Laurie Bobish of Waldorf finished third in the Fair Lanes Eight Or Better Winner Take All Women's Tournament rolled at 40 Fair Lanes Centers across the nation.
Chris Thompson of Scottsdale, Ariz., won $1,089 and the national title. Thompson, 24, who carries a 180 average, knocked down eight or more pins with her first ball 41 consecutive times.
Tana Reiss of Annapolis was 11th, Vee Acors of Dundalk 18th, Kim Sparinngella of Pikesville 22nd and Shirley Reid of Marlow Heights 48th.
Don Allen rolled a 299 game, leaving the 10 pin with his final ball, the Baltimore Country Industrial League at Fair Lanes Towson. He also had games of 153 and 224 for a 676 series.
Randy Young bowled a 245-211-257713 series in the Baltimore County Industrial League, and Stan Watts rolled a 278-163-261702 set in the Tuesday Early Show League.
Ron Steele of Forestville has moved into first place in the scratch
singles category of Hanover (Pa.) Bowling Centre's annual tournament.
Steele rolled high games of 256 and 243 and has an 884 total, one pin better than George Kostjal of Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Marylanders Walt Cervenka and John Andolina lead in scratch doubles with 1,220. Cervenka rolled games of 215, 223 and 215 for 653.
Marylanders with high single games include Joe Doctor, Millersville, 247; Pat Schalizki, Baltimore, 239; Cass Clarke, Abingdon, 221 and 173; Novella Smith, Baltimore, 217 and 200; Arthur Haynes, Forestville, 237; and Carmelene Williams, Temple Hills, 193.
The first Duckpin Professional Bowlers Association Tour stop will conclude today at Greenway Bowl East in Baltimore.
Among the leading bowlers competing are Jeff Pyles, Steve Iavarone, Swede Lavers, Eddie Darling, Buddy Creamer, Don Dove and Mitch Lewinski.