April 9, 2009
SC Lanes Hosts Memphis City Bowling Tourney
The Scotland County Lanes hosted the annual Memphis City Tournament the first weekend of April, with bowlers competing in singles, doubles and team competitions.
Mikel Harvey captured the individual title with a final score of 746. Donnie Dennison scored a 728 to take second followed by Andy Middleton (664), Nancy Hirner (663) and Steve Simpson (660).
Simpson bowled the best scratch score of 660. Dennison had the second best scratch score of 581. Terry Byers and Shawn Douglas each bowled a 570 scratch and Sheree Priebe bowled a 563 scratch.
A total of 44 individual scores were used to determine the individual standings.
The doubles title went to Elizabeth and Dale Vandeveire with a final tally of 1335. They edged the team of Harvey and Brandi Dale, which took second with a 1322. Simpson and Chris Talbert were third with a 1318. Douglas and Lloyd Eickson were fourth with a 1313 and the team of Jennifer Talbert and Donna Talbert rounded out the top five with a score of 1295.
Simpson and Chris Talbert had the best scratch score of 1288. Twenty-two teams competed in the doubles event.
The Party Shack Team took top honors in the team competition. Dennison, Bobi Holt, Hirner and Tami Seppelt bowled a 2604 to win the contest.
The DoJoLaHa team of Joe Talbert, Lathan Watson, Donna Talbert and Harry Ransford was second with a 2520. Third place honors went to Larry’s Barber Shop. Team members were Harvey, Scott Goff, Shane Graham and Riney. The fourth place team was Memphis Auto Parts. Team members Hirner, O.J. Simpson, Alan Adams and Tami Seppelt bowled a 2460. The Catfish Place Thursday team of Donna Cook, Millie Elliott, Sandy Arnold and Terry Byers was fifth with a 2456.
Harvey ended up on top of the all events standings with a total score of 2174. Second place overall went to Holt with a final score of 2002. Hirner finished in third with a 1976 followed by Dennison at 1960 and Donna Talbert at 1943.