Hammer Open starts Saturday at Country Club Lanes

September 23, 1990|By James H. Jackson

The $50,000 Ladies Professional Bowlers Tour Hammer Eastern Open will begin Saturday at Country Club Lanes on Pulaski Highway with pro-am events scheduled for 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Action will continue through Oct. 4, with the touring pros beginning practice rounds Sunday at 8 a.m. and the tournament beginning Oct. 1 at 9 a.m.

The tournament will culminate Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. with stepladder finals, which will be televised by ESPN.

Aleta Sill is the defending champion, and Jeanne Maiden and Rene Fleming won the previous tournaments at Country Club Lanes. For more information, call 686-2556.

Two women's duckpin world records were set in the past three weeks at Greenway Bowl East in Baltimore. Joyce Sala (484), Mary Beth Morel (479), Carla Brown (395) and Harriett Horton (449), bowling in the Ladies Pro League, broke the four-game set record of 1,740 set in 1983 by rolling a set of 1,807 Sept. 5.

Eight days later, Debbie Mumaw (420), Pat Fox (414) and Lynne Heller (509), bowling in the Ladies Pro Triples League, broke the three-game set record of 1,325 set in 1982 with a 1,343 total.

* John Tragert of Gaithersburg and Barbara Leicth of Albany, N.Y., combined for a 6-4 record and an 8,070 total to finish fourth and earn $1,200 in the Women's All-Star Association Professional Bowlers Association mixed doubles tournament at the Showboat Lanes in Atlantic City, N.J.

Other local money-winners included: Jean Williford, Severn, 1,663 pins and $235; Pat Bailey, Largo, 1,642 pins and $180; Joel Eiler, Berlin, 1,779 pins and $347; Bruce Hollen, Baltimore, 1,760 pins and $270; and Glen Shipe, Owings Mills, 1,702 pins and $176.

* John Chaney (541) and John Vogel (506) combined for a 1,047 score and won the $1,200 first prize in the Greenway Bowl East Member-Guest Duckpin Doubles Tournament.

John Ports (412) and Scoop Goodman (505) finished second with 917 and won $600. Dave Sicca (421) and Goodman (493) tied for third at 914 with Mike Roberts (417) and Dave Shears (497), Barbara Gordon (388) and Al Debelius (526) and Pat Malthan (501) and Sicca (413). Each won $275.

* Bill Fitzgerald, Baltimore, 491; Wayne Catlin, Baltimore, 488; Rick Warlick, Baltimore, and Russ Lang, Baltimore, both 467; John Chaney, Baltimore, 465; Bob Love, Garrison, 463; and Jim Hood, Frederick, 461, moved into the finals of the Amateur Duckpin Tour championship, which will be held Oct. 21 at Fair Lanes Prince George's beginning at 9 a.m.

Top prize will be a 1990 Geo Metro; second place will be worth $2,000; third $1,000; fourth $500; fifth $300; sixth $250; and seventh $200.

* Scott Poe of Glen Burnie continues to lead the scratch singles division of the Hanover (Pa.) Bowling Centre Tournament with a 911.

Tracie Harville of Temple Hills rolled a 968, including a 266 game, to move into seventh place in the handicap singles division, which is led by Lillie Green of Philadelphia with 1,007.

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