The Hammerin’ Hankses
The best husband-and-wife duo? Without a doubt, Harry and Natalie Hanks.
Harry Hanks flexed his superior skills in the Thursday Night Mixed League at Lost Lanes with games of 237, 266 and 238 for a 741.
Natalie Hanks rolled 635 and 623 in the Wednesday Night Ladies League and Found Lounge Mixed League, respectively.
Barnes blasts ’em
Tyler Barnes has thrown his name into 2013-14 Cochranton Crusher race.
The emerging right-hander was razor-sharp in the Pioneer League with games of 256, 266 and 223 for a 739.
Other noteworthy 700s: Dan Lilly (707 in the Cambridge Merchants League at Lost Lanes) and Jim Lynn (705 in the Twilight League at Plaza Lanes).
Grumling leads way
Shooting back-to-back 300 no-tap games, Doug Grumling led his team to the championship in the Team No-Tap Tournament at Plaza Lanes recently.
The foursome of Grumling (810), Jeff Hamilton (766), Tom Osborne (678) and Rick Kanline (646) shot a winning 3,212 handicap score.
Dan Gould (844), Alan Felmlee (808), Matt White (786) and Dan Francis (719) — four scratch bowlers — finished second with a 3,157.
The third-place team consisted of Jim Hunter (812), Jim Lynn (725), Mark Fried (662) and Phil Rice (622), which had a 3,100 series.