Thursday, August 20, 2015

Floyd Puts On The Finishing Touches With Lone 600
Records Fall; Williams Ends At Historic 219 With Four 700 Series

South Glens Falls - Floyd Butler capped a stellar summer performance Thursday afternoon on the Kingpin's Alley lanes with a closing 674 series on games of 226, 234 and 214 in a Fire And Ice sweep of the Yanks. The championship already clinched, Floyd paced the dynamic Butler duo to a finishing 45-15 record, six points clear of the runner-up Long-Short pair of Vic Corbisiero and Jim McGrath. Long-Short swept the Tomahawks to secure second place. Don Williams managed 189, 179 and 224 for 592 in the Tommie defeat.

Bowling 15 weeks (45 games), Floyd shot a record 13 series above 600 with two in the 700s. He tallied 32 200+ games and averaged 215 - six pins above the previous league-best 209 set by Roy Brady in the inaugural 2009 season.

Williams threw a dozen 600s (four in the 700s) and a record 38 games in the 200s. His 219 average is now the all-time best.

Wyman Swinton finished with the third-highest average at 202, the high single with 290 and series with 756.

Tomahawks (34-26) final season totals:

Bowler  Games    Total Pins   Single   Series   600+   200+   Average 
Roy Brady 45 8,698 277 684 4 15 193
  Don Williams   45 9,899 277 742 12 38 219

Forever Young standings and stats can be accessed here.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Fire And Ice Clinch Title Behind Floyd’s 735
Brady, Swinton Register 600s

South Glens Falls - Floyd Butler put the finishing touches on a championship-clinching party Thursday afternoon at Kingpin’s Alley with huge games of 220, 268 and 247 for 735. The resultant 4-0 sweep for Fire And Ice gave them a stellar 41-15 record and the 2015 Forever Young title.

Roy Brady shot 191-177-256 for 624 as the Tomahawks fell 3-1 to Team Adirondack and out of contention. Anchor Don Williams added 196-203-200 for 599. Mike White paced the winners with 213-191-189 for 593.

Wyman Swinton carded the league’s other 600 series, 620 on games of 201, 247 and 172.

Williams’ average fell to 221. Floyd jumped to 215 and Wyman remained at 203.

Friday, August 7, 2015

A Fourth Williams 700 Pulls Toms Within Four
Floyd’s 696 Gets Draw For Fire And Ice

South Glens Falls - Don Williams manufactured his fourth 700 series of the Forever Young season Thursday afternoon at Kingpin’s Alley, a nifty total of 700 even on games of 236, 217 and 247 in the Tomahawks’ 3-1 victory over Pribis. Roy Brady added 190-183-201 for 574 in the important win.

Floyd Butler led Fire and Ice to a 2-2 draw against Leftover with 244-255-194 for 696. Wyman Swinton paced the opposition with 601 on games of 222, 183 and 196. John Urban tallied a fine 227-183-568 for the Over The Hill Gang in their sweep of the BYE team.

Fire and Ice at 37-15 faces Boston Strong Balls next week while the Tommies (33-19) get Team Adirondack. The Week 15 position round follows.

Williams raised his average to 223. Floyd to 212 and Wyman remained at 203.