Duckpin bowler Nigh captures tournament

March 10, 2006


Mark Nigh was the winner of the 10th annual Beaner Jones Memorial "King of the Hill" Scratch Singles Tournament Sunday at Dual Lanes, Hagerstown.

Nigh, who tossed the high game of the tournament with a 203 was the second highest qualifier with a six game scratch total of 887. Other qualifiers were: Bernie Hipkins, 899; Danny Burdette, 887; Denny Myers, 877; and Scott Mills, 846.

Nigh defeated Burnette in a two frame roll-off to determine second and third positions.

In the stepladder finals: Mills defeated Myers 133-111; Burdette defeated Mills 180-142; Nigh defeated Burdette 139-131; Nigh defeated Hipkins 183-108.

Nigh received $300 and a plaque from the sponsors of the tournament - Woodpoint Grill, Garton Electric, Wood's Upholstery, Carter and Associates Advertising Services and Aladdin Awards.

Tournament champions

John Dudley and Chris Day were the winners of the Carter and Associates Advertising Services/Storm Bowling Products Scratch Doubles Tournament.

The duo was the fifth highest qualifiers with a 12 game scratch total of 2,690.


Other qualifiers were: Bill Kershner II and Travis Yeates, 2,703; Mark Cover and Steve Maggi, 2,740; Harry Baker and Jeff Harding 2,751; and D.J, Shawyer and Chris Rogers, 2,758.

In the Baker Doubles finals: Dudley/Day (238) defeated Kershner/Yeates (216) and Cover/Maggi (179); Dudley/Day tied Baker/Harding 202 and won a two frame roll-off 49-28; Dudley/Day defeated Shawyer/Rogers 259/213.

During qualifying, Steve Carbaugh tossed games of 248, 257 and a perfect 300 for a 805 set.

For the perfect effort and the 800 set, Carbaugh will receive awards from the United States Bowling Congress.

Chris Day tossed a near perfect 299 game, leaving the four pin on his final toss of the game.

He added games of 266 and 245 or an 810 set.

Day will receive awards from the United States Bowling Congress for the 299 game and the 800 set.

Tournament winners

William and Charles Black were the winners of the Sara-Jean Lowe Memorial Adult/Youth Handicap Doubles Tournament Sunday at Dual Lanes.

The duo was topseeded qualifiers with an eight-game handicap score of 2,010.

Other qualifiers were: Mike Cook and Brandon Churchey, 2,003; Daniel Foltz and Jerry Heck, 1,931; Amber Sandy and Danny Wiles, 1.926; and Mike Rutherford and Lisa Churchey, 1,886.

In the stepladder finals: Rutherford/Churchey (476) defeated Sandy/Wiles (458) and Foltz/Heck (425).

Cook/Churchey defeated Rutherford/Churchey, 461-421 and Black/Black defeated Cook/Churchey, 485-401.

The duo received a trophy from Aladdin Awards and a bowling ball courtesy of Storm Bowling Products for the victory.

Dual Lanes tenpin report

In the Supervalu Mixed League, Sherry Moore tossed games of 223, 204 and 256 for a 683 set. For bowling a set 675-699, Moore will receive a $25 Dual Lanes House Award.

In the Richard Pentz Men's League, Jerry Jacobson tossed games of 259, 258 and 259 for a 776 set.

For bowling a set 775-799, Jacobson will receive a $25 Dual Lanes house award.

In the Darrell Witte Commercial Major Men's League, Jeremy Nave tossed games of 246, 268 and 178 for a 792 set. For bowling a set 775-799, Nave will receive a $25 Dual Lanes house award.

In the Flying Feathers Mixed League, Curtis Witek tossed a perfect 300 game, his third of the season at Dual Lanes.

He added games of 232 and 181 for a 713 set.

For the perfect game, Witek will receive a plaque from Dual Lanes and awards from the Central Maryland Bowling Association and the United States Bowling Congress.

In the Saturday afternoon Fellowship Mixed League, Debra Smith tossed games of 199, 214 and 157 for a 570 set, 156 pins over her 138 average for set.

For bowling 150+ pins over her average, Smith will receive a $25 Dual Lanes House Award and an award from the United States Bowling Congress.

In the Saturday No-Nonsense Mixed League, Kenny Herrell tossed an outstanding 289 game which included 10 consecutive strikes.

The game was 106 pins over his 183 average.

For bowling 100+ pins over his average, Herrell will receive a $25 Dual Lanes house award and a wrist watch from the United States Bowling Congress.

Upcoming tournament

Dual Lanes will be hosting a Scratch Doubles Tenpin Tournament on Sunday, March 19 at 9 a.m.

The tournament which is open to all United States Bowling Congress adult members is being sponsored by Quality First Insurance, Antietam Paving Co., and Storm Bowling Products. $500 and Storm bowling balls are guaranteed for first place.

For more tournament information, call Dual Lanes at 301-739-7858.

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