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A group of bowlers from the Truckee Donner Bowling League traveled to Yerington, Nev., to bowl in the 50th Nevada State Bowling Championship Tournament.

Of the four teams which made the trek, two of the Atlas Contractors teams performed well.

Atlas Team No. 1., captained by Robert Riley, bowled a scratch series of 2854 (578 handicap) for a total 3,432. Highlights for Atlas No. 1 were a 625 series for Bill Cranston (161, 220, 244) and a 609 (207, 213, 189) series for Ron Trudeau.

Other members of the team were Ken Riley with a 538 series, Bob Riley with a 523 series and John Dibernardo with a 559 series with a 201 game.

The Atlas Contractors Team No. 2 put together a scratch series of 2871 (578 handicap) for a total score of 3449.

Highlights for Atlas No. 2, were Scott Conklin with a 655 series with 208 and 257 games. Tom Layman had games of 238, 234 and 172 for a 644 series.

Also helping were Jerry Barnes with a 519 series, John Moreno with a 518 and Carl Brown with a 535 series.

Highlights of the doubles’ and singles’ event follow:

George Wolf bowled games of 172, 206 and 222 for an even 600 series, and his partner, Layman, had games of 203, 220 and 228 for a 649 series, giving them a total of 1,507. Wolf and Layman are currently in first place in the doubles’ event.

Trudeau, with a 576 series and Steve Evanoika with a 406 combined with a handicap of 396 pins for a 1,378.

Close behind was the father/son team of Bob and Ken Riley, who rolled a 1366 with handicap.

In the singles’ category, the top bowler was Wolf with a scratch series of 622 plus a handicap of 145 pins, giving him a 767 series.

Also with a 700 series or better were:

– Julie Moreno of Sierra Roofing Co., bowled games of 212, 213 and 179 for a scratch series of 604 plus 151 handicap, giving her a 755 total.

– Jennifer Schott, league secretary, bowled a scratch series of 496 plus a handicap of 224 pins, giving her a total handicap series of 720.

– Gloria Ratto had a 720 with handicap (477 plus 243-pin handicap).

– John Moreno had a 243 game and 102-pin handicap for a scratch series of 616 for a 718.

– Ken Riley bowled a 230 game with his 148-pin handicap, giving him a 710 series (562 scratch series).

In the all-event category, the top scorers follow:

– Layman had a team series 644, double series 649 and a 576 singles, giving him a scratch 1869 series for nine games plus handicap, giving him a total handicap series of 2,208. He is currently in first place in the All-Event Category.

– Cranston scored 625 (team), 581 (doubles) and 561 in singles for a total scratch series of 1,767 plus handicap, giving him the total handicap score of 2,115.

Other nine-game scratch series leaders were:

– Trudeau, 609 (team), 576 and 533 for a 1718 scratch, giving him a total handicapped score of 2,105.

– Wolf had a 503 team, 600 double and 622 singles for a scratch nine-game series of 1725, giving him a total handicapped score of 2,160.

– Ken Riley had a team 538, doubles 508 and 562 singles for a nine-game scratch series of 1608, for a 2,052 handicap score.

– John Moreno had a team 518, 572 doubles and 616 in singles, giving him a 1,706 scratch series and 2,012 total.

The league will end its 1998-1999 bowling season April 11 with a sweeper tournament.


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