Worotny rewarded at Rochester 10-pin tourney


Marc Worotny of Burlington, carrying a 179 average, claimed the top prize – $3,000 – in the Lilac No-Tap Handicap Tournament in Rochester with a score of 976. He started the singles event with a pair of no-tap 300 games, added a 268 third game for an 868 scratch total, 976 with handicap, and a 58 pin win over his next closest challenger.

Burlington’s Shawn Anderson placed ninth with 848 and won $250. Matthew Lewis rolled 768 and collected $30. Worotny paired with Jason Lucas for ninth in no-tap doubles with 1,570 and shared $250 while Anderson and Lewis were tenth at 1,554, worth $200. In mixed doubles, Jim and Barb Hollands of Hamilton placed 60th with 1,342 & won $60.

A pair of 1,000 sets were recorded in Skyway Lanes Jonarc play as Ryan Dickinson bagged a 1,031 (261, 258, 247, 265) and Steve Smith 1,010 (278, 247, 217, 268) with Art Oliver close at 986 (224, 254, 231, 277). Super singles were Chris King’s 279, Dave Custeau’s 278, Corey Davies’ 276, Aaron Bouchard’s 268 and Ray Sakalas’ 266.

The next week six games over 250 came from Oliver, 268, Davies, 258 and 256, Ron Smith, 257, Sakalas, 254, and Jack Luke, 253. In P&G action, Barb “Ace Reporter” Hollands reports Larry Pratt, 145 average, with 227 and 200 for a 549 triple. Marty Coward tied Brent Andrecyk’s 752 high triple with 235, 247 and 270. Andrecyk smoked a 279 and Kyle Connelly a 256. In VSL play, Ed Margueratt pumped his 27th. 600 of the season, a 639 (244) and Wendell Harrison stroked a 259.

At Prime Time Bowling, Lionel Lewis was high at 981 (269) with Chris Nardi at 265 and Sioban Ryans with a 264. A big set overlooked was Art Oliver’s 1,017 (226, 279, 274. 238). A pair of unusual 5-7-10 splits have been left by Crystal Maurer and Tom Johnston. High averages with one month left are Lionel Lewis at Prime Time at 232 and Sioban Ryans at PTB and Catherine Willis at Burlington Bowl at 211.

Top triples at Burlington Bowl are Willis, 780 (278, 234, 268), Russell Ross, 753 (278), Mick Anderer, 752 (287), Vic Riding 739 (280), Gary Hartling 737 (277), Chris MacDonald 711 (259) and Lee Anderson 701. Andy Milne threw a 286, Tom Johnston had a 265 and John Haywood rolled 255.

The annual Cancer Assistance Program Bowl is this Saturday (April 4) at Skyway Lanes at 1 p.m. with Ken Welch of CHCH TV back as emcee. Last year over $7,400.00 was raised. Three more perfect games to report in the next Hamilton Scores.

In Hamilton Tenpin Trivia: Sparing the difficult 7 – 10 split at Hamilton Bowl in 1983 were Tracy Rowe, Jeff Murphy, Charlie Redding, Lew Roberts, Rick Gall and Harold Kipp. Bowling on TV goes way, way back to Ozzie & Harriet episode 26 on March 27, 1953.