Bel Air has long list of junior awards


June 13, 1993|By DON VITEK

At Bel Air Bowl, the junior bowling awards list recently was published for three divisions -- Bantams, Preps and Juniors.

Shawn Ryan and Lindsey Burden took the award for higaverage in the Bantam division, Shawn for the boys and Lindsey for the girls.

Shawn, 8, lives in Bel Air and attends Ring Factory Elementary School. He carried a 90 average and posted a high game of 132 and a two-game set of 223, both scratch figures. He also won an award for perfect attendance.

Lindsey, 9, lives in Fallston. Besides posting the high averag(83) for the Bantam girls division, she had the high scratch game and set, 123 and 222, respectively.

Vance Chapman and Jennifer Henneman were the most improved bowlers in the Prep Division.

Jennifer, 10, started bowling last September. She lives in Bel Air and is a fourth-grader at Ring Factory Elementary. A member of the fifth-place team, The Bundies, Jennifer increased her average 14 pins to capture the girl's most improved bowler award. her high game for the year was 122.

Vance, a sixth-grader at Fallston Middle School, picked up 16 pins on his average to win the boys most improved bowler in the Prep Division.

Bowling with the sixth-place "Alley Brats" team, Vance finished the year with a 92 average and an award for perfect attendance.

the Junior Division, Kim Oteyza and Jennifer Beckner picked up multiple awards besides leading the boys and girls, respectively, in high average for the year.

Oteyza was on the Junior team and the Doubles team that won the 16th Cecil-Harford YABA Championship in December. He lives in Bel Air.

He captured the high-average award with 165, was the boys most improved bowler, picking up 13 pins, won the award for high series handicap with a 681 set and took the award for high series scratch and high game scratch with 618 and 256, respectively.

His sixth award was for perfect attendance. And he was a member of the first-place Junior team.

Beckner, of Bel Air, has been bowling tenpins for half of her 14 years. Her 144 average held the Girls Junior Division for the 1992-1993 season.

Her 688 was tops for the high game handicap award. She shot a 539 to capture the high scratch series and tied for the lead in high scratch game with Katie Piet at 205.

All-Star Travel League

The All Star Travel League, consisting of 12 teams of youth bowlers drawn from Forest Hill, Country Club and Brunswick Crown and Perry Hall, has completed its season.

Forest Hill Team #2 -- Chad Kornick, Todd Duley, Dave Harkins

and Eric Lundeen -- finished first.

Mixed championship

The Harford County Women's Bowling Association and the Cecil-Harford Counties Men's Bowling Association are sponsoring the first Mixed Championship Tournament at Harford HTC Lanes in Aberdeen on June 19-20. The ABC- and WIBC-sanctioned event will close entries at midnight tomorrow. Information: (410) 638-0946 and (410) 273-6369.

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