Men’s and women’s bowling champions crowned at Heritage Lanes

The second night of action in the Tiffin Women’s Bowling Association’s 75th Annual City Tournament provided the team champion. Heritage Family Center took the top spot with a 3,118 total pinfall. Team members and their actual scores included Kathy Breyman 428, Nancy Hurley 333, Kathy Zeis 457, Kate Reser 446 and Brenda Rosier 446.

Smut’s Pro Shop placed second with a 3,003 total. Third place went to Too Much To Drink with 2,983, while Fitch Auto Service slotted in fourth with 2,974. American Legion at 2,969 completed the top five teams.

On this evening Janet Houk rolled the only 200 game, a 205. Lorrie Williams (526), Janet Houk (524), Carla Siebenaller (510) and Pat Cook (502) rolled 500 series. Too Much To Drink rolled the high actual series with 2,317. Houk’s 205 is the high game of the tournament and Williams’ 526 is the high series for the week thus far.

The women will take a night off before turning their attention to singles and doubles competition. The ladies will hold a meeting 7 p.m. March 19 at Heritage Lanes to award prizes.

Meanwhile, the 84th edition of the Tiffin Men’s Bowling Association City Tournament wrapped up singles and doubles competition. Shawn Hoover will be the singles champion this year as his 734 series was the best score. Rustan Burks, who rolled a 300 game on his way to a 731 series, will place second. The rest of the top five include Jim Ruess 696, Ryan Chevalier 695 and Jack Berrier 687.

The highest actual series shot on the second night look like this: Ryan Chevalier had 680, Chuck Jones 643, Tim Sturgill 637, Rich Yates Jr. 631, Chris King 623 and Jim Hershberger 614.

The doubles crown goes to the father/son combination of Steve Steinmetz Sr. and Steve Steinmetz Jr. They posted a 1,313 total for the title. There was a tie for second place as Paul Landers and Tyson Shope, and Gary Golden and Tom Tiell rolled 1,304 totals. Fourth place went to the duo of Mark Orians and Darl Elchert with 1,281, while Jim Archer and Rustan Burks rolled a 1,278 for fifth.

The top scores for the doubles portion of the evening included Rich Yates Jr. 706, Gary Golden 687, Scott Hartsel 654, Greg Tiell 622, Chuck Jones 606 and Chris King 605.

The men will now turn its attention to the team event as the action at Heritage Lanes begins to heat up.