Will Alexander on the male side and Rose Mary Crawford among the females were the top scorers in the NW La. District Senior Olympics Singles Bowling event at All Star Lanes Wednesday (May 20).
Alexander, rolling in the men’s 55-64 age group, had a 660 series with games of 223, 211, 226. The second highest series of the day came in the 65-69 age grouping where Curtis Dreyden had a 233 final game in a 653, beating out JR Morse for the gold medal. Morse had a 631 series. Steve McCarter in the 55-64 age group, rolled the second best game of the day, 231.
Crawford had a series of 158-170-192–520 series to lead the 50-59 women. Joann Smith rolled a 502 series to gain the 75-79 women for the second lowest mark of the day. Elaine Ingersoll won gold in the 65-69 women’s group with the third best series of the day, 467. Best of the day games were by Crawford (192), Smith (188) and Ingersoll (177).
Recapping the Gold Medals, Crawford, Paula Hadwin (60-64), Ingersoll, Beth Broner (70-74), Smith and Lily Fridenbert 80-plus took the top medallions among the women and Alexander, Dreyden, Mike Berry (70-74), Gary Price (80-plus) reigned among the men.
FEMALES–(Ages 50-59): Rose Mary Crawford 520 Gold. Robin Rothenberger 459 Silver. 60-64: Paula Hadwin 445 Gold. Martha Susla 433 Silver. Cathie Etheridge 397 Bronze. Also Debbie Stewart 304. 65-69: Elaine Ingersoll 467 Gold. Meme Briggs 410 Silver. Brenda Modisette 401 Bronze. 70-74: Beth Broner 414 Gold. Rose Martin 406 Silver. Diane Smith 380 Bronze. Also Vicki Hawthorn 338, Brenda Beck 355. 75-79: Joann Smith 502 Gold. Red Fletcher 461 Silver. Lajuana Shirley 412 Bronze. 80-Plus: Lily Fridenberg 432 Gold. Sue Crow 351 Silver. Betty Hustead 259 Bronze.
MALES–(Ages 55-64): Will Alexander 660 Gold. Bill Laurensen 608 Silver. Steve McCarter 590 Bronze. Also James Susla 479, Wayne Mayo 437. 65-69: Curt Drayden 653 Gold. J.R. Morse 631 Silver. Larry Hadwin 563 Bronze. Also Don McGhee 512, George Patton 485, Jimmie Harris 415. 70-74: Mike Berry 599 Gold. Ray Smith 522 Silver. Fred Walters 520 Bronze. Also Bob McCollum 503, Bob Rice 483, Ed Briggs 454. 80-Plus: Gary Price 496 Gold. Jim Draper 484 Silver. Ernest Good 458 Bronze. Also Dick Hainey 444.