Hamilton’s George Lambert IV, currently attending Wichita State University, has been named to the National Collegiate Coaches Association All-American second 10-pin team in the United States.
Lambert has many bowling accomplishments, the highlight being placing third in the United Sates Bowling Congress Masters tournament on television in the United States and Canada. In his first year at Wichita, he recorded a perfect game in league play. While still a Hamilton junior he averaged 225 with a high triple of 815, both junior records.
Dan McLelland of Windsor was named to the collegiate first team.
Tom Johnston, who fired his second 300 game recently, gave number three a go at Hamilton Mountain Bowl, but was stopped after eight strikes for a 255 game. William Hicks also had the first eight for a 277 game and 919 set. Steve
Smith used a 267 to score a 904, Aaron Bouchard slapped a 902 and Tom Simpson dealt a 255 game. Travis Cauley, 20, finished the season with 725, 708 and 678 triples for a 205 average.
The annual meeting of the Hamilton Association is set for Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at Hamilton Mountain Bowl.
At Skyway Lanes, Joe Borkovic rolled a 686, Tim Easlick had a 684, Chuck Ellis hit 653 with a 266 single, and Ed Margueratt charted 645 (220,223,202), Super singles included Terry Gregory, 258, Karen Nicol, 242, Mike Ellis, 236, Doug Stickney and Ed Margueratt, 233, Jim Margueratt, 227, and Debbi Roketta a 201.
At Prime Time Bowl, William Russell tried for his third 300 of the season, but came up three pins short with a 297. Dan O’Neale started with 10 strikes for a 289 and with 279s were Klaus Herchenroder, Richard Parker and Russell
Ross. Brian Leach grabbed a 267, Rob O’Byrne a 266 and high average is a tight battle at 235 between Lionel Lewis and Art Oliver.
Hamilton tenpin trivia: George Lambert IV, in the May 2005 CTF Nationals in Mississauga, started slow with 137 and 164, before averaging 230 for the next six games on his way to the gold medal. Lambert averaged 206 for 32 games with a 289 high game.