290 game by Jared Elmore in the middle of a 623 series during competition in the Kays-Ponger-Uselton Men's League at Treasure Lanes in Port Charlotte.

The next-highest game reported was a 283 by Matt Aiken, as part of a 738 series in the Amore's Italian Restaurant Mixed League at AMF Venice Lanes.

During last week's session of the Environmental A/C League at AMF Gulf Gate Lanes, Brian Oden pounded out a 114-over-average 275 game.

Two other players posted far-over-average series. Jordan Sepper connected for a 175-over 778 on games of 266, 268 and 254 in the Yoder's Restaurant League at Sarasota Lanes, and Mike DiMaglio had a 160-over 712 on games of 224, 246 and 232 in the Shorebirds League at Bowland Port Charlotte.

In other reports of high-scoring accomplishments from area bowling establishments:

  • BOWLAND PORT CHARLOTTE: Joe Harper 278-750, Bill Grey 278, George Benda 277, Matt Carter 267, Eric Hill 267, Scott Gale 266-705, Daryl Chamberlin 266, Tom Stenlund 266, Richard Oliveira 713, Billy Seymour 709; ((Shari Smith or Jo Bryand 242)), Ruth Lugert 237, Ashley Schwartz 237, Lisa Molitor 227, Esther Nadel 226, Murvel Stark 225.
  • TREASURE LANES: Mike Aleshire 279-751, Joe Murray 279-717, Erik Sheridan 274, Ed Burlison 266-711; Renae Gross 246-618, Kimberlee Lindsey 241, Debbie Baylor 236-627, Dawn Brocklehurst 225.
  • AMF BRADENTON LANES: Larry Woodruff 278-721, William Rewis 268, James McKelly 268, Kevin West 268, Geoff Stanek 747, Mark Donushi 710.
  • AMF GULF GATE LANES: Justin Brinkmann 279, Lee Tush 268, Kevin Reichenbach 266, John Thompson 731 and 715; Regina Barton 230, Janet Romig 225.
  • AMF VENICE LANES: Stewart Clark 279-703, Kevin Stewart Clark 279-701, Greg Sell 268-709, Stephen Presley 706, Matt Hoffman 702.
  • SARASOTA LANES: Bobby Lessig 268, Carl Sawyer III 265-700.
  • ENGLEWOOD BOWL: Bill Hanfelder 279.

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