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President and VP slots open during Modesto USBC annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Modesto USBC is on the calendar for July 23 at 10 a.m. It will be held at Yosemite Lanes. This is the meeting where board elections are held. Up for election for this year are the offices of president, one vice president and seven director positions.

To run for president and vice president you must be a member of Modesto USBC with an active card and served at least two years as a board director. Directors need to have an active USBC card and be a member of the Modesto USBC. If you have bowled in a league in Modesto this past season or this summer you should have an active card. Application forms are at the bowl desks and must be returned by July 17, either back to the bowling center or mailed to Modesto USBC, 2617 El Charro Dr., Modesto 95354.

Other items usually on the agenda are the election of representatives to the national and state conventions, dues increases and the general business of the association.

Wayne Garber took the title in the May Yosemite Scratch 6-Gamer after finishing the qualifying round in second with a 1,466. Mark Mazzulla was the top qualifier at 1,489. Wayne rolled the semifinal stepladder match against the third place qualifier his son Will. Dad took the match in a 243-226 face-off. Wayne then advanced to the championship match and defeated Mazzulla 234-224. Garber took home $400 for first, Mazzulla made $285 for his second place finish. Will Garber made $225 for his third place finish, and is the top money winner this year with a $1,009 in his pocket. Dad Wayne is in second overall with $715 to his credit.

Greg Bennitt and Joyce Lewis won their respective divisions in the Yosemite Senior No-Tap Tournament. Bennitt topped the men’s side with his 931 set. Joe Cornish finished second (929), while Andrew Samerin was third (887). hird at an 887 was Andrew Samerin. Lewis was tops on the women’s list with an 862 total. Pat Baskin finished second (853) and Bernice Smith was third (851).

There are two tournament options available this Friday. The ladies’ can put a team together to roll in the Ladies Luncheon Trio Tournament at Yosemite. Tournament scoring starts at 9:30 a.m. Check-in and potluck at 9 a.m. In the afternoon the McHenry Senior Doubles No-Tap Tournament rolls at 1 p.m. Doubles teams can be any combination of men and women. Potluck at Noon, check-in at 12:30.

The 68th annual Peach Classic Tournament at McHenry is rolling on weekends through July 30. The singles handicap tournament rolls every Saturday and Sunday at noon, 2:30 and 5 p.m. This weekend is a Bonus Day and will pay an extra $100 to the high score for the day and $50 to second high. Entry Fee is $60 per person and includes all prize lists. Call McHenry to reserve your time at 571-2695.

Seniors, don’t miss your chance to bowl locally in the California State Senior Open Championships. They will be in Modesto for five weekends Oct. 22 through Nov. 19. The team event will roll at Yosemite, while doubles and singles will be at McHenry. The tournament is open to bowlers that are age 50 or older. Events include four-person team in two divisions, plus Doubles and Singles and All-Events in three divisions. Entries are at the bowl desks.

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