Isam hot with 700s; Ford leads youths

The Union Democrat Sports Department /

By RUTH ABREO

For The Union Democrat

Dan Isam must have had the Black Oak Lanes grooved perfectly to fit his bowling ball.

There were a whopping six 700 series bowled this past week and Isam recorded three.

Isam, bowling in the Jokers Wild league, rolled the highest 700 series- a 723.

Isam also rolled a 706 in High Rollers and a 701 in Monday Nevada.

Marty Pierce (Jokers Wild) scored a 722. Trini Mercado, Jr. (Gambler's

Getaway) rolled a 706 and Bob Thomas (Morning Rollers) rounded out the

700s with 701.

Rod Hirtzel was hot as he bowled a 287 in Early Birds which was

"only" 116 pins over his average - and this is higher than his score of

last week. He rolled 10 strikes in-a-row before the 1-2-8 got him.

Subbing in the Monday Nevada League as she sometimes does, Lynn

Porovich had a sizzling 257/624, which was the high for women.

Bowling her highest game and series of the season so far in the youth league was Mo Ford with a 197/539 for the girls.

Kyle Myers led the way for the boys with a 214/562. Young William Fye, 7, bowled 84 pins over his average with a 246 series.

Other notable scores for this report: Monday Nevada - Dan Isam 259,

Robert Porovich 688; High Rollers - John Rago 257, Dan Isam 256, Les

Starks 667; Morning Rollers - Evelyn Lohr 574; Jokers Wild - Larry

Blackmore 269, Steve Feola 258/690, Dan Isam 255; Umchu Full House -

Kevin Flanagan 655, Amanda Klaahsen 607; Gambler's Getaway - Jack Klein

652.

The "I can't believe I beat myself" department finds: Monday Nevada

- Jeff Larson 95 pins over his average with a 290; High Rollers - Steve

Warzee 99 over with a 300, Joey Garcia 78 over with a 235 and Jason

Hendricks 78 over with a 246 and in Senior Merrymakers, Bob Volpi was

75 over average with a 223.

The monthly Black Oak Senior No-Tap had the following results (from

two separate squads) for the women - Pat Wynne 836, El Anderson 826 and

Laverne Cortesi 809.

For the men - Ralph Feola rolled an 841, Rod Hirtzel an 835 and Clarence Rogers an 831.

The Annual Senior No-Tap tournament is scheduled for Mar. 2 (which

is already fully booked) and Mar. 9 which still has space available in

both the 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. squads. For more information, call Black

Oak Lanes at 928-9419.

Answer: Maple and the pin may be one piece or laminated two or

more pieces and must meet USBC specifications in terms of size, height

and weight.

Bowling Scores report for week of 2-6

Gold Country Youth Adult (1-29)

Youth Games-Girls: Mo Ford 197, Mariah Persson 154, Tricia Welch

135: Boys: Kyle Myers 214, Jarrett Walker 198, Chris Swendeman 190

Youth Series-Girls: Ford 539, M Persson 423, Welch 359; Boys: Myers 562, Walker 533, Swendeman 528

Games-Women: Maranda Dunn 187, Alice Gorman 152, Karrie Phillips 148; Men: Steve Dedmon 112, Dan Isam 207, Troy Welch 184

Series-Women: Dunn 464, Gorman 416, Phillips 388; Men: Isam 614, Dedmon 552, Rick Swendeman 508

Standings: The Yellow Submarines 18-2, Screwballs 15-5, Monster Trucks 14-6

Family Affair (1-29)

Games-Women: Barbara Persson 180, Ruth Abreo 163, Laura Persson

156; Men: Tom Hendricks 225, Mick Price 224, Joel Whitney 215

Series-Women: B. Persson 469, Abreo 447, Debbie Enos 431; Men: Price 579, Fred Persson 548, Hendricks 538

Team Game: Pin Heads 497, Team No. 4 491, Funny Farm 474

Team Series: Mission Impossible 1419, Pin Heads 1402, Funny Farm 1400

Standings: Team No. 4 9-1, Mission Impossible and 2 Hers and 1 Him 7-5

SIRS (1-23)

Games: Don Banchero 236, Rod Hirtzel and Bob Wright 224

Series: Bob Ferraro 593, Banchero 587, Dennis McKinney 583

Team Game: Dennis' Gang 757, Misfits 720, Hines Pickles 695

Team Series: Dennis' Gang 2187, Hines Pickles 2028, Misfits 1974

Standings: Dennis' Gang 4-0, Rejects and Drex Wrex 3-1 and four teams at 2-2

Monday Nevada (1-23)

Games-Women: Lynn Porovich 257, Amanda Klaahsen 214, Sandy Jones

200; Men: Jeff Larson 290, Dan Isam 259, Robert Porovich 246

Series-Women: Porovich 624, Jones 509, Jessica Devol and Phyliss Cotta 459; Men: Larson 723, Isam 701, Porovich 688

Team Game: Sierra Memorials 1023, Sears 978, The Tire Shop 897

Team Series: Sierra Memorials 2916, Sears 2750, The Tire Shop 2668

Standings: Licky Split 7-1, Sears, Boone's Memorials and Sierra Memorials 6-2 and three teams at 5-3

High Rollers (1-24)

Games-Women: Mary Feola 205, Sandra Lattin and Barbara Newman 193,

Nan Anderson 170; Men: Steve Warzee 300, John Rago 257, Dan Isam 256

Series-Women: Feola 531, Newman 512, Lattin 509; Men: Warzee 712, Isam 706, Les Starks 667

Team Game: Deadwood 876, Barber Bob's Bowlers 824, Bowling for Soup 809

Team Series: Deadwood 2359, Barber Bob's Bowlers 2372, Dost Property Mgmt 2339

Standings: Deadwood 13-3, Catherine's Jamestown 12-4, Team Rez 11-5

Morning Rollers (1-25)

Games-Women: Evelyn Lohr 214, Jeannie Philbin 204, Shirley Parades

20; Men: Bob Thomas 276, Bruce Peterson 235, Darvis Lee 224

Series-Women: Lohr 574, Philbin 540, LaDonna Newton 520; Men: Thomas 701, Peterson 647, Lee 638

Team Game: Bowling Buddies 887, Mega Star Financial 746, Blooms & Things 703

Team Series: Bowling Buddies 2382, Mega Star Financial 2209, Blooms & Things 1908

Standings: XE Energyers 13.5-2.5, Gold Country Travel 12-4, Mega

Star Financial, Blooms & Things and Sonora Pub Keggers 10-6

Young at Heart (1-25)

Games-Women: Elaine Simmons 215, Barbara Newman 213, Terry Hall 193; Men: Jim Simmons 243, Dave Rossi 234, Gene Deaver 226

Series-Women: Simmons 542, Irene Deaver 526, Kay Hunter 507; Men: Rossi 628, John Rago 616, Deaver 592

Team Game: The Force 814, Ham Bones 774, Outcasts 726

Team Series: The Force 2211, Ham Bones 2191, Outcasts 2148

Standings: Alley Brats and Wednesday Wonders 13-3, The 4 Studs and Good Time Rollers 12-4, Motley Crew 10-6

Jokers Wild (1-25)

Games-Women: Mary Feola 220, Barbara Persson 191, Sally Kerns 169; Men: Larry Blackmore 269, Steve Feola 258, Dan Isam 255

Series-Women: Persson and Feola 528, Rosie Wallis 471; Men: Isam 729, Marty Pierce 722, Feola 690

Team Game: Yosemite Title 860, Just Win Baby 826, 4 of a Kind 821

Team Series: Just Win Baby 2447, Yosemite Title 2402, 4 of a Kind 2382

Standings: 4 of a Kind 14-2, Josh Ditler Foundation 13-3, Team No. 7 12-4

Early Birds (1-26)

Games-Women: Shirley Parades192, Sharon McThorn 191, Joann Autler

and Jeannie Philbin 174; Men: Rod Hirtzel 287, Bruce Peterson 230, Duke

Alsup 212

Series-Women: Parades 545, Philbin 518, Cherly Terry 494; Men: Peterson 648, Hirtzel 625, Kasso 570

Team Game: San Carlos Bowl 819, Three Hers + A Him 704, Team No. 6 668

Team Series: San Carlos Bowl 2149, Three Hers + A Him 2035, Team No. 6 1921

Standings: Team No. 6 11-1, Three Hers + A Him 9-3, two teams at 8-4

Senior Merrymakers (1-26)

Games-Women: Barbara Wilson 191, Kay Hunter 180, Wilma Starrett 168; Men: Bob Volpi 223, Dan Isam 218, Dave Hunter 215

Series-Women: Wilson 497, Marcie Wells 484, Hunter 480; Men: Matt Clay 620, Isam 598, Jim Sehr 591

Team Game: The Neighbors 687, Custom Homes 685, The Awesome Fours 680

Team Series: Custom Homes 1934, The Awesome Fours 1911, Pin Busters 1888

Standings: Longshots, The Awesome Foursome and Fishermen 9-3, Custom Homes 8-4, and four teams at 7-5

Umchu Full House (2-2)

Games-Women: Amanda Klaahsen 214, Barbara Persson 212, Elaine

Simmons 193; Men: Kevin Flanagan 249, Jim LeMaster 245, Jeremy Curry 237

Series-Women: Klaahsen 607, Simmons 545, Persson 504; Men: Flanagan 655, Curry 651, Steve Feola 642

Team Game: Powerhouse 868, Funny Farm 868, Catherine's Jamestown 765

Team Series: Powerhouse 2442, Funny Farm 2412, Catherine's Jamestown 2172

Standings: Powerhouse 16.5-7.5, Catherine's Jamestown and Off The Mark 15-9, Mountain Oasis 14-10

Mixed Angels (1-26)

Games-Women: Irene Deaver 219, Joy Parades 190, Rita Rappe 176; Men: George Balcarcel 240, Bob Gomes 237, Les Olson 226

Series-Women: Deaver 582, J Parades 494, S Parades 483; Men: Olson 648, Deaver 635, Les Starks 631

Team Game: Mother Lode Engineering and Chip's Chevron 762, Sierra Glass 747, Discover Chiro 738

Team Series: Mother Lode Engineering 2221, Sierra Glass 2215, Chip's Chevron 2149

Standings: Hammond Ford 9-3, Sierra Glass 8-4, Sonora Tile & Supply 7-5

Gambler's Getaway (1-27)

Games-Women: Toni Sundling 189, Linda Shattuck 173, Helen Arlington

163; Men: Trini Mercado, Jr 247, Jack Klein 232, Art Kaua 204

Series-Women: Sundling 509, Arlington 457, Shattuck 448; Men: Mercado 706, Klein 652, Kaua 547

Team Game: NADS 846, Pinslingers and Steve's Auto Body 822, Big Kahuna 782

Team Series: NADS 2438,Steve's Auto Body 2403, Pinslingers 2370

Standings: NADS 15-1, Big Kahuna and Screwballs 12-4, and two teams at 6-10

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