Ed Silva of Manteca took the title in the December Scratch 6-Gamer at Yosemite and earned a spot in the Tournament of Champions, on Dec. 30.
Silva topped the qualifiers with a plus-78 then went on to defeat second-place qualifier Gregory Thompson Jr. in the final match of the stepladder finals. He won $248, and a spot in the TOC. The Championships will feature six different oil patterns on six pairs and have over $650 added to its prize fund.
Angie Bosio was on the top of the women's prize list of the Christmas Celebration Tournament at McHenry. She scored an 886, followed by Jean Rodrigues at 863. Beth Sims rounded out the top three at 843.
Reigning champ Glenn Mount won his second tournament in a row with a 907 total. Claude Ham's 884 was good for second and included a no-tap 300. In third, was Pinky Martin at 880.
Judy Roberson, Gloria Chin and Virginia Higle won the Ladies No-Tap luncheon with a team total of 2,152. In second were Nancy Speltz, Roxanne Grubb and Debra Taliaferro (2,085), followed by Jackie Wilson, Sherry Kuharich and Fonda Jameson (2,017).
In league scoring, Ryan Dunscomb got his first 800 series an 801 on games of 236, 279, 289 in the Del Rio.
If you're looking for some family fun during the holidays, area bowling centers will be open. McHenry Bowl will be open regular hours every day except Christmas, when they open at noon. Yosemite Lanes will be open 24 hours every day.
Thursday, the Mixed Kegler No-Tap Trio Tournament is running at McHenry starting at 9:30 a.m. Teams of three can be any combination of adult men and women with a team maximum of 660. Check-in is at 9 a.m.
The Yosemite 55 & Older No-tap Tournament is Friday at 1 p.m. Check-in is at 12:30 p.m.
The Junior-Adult Double Elimination Scholarship Tournament will be New Year's Day at Yosemite. Each team consists of one youth and one adult bowler, and features two divisions scratch and handicap. Team maximum is 440, and will use a 90 percent handicap in the handicap portion. After three games of qualifying, the field cuts to the top eight per division followed by a double-elimination final round. The tournament rolls at 10 a.m. with check-in at 9 a.m.
The deadline for reservations for the Senior "New Year's Eve in Paris" tournament at McHenry is Christmas Eve. The tournament and party includes a light lunch, party favors, champagne and toast, prize drawings, and colored-pin money shots. Starting time is 11:30 a.m. Dec. 31, and the New Year will be celebrated at 3 p.m. in Modesto midnight in Paris.
That night, the bowl will be open for public bowling with drink specials, favors and a champagne/cider toast at midnight.
Reservations are being taken at Yosemite for its Kids and Adult Glow Bowling Packages for New Year's Eve. Kids celebrate at 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with bowling, party favors and an apple-cider toast. Cost is $65 to rent-a-lane for up to six people. The adults party from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. with a champagne toast at midnight. Cost is $80 per lane. Call Wayne at 524-9161 to reserve your lane.
Dallas Kadry is an employee of McHenry Bowl; reach her at email@example.com or (209) 571-2695
McHenry Bowl Leagues
ADULT LEAGUES Mixed Match Point: James Brodie 268/932 Claudelle Bonaccinie 207. Monday Madness: Dave Mitchell 259, Jeremy Newman 679, Wendy Magadeno 207/535. Del Rio Jet Vegas: David Coronado 254, Ryan Dunscomb 693, Becca Johnson 208, Sheila Puscizna 537. Scratch Trios: Joe Cleary 910, Jim Bolme 279, Tara Riddle 944, Pam Schaal 268. Tuesday Triples: Mike Swickard 256, Terry McBride 706, Barb Wilderson 205/542, Lori Spani 205. Duke n Duchess: Scott Duncan 610, Bill Ebina 214, Juanita Hickman 191, Deann Smoke 524. Paramount: James Ford 279/727, Cat Eastham 196/562. El Dorado: John Walsh III 258/671. Wednesday Vets: Dwight Sullivan 24/690, Ginger DeMello 172. Midweek Madness: Bernard Simpier 211, Jim Rachels 578, Chrys Heese 231, Alma Overweg 547. Reno Mixed: Richard Erler 235, Gry Lytle 621, Anja DeBoer 191/528. Empress-Pioneer: Julie Parker-Bohrer 216, Joyce Hebert 583. Wednesday Mixed 5's: Earl Purcell 299, Freddy Irvin 742, Robin Carr 590, Bre Sandoval 225. Stardusters: Lenny Nottley 168. El Portal: Ruth Sonke 179. Federal: Sean Schafer 278/763. City Employees: Austin Hancock 267, Steven Heune 645, Tena Cozby 510, Carol Hancock 183. Suburban: Danny Yee 257, Chris Awalt 706, Debbie Fortino 210/580. Black Oak Classic: Steve Munson 300, Donnie McKinney 290-234-279803/1030, Carol Serpa 248, Kayley Olvera 822. Friday Veterans: Bill Click 267, James Brodie 724, Ginger DeMello 219/522. Dairymen: Don VanVliet 253/646, Linda Haan 214/532. Reno Bound: Tyler McElmury 270, Jim Marksman 741, Heather Freitas 252/648. Sundowners: Darrell Coleman 269, DJ Timko Jr 683, Kathy Milburn 243/596. Sunday Jr/Adult: Dave Wedig 226, Denise Huber 155. Weekenders: Don McKinney 279, Charlie Robertson 692, Sue Sprenger 615, Jennifer Crain 235/615. Memorial: Roger Moua 208/578, Joy Peterson 161.
SENIOR LEAGUES Friendly Villagers: Nate Garrett 200, Bill Rieg 533, Betty Tull 171. Homewood Village: George Layton 209, Mike McCalip 558, Gloria Chin 176/506. Young at Heart: Ken Davidson 223, John Mott 625, Ruth Johnson 177. SIR: John Kincanon 269, Bob Glover 668. Classy Ladies: Jo DeClusin 192/500. Cross Point: Loren Spooner 217, John Mott 606, Janet Spooner 588, Angie Bosio 205. Prime Timers: Theodore Beasley 230, Robert Moore 640, Olivia Clinton 188.
YOUTH LEAGUES Super Bumpers: Antonius Thompson 103, Marie Page 69. Strikers: Braden Spani 151, Haley Spani 98. Wild Zodiacs: Kameron Simi 194, Darius Voosoughi 500, Sarah Bohrer 207. Jr Gold Scratch: Micah Corralez 247, Erik Hains 838, Julie Scheaffer 780, Brianna Scheaffer 212. Thurs Bumpers: Tyler Cornelius 30, Jazelle Pottruff 22. Thurs Super Bumpers: James Pottruff 100, Natalie Menezes 98. Cartoon Mania: Gabriel Villasenor 144, Laura Fernandes 157. Thursday Trios: Nathaniel Mohr 178, Skye Corralez 143. Sun Jr/Adult: Riley Murphy 143, Marcella Olson 122. Special Olympics: Eric Hawkins 180, Kelly Napuunoa 195. Modesto Blind: Joseph Cabral 224, Jeannine Dalhgren 102.
Yosemite Lanes Leauges:
ADULT LEAGUES Monday Jr/Adult: Norm Wolff Jr 278/773, Sherry Dillard 232/573. San Joaquin: Rick Arnold 254, Brent Topie 248/671, Melanie Karle 212/554. Veterans League: Bill Click 267/716, Judy Roberson 205/510. Comet: Jeff Warner 269/767, Bonnie Garber 228/668. Town n Country: Michael Bartlow 275, Ron Johnson 242/718. Classic Trios: Wayne Garber 300, Joel Wheat 299/763, Carol Serpa 234/577. Morning Belles: Debbie Couch 211, Cindy Akers 185/548. Guys & Gals: Joel Diel 300/750, Carol Szephegyi 225, April Walker 204/534. Telco: Nate Erlenbusch 234/673, Greg Ebenal 267. Mexican American: Tony Cordova 262/681, Tina Munson 246/648. Gallo: Chris Bygum 268/762, Kevin Wix Sr 274, Kelly Lewis 221/598. Staikoff Classic: Larry Barker 258/706. Yosemite Majors: Nick Kelley 300, Freddy Irvin 278/774, Allison Jones 263/686. Hi Low: Dean Houck 233/684, April Walker 221, Ramona Mata 188/505. Reno: Jim Paculba 231, Jack Simmaly 237, Kim Baker 193. Sunday Fun Mixers: Dave Ramsey 255/716, Camilla Delgado 215, Tina Munson 197/571. Sunday Jr/Adult: Dwayne Hunter 245, Natalie Hunter 213.
SENIOR LEAGUES Hiz and Herz: Ray Gamble 258/664, Kathy Campbell 181. Midway Match Point: Pedro Flores 233/649, Sharon Zimmerman 222/572. Jalopy: Bob Webster 227, Bob Blackwell 210/598, Joyce Goblirsch 195/517. Young @ Heart: Cliff Marceau 278/741, Kathy Campbell 176. Golden Age: Frank Alcaraz 238/616, Virginia Higle 189/518, Kathy Burner 193. National Classic: Bob Neuerburg 279/782, Marcie Ingalls 210, Nancy Speltz 184/538. Scratch Trios: Pedro Flores 247/669, Gary Riley 255, Sharon Moore 197, Jan Rupp-Vigneau 189/541.
YOUTH LEAGUES Monday Jr/Adult: Curtis Moffit 253, Kevin Wix Jr 234/615, Haley Wolff 209, Tori Young 206/561. Marlins: Josh Gaddam 126, Vikki Walker 102. Flounders: Ayden Obrien 100. Future Stars: Elijah Lopez 100, Brianna Garcia 78. Super Stars: Kadyn Reyna 79, Jocelyn Vasquez 55. Sunday Jr/Adult: Curtis Moffitt 223, Megan Hunter 191. Roadrunners: Kyle Gaudio 159, Claudia Grimes 124.