Clausing tosses perfect game at West Ridge

Bahr paces women by matching earlier score

Brandon Clausing joined the men’s 300 club while producing one of only two top-10-ranked scores by city bowlers last week.

 

Clausing posted the 25th men’s 300 (including two by seniors) to cap a 227-194-300 — 721 outing a week ago Monday in the BNSF League at West Ridge Lanes.

The top men’s series were recorded by Jerry Gentry Jr., 269-242-262 — 773, and Allen Payne, 236-264-268 — 768, in the Sunday 6 p.m. Mixer League at West Ridge Lanes.

Chelsie Bahr had the only other top-10 score, tying herself for seventh place on the women’s games list during a 189-223-269 — 681 series last Thursday in the Party Time League at Center.

Michelle Springer tossed a 263 game in the Saturday Night Live League at West Ridge.

The seniors were led by Ray Justus, 210-256-242 — 708; Gil Moreno, 258 — 691; and Dennis Uhl, 245 — 687, at Center, and Cleora Cushinberry, 221 — 560, at West Ridge.

Noah Belt, 256 — 682, and Cheyenne Cook, 215 — 577, had the top youth scores at West Ridge.

■ The Topeka USBC Women’s Bowling Association City Tournament gets underway this weekend at Gage Center, with competition Saturday and Sunday and Jan. 30-31. The entry deadline has been extended to Friday, Jan. 22. The association’s annual meeting and tournament payoff will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at Center.

■ The entry deadline for the Kansas State USBC Women’s Bowling Association Tournament is Monday, Jan. 25. Competition will take place April 9-10, 16-17, 23-34 , 30 and May 1 at Junction City (team event) and Manhattan (doubles and singles).

■ The Topeka USBC Bowling Association City Tournament is set for Feb. 6-7, 13 and 20-21 at West Ridge Lanes. The entry deadline is Feb. 5.

Entry forms for the tournaments are available at local centers.

■ David Sewesky, of Dearborn, Mich., and Dale Gerhard, of Mill Hall, Pa., became the 27th and 28th bowlers to roll a perfect series in a span of three days this past week.

Sewesky, 27, tossed three 300 games for a 900 series on Jan. 10, while Gerhard, 59, became the oldest bowler to accomplish the feat on Jan. 12. Mark Wukoman, of Greenfield, Wis. (2006), and Joe Scarborough, of Charlotte, N.C. (2013), both were 50 years old when they shot 900.

The latest 900s are pending approval from United State Bowling Congress.

City season honor roll

(New top-10 scores from Jan. 11-17)

ADULT MEN

Games — 300: Brandon Clausing, WR (tie for first place).

ADULT WOMEN

Games — 269: Chelsie Bahr, GC (tie for seventh).

Note: See the expanded honor roll at http://cjonline.com/sports/bowling.

Last week’s city leaders

(League scores from Jan. 11-17)

GAGE CENTER BOWL

Men’s series — Geoff Morris 754, Keith Williamson 735, Michael Bleeck 730, Dave Studebaker 728, Ron Raines 727, Jerry McCart 724, Jerry Gentry Jr. 723, Randal Schiffelbein 723, Brian Granger 707, Dan Hollon 706.

Men’s games — Keith Williamson 289, Jim Charity 279, Michael Bleeck 279, Jason Lawrence 278, Ron Raines 277, Al Dorsey 277, James Stumbaugh 276, Brian Granger 276, Jerry Gentry Jr. 275, Adam Riley 268, Tony Harbour 268.

Women’s series — Chelsie Bahr 681, Angie Ross 658, Shelby Rouse 654, Sheila Krohe 624, RoxAnn Crowder 593, Deb Lewis 592, Amber Huske 584, Sheryl Berroth 575, Angeline Spader 572, Kara Tidwell 569.

Women’s games — Chelsie Bahr 269, Angie Ross 256, Shelby Rouse 256, Deb Lewis 243, Jackie Nelson 236, Sheila Krohe 235, Sheryl Berroth 224, Ashley Benoit 223, Angeline Spader 215, RoxAnn Crowder 212.

Senior men — Ray Justus 210-256-242/708, Gil Moreno 258/691, Dennis Uhl 245/687, Charlie Heideman 226/607, Virgil Coffman 597, Dwight Brooks 234.

Senior women — Donna Cummings 205/554, Stacey Croskey 201/541, LaAnge Ginavan 539, Phyllis Zentner 191/499, Carol Tyler 221/497, Sue Allensworth 191.

Youth boys & girls — No scores.

WEST RIDGE LANES

Men’s series — Jerry Gentry Jr. 773, Allen Payne 768, Troy Cross 724, Brandon Clausing 721, Ryan Essman 721, Jeff Casto 711, Tony Nelson 706, Mike Parhomek 705, Trevor Baumgartner 703, Jason McRoberts 702.

Men’s games — Brandon Clausing 300, Terry Snepp 287, Paul Baumgartner 279, Ryan Essman 279, Jason McRoberts 279, Jerry Gentry Jr. 269, Allen Payne 268, Tony Nelson 267, Steve Harrison 265, Justin Trimmer 265.

Women’s series — Rachel Barber 620, Chelsie Bahr 606, Rachel Payne 584, Sheryl Drewis 583, Linda Matthias 569, Melissa Urich 567, Mona James 566, Ty Overstreet 566, Laura Kongs 562, Michelle Springer 556.

Women’s games — Michelle Springer 263, Sheryl Drewis 254, Rachel Barber 247, Rachel Payne 247, Kim Halseth 232, Kathy Bredahl 220, Chelsie Bahr 216, Laura Kongs 213, Audrianna Colburn 213.

Senior men — Chuck McLain 268/667, Rick Schauff 257/651, Rich Sears 643, Dick Feldman 246/642, Gerry Sanders 236/637, Len Kelly 235/632, Ron Griffin 632, Claude Coffman 630, Mark Grim 253, Jack Dick 248, Ray Beatty 235, Omer Van Vleck 234.

Senior women — Cleora Cushinberry 221/560 & 518, Donna Cummings 200/554, Marsha Moore 202/552, RoxAnn Crowder 526, Gwen Youngblood 203/523, Kay Johnson 519, Ann Dick 515 & 513, Pearl Colby 514, Marlene Flowers 513.

Youth boys — Noah Belt 256/682, Matt Peoples 235/628, John Baeten 218/621, Clayton Mumford 248, Jordan Freed 247, Zack Williams 232, Jared Freed 218, Blake Massey 212, Koby Hoar 212.

Youth girls — Cheyenne Cook 215/577, Hannah Casto 203/506.

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