Kadry on Bowling: Modesto bowlers score big on scholarship list

06/03/2014 5:37 PM

06/03/2014 5:38 PM

The Pepsi State Finals scholarship list was just released, and Modesto had several winners.

Roman Heath took third in the Boys Under-15 category to receive an $1,100 prize. Sara Nassberg was third in Girls U12 and earned $500. Brianna Scheaffer ended in fifth for the Girls U20 to win $200. Shellie Dawson took third in the Handicapped Girls U20 for $50.

District winners also were announced. Local winners included Marina Hair, $196; Braden Spani, $152; James Neely, $134; Haley Spani, $100; Lia Prepoutse, Alysa Alcaraz and Tiffany Palm, $65; Kosta Prepoutse, $60; Peter Kennedy, Vivian Serrano and Max Ruthford, $50; Nathan Flint, $45; Paul Massengill, Dalton Durossette and Shellie Dawson, $40 each; Kalynn McCray, $35; Joshua Gaddam, Jeremy Wall, Jennifer Correia and Nathaniel Mohr, $30; and Joshua Hernandez, Haroula Prepoutse, Travis McQuisten, Taylor Palm, Gavin Acosta and Brittany Scheaffer, $25. ...

Abe Abston won the men’s side of the Yosemite No-Tap with a 933 total. Eric Benz (888) was second, followed by Gary Riley (872). Abston and Riley each included a no-tap 300 game in their totals. Sylvia Williams (889) was high for the ladies, followed by Ann Zuidema (862) and Betty Gerritsen (847). ... Zuidema, Kelly Napuunoa and Anja DeBoer won the Ladies No-Tap Trio Tournament at McHenry with a 2,340 total. Debbie Couch, Deana Swickard and Cindy James finished second at 2,287, and Olivia Clinton, Mary Eccleston and Kathy Wesley were third at 2,191. ...

Modesto Mayor Garrad Marsh rolled his second perfect 300 while in office, this one in the Wednesday Mixed Fours league. Interim City Manager Jim Holgersson stopped by and witnessed the perfecto. This made a career total of 14 300 games for the mayor. ...

The McHenry Senior No-Tap Tournament competes Friday at 1 p.m. Potluck starts at noon with check-in at 12:30 p.m. ... The Peach Classic is running at McHenry this weekend with squads at noon, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. both days. The five-game singles tournament guarantees $2,500 for first place. Walk-ins are welcome and must check in 15 minutes before each squad. ...

The California State Youth Championships are running on weekends from July 12-27 in Bakersfield. The team event will be hosted by AMF Southwest Bowl, and doubles and singles are at Regency Lanes. The handicapped tournament will have five divisions in each event, based on average. This year, entrants can bowl more than once in team and doubles as long as they change partners. Walk-ins are welcome. Ancillary tournaments running concurrently are the Queens & Masters (scratch), Prince & Princess (handicap) and Coaches Relief (adults). Entries are at the bowl desks or online at www.calusbc.com. ...

Entries are out for the Storm National Mixed Championships from Aug. 7 through Nov. 2 at the National Bowl Stadium in Reno. It’s a combination of two tournaments, each having several events. The first tournament is the Open Festival of Bowling with team, doubles and singles in adult and senior divisions. Teams can be any combination of men and women. Youth can bowl in adult/youth doubles and youth singles. The second tournament is the National Mixed with team, doubles and singles events for adults. Teams must have two men and two women, and doubles must be one man and one woman. Entries are at the bowl desks or online at www.nationalmixed.com.

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