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The Antithesis of Perfect

Posted by Ken November 27, 2012 Fall 2012, Week 14 View Score Sheets

Week #14 is now history and with it came absolutely no changes whatsoever in the league standings. The Finals are a mere two weeks away and, mathematically, four teams are in the running to take it all. Next week's outcome will determine who faces who in the end-all/be-all but, for now, it's all about what went down on Tuesday night of this week.The last time that Sexual Chocolate faced FTOP, David Codding had a little something special in store for them. This time around, it was the John Boren show. Leading FTOP with a 629 series, Boren pushed his team to the brink of a clean sweep over their opponents but a determined Jason Carpio stole Game #3 from the current league leaders with a 2-pin 10th frame victory. Carpio put up the top series for Sexual Chocolate with his 571. With the wins, FTOP improves to 36-20 on the season and remains in 1st while Sexual Chocolate, at 25-31, remains in 6th place.Earlier on Tuesday afternoon, Neil Rieger wasn't sure if he would bowl or not due to a hurt hand. Fortunately for the Pocket Pounders, he did. Earning both #1 Power Ranked bowler and Most Valuable Bowler nods with his team-leading 627 series, Rieger single-handedly led the charge to destroy opponents Bobby Belt and The Facebook Friends in a clean 4-0 sweep. While the wins keep the team solidly rooted in 2nd at 33.5-22.5, they managed to lessen their gap from the top of the league standings. The Belt's Seth Gunderson led his team with a 513 series in the losing effort, ending the night in 5th place with a 26-30 record. After post-bowling at the very last minute and dropping all four games, Split It and Hit It looked to redeem themselves against opponents Turkey Hunters...but came up short, waaaaaaay short. The Turkey's Phil Schroeder set the pace with his team-leading 578 series and coasted to an easy 4-0 sweep over the Splitters. Anchor Dennis Blake put up the highest numbers for Split It and Hit It – a 530 – but it simply wasn't enough to earn them a notch in the win column. The team seemed pretty proud of going 0-8 in four hours time, easily a league record. The Turkey Hunters stay in 4th place with their 31-25 record while Split It and Hit it remain in 7th place with their 22-34 record.On the flip side, the Mayan Apocalypse went 8-0 in the same four hours much to the chagrin of opponents Ballz Out. With their wins credited from the post-bowling in place, the Mayans continued with that momentum to sweep the competition down on Lanes 47 & 48. With Carl Goetz once again leading the way – this week with a 608 series – the Mayans improved their record to 31-25 and still hold 3rd place. Ballz Out, led by Rookie of the Season candidate Cliff Barendsen and his 513 series, remain in 8th place with a record of 19.5-36.5 on the season.Bowlers exchanging Black Friday horror stories in The 200 Club this week include: Aubrey Moren (225), Carl Goetz (226, 202), Jason Carpio (209), John Boren (212, 219), Neil Rieger (226, 205), Phil Schroeder (200), and Seth Gunderson (201).This week marked the second-to-last chance to make it into the finals for the Tournament of Champions. Whoever leads their respective divisions next week will do battle during the Finals for the prize money. Division #1 has been locked up by Carl Goetz (28 points) and John Boren (22). Division #2 is still up for grabs but is currently led by Aubrey Moren (20) and Phil Schroeder (19). Division #3 has the biggest number of prospective qualifiers with six of the eight people able to end up in the top two spots next week. Currently, however, it is led by Andy McLeod (22) and Scott Murdock (19). Division #4 is set with Cliff Barendsen (38) leading it and Teresa Deterding (28) behind him in second.Remember, there is still one more week left to vote on the Hall of Fame ballot. If you'd like to see a comparison chart of all the nominees, be our guest. See you next Tuesday!

THIS WEEK'S MVB


Neil Rieger
Runner Up:
(See Posting)

  #1 POWER BOWLER


Neil Rieger
Runner Up:
Phil Schroeder

  #1 H2H BOWLER


Neil Rieger
Runner Up:
John Boren

  FROM THE GUTTER (GUTTER QUOTE)
"Hey, how did Pops Junior bowl?"

Scott Murdock, inquiring how AJ Hofmann rolled on Tuesday night.

EXPANDED STANDINGS
Pos. Team name Record Percent Total Pins Change
1 FTOP 36-20 .643 31,266 n/a
2 Pocket Pounders 33.5-22.5 .598 29,588 n/a
3 Mayan Apocalypse 31-25 .554 29,261 n/a
4 Turkey Hunters 31-25 .554 28,448 n/a
5 Bobby Belt and the Facebook Friends 26-30 .464 27,985 n/a
6 Sexual Chocolate 25-31 .446 24,802 n/a
7 Split It and Hit It 22-34 .393 23,115 n/a
8 Ballz Out 19.5-36.5 .348 19,433 n/a
Top Individual Achievements for Week 14
Men's High Series Scratch Women's High Series Scratch
John Boren - 629
Neil Rieger - 627
Carl Goetz - 608
Phil Schroeder - 578
Ken Wilson - 573
Anita Osthoff - 512
Freda Schroeder - 469
Teresa Deterding - 427
Men's High Series Handicap Women's High Series Handicap
Neil Rieger - 679
Phil Schroeder - 662
John Boren - 650
Cliff Barendsen - 637
Dennis Blake - 623
Anita Osthoff - 634
Freda Schroeder - 577
Teresa Deterding - 568
Men's High Game Scratch Women's High Game Scratch
Neil Rieger - 226
Carl Goetz - 226 (t)
Aubrey Moren - 225
John Boren - 219
Jason Carpio - 209
Seth Gunderson - 201
Anita Osthoff - 183
Freda Schroeder - 170
Teresa Deterding - 149
Men's High Game Handicap Women's High Game Handicap
Neil Rieger - 243
Aubrey Moren - 233
Scott Murdock - 228
Phil Schroeder - 228 (t)
John Boren - 226
Carl Goetz - 226 (t)
Cliff Barendsen - 223
Anita Osthoff - 223
Freda Schroeder - 206
Teresa Deterding - 196
Men's Pins Over Average Women's Pins Over Average
Neil Rieger - 48
Scott Murdock - 36
Phil Schroeder - 35
Aubrey Moren - 35 (t)
Cliff Barendsen - 34
Shane Daniel - 29
Anita Osthoff - 34
Freda Schroeder - 15
Teresa Deterding - 8


One Response to “The Antithesis of Perfect”

  1. avatar Ken says:

    Next week is gonna be huge.

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