Sykesville's Owens gets No. 1 duckpin ranking

December 16, 1990|By James H. Jackson

Jon Owens of Sykesville and Kathy Boswell of North Providence, R.I., are the nation's No. 1-ranked duckpin bowlers for the 1989-90 season, according to the National Duckpin Bowling Congress.

Owens had a 153.859 average for 290 games with a total pinfall of 44,619. Boswell had a 144.837 average for 399 games with a pinfall of 57,790.

The rest of the top 20 men include: Scott Wolgamuth, College Park, 152.093 average; Mike Steinert, Baltimore, 151.814; Jeff Pyles, Hyattsville, 151.750; Peter Pierce, Cranston, R.I., 151.138; Chuck Kramer, Laurel, 150.624; Eddie Darling, Laurel, 149.980; Swede Lavers, Stratford, Conn., 149.861; Don Dove, Baltimore, 148.702; Jim Reisberg, Sykesville, 148.548; Buddy Creamer, Glenn Allen, Va., 147.987; Ken Mumaw, Baltimore, 147.889; Steve Iavarone, N. Providence, R.I., 147.849; Jeff Ferrand, Salisbury, 147.841; David Noyes, Manchester, 147.731; Steve Richmond, Warwick, R.I., 147.278; Jim Hogue, Eldersburg, 147.110; Ted Lewinski, Baltimore, 146.948; Mike Trepanier, North Haven, Conn., 146.735; and Brian Kulas, Windsor Locks, Conn., 146.665.

The remaining top 20 women are: Diane Jasper, Laurel, 143.731; Carole Gittings, Baltimore, 142.321; Linda Gosewich, Baltimore, 139.360; Anita Rothman, Baltimore, 139.108; Lynne Heller, Baltimore, 138.789; Pat Malthan, Baltimore, 138.564; Cathy Dyak, Rockville, 138.342; Carol Bunk, Glastonbury, Conn., 138.296; Adele Asimenios, Baltimore, 138.178; Debbie Shipley, Baltimore,

137.609; Bernadette Vece, Baltimore, 137.597; Chris Biondo, Baltimore, 137.569; Susan Bacon, Edgewater, 137.098; Beth Tolson, Baltimore, 137.013; Risa Jewell, Frederick, 136.864; Paddy Dowdy-Palmer, Hampstead, 136.572; Pam Nastasi-Buttner, 136.534; Cheryl Hover, Upper Marlboro, 136.253; and Pat Loomis, Baltimore, 136.108.


Bruce Hollen of Baltimore won the Professional Bowling Association Resident Pro Championship in Tacoma, Wash., Sunday, defeating Mike Scroggins of Amarillo, Texas, 214-202, in the title match.

Hollen, from Brunswick Perry Hall, knocked down 7,814 pins and won $6,000.

Fair Lanes Kings Point in Randallstown will be the site for next year's $150,000 Fair Lanes PBA Open, Feb. 24 through March 2. This is the 22nd year that Fair Lanes has sponsored the event, which attracts the PBA Tour's top bowlers, who vie for a $27,000 first prize.

The event will begin with pro-am events Feb. 24, and pro qualifying will be held Feb. 25. The finals, to be televised by ABC, will be March 2 at 3 p.m. Danny Wiseman of Baltimore is the defending champion.

The Pro Spot Qualifier Tournament will begin Dec. 30 at Fair Lanes Edgewood and also will be held Jan. 13 at Fair Lanes Dundalk; Jan. 27 at Fair Lanes Towson; Feb. 10 at Fair Lanes University in Adelphi; and Feb. 17 at Fair Lanes Kings Point.

For more information, call 521-5300.

Jack Ecker rolled a 709 set in the Baltimore County Industrial League Fair Lanes Towson.

Pat Bailey of Largo finished 18th in the Women's All-Star Association Tournament of Champions held last week at the Showboat Bowling Center in Atlantic City, N.J. Bailey won $185 for knocking down 1,797 pins.

Carol Zarr of Milton, Pa., won the tournament and was named WASA Bowler of the Year. Carol Luciano of Trenton, N.J., who finished third, was named Rookie of the Year.

Lynn Green of Baltimore finished eighth in the WASA Sweeper Tournament with 1,011 pins and won $185. Other area finishers included: Lula Chang of Columbia, who was 22nd with 989 pins and won $100; Linda Belcher of Linthicum, 31st, 954, $84; Brenda Jordan, Bladensburg, 38th, 930, $75; Dolores Cook, Westminster, 44th, 924, $69.

Ada Bylsma of Odenton finished fifth in the WASA Golden Girls Classic, also at the Showboat Lanes, with 960 pins, and won $100. Evelyn Carroll of Baltimore was seventh with 941 pins and won $80.


Jennifer Porter, bowling at her home lanes, rolled a 642 to win the Major Girls Singles title in the Baltimore Young America Bowling Alliance Tournament at Bowl American Glen Burnie. Rob Krysztofiak of Fair Lanes Timonium won the Major Boys title with a 714.

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