A team sponsored by Siesta Key Oyster Bar captured first place in the team event in the annual Sarasota-Manatee County USBC Bowling Association’s senior championship tournament, and all four of its members were also prominent elsewhere on the prize list.
In the two-day event that concluded on Sunday (Nov. 11) at AMF Gulf Gate Lanes, SKOB — consisting of Jerry Tucciarone Jr., Ron Elliott, Beth Owen-Cipielewski and Keith Cipielewski — topped the team standings with a score of 2,840.
Tucciarone was a two-time tourney champion, as he also won Class A (age 50-64) all-events with a nine-game total of 2,132, in addition to a tie for third in A singles with 708, and he teamed with Elliott for third place in A doubles with 1,361.
SKOB’s Beth Owen-Cipielewski and husband Keith finished third and fourth, respectively, in A all-events with scores of 2,062 and 2,024. Keith was helped by a tournament-high 299 game in singles, while Beth fired a 279 in the team event.
Scott Trezise and David Baker Jr. claimed the No. 1 spot in A doubles with 1,416, while Ellen Rush and Bill Grimm Jr. won B doubles (65-up) at 1,303.
The respective A and B singles champions were John Corso Jr. with 753 and Gary Janes with 720, while Bob Pazur was triumphant in B all-events with 2,128.
Members of the runner-up Janes Team, with a score of 2,740, were Clyde Stary, Jerry Winn, Mary Stary and Gary Janes, while the third-place team (Leppig Team, with a score of 2,733) consisted of Harlene Magruder, Ellen Rush, Bill Grimm Jr. and Bill Magruder.
The full report of cashers, and their scores, in each event, according to the final, unofficial prize listing:
- TEAM EVENT: SKOB 2,849; James Team 2,740; Leppig Team 2,733; Anderson Lawn Care 2,686; Shinn Team 2,651.
- CLASS A DOUBLES: Scott Trezise and David Baker Jr.1,416; Bob Pazur and Pam Rizzo 1,410; Ron Elliott and Jerry Tucciarone Jr. 1,361; Manuel Fontanot and Phil Williams 1,336; Richard Wight and John Kievith 1,309; Bob Yoder and Leon Wagler 1,307.
- CLASS B DOUBLES: Ellen Rush and Bill Grimm Jr. 1,303; Bob Yoder and Jim Ord 1,289; Marlene Fisher and Richard Donelson 1,265; Anna Sweet and Ben Gwara 1,263; Gary Mabrier and Sam David 1,261.
- CLASS A SINGLES: John Corso Jr. 753, Mike Hudson 725, David Baker Jr. 703, Jerry Tucciarone Jr. 703, Phil Williams 700, Beth Owen-Cipielewski 689, Keith Cipielewski 688.
- CLASS B SINGLES: Gary Janes 720, Anna Sweet 717, Bob Pazur 715, Sam David 713, Jerry Goulding 703, Ben Gwara Jr. 703, Marlene Fisher 696.
- CLASS A ALL-EVENTS: Jerry Tucciarone Jr. 2,132, Ed Hogan 2,090, Beth Owen-Cipielewski 2,062, Keith Cipielewski 2,024, Phil Williams 2,010.
- CLASS B ALL-EVENTS: Bob Pazur 2,128, Leon Wagler 2,086, Anna Sweet 2,073, Marlene Fisher 2,037, Bill Grimm Jr. 1,995, Ellen Rush 1,990.
- Total entries: 17 teams, 36 doubles, 71 singles.
Al Cerully Memorial golf tournament results announced
The foursome of Shane Askins, Hunter Spitler, Rick Bibler and Tom McNamara captured top honors in the recent Al Cerully Memorial golf tournament, conducted by the Sarasota-Manatee Men’s Bowling Hall of Fame at IMG Golf & Country Club in Bradenton.
Askins and Spitler were also members of last year’s winning team, as they combined with Al Ferrigno and Ted Bogusz for the 2011 title.
A team that finished third last year — consisting of Donny Johnson, Norman Barlay, Danny Barlay and Don Stihl — claimed the runner-up position this year, while third place went to Ken Allen, Bryan Barsel, Bob Piper and Chad McDonald.
The sixth annual fund-raising event, conducted by the Sarasota-Manatee County Men’s Bowling Hall Of Fame, drew 29 teams and raised more than $1,500, with a portion of the proceeds earmarked for the local youth scholarship fund.
Cottrill wins scratch no-tap tournament at AMF Venice
With a score of 879, Dave Cottrill emerged victorious in last Sunday’s scratch no-tap tournament at AMF Venice Lanes.
Jesse Hawver claimed the runner-up position with 857, while the third- and fourth-place finishers were Mike Aleshire (802) and Richard McLaughlin (790).
The next in a series of similar scratch no-tap events will take place, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2.