The 66th Lexington Women's Bowling Association Tournament ended on Feb. 19 at Capital Bowl in Frankfort. The We Got This team from Frankfort took advantage of their home turf to capture the team title with a 2,661 handicapped total. The quartet of Ellen Coomer (673), Brandi Uchwal (589), Stephanie Shaw (572) and Casey Jackson (519) rolled a 2,661 actual. This was the first year in the tournament's history that the team event had only four bowlers per team. The change from five was made to help increase participation.
The Doubles crown went to Uchwal and Jackson, who rolled 1,387 for top honors. The second spot went to Pam Grimes and Melinda Craig with a 1,262. Heather Roop won the singles with a 703 .
Uchwal took the all events handicapped with a 2,032. The actual all events went to Melinda Craig with a 1,955. The actual team winners were the Mixed Nuts from Lexington. The foursome of Melanie Fairchild (684), Coomer (629), Heather Roop (580) and Uchwal (511) rolled a 2,404 actual series.
Matt Fitch rolled the highest series in the history of Collins Bowling Centers-Southland on Saturday morning. The sophomore at Morehead State University rolled games of 269-299-289 for an 857 total. The score tops the old record at Southland of 847 held by Matt's father, LABA Hall of Famer Frank Fitch.
The local high school teams competed in the regional high school tournament at Collins Bowling Centers-Eastland last Saturday. The Dunbar boys squad won the region, defeating Scott County 238-172, 237-170 and 207-189 in the Baker game finals. Both teams advance to the state championships March 19 at Eastland along with Fleming County and Rowan County.
The Scott County girls defeated Bryan Station for the girls title 221-159, 207-206 and 230-214. Both squads advance as well as Clark County.
In the singles competition the boys winner was Parth Parekh from Dunbar with an 895 four-game total. The girls winner was Chelsey Stephens with an 851 four-game total.