, Port Arthur, Texas


December 15, 2012

Patti Gay on bowling: Tommy Nguyen's 769 sets pace

PORT ARTHUR —  Once again the Valero league was the place to be for the top bowlers of the week.  Tommy Nguyen, shooting a 235-269 and 265 for a really sweet 769 series led everyone and Sami Jo Williams, taking the high spot for the ladies, rolled a 711 series with two good games of 268 and 269.  

 Rhett Williford-237-236-266-739, CJ Moity-205-268-256-729, Shane Harlow-245-242-236-723, Rob Kistner-204-258-258-720, Mike Doyle-219-210-290-719, Logan Lomasney-247-213-255-715, Branden Powell-207-236-268-711 & 257-202-249-708, Chris Chiasson-257-234-213-704, and Bill White-209-246-245-700 also shot in the 700 range.



MONDAY SENIORS:  Cotton Glidewell-247-610, Bill Blackman-205-544, Don Dunn-236, Bill Lawless-219, James Pitre-214


VALERO:   Tommy Nguyen-235-269-265-769, Rhett Williford-237-236-266-739, Rob Kistner-204-258-258-720, Mike Doyle-219-210-290-719, Sami Jo Williams-268-269-711, Branden Powell-257-202-249-708, CJ Moity-243-677, Bob Cullums-247-669, Darrell McKee-256-666, James Neel-248-223-637, Justin Tremont-206-223-595, Ryan Smith-208-208-564, Caleb Klein-256-560, Blaine Davis-211-550, Kelsey DelValle-203-505, Robert Duke-289, Tray Batson-268, Kirwin Melo-256, Richard Cooper-251, Shane Harlow-243, Kurt Cullums-238, James Pitre-229, Rebecca Cook-226, Ashley Nunez-226, Murphy Burch-224, Ray Gaspard-223, Casey Tucker-214, Leonard Casmore-204, Heather Cooper-156


ROADRUNNERS:  CJ Moity-205-268-256-729, Don Bourg-209-216-604, Venix Morris-217-554, Bill Allen-204-551, Geraldine Rebert-190-544, Gary Vincent-213, Phil Rogers-202


QUEEN TUMBLERS:  Stephanie Harrison-201-587, Jenni Beaumont-192-522, Lynne Richter-201-517, Dot Font-185


GOLDEN OLDIES SRS:  Cliff Mosley-228-594, VJ Willis-206-565, August Gonsoulin-224-565, Bill Allen-193-526, Frank Rios-192-511, William Gore-193-500, Gary Vincent-256, John Greig-213, Art Leon-188


MID COUNTY MIXED:  Alberto Elefano-146-450


FUNBOWLERS:  Stuart Ellis-247-246-673, Aubrey McKee-204-212-599, Tammy Berg-212-216-587, Danny Norris-234-571, Patsy Ronquille-211-566, Bob Grusecki-204-564, Ronald Leonard-203-560, Judy Lynch-200-483, Dean Wersig-248, Ashley Nunez-247, Larry Perio-225, James Roberson-217, James Neel-214, Becky Weir-213, Sam Procell-203, Alan Kay-201, Diana Dennis-177, Chris Merritt-169, Laura Procell-148


MEGA MONEY:   Shane Harlow-245-242-236-723, Logan Lomasney-247-213-255-715, Branden Powell-207-236-268-711, Chris Chiasson-257-234-213-704, Bill White-209-246-245-700, Mike Rodgers-246-247-693, Gary Vincent-225-230-226-681, Mike Charles-239-216-659, Curtis Harrington-237-658, Devin Rankin-232-641, Matthew Mannino-236-630, James Pitre-224-629, Caleb Klein-259-597, Troy Berg-256-591, Bret Chipman-238-584, Ryan Williams-214-583, Michelle Powell-210-581, Michael Morvant-201-559, Derik Gund-268, Trey Fournier-265, Bryan Mitchell-264, Sami Jo Williams-254, Wayne Lavergne-251, Kirk Veillon-247, Robert Duke-247, Russell Hebert-247, Lyn Bourgeois-242-234, Matthew Wolfe-231, Fred Feldschau-227, Cuong Cao-225, Jim Singleton-222, Wayne Pratt-212, Gloria Divello-209, Rex Morris-204, Ryan Smith-203, Craig Rankin-200


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