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Bowlers compete in City Tourney

PRINCETON — The Princeton USBC WBA city tournament was held recently at Crown Lanes. There were 27 three-women teams participating. In the doubles event, 18 sets participated and 36 individuals participated in the single event. The all events division had 34 participants.

The scratch winners of each event are the city champions. This year the team Triple Threat was the team winner. Team members were Suzann Warren, Sherry Allen and Shannon Allen. Their scratch score was 1,731. The team was lead by Shannon Allen’s 692 series with a 277 game.

Doubles champions were Carol Towne and Sherry Allen with a scratch score of 1,060. This was Allen’s second year in a row to win scratch doubles.

The singles division was won by Nicole Walker with a score of 609. This was Walker’s first year to bowl in the PWBA City Tournament and she took both scratch and handicap divisions in the singles.

The all-events division was won by Shannon Allen with a scratch score of 1,848.

The team Triple Threat also won the handicap team division with a score of 2,067. Coming in second was Circle of Bs with a score of 1,988. Team members were Melinda Camp, Kathy Layton, and Shannon Allen. The third place finishers were Bay Electric with a score of 1,957. Team members were Mary Thompson, Brenda Lanham, and Kim Mantel. The fourth place finishers were Rosie’s Rollers. Their team handicap score was 1,942. Team members were Mary Oloffson, Cheryl Drake and Judy Farley.

The doubles handicap division was won by the aunt/niece combination of
Diane Carver and Holly Swanson with a handicap score of 1,332. Taking second were Lydia Moore and Nicole Walker with a handicap score of 1,314. Third place handicap score was only a one pin difference of 1,313 bowled by Amanda Holmes and Dana Jesiolowski.

Nicole Walker’s first place handicap’ score was 710. Coming in second was another new bowler in our tournament, Debbie Curtis with a 693 handicap score. Judy Farley had a 687 handicap series for third.

The all-events division is the total of a bowlers three series for the team, doubles and singles event. If a person bowls on more than one team their first team series is used to determine their all events score. Taking first for the all-events handicap event was Shannon Allen with a score of 2,034. Robin Eikenberry had a 1,997 handicap score for second. And sharing third place with a score of 1,994 were Debbie Curtis and Nicole Walker.

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