Local bowlers are finishing the 2011-12 winter season with a bang, rolling two 800 series and three perfect games recently.
Matt Joyce led the way with an 823 on games of 297-247-279. Joyce rolled his score on the last night of bowling in the Around Town League at Collins Bowling Centers-Southland on April 5.
Bill Short rolled an 806 at Eastland with games of 300-279-227 in the high-scoring Friday Night Fun League on April 6.
The other two 300s also came in the Friday Night Fun League, rolled by Eric Grimes and Lee Stritesky.
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The league also produced the high women's score with Melanie Fairchild rolling a 732 series, including a 289 game. The league had 10 700s, an 800 and three perfect games on the last night of bowling.