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Tentative Turkeys

Posted by Ken November 20, 2012 Fall 2012, Week 13 View Score Sheets

The sun is setting on the 26th season of GutterAlley action and, with Week #13 now in the history books, the title is neither settled nor decided. Couple that with the fact that we have a team post-bowling and we really don't know the lay of the land at the moment.NOTE: Due to post-bowling, the matchup between Mayan Apocalypse and Split It and Hit It cannot yet be determined.Having won the last two seasons, the Turkey Hunters showed why they can't be counted out just yet. Facing opponents Ballz Out, who have punishing opponents lately, the Turkeys came out firing to take Games #1 and #2 despite ever improving Cliff Barendsen and his 492 series. Game #3 came down to the wire, however, with the Hunters' Freda Schroeder (tentatively this week's Most Valuable Bowler) and Aubrey Moren needing to string the strikes in order to pull off the come-from-behind victory...which they did. Ending his night striking out to notch a 3-pin victory, Aubrey Moren led the Turkey Hunters with his 563 series. While Ballz Out remains in 8th place, the Turkey Hunters tentatively move up into 3rd place.Sexual Chocolate's anchor and Hall of Fame nominee Jason Carpio had not rolled since Week #8. During his absence, his team managed to go 11-5, conjuring up talks that perhaps the team didn't need him. Turns out they needed him Tuesday night as Carpio's 630 series – tentatively earning his #1 Power Ranked bowler honors – led his team to a 3-1 matchup victory over opponents Bobby Belt and The Facebook Friends. The Belt, led this week by anchor Bill Krejci and his 564 series, add one win to their record and tentatively find themselves in 4th place. Sexual Chocolate, improving to 24-28, sweetens their position by tentatively moving into 6th place.Each time the Pocket Pounders manage to work themselves into striking distance, they run head first into current league leaders FTOP...this time, lead off bowler John Boren. Boren, shooting a 641 series to lead his team, helped extend FTOP's lead over the league to 3.5 games with a 3-1 matchup victory over their opponents. The Pounders anchor, Ryan Doll, shot a 633 series in the losing effort. Despite the wins and losses, neither team moves from their current spots with FTOP still in 1st and the Pocket Pounders in 2nd place. Bowlers spending some time in The 200 Club before Thanksgiving this week include: Aubrey Moren (213), Bill Krejci (213), Dennis "Pops" Laube (200), Freda Schroeder (216), Jason Carpio (225, 215), John Boren (215, 222, 204), Ken M. Wilson (202), and Ryan Doll (202, 224, 207).Until the post-bowling takes place, we cannot calculate the results of this week's Tournament of Champions matchups.See you next Tuesday!

THIS WEEK'S MVB


Freda Schroeder
Runner Up:
(See Posting)

  #1 POWER BOWLER


Carl Goetz
Runner Up:
Jason Carpio

  #1 H2H BOWLER


Carl Goetz
Runner Up:
John Boren

  FROM THE GUTTER (GUTTER QUOTE)
"Oh, this'll be a piece of cake. That halfbreed hasn't bowled in a month."

Jonathan Vigliaturo, moments after Carpio showed up...and shot a 630 series.

EXPANDED STANDINGS
Pos. Team name Record Percent Total Pins Change
1 FTOP 33-19 .635 29,024 n/a
2 Pocket Pounders 29.5-22.5 .567 27,408 n/a
3 Mayan Apocalypse 27-25 .519 27,131 +1
4 Turkey Hunters 27-25 .519 26,371 +1
5 Bobby Belt and the Facebook Friends 26-26 .500 25,996 -2
6 Sexual Chocolate 24-28 .462 23,043 +1
7 Split It and Hit It 22-30 .423 21,546 -1
8 Ballz Out 19.5-32.5 .375 18,031 n/a
Top Individual Achievements for Week 13
Men's High Series Scratch Women's High Series Scratch
Carl Goetz - 693
John Boren - 641
Ryan Doll - 633
Jason Carpio - 630
Ken Wilson - 576
Freda Schroeder - 534
Anita Osthoff - 457
Teresa Deterding - 455
Men's High Series Handicap Women's High Series Handicap
Carl Goetz - 697
Jason Carpio - 673
John Boren - 667
Ryan Doll - 666
Cliff Barendsen - 619
Freda Schroeder - 649
Teresa Deterding - 599
Anita Osthoff - 579
Men's High Game Scratch Women's High Game Scratch
Carl Goetz - 246
Jason Carpio - 225
Ryan Doll - 224
John Boren - 222
Aubrey Moren - 213
Bill Krejci - 213 (t)
Freda Schroeder - 216
Anita Osthoff - 170
Teresa Deterding - 163
Men's High Game Handicap Women's High Game Handicap
Carl Goetz - 247
Jason Carpio - 239
Ryan Doll - 235
John Boren - 230
Dennis Laube - 230 (t)
Freda Schroeder - 254
Teresa Deterding - 211
Anita Osthoff - 210
Men's Pins Over Average Women's Pins Over Average
Carl Goetz - 48
Michael Smith - 43
Jason Carpio - 43 (t)
Dennis Laube - 38
Ryan Doll - 38 (t)
John Boren - 33
Andy McLeod - 32
Freda Schroeder - 64
Teresa Deterding - 23
Anita Osthoff - 21


3 Responses to “Tentative Turkeys”

  1. avatar Ken says:

    Better luck next time, Doll…if there even is another time you face my team this season.

  2. avatar ScooterJ says:

    JV is such a half-racist.

  3. avatar Jonathan says:

    I believe Ken is the full racist and I’m just the scapegoat.

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