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3 perfect games in one league one night

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.

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.