Peggy Parker of Bradenton was a double winner in the 58th St. Petersburg Women’s Bowling Classic, conducted at Seminole Lanes over the first three weekends of November.
According to the final, unofficial standings, Parker topped the singles with a net pinfall of 863, including 237 handicap pins, and she also ran away from the field in nine-game handicap all-events with a 2,381 score. In addition, she teamed with Karen Shaffer for a 10th-place doubles finish at 1,442.
Another Bradenton entrant, Ashley Cote, finished fourth in both singles (786) and all-events (2,263), in addition to pairing with Lisa Johnson for 26th position in doubles (1,415).
Sandy Combs of Bradenton also fared well, finishing fifth in all-events (2,252), tied for 20th in singles (747) and seven in doubles (with partner Mary Johnson, 1,457).
The team championship was claimed by Pinsetters No. 3 of Ocoee at 2,968, while the following teams from the Sarasota area also posted high finishes: All-American Heating & Cooling (fourth, 2,800); Myakka Heating & Cooling (ninth, 2,785); and Final Finish of Sarasota (28th, 2,711).
Taking first place in the doubles event were Margaret Bryan and Julie Harter of Lakeland, who earned the top score of 1,492.
Other representatives of the Sarasota-Manatee County USBC Association prominent on the leaderboard included: Heatherly Faulkner of Venice (8th in singles at 775 and tied for 12th in all-events at 2,188); Cyndi Forgeur of Sarasota (9th in singles at 772 and 11th in all-events at 2,192); and Cindy Grich of Osprey (11th in singles at 766 and 22nd in all-events at 2,181).
The popular tournament drew a total of 140 four-player teams, 279 doubles pairings, 534 singles and 548 all-events entries.
To view the complete order of finish, according to the final, unofficial standings, click here and go to the November section. The final prize list will be posted and available soon.
Senior women’s state tournament
Charlotte Hiett of Sarasota was the top area performer in the Florida Women’s Bowling Association’s annual senior championship tournament in Melbourne.
According to the just-released prize list, Hiett tied for eighth place in Division 2 singles (ages 65-up) with a score of 657, and she was seventh in six-game all-events at 1,272.
Linda Britt of Sarasota captured the No. 14 spot in Division 2 singles with 648, and her 1,254 score was good for 11th place in all-events. Linda Anderson of Sarasota was tied for 19th in Division 2 singles at 641.
Low-to-cash figures in each category were: doubles 1,236; Division 1 (55-64) singles 653; Division 2 singles 641; Division 1 all-events 1,251; and Division 2 all-events 1,240.
To view the complete prize list, click here.
Women’s 2012 state tourney in Sarasota
The Florida State Women’s Bowling Association’s 2012 championship tournament will be held in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
The four-player team event will be held at Sarasota Lanes, and singles and doubles will be conducted at AMF Bradenton Lanes. The tournament will span five consecutive weekends, May 5-6 through June 2-3.
Entry fee will be $25 per woman per event, plus an optional all-events fee of $5. In addition, optional scratch competition will be offered at $5 per event. There will be only one tournament division, and handicap will be 100 percent of 220.
Complete rules and information can be found on the official entry blanks, which you can download by clicking here.