51-year bowling veteran rolls 253
Our featured women’s bowler of the week is Sharon Dendauw.
Dendauw began bowling when she was 15 years old in Denver, Colo., in 1948. Her father, Murph, taught her the basic and fundamentals. Dendauw began bowling in leagues when she was 20 years old.
The Dendauws, Don & Sharon, moved to Lake Tahoe in 1965 and began bowling in the His and Hers League. They both are now entering their 30th year of bowling in that league.
Dendauw’s highest series, 618 and highest game, 258 were rolled in Denver, Colo., in 1955. Her 253 game last week was the highest women’s game shot this year at Tahoe Bowl. Dendauw was on three first-place teams: 1979, 1987 and 1997.
Dendauw bowls with her husband because they both enjoy the game and it’s a night out together. Everyone is capable of bowling regardless of age, status, or physical abilities, says Dendauw. It’s a great clean sport where you can meet good people, compete and have a lot of fun, she added. Dendauw said she will bowl as long as she’s able to.
In the His and Hers League, rolling for Award of Tahoe, averaging 157, Sharon rolled games of 160, 253 and 199 for a 612 series to qualify her as Shott’s woman bowler of the week. Great Bowling, Sharon!
Our featured men’s bowler of the week is Juan D. Bach.
Bach bowls in the Goofers League and last week rolled games of 233, 157 and 209 for a 599 series – with only a 170 average – to qualify as Shott’s men’s bowler of the week. Great Bowling, Juan.
Congratulations to Mike Kivi who rolled a 726 series, including a 290 games in the His & Hers League. Kivi will receive his 700 patch series award along with his 11 in a row plaque from A.B.C.
Congratulations to Tom Otomo who rolled a 708 series as a substitute bowler in the His and Hers League. Otomo will also receive his 700 series patch award from A.B.C.
Last week’s scores
Gutter Gussies (3/22) – Bonnie Maderis 186, Lois Loveless 179, Alva Hubbard 174, Judy Guinn 176, Mary Alice Dayton 171, Tammy Kirchubel 175, Doris Aeberli 175. South Tahoe Seniors (3/23) – Doria Brozzo 194, Robert McGuire 235, Dick Soyland 191, Rande Howell 203-268/645, Clyde Perlenfein 202, Richard Danna 178, Steve Layton 185, Mona Terrell 212, Mike Kazarian 204, Ken Miklosy 190, Jack Post 213, Chuck Haglund 175, Bill Leonard 191, Ray Bennett 191, Barrett Stiff 212, George Markis 197, Virgie Roger 201, Ray Horton 179, Leo Fuller 203, John Filas 225-200/617.
His and Hers (3/23) – Neil Nyswonger 181, Mike Kivi 239-290/726, George Cretilli 204, Bob Bolinger 217, Tom Otomo 266-210-232/708, Jim Klopp 216, George Markis 230, George Alm 211-246/652; Cliff Bell 203, Gail Vondriska 168, Sharon Dendauw 253/612, Jan Bergman 200, Dale Lawton 209, Richard Hart 205, Kevin Iggens 200-203, William Campbell 221-214-235/670, Daryl Regala 217-236/652, Ebon Slack 220, Michael Blank 234, Gloria Marsden 202, Dennis Hofferbor 247-216-226/689, Bob Wasilchuk 2330-211/609, Rick Wasilchuk 222. Goofers (3/24) – Harold Guidry 235, Juan Bach 233-209, Ron Rathburn 233, George Bergman 230-211/609, Dennis Minami 222, Becky Grunewald 207, Mona Terrell 199, Doris Brozzo 192, Linda Puskas 189, Don Mayer 214-215-203/632, William Street 2110-204. Guys and Dolls (3/25) – Ben Storie 223, Rick Soyland 217-235/600, Willie Campbell 229-203, Peggy Swift 246, Monte Reece 226, Danny Jones 224-218-203/645, Jeff Stockton 209, Bob Bolinger 210, Shirley March 180, Patrick Healy 223, Pat Fountain 200-215-205/620, Betty Brunson 217, Don Figeroa 200, Jere Petrie 207, Brian Stanton 235-202/612, Ron Rathburn 200, Al Line 199, Mario Lomibao 203-233/625, Richard Hart 231, Ed Branson 200, Joan Filas 203, Tom Nobriga 205. Scratch Trio (3/25) – Kevin Iggens 201, Mario Lomibao 214, Mike Blank 213, Jim Sterling 205-226/627, Lee Hall 275, Russ Anderson 215, Arlene Hailey 214, Franz Goepfert 226, George Alm 202-225-200/627, Ken Kostelnik 213, John Shott 225-247/631, Tom Otomo 229-213/603, Rick Soyland 201-225, William Campbell 230-225/642. Basin Bowlers (3/26) – Patti Howell 194, Sandy Campbell 198, Willie Campbell 260/634, Jon Wallace 216, Patti Page 199, Ray Wilson 206-243-219/668, Patrick Healy 203, Wayne Koch 205, Doug LaPierre 205, Huey Melhorn 211.
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