If you haven't signed up for the Pro-Am Tournaments running along with the Vanessa Brown PBA Western Region tour stop at Yosemite, it's time to check it out.
Not only will you be able to bowl three games with three different PBA bowlers, but entrants will also be given a three-day, two-night stay at the Sands Regency in Reno.
Pro-Ams are set for Friday, July 2, at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 3, at 7:30 p.m. Bowlers will compete in one of three divisions. Senior Division entries will pay $25 to vie for a first-place prize of $250.
The Adult Division entry fee is $40, also with a $250 first-place prize. Junior Division bowlers will pay a $20 entry fee, and shoot for $100 in scholarship money.
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Pick up an entry at either bowl or call Wayne at 524-9161 for more information. To see the pros in action, the PBA competition starts on Saturday at 8 a.m. with qualifying squads. Semifinals start at 7 a.m. on Sunday, with the top 16 to move on to Final Match Play Rounds starting at 10:30 a.m.
Teammates Ken Davidson, Eddie Waring, and Chris Marckese posted a score that blew away the field in the Men's Kegler Trios Tournament at McHenry.
The trio shot a 2,550 score to eclipse the second in line by over 160 pins. Waring led the team with his 822, Marckese added a 787, and Davidson rolled a 731. The trio added 210 pins handicap for the winning score.
At a distant second with a 2,389 score was the team of Raymond Waring, Jason Kunkel, and Ray Swickard Sr., who rolled a no-tap 300 game in his score.
Rod Hirtzel teamed up with Bernice Smith to roll a 1,783 and take the title in the Doubles No-Tap Tournament at McHenry. Hirtzel scored a 905 set, and Smith threw in an 878 for the win. George and Linda Burrows finished in second, scoring a 1,728. Laverne Howe joined Bill Bender to tally a 1,683 for the third slot.
Sunday is the June Scratch 6-gamer at Yosemite. Check-in starts at 11 a.m., with the first scoring ball at noon.
For an extra $40, participants can buy into a Win-a-Spot option to earn an entry into the Vanessa Brown Homes Western Regional tour stop running the next weekend.
Both tournaments will be rolled on the PBA Chameleon pattern.
The 3bowlers.com Outlaw Doubles is set for Saturday at Yosemite and the field is almost full. The tournament starts at noon, with check-in at 11 a.m.
For more information or to sign up, go to http://3bowlers.com.
There is a new leader in the 61st annual Peach Classic at McHenry. Vic Mia from Vallejo moved into the top spot when he rolled a 1,278 scratch set and added 90 pins handicap for the leading score of 1,368. Local Milo Coronado filled in at the fourth position with a 1,296 total.
This is the last bonus weekend of the nine week tournament, where you could earn extra money from a daily prize list. The tournament runs weekends through July 25.
The Junior/Senior Firecracker Doubles set for July 4 at 1 p.m. is filling up. Youth age 18 and under and adults age 55 and over team up to bowl 3 games in a fun event. No averages are needed to bowl.
Entry includes a barbeque lunch at noon, and lots of prizes. What a great way to spend time with a child or grandchild and parent or grandparent after the parade downtown.
Call Terry at 571-2695 for more information.
Kadry is an employee of McHenry Bowl; reach her at 571-2695 or email@example.com.