Kadry on Bowling: Three youth bowlers selected to NorCal All-Star team

June 17, 2014 

Three local youth bowlers were named to the prestigious NorCal All-Star team.

Brittany Scheaffer, 18, was named to the Major Girls team. She averaged a 197, which included a 277 game and a 673 series.

Sara Nassberg earned a spot on the Prep Girls team. The 11-year-old had a 168 average, up 20 pins from last year. She posted a 246 game and a 643 series.

Meanwhile, Roman Heath, 13, secured a spot on the Prep Boys team. He averaged 200 this past season. Heath recently placed in the National Pepsi Scholarship Tournament, posting a 300

He will represent California at the 2014 Junior Gold Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., July 11-18 and vie for a coveted spot on the Junior Team USA.

The three bowlers will be honored at the All-Star Banquet in August at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. ...

Winning the Yosemite Ladies Luncheon No-tap was the team of Jackie Wilson, Sherry Kuharich and Fonda Jameson, who shot 2,257. Pam Lecher, Beth Sims and April Doran (2,214) were second followed by Kathy Ereso, Michelle Layton and Debbie Taliaferro (2172). ... Another career-first 300 game was bowled in the Scratch Trio League. Ander Gregory put the first 12 in the pocket for a 300, then continued to strike the next 10 frames of the second game to end with a 288. He finished with a 198 game and a 786 series. Last week, teammate Kyle Johnson had his first perfecto. ...

The Mixed Kegler Trio Tournament is Thursday at McHenry. The tournament starts at 9:30 a.m., check-in at 9. Teams can be any combination of men and women. Build your own team or come alone and be placed on one. ... Friday, the McHenry Doubles No-tap will roll at McHenry. Bowling starts at 1 p.m., with check-in at 12:30 p.m. Potluck lunch will be served at noon. Doubles team can be any combination of men and women. ... The June sweeper for the Scratch 6-Gamer at Yosemite is Sunday. Check-in is at 11 a.m. and play starts at noon. The oil pattern will be the USBC Doubles & Singles pattern. Modesto USBC will be holding their monthly instructional clinic Sunday at Yosemite starting at 10:30 a.m. Bowling and instruction is only $5 per person on a first-come/first-served basis. ...

The Junior/Senior Firecracker Doubles at McHenry is July 4 at 1 p.m. Teams of one youth (age 18 and under) and one adult (age 55 and over) bowl three games in this fun event. No averages are needed to bowl. Entry includes a barbeque lunch at noon and lots of prizes. Check-in is at 12:30 p.m., and cost is $17 per person. Call Terry at 571-2695 for more information. ... The Peach Tournament runs this weekend and offers bonus squads both Saturday and Sunday at noon, 2:30 and 5pm. On “Bonus Days” the top scores of each day will earn an extra $100 for first and $50 for second. The five-game handicapped tournament runs through Aug. 3 and guarantees a first-place prize of $2,000 and $20,000 total prize fund. Call 571-2695 for more information or to reserve a spot. ... The youth bowling program at McHenry is again having a fundraising fireworks booth in the bowl parking lot. The booth opens June 28 and runs until the evening of July 4. Bowlers receive a 10 percent discount on any purchase.

Kadry can be reached at (209) 571-2695 or mchbowl@aol.com.

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