Kevin Ducas blasted a perfect game to complete a 780 series at Treasure Lanes, and that represents the top individual performance in this weekend’s byteclay.com report of high league scores at bowling centers in the Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte County area.
Competing in the Tuesday Night Men’s League, where he now carries a 213 average, Ducas pounded out games of 253, 227 and 300.
James Creutz was stung by a final-ball 7-pin, and he settled for a 299 game in the middle of a 713 series in the Thursday Earlybirds League at Treasure Lanes.
Mike Aleshire, who has accumulated more honor scores than any area bowler, blasted a 298 game in the middle of a 710 series in the Cook Spring Invitational at Sarasota Lanes. The big game fell two pins shy of perfection due to a final-ball 6-10 split, and Aleshire’s average now stands at 232.
On the distaff side, Samantha Rocca-Linder made it three 700-plus series in her last five sessions in the My Salon Suite League at AMF Gulf Gate. Her latest series was 705 on scores of 258, 233 and 214, and her average climbed to 220.
Two bowlers posted far-over-average scores in the Aqua Pools Mixed League at AMF Venice Lanes. Correy Sanchez opened a 644 series with a 123-over 290 game, and Rodney Tennant had a 206-over 731 series on scores of 215, 248 and 268. And in the My Salon Suite League at AMF Gulf Gate, Jeremy Smith posted a 101-over 287 game to open a 684 series.
Bobby Lessig and Greg Lindsay both strung 10 consecutive strikes in a game to finish with scores of 289. In the Cook Spring Invitational League at Sarasota Lanes, Lessig, who carries a 218 average, capped a 702 with his big game, while in the Friday Night Mixed League at Bowland Port Charlotte, Lindsay’s 289 came in the middle of a 697 set, and his average stands at 221.
In other notable league scores from area bowling establishments:
- TREASURE LANES: Mike Aleshire 279 and 277-724, Jeff Desfosse 279, Mike Janosik 276-728, John Nickols 269, Jason Gottfried 269, Daniel Michala 267-745, Jerry Weese 267, Bob Pazur 267, Larry Magrie 267, Kevin Sullivan 266, Terry Fuller 266; Ona Wood 237 and 225, Nancy Wroe 236-663, Karen Lokker 233.
- SARASOTA LANES: Scott Hall 279-761, Richard McLaughlin Jr. 279, James DeWitt 275, Danny Shaffer 268, Mike Huffman 268, Andrew Ramthun 265, Terry Deshaies 736, David Shedrow 724, Greg Talbot 709, Earl Knopf 703, Tony Cinelli 702; Barb Ripley 257-636, Wendy Brown 246-610, Dottie Ceurter 610.
- BOWLAND PORT CHARLOTTE: James Creutz 278-706, Robert Smith 269-727, Wes Flowers 268, Daniel Gassera 266-715, Calvin Harris 266, Richard Oliveira 723, Matt Carter 710; Esther Nadel 248-636.
- AMF BRADENTON LANES: Mark Donushi 278; Paula Wenzel 233-650 and 228-610, Gabe Barone 225, Rochelle Banks 632, Nancy West 610.
- AMF GULF GATE LANES: John Thompson 279, Roger King 266-745, Jim Gilmore 266-715, Kevin Reichenbach 715; Jennifer Peacock 603.
- AMF VENICE LANES: Clyde Stary 279, Shawn Poneleit 272, Terry Cline 267, Mike Zink 725, Jack Lysinger 709.
- ENGLEWOOD BOWL: Ruth Tokarz 225.
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