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Final Week Sees Bowlers Finish Season With Honors
Shown, the season winners for the El Portal Bowling League at McHenry Bowl in Modesto. Front row, first place finishers Farm Girls with Carol DeKok, left, and Kelly Homen, high individual average and scratch series. Missing was Stacy Lub. Back row from left, Mary Panero, second place Tupperware & Travel Team; Ginger Serpa, high handicap game honors; Brandy Ramczyk, second place team and most improved; Barbara Webb, high scratch game; Erlene Price, high handicap series. Missing was second place team member Louise Spurgeon. Photo Contributed


Recent action on the lanes at McHenry Bowl saw Tupperware & Travel go 35-25 for the top spot in the weekly El Portal bowling league. They were followed by Memorial Splitting Headaches, 34½-25½; Bartelink Dairy, 34-26; Farm Girls, Escalon Body & Frame, 31-29; Foxy Ladies, 29½-30 ; Dutch Girls, 27-33; Borba Dairy, 17-43.

Rolling the high scores for the week were Ginger Serpa, 178 scratch game, 246 handicap game, 649 handicap series; and Mary Panero, 446 scratch series.

The second half winner for the El Portal Bowling League was Tupperware & Travel and they had to face first half winner Farm Girls in a roll off for the league’s top spot. Farm Girls came away with the win, taking first place overall this season for the El Portal league. Tupperware & Travel finished second overall.

Team members for Farm Girls included Carol DeKok, Stacy Lub and Kelly Homen while Tupperware & Travel team members were Mary Panero, Brandy Ramczyk and Louise Spurgeon.

Overall winners for the season in the individual categories included Kelly Homen (Farm Girls) with a 158.55 average and a 564 scratch series; Erlene Price (Foxy Ladies) with a 689 handicap series; Ginger Serpa (Escalon Body & Frame) with a 268 handicap game; Barbara Webb (Foxy Ladies) with a 223 scratch game; and Brandy Ramczyk (Tupperware & Travel) for most improved, 11-plus pins.

The league’s 2016-17 season will start on Sept. 8 at McHenry Bowl in Modesto. Meeting is at 9:15 a.m. and bowling starts at 10 a.m.

All women are invited to bowl with the El Portal League and earn money to send El Portal students to Science Camp.

“We raised $1,500 this season,” said league secretary/treasurer Janice Alcantor. “Thank you to all our bowlers and McHenry Bowl for contributing $220.”

You don’t have to be an experienced bowler to join in, take a couple hours on a Thursday and socialize with your friends and bowl for a good cause.

Call Janice Alcantor at 838-2942 for more information.