Ten Bowlers set one week record shooting eleven 700s
Larry Mason

Feb. 15, 2005 - During the past seven days, 10 Classic Lanes bowlers set a new one-week record for 700s, shooting 11. The previous high was nine.

Wes Campbell had the highest series of the week, a 763. It was his ninth of the year. Dickie Harrison had the most 700s, two, shooting 706 and 702. He now has five. Darreyl Dixon recorded his fourth 700 in his last six attempts. It was a 760, and is his 11th of the season. Joe Kirkpatrick also registered his 11th of the season as well, a 720. Mark Smith collected his ninth, a 753. Mike Gilliland booked his sixth, a 708; Neldon Smith his fifth of the season, a 738; Keith Ethridge and Eloy Chapa recorded 700s number four, 720 and 712, respectively, and Clinton Cline hit his second, a 717.

Three bowlers came close to hitting 700s. Vincent Smith shot 695, Turk Morgan rolled a 694, and Jason Keller stroked a 693.

Amy Sharp topped the ladies again, for the second week in a row, throwing a 646 on Tuesday.

Debbie Miller attained a personal best on Sunday night, shooting her first ever 500 series, a 504. She was averaging 136 at the time. She finished Sunday 96 pins over her series average.

Justin Haggerty shot a career-high game of 280 on Tuesday night. Five other men have matched his feat. Haggerty shot a 652 for the evening.

Donnie Wooten rolled his highest series ever on Thursday night, shooting a 584, finishing the night 125 pins over his series average.

Others who bowled well this week include: Justin Parmer and Chuck Hill (679), Tarry Davison (675 Sunday/644 Thursday), Mike Fletcher (664), Jesse Haggerty, Jason Parmer and Matt Arnold (663), Koy Cline (655), Larry Stovall, Michael Carter and Danny Burns (652), and David Strain (647).

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Larry Mason writes a weekly column on the bowling leagues at Classic Lanes. His column appears on Tuesday.

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