Rachel Preuett and Red Fletcher combined for a 1,071 series to pace the women and J.R. Morse and George Patton posted a 1,204 series to lead the men in the NW La. District Senior Olympics Bowling Doubles at All-Star Lanes Friday (May 15).
Pruett’s 211 game and 510 series paced her team as the duo jumped into the lead of the of the 65-69 age bracket from the onset. She also had games of 164 and 135. Fletcher had games of 183-169-155 for a 507 series. Gayle Pierce, paired with Joann Smith in the women’s 50-59 age group, had the top series of the day at 548.
Morse and Patton started slowly with Morse rolling a 165 game and Patton reaching 160. But Patton climbed to 254 (high game of the day) and 206 in his second and third games for the day’s best 620 series while Morse rolled games of 202 and 214 to claim Gold in the men’s 65-69 age group.
FEMALE –(Ages 50-59): Gayle Pearce-Joann Smith 972 Gold. Robin Rothenberger-Rose Mary Crawford 913 Silver. 60-64: Paula Hadwin-Lajuana Shirley 911 Gold. Cathie Etheridge-Johnette Malone 794 Silver. 65-69: Rachel Preuett-Red Fletcher 1,017 Gold. Elaine Ingersoll-Beth Broner 919 Silver. Brenda Barber-Geneva Strain 859. Bronze. 70-plus: Bettye Tullis-Kay Staples 822 Gold. Gwen Jordan-Betty Hustead 813 Silver. Shirley Faulk-Jean Brown 705 Bronze.
MALE–(Ages 55-64): Bill Laurenson-Bob McCollum 1,168 Gold. Curt Drayden-William Alexander 1,111 Silver. 65-69: J.R. Morse-George Patton 1,204 Gold. Larry Hadwin-Fred Walters 1,195 Silver. Jimmy Harris-Ed Briggs 886 Bronze. 70-74: Robert Washington-Richard Rice 1,184 Gold. Mike Berry-Don Preuett 1,172 Silver. Rau Smith-Geore Levesque 971 Bronze. 80-plus: Jim Draper-Gary Price 1,060 Gold. Ernest Good-dick Hainey 955 Silver.