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Summer League 2002 - Week 4 Report

26th May 2002

Round 4 of the Monday Night Tenpin League saw the number of 200+ games almost hitting double figures.

The first of these came from Roddy Bremner of Hitmen & Her with a 204 game as they did battle with Gowks - his team comfortably taking all the first game points. Gowks' Barbara Ogrodnik then hit back with a 214, however Garry Ross and Ally Gray helped to ensure that the Hitmen took the lions share of game 2 also with 205 and 204 pins respectively. Game 3 was a much closer affair and Hitmen & Her eventually ran out winners by 13 points to Gowks' 7.

Lanes 5 & 6 produced the highest scores of the night as Wasters took on Papa's Kids. A closely fought first game delivered 238 pins (215 scratch) from Papa's Kids' Geoff Simpson. Wasters' sub John Mackenzie then threw a 217 to help win the 2nd game. His
brother, Donald, who was also subbing for Wasters, then slammed in a superb 262 (232 scratch) with 6 strikes in a row. Despite a 212 from the Papa's Kids' Keith Wilson, Wasters also managed a 13 to 7 points win.

Gutterlevel took on the vacancy scores with high hopes of a respectable win. The first game saw them well on target with all members bowling above average. However, pride comes before a fall, and all bar Dave McGillvray lost their points in the 2nd game. They rallied in the last game to take the match by 15 points to 5 with Robin Clarke scoring a 201.

Best results of the night came from the middle game with Geoff Simpson hitting a 562 series for Papa's Kids, and Wasters sub Donald Mackenzie getting the night's only 600+ series with a 607.


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