Ann Arbor 700 Club
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.
Preliminary Results of the 31st Annual 600-700 Clubs Mixed Foursome
31 teams took to Lodge Lanes on February 14, 2016. Awaiting results.
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.
Final Results of the Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic
A total of 24 bowlers took to the lanes with 14 bowlers participating in the Regular Divisions and 19 bowlers participating in the Senior Divisions. Ed Vasas followed up his National 700 Club Single's title by again staking claim to the Classic Division. His 952 scratch score bested the field and Tom Shereda by 27 pins. In the Handicap Division, Erie Clement claimed his first Single's Title with 1046 total pins. Sierra White used back-to-back 246 games to finish out the tournament and place second with 973 total pins. In the Senior Division, Sherri Carter topped the field with 988 total pins. Ed Vasas finished second with 956 total pins. In the Super Senior Division, Don Chapman claimed the honors with 992 total pins. Last December, Don also led the field after qualifying in the Senior Match Play Championship. Dennis Arend finished second with 940 total pins.
The high 3 game scratch series score belonged to Erie Clement who had 711, including 264 in the second game. The high game of the day went to Allen Kotcher who bowled 266 in the second game on his way to a 705 series. Ed Vasas was the third and final bowler to shoot 700, also bowling a 705 series. Sierra White posted the high women's scores with a 246 game and 651 Series. Prize Checks were mailed on February 19th.
Final Results - 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles
Lodge Lanes hosted this year's 49th Annual tournament on December 13, 2015. This year's tournament saw 60 entries competing for the $1770 prize fund. The duo of Laurie Marks and Dave Grzesik took home the title with a combined score of 1497. Cynthia Allison rolled the women's high game with 267 in the second game. Robbin Fry had the women's high series with 685. Penny Morgan(660); Kim Collar(651); Cynthia Allison(637); Jessica Mitchell(634); Candy Loschiavo(613) and Suzanne Watson-King(608) were the remaining women with 600 Series. Joe Holtz shot the men's high game and series with 299 and 772, respectively. Ron Ellis(765); Rod Radant(750); Ed Vasas(749); Royce Holman(725); Richard Allison(708) and Dave Grzesik(705) were the remaining men with 700 Series. Five bowlers posted scores worthy of the local special achievement awards: Joe Holtz, 150 Pins over Average and 700 series; Royce Holman, 700 series; Dave Grzesik, 700 Series and 250 game; Cynthia Allison, 250 game; and Mike Cornette, 250 game. Prize Checks were mailed on December 26th.
Last update November 16, 2016