The 2016 Georgia State USBC Youth Championship has concluded in Conyers/Snellville, and the results have been finalized.
Local youth participants who finished in the top five places in their respective division were: female handicap all-events — Willow Handley and E'Myla Thomas (second), Abbie Spears and Cara Stasel (fifth); female scratch all-events — E'Myia Thomas and Abbie Spears (second), Brittany Molargik (third), Stasel (fourth), Erika Mines (fifth); female singles — Thomas (second), Keeley Smith (third), Mines and Stasel (fifth); male handicap all-events — Dawson Petersen (second), Ross Pankoski (third), Eddie Langdon (fifth); male scratch all-events — Pankowski (fourth), Pedersen (fifth): male singles — Petersen (first), Blake Flanders (second), Patrick Odom (third), Nathan Martin and Pankoski (fourth); handicap doubles — Austin Amaral and Stephen Lackey III (third), Dylan Fiveash and Langdon (fourth); handicap team — Maniac Bowlers (second) — Antwan McCoy, Odom, Prince Lawrence Smith and Logan Williams, Incredibowls (fifth) — Katelyn Lippert, James Maddox, Abbie Spears and Leah Spears.
The Summer Outsiders group was on fire — Steve Davis (734/256 game), E.T. Stanley (655), Justin Lewis (640), Kevin Hayes (630), Tommy Scaggs (622), Joe Gary (621) and Dennis Bieker (609).
Warner Robins action
Loretta Vandhitch rolled a 568 set in the Ladies Night Out league. Scoring in the Men's Commercial were Mike Handley (727), Kirk Thompson (716/276 game) and Tim Holovach (278 game). Pacesetters in the Town and Country were Jimmy Mauro (736), Jarred Pitts (734), Kimberly Conger (644/234 game), Karin Griffin (612), Tracy Gassett (603/235 game) and Wyatt Crandall (276 game). The senior star was Lamar Pipkin (626/256 game).
Robins AFB action
The men carried the AFRC with the best scores coming from Randy Helmick (738/278 game), Joe Miller (267 game) and Jason Maine (267 game). Cariren DesRocher also bowled a 570 series. Intramurals leaders were Dan Okurowski (760/266 game), Steve Putnam (683/275 game) and Vic Connor (679/280 game). The Peterson Point stars were Woody Ross (790/279 game), Scott Elliott (738), Amber Lethco (623/227 game), Glenda Manning (597), Cathy Copeland (584/226 game), Chris Davis (279 game) and Micah Spears (277 game). Friday highs came from Jeff Herman (716/256 game), Bob Chamblin (708/259 game), Courtney StCyr (664/244 game), Sonja Williams (619/232 game), Michele Sierak (244 game) and Cady Russell (237 game). Dan Bueno (758 and 713/298 game) and Bob Walker (735 and 732) excelled in two leagues.
Tools of the trade
Q: What is it called when you leave two pins with one pin directly behind another?
A: There are five common names — dead wood. double wood. mother-in-law, sleeper and soldier.
GOLD CUP-RUSSELL PARKWAY
LADIES NIGHT OUT: Loretta Vandhitch 568-202, Vernita Marlin 549, Shirley Bailey 547-202
MEN’S COMMERCIAL: Mike Handley 727, Kirk Thompson 716-276, Tim Holovach 278
MOOSETTES: Amy Gorton 461-167, Mary Normand 449, Crystal Cooper 445, Susan Dart 176
SUMMER SENIORS: Lamar Pipkin 626-256, David Hutcherson 588, Lloyd Britt 582, John Trichinototis 237; Arlene Todd 524-210, Maggie Pope 505-191, Mae McGregor 477-202
TOWN AND COUNTRY: Jimmy Mauro 736, Jarred Pitts 734, Wyatt Crandall 276; Kimberly Conger 644-234, Karin Griffin 617, Tracy Gassett 603-235
AFRC: Randy Helmick 738-278, Bob Walker 732, Joe Miller 267, Jason Maine 267; Cariren DesRocher 570-197, Patty Sveda 522-188, Willa Martin 192
FRIDAY NIGHT MIXED: Jeff Herman 716-256, Dan Bueno 713-298, Bob Chamblin 708-259; Courtney StCyr 664-244, Sonja Williams 619-232, Michele Sierak 244, Cady Russell 237
INTRAMURALS: Dan Okurowski 769-266, Steve Putnam 683-275, Vic Connor 679-280; Charisse Bruce 543-192; Angela Ingersoll 524-204
TUESDAY PETERSON POINT: Dan Bueno 758, Bob Walker 735, Micah Spears 277
CENTRAL GEORGIA ASSOCIATION
SUMMER OUTSIDERS: Steve Davis 734-256, E T Stanley 655-245, Justin Lewis 649-247; Maeghan Hudson 537-195, Donna Carroll 521-203, Elma Ross 519-190, Lisa Lewis 497-197, Dianne Patterson 482, Gladys Anthony 192.
SUMMER SMOKE FREE: Wayne Harris 583-211, Steve Davis 577-244; Theresa Walker 518-213, Shirley Wilday 487, Trudy Harris 199.