Ann Arbor 700 Club
Preliminary Results of the 32nd Annual 600-700 Clubs Mixed Foursome
Lodge Lanes was the host center for this year's tournament on February 12th. 25 teams bowled for the $1600 prize fund. This year's champions are the team of Leslie Cunningham, Terri Henri-Brotz, Larry James and Tom Brotz. Their total handicap score of 2916 was 12 pins better than the foursome of Jennifer Fry, Robbin Fry, George Fineran and Mike Goike. The high game of the day was 274 bowled by Nick DeFelice in the first game. The high series of the day was 752 bowled by George Fineran. The high game bowled by a 600 club member was 268 by Tracy Irons and the high series by a 600 club member was 690 bowled by Kim Collar. Additionally, there were 4 700 club members who bowled 700 series: Joe Andrusiak(731); Larry James(724), Nick DeFelice(714) and James Thomas(703). Similarly, there were 8 600 club members who bowled 600 series: Jennifer Fry(689); Tracy Irons(659); Christina Richert(649); Terri Henry-Brotz(633); Roberta Fry(623); Penny Morgan(611); Sierra White(602) and Becki Myers(600). Five bowlers bowled scores earning 6 special achievement awards: Debbie Winkler (200 Game); Bertha Page (200 Game and 500 Series); Willie Bowles (250 Game); Tracy Irons (250 Game) and Brad White (250 game).
Final Results of the Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic and Mary Hardy Singles Tournament
A total of 57 bowlers took to the lanes for the first combined Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic and Mary Hardy Singles. 25 women participated in the Mary Hardy Singles Division. 28 bowlers participated in the Classic Division. 16 bowlers participated in the Senior Division and 9 bowlers participated in the Super Senior division. Jessica Mitchell won the Mary Hardy Division with a 1057 handicap score. Jessica bowled the high game (298) and series (780) for tournament. Larry James won the Classic Division with a 1012 handicap score. Lonnie Jones posted the highest scratch score with a 993 to earn the title Scratch Champion. Roger Crawford won the Senior Division with a 1018 handicap score. Dennis Arend won the Super Senior Division with a 967 handicap score.
The high game bowled by a 700 Club member was 296 bowled by Mike Fink. Lonnie Jones posted the high 3 game series for a 700 club member with a 755. Jessica Mitchell earned two special achievement awards, 700 Series and 150 pins over average series. Terry Wilson earned the special achievement award for a 700 Series. Mike Fink and Jessica Mitchell both earned recognition for their 11 Strikes in-a-row for their 296 and 298, respectively. Thank you all for participating!
Thank you all for participating!
Final Results - 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles
Lodge Lanes hosted this year's 50th Annual tournament on December 13, 2016. This year's tournament saw 51 entries competing for the $1606.50 prize fund. The duo of Liz Payeur and Ron Clement took home the title with a combined score of 1525. Jessica Mitchell had the women's high series with 738. Traci Skye also had a 700 series with her 706. Mary Martin(623); Liz Payeur(620); Penny Morgan(609) and Leslie Cunningham(600) were the remaining women with 600 Series. Ron Clement shot the men's high series with 792. David Martin(739); Larry James(736); Chris Collar(730); Mike Fink(727); Bill Risner(722); Johnny Epps, Sr(722); Don Osugi(721); Ron Ellis(721); Roger Crawford(719); Mike Goike(718); Joe Andrusiak(704) and Dave Bentley(700) were the remaining men with 700 Series.
Final Results of the Michigan 700 Club State Jamboree
The Ann Arbor 700 Club hosted this year's tournament at Lodge Lanes. 11 teams from the Flint 700 Club and 10 teams from the Ann Arbor 700 Club competed in this year's tournament for a prize fund of $1324. The team winning score was posted by Nevelle Kirby, Michael Sanders, Diamonde Griggs, Darryl McGhee. Their 2831 pin grand total was a combination of 2795 scratch pins and 36 pins of handicap and was 15 pins better than the second place finishers, Bob Bowling, Jim Bigmeat, Rick Tokar and Al Olah, Jr. The third and final paid score was 2790 bowled by the team of James Thomas, Cynthia Allison, Reginald Green and Richard Allison. The high game of the day was 287 bowled in the first game by Rick Tokar. The High Series of the day was 761 bowled by Ron Ellis. The female bowler with the high game and series was Donielle Fowler who had 268 in the second game on the way to her 703 series. Four bowlers rolled score worthy of five achievement awards with Donielle Fowler earning two. In addition to Ron Ellis and Donielle Fowler, five other bowlers finished with "700" Series: Nevelle Kirby and Richard Allison, each with 720; Darryl McGhee with 712; Tom Brotz with 709; and James Thomas with 706. Thanks for your participation!
Final Results of the Sixth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament
Pinz Bowling Center was the site for the Sixth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament. 54 bowlers, comprised of 49 Ann Arbor 700 Club Members and 5 non-members, helped to make this fifth tournament a success. The team of Ron Ellis(800), Brian Priano(649) and Reggie Green(712) captured the top spot with a 2161 handicap score. Thirty-nine pins behind them was the trio of James Thomas, Cynthia Allison and Richard Allison. The third and final paid position went to Al Kotcher, Bobby Grams and Tres Smith who had a 2090 handicap score. The total prize fund was $801 for this year's tournament. The high game of the day was bowled by Ron Ellis who bowled a 288 in the second game. Ron also bowled the high series of the day with his 800 and also won the $50 honor score prize. James Thomas with 713 and Reggie Green with 712 were the other bowlers to have 700 series. Cynthia Allison had the women's high series of the day with 628 and Sherri Carter had the women's high game of the day with a 246 in the second game. Two bowlers rolled Achievement Award scores: Brian Gentry had 256 the last game to earn the 250 Game Award and Reggie Green earned the 700 Series Award with his 712 series. Congratulations to both. Thanks for your participation!
Welcome to the 2016-2017 Bowling Season
The first tournament of the year is fast approaching. The Sixth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament will be held at PINZ BOWLING CENTER on Sunday, September 25th. Cost of entry is $25 per person with the requirement that at least one person on the team is an Ann Arbor 700 Club member.
The State Jamboree is being sponsored by the Ann Arbor 700 Club this year and is being held at Lodge Lanes on October 24th. Reserved entry deadline is October 14 with walk-ins accepted if lanes are still available. This year's tournament is limited to one squad of 40 teams. Please get your entries in early to claim a spot.
Good Luck and Good bowling in the 2016-2017 Season!
Tournament Dates for 2016-2017
11th Annual 700 Club Open Doubles
Brighton Bowl was the site of this year's 700 Club Doubles Tournament. 20 teams took part with the Duo of Anton Bullock and Donnie Odum besting the field. They also led qualifying to earn the $50 squad prize. The high game of qualifying was 280 bowled by Ron Clement. Jerry Fritts had the high scratch series with 773. Don Chapman had the high handicap series with a 795.
After qualifying, 77 pins separated first and fourth place. Ed Vasas and John Schneider bowled a 271 first game. They only gained 16 pins on first place as Anton and Donnie bowled a 255. Ron and Erie Clement also bowled 255 to take over second place. In the final baker game, Anton and Donnie bowled 238 staking their 2034 score. Ron and Erie had a chance to strike out to win, but fell 24 pins short, shooting 246. John Kranick and Don Chapman bowled back to back 226 games to fall to third place. John Schneider and Ed Vasas finshed in fourth place after bowling 201 in the final game.
Thank you all for participating! Checks were mailed on May 7, 2016.
Congratulations to Ed Vasas, National 700 Club Single's Champion in both the Classic and Grandaddy divisions for 2014-2015.
By virtue of his 804 scratch series in last year's Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic Tournament, Ed Vasas captured the National 700 Club Single's title for both the Classic Division and the 55 and Over Grandaddy Division.
Last update February 23, 2017