Thursday, May 29, 2014

Sisters Continue To Roll
Kenneally (651), Williams (617), Davignon (610) Post High Sets

South Glens Falls - Twisted Sisters kept up their torrid pace Thursday afternoon in the Forever Young league at Kingpin's Alley, going 4-0 against an absent Boston Strong Balls duo. Cathy Tracy began play with 209 and anchor Ellen Marcantonio finished with 192 to provide the firepower. The Sisters are now 13½-2½, holding off the 12-4 Wombats - who swept their match as well, versus The Singers. Gary Sampson started 204-210 for the winners.

The Yanks are third at 11-5 after beating the Over The Hill Gang 3-1 behind Mark Basso's 196-524 effort. John Urban paced the losers with 212-533. Leftover (10-6) got typically strong performances from Rod LaChapelle (212-556) and anchor Ray Davignon (203-192-215-610) in a 3-1 victory over the Marauders.

Kay + Dick and the Tomahawks fought to a 2-2 draw as Dick Kenneally fired a league-high 651 on games of 225, 200 and 226 while Tommie counterpart Don Williams managed 208-246-617.

Fire And Ice and Ups And Downs also split their match. Floyd Butler put 203 and 212 at the end of his 576 series.

The session average was 165.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Marcantonio Fires Distaff Record 583 In Rout
Brady, Davignon Have 600s; Williams Close

South Glens Falls - Ellen Marcantonio fired a female-record 583 series Thursday afternoon flying solo for Twisted Sisters, leading them to a 4-0 shutout over The Last Two and into sole possession of first place in the Forever Young league after three weeks of play at Kingpin's Alley. Ellen's games were 221, 201 and 161, a super effort.

The Yanks, Over The Hill Gang and The Wombats (formerly 10) are tied for the runner-up spot at 8-4, just a game-and-a-half behind. Mark Basso had 561 to pace the Yanks to their sweep against Up And Downs. John Urban's solo 204-529 gave the Gang a 3-1 edge over The Wombats, despite Gary Samson's 206-539.

Roy Brady led the circuit with 609 on games of 182, 180 and 247 and got decent assistance from anchor Don Williams' 217-174-207 for 598 but the 6-6 Tomahawks fell to Leftover 3-1 as Ray Davignon fired 237 and 210 at the front end of his 606 series.

Fire And Ice split with the Marauders as Floyd Butler fashioned 214-181-531. The Singers beat Kay + Dick 3-1 behind anchor Joe Sycuro's fine 185-184-537. Dick Kenneally put 235 at the end of his 571 set.

The session average was 164.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Team 10 Bolts To The Standings Lead After 2 Weeks
Williams Fires 698 in Tomahawk Draw

South Glens Falls - Team 10, appropriately called 10, beat Fire And Ice 3-1 Thursday to take over sole possession of first place in the Forever Young league at Kingpin's Alley. Gary Sampson overcame a pitiful start to shoot 213 and 218 over his last two games for 546. Floyd Butler had 199-221-167 for 587 in a losing cause.

The Over The Hill Gang (consisting of only John Urban for a second straight week) held the Tomahawks to a 2-2 draw. Urban fired 210-170-236 for 616. Tommie anchor Don Williams paced the league with a splendid 206-214-278 effort for 698, while Roy Brady added 204-226-576.

Twisted Sisters split with the Yanks. Mark Basso had 199-203-546. In a day of close matches, Kay + Dick went 2-2 with the Marauders. Dick Kenneally pre-bowled his way to 168-204-231 and 603.

The Last Two were absent, but Leftover stars Rod LaChapelle and Ray Davignon were unable to secure even a single point in that match. The Singers walloped Ferris 4-0 behind Joe Sycuro's outstanding 608 series on games of 181, 211 and 216.

The league average is now 166.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Two Teams Perfect After First Week; One Nearly Perfect
LaChapelle, Kenneally, Williams Log 600s

South Glens Falls - Leftover and 10 produced four-point sweeps while Twisted Sisters won 3½ Thursday as the sixth season of the Forever Young league got underway at Kingpin's Alley. Leftover's leadoff man Rod LaChapelle paced the circuit's scoring with 649 on games of 232, 224 and 193. Dick Kenneally of Kay + Dick put 256 at the end of his 645 triple to give his team a 3-1 victory. Don Williams began with 238 and simmered down to finish with 616 as the perennially-contending Tomahawks took a 3-1 win over the missing defending champion Boston Strong Balls.

The league average was 167.