Bouchard rolls 12th perfect game

Aaron Bouchard has rolled his 12th perfect game at Skyway Lanes with a 300 in Jonarc Classic action.

After 209 and 246 games, Bouchard achieved perfection with the ace for a 755 triple. A 150 last game gave him a 905 series. Along with 12 perfect games, he has four games of 299, a 298 and a pair of 800 triples – 829 (289, 262, 278) and 810 (279, 265, 266) for 19 honour scores, second high in Hamilton behind Art Oliver Jr.’s 24, which includes 13 perfect games.

Aaron’s wife, Amy Bouchard, has two perfect games.

With less than two months left in the season, 22 perfect games have been recorded by 19 men and three women – Crystal Maurer, Chelsea King and Sioban Ryans.

The top houses with 300s are Prime Time (eight), Skyway (six) and Star (five). There are six 299s by five men and Crystal Maurer and a 298 by Chris King.

King was high at 1,015 (264, 248, 247, 256) and Doug Schatz tripped 814 (268, 278, 268) for his last three games for a 977 series. Greg Schultz, from Bowlerama Stoney Creek, and Matt Glidden tossed 277s, Scott Grunau, rolled a 269, while Russ Dee and Mike Ellis had 268s and Roy Ward hit for 255.

In Commercial play, Vince Iacozza Jr., dealt a 629, Ron Colling had a 612 (244), Vince Iacozza Sr. scored a 606 (253) and Nick Cafagna hit a 255.

For the Westinghouse bunch, Tim Enoksen posted a 723 (254), Kyle Marquette had a 673, Nobby Herchenroder showed a 672, Ed Margueratt rolled a 646 (248) and Kristen Enoksen had a plus 70 with a 203.

June Najbor is back with scores for the Skyway Sunday juniors as Matt Lovell hit 613 (225) and super singles included Billy Craig, 227, Ben Konyi, 215, Joey Ranson plus 70 at 204, Brett Starrs plus 47 at 202, Alexandra Amey, 174; and Cody Hazell-Malek plus 71 at 167.

In VSL play, Barb Roy spared the difficult 8-10 split and Ed Margueratt stirred a 235 game.

For the Star Lanes youth, Bill Hicks reports David Novak with his fourth 700 with 714 (236, 234, 244). Mike Scargall used a 226 for an even 600 and Derek Pite collected his highest game ever, a 226, 90 pins over his average.

A pair of 700 triples at Splitsville included John Gilbert with a 705 (245) and Brad Cote 702 (255). Super singles are Len Owen and Tegam Male, 278; Wally Legacy, 267 and Paul Rix, 255. At Burlington Bowl, Debbie Fawcett, 590, Ted Wilcox, 617, Bruce Turnbull, 585 and Sandy McKeown, 565.

HAMILTON TENPIN TRIVIA: Don Watson, a Hamilton Life Member, won $700 for winning the first annual O’Connor Classic in Toronto in 1960 with 1,044 (226, 225, 190, 190, 213) to win by 19 pins. Jack Currie of Hamilton stirred a 695 triple in a Toronto tournament in 1935.