Welcome to the Palm Beach County Chapter of The USBC
Bowlers Score Big
Oregon Ducks Win State Scratch
The Oregon Ducks came in first in
the team scratch division of the 2014 State Championship Tournament
held in Orlando. The team had a scratch score of 3502. Their handicap
score of 3604 was good enough to place them 4th in the handicap
event. Team members are: Adam Colton, Rickie Sajek, Mark Booke,
Paul Koehler and Steve Wilson. No other team from PBC finished in
the money in this event.
Other teams finishing in the money
in the handicap event were:
31st Man On
50th The Travelers
The highest team to cash in the doubles
handicap event was the pair of Veronica Leggio and Meridith Haser.
Their score of 1458 tied them for 55 place. The first place score
was 1669. The best a PBC doubles team could do in the doubles scratch
event was 37th place. Keith Bradford and John Weltzien teamed up
to accomplish this with a score of 1280. Close behind in 41st place
with a score of 1278 was the team of Paul Koehler and Steve Wilson.
Finishing 48th with a score of 1269 was Dario Borges and Stephen
Wojnar. The first place score was 1562.
David Norco jr bowled a handicap
score of 808 to place 22nd in the handicap singles. The next closest
PBC bowler to cash was June Hunt who finished 32nd with a score
of 795. The score to beat was 851 bowled by Anthony Hampton from
Marion County. Jeremy Mooney came in 2nd in the Scratch singles.
His score of 782 was not enough to beat John Janawicz from Orlando
who shot a 817. Other PBC bowlers who placed in the top fifty were:
Paul Koehler 36th , Steve Wilson 38th and Larry Brande 49th.
The best a PBC bowler could do in
Handicap All Events was 15th. Aaron Barnes did this with a score
of 2256. The winning score was 2305. Others to finish in the top
fifty were: Steve Wilson 32nd and Becky Rajan 47th. We did a little
better in the AE Scratch with 4 bowlers in the top fifty. Steve
Wilson was 11th with a score of 2123,( the winning score was 2294).
Finishing 20th was Paul Koehler, Larry Brande was 21st and Jeremy
Mooney was 40th.
School Starts With A Little extra for Three Palm
Beach County Bowlers
The Palm Beach County BA and the 250 Club combined to give 3
students scholarships of $1000.
Patrick will be attending Valencia College in Orlando where he will
per sue his desire to become a master chief.
Patrick does his bowling at Jupiter Lanes.
Cassandra will start her quest for a bachelor's degree at Florida Atlantic
University this fall. Cassie bowls at Greenacres bowl.
Ashley is a continuing student at FAU. Ashley will become a teacher when
she completes her education.
We wish these students great success in their chosen professions.
PBCBA Hall Of Fame:
The PBCBA recognizes outstanding bowlers by inducting them into
the hall of fame. Bowlers may qualify by either superior bowling accomplishments
in sanctioned leagues or tournaments or by serving the bowling community
as an officer in a sanctioned league or on the county board of directors.
Any sanctioned bowler may recommend someone to the hall of fame. The recommendation
should be a letter detailing the nominee's qualifications and must arrive
at the local office by Jan 1,2015 to be considered this year
Click Here for Guidelines
High Average - 245
established a county record by maintaining a 245 average
in the Strikes Invitational league at Strikes @ Boca.
he is not just a one house bowler by carrying averages over
230 at three houses. His average in the Party Animal league
at Greenacres was 239. In the Suncoast Scratch at Verdes
was 236 and he maintained a 234 and a 230 at Greenacres'
NFL and Open Door. He also had 300 games and 800 series
in all three houses.
High Series - 839
There was a
tie for high series between Dean Lawyer sr., pictured at
left, and Larry Brande.
his high series January 16, 2013 in the Wed. Sportsmen league
his in Jupiter's Monday Maulers April 22nd.
If you are a man and bowled a 250 or better, you can become a member of
the 250 Bowlers Club of Palm Beach County. The club has tournaments every
other month rotating through the houses in the county. The format alternates
between singles and mixed doubles i.e. man & women. The singles event
is for 250 club members only but the women in the doubles can be any female
bowler. On occasion, the club teams up with the women's 225 club for the
tournament. The club uses the money raised in these tournaments to award
a scholarship to a YOUTH bowler. A dinner is held at the end of the year
at a local establishment. The dues are $15 a year and you must bowl in
at least one tournament. If you need more information call Candid Ayala
@ 561-683-6299 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click
Here for an Application.
The club has scholarships for students who will
be graduating this year. To apply for a scholarship Click
here for an application.
Women who bowled a 225 may join the 225 club. The
application fee is $15. Dues are $10. Like the men, you must bowl in one
tournament a year.Click here for an