After 10 years, Howell rolls 1st perfect game

November 04, 1990|By James H. Jackson

Gary Howell, bowling in the Monday Morning Triples League at Country Club Lanes on Pulaski Highway last week, rolled a 300 game, the first of his 10-year career.

Howell, 40, who bowls for Team No. 8, also rolled games of 192 and 135 for a 627 set. He carries a 178 average.

James Neeld, bowling on Team No. 6 in the same league, had a 705 set Monday, rolling games of 237, 244 and 224. Neeld carries a 183 average. Bob Ward, bowling on Team No. 13, recorded a 279 game and a set of 698. Ward also had games of 204 and 215. He has a 179 average.


Tom Grem rolled a 300 game and an 803 set in the Tuesday Night Fairlaners League at Fair Lanes Timonium. Grem also rolled games of 277 and 226.

Other top scorers were Mark Wovas, 223-257-268748; Roy Harris, a 268 game and 711 set; George Ensor, 257 and 710; Bernie Smith, 279; Ed Ewing, 261 and 688; Rich Mullikin, 258 and 688; Dave Marsh, 256; Rodney Hyde, 256 and 679; Jim Detweiler, 679; and Chuck Tillman, 256 and 675.

Carl Jawarski, bowling in the Baltimore County Industrial LeaguTuesday at Fair Lanes Towson, rolled a 789 set with games of 266, 257 and 266.

John Fantini of Baltimore, bowling in the $75,000 Treasure Coast Senior Open at Fort Pierce, Fla., earned $1,500 for finishing 14th. Fantini averaged 205, posted a 13-10-1 record in head-to-head competition and had 10,271 pins in the 48-game qualifier.

Paul Busch of Dover, Del., finished 13th and earned $1,550. Busch averaged 206, was 12-12-0 in head-to-head and had 10,275 pins in the qualifier.


Fair Lanes is offering an introductory program for senior duckpin bowlers (55 and over) beginning tomorrow and running through Friday at the 22 duckpin centers in the Baltimore area. Seniors can bowl free (three games and the use of shoes). Thereafter, the cost will be $3.95 per person.


The Amateur Duckpin Tour is holding a tournament today at 11 at Fair Lanes Perring Parkway. Next weekend's tour stop will be at Longmeadow Bowl in Hagerstown. Action will get under way at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

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