Season 24: Fall 2011

Welcome to Season #24, the Fall 2011 session.

This season proved to be a big one for returning bowlers shooting their all time personal bests (obviously rookies had their highest games, series, and average ever in the league this season so we left them off):

Highest game?
Aaron Chandler, Alison Radke, Aubrey Moren, Eric Summers, Jake Parrott, Jenn Seefeldt, Phil Schroeder, Ryan Simonet, Sarah Sauer, and Teresa Deterding

Highest series?
Aaron Chandler, AJ Hoffmann, Alison Radke, Aubrey Moren, Emily Podhajsky, Eric Summers, Kelly Sands, Ryan Doll, Sarah Sauer, and Teresa Deterding

Highest season-ending average?
AJ Hoffmann, Alison Radke, Aubey Moren, Carl Goetz, Eric Summers, Ian Goetz, Jake Parrott, Jason Carpio, and Teresa Deterding

Three bowlers also put up scores that put them into the all-time records in league history:

Jenn Seefeldt now has the 5th place all-time Women's High Game Scratch with her 203;

Ryan Doll now has the 5th place all-time Men's High Series Scratch with his 707 as well as the 5th place all-time Men's High Series Handicap with his 767;

Mike Berlin now has highest all-time Men's High Game Handicap with his 311 (knocking out Ken by 1) as well as the highest all-time Men's Pins Over Average with 122 (knocking out Orion by 4).

The biggest individual achievements for the season came out as follows:

Women's High Series Scratch: Freda Schroeder - 555
Women's High Game Scratch: Jennifer Seefeldt - 203
Women's High Series Handicap: Sarah Sauer - 662
Women's High Game Handicap: Alison Radke - 243
Women's Pins Over Average: Sarah Sauer - +68
Women's Most Improved Bowler: Freda Schroeder and Kelly Anderson +6

Men's High Series Scratch: Ryan Doll - 707
Men's High Game Scratch: Carl Goetz - 269
Men's High Series Handicap: Mike Berlin - 723
Men's High Game Handicap: Phil Schroeder - 280
Men's Pins Over Average: Mike Berlin - +122
Men's Most Improved Bowler: Rob Kaszuba, Carl Goetz, Kelly Sands +14

The results of the Season Favorites were announced at the Tuesday night meeting, including the addition of the Emily Podhajsky Good Sportsmanship Award along with the renaming of the Defensive Bowler of the Season to include it's biggest winner throughout league history - Carl Goetz:

Rookie of the Season - Mike Berlin (Neil Rieger, runner-up)

Captain of the Season - Ken M. Wilson (Alison Radke, runner-up)

Carl Goetz Defensive Bowler of the Season - Carl Goetz (Ryan Doll, runner-up)

Underdog of the Season - Alison Radke (Orion Kinkaid, runner-up)

Bob Brunker Good Sportsmanship Award - Rob Kaszuba (Orion Kinkaid, runner-up)

Emily Podhajsky Good Sportsmanship Award - Emily Podhajsky (Alison Radke, runner-up)

People's Choice: Most Valuable Bowler - Ryan Doll (Carl Goetz / Aubrey Moren, runner-up)

Actual individual team MVBs:

Das Sauer Popes = Eric Summers
Gutterballs = Jason Carpio
Kitten Mittons = Alison Radke / Kelly Sands
Mysterious Platypus Appendages = Teresa Deterding
No Pinheads = Aubrey Moren
Skirtz & Jerkz = Neil Rieger
STFU Donny = Ken M. Wilson
Vier Reiter Der Apokalypse = Ryan Doll / Rob Kaszuba

Actual: Most Valuable Bowler - Ryan Doll / Rob Kaszube (Jason Carpio / Teresa Deterding, runner-up)

Cumulative #1 Power Ranked Bowler: Ken M. Wilson (Aubrey Moren, runner-up)

The Tournament of Champions, which will make its official debut next season within the league, had its winner for this season revealed: Allison Radke would have come away with 1st place over 2nd place finisher Dennis "Pops" Laube in a contest that was settled by 11 pins. More details on the Tournament of Champions later.

Prize money was handed out for the teams based upon wins:

1. No Pinheads (49-15)
2. STFU Donny (40-24)
3. Gutterballs (36.5-27.5)
4. Vier Reiter Der Apokalypse (36-28)
5. Kitten Mittons (35.5-28.5)
6. Skirtz & Jerkz (22-42)
7. Mysterious Platypus Appendages (22-42)
8. Das Sauer Popes (15-49)

And lastly, Carl Goetz was officially inducted into the GutterAlley Hall of Fame after being selected over Bob Brunker, Dennis "Pops, Laube, Janelle "Nellie" (Laube) Lamar, Jason Carpio, and Pat Searcy by the voters of the bowling community.

Congratulations to all of the winners this season!

Pos. Team name Record Percent Total Pins
1 No Pinheads 49-15 .766 31,566
2 STFU Donny 40-24 .625 36,238
3 Gutterballs: A Jackie Treehorn Presentation 36.5-27.5 .570 29,577
4 Vier Reiter Der Apokalypse 36-28 .563 29,806
5 Kitten Mittons 35.5-28.5 .555 25,757
6 Skirtz & Jerkz 22-42 .344 27,736
7 Mysterious Platypus Appendages 22-42 .344 25,302
8 Das Sauer Popes 15-49 .234 24,105

Top Individual Achievements for Fall 2011
Men's High Series Scratch Women's High Series Scratch
Ryan Doll - 707
Ken Wilson - 672
Jason Carpio - 660
Carl Goetz - 631
Ian Goetz - 629
Freda Schroeder - 555
Jennifer Seefeldt - 516
Sarah Sauer - 490
Alison Radke - 479
Teresa Deterding - 468
Men's High Series Handicap Women's High Series Handicap
Ryan Doll - 767
Mike Berlin - 723
Kelly Sands - 721
Eric Summers - 697
Jason Carpio - 696
Freda Schroeder - 675
Sarah Sauer - 661
Alison Radke - 650
Jennifer Seefeldt - 641
Teresa Deterding - 636
Men's High Game Scratch Women's High Game Scratch
Carl Goetz - 269
Mike Berlin - 267
Ryan Doll - 265
Ken Wilson - 255
Ian Goetz - 250
Jennifer Seefeldt - 203
Sarah Sauer - 196
Freda Schroeder - 190
Alison Radke - 185
Teresa Deterding - 184
Men's High Game Handicap Women's High Game Handicap
Mike Berlin - 311
Ryan Doll - 285
Phil Schroeder - 280
Carl Goetz - 277
Eric Summers - 264
Sarah Sauer - 253
Jennifer Seefeldt - 244
Alison Radke - 243
Kelly Anderson - 235
Teresa Deterding - 232
Men's High Pins Over Average Women's High Pins Over Average
Mike Berlin +122
Ryan Doll +90
Phil Schroeder +89
Eric Summers +82
Carl Goetz +80
Sarah Sauer +68
Alison Radke +58
Jennifer Seefeldt +55
Kelly Anderson +55 (t)
Teresa Deterding +45
Freda Schroeder +40
Men's Most Improved Bowler Women's Most Improved Bowler
Carl Goetz +14
Rob Kaszuba +14 (t)
Kelly Sands +14 (t)
Dennis Laube +10
Neil Rieger +10 (t)
Nick Allegri +9
Ian Goetz +8
Jonathan Vigliaturo +8 (t)
Jason Carpio +7
Freda Schroeder +6
Kelly Anderson +6 (t)
Alison Radke +5
Jennifer Seefeldt +4
Sarah Sauer +4 (t)
Teresa Deterding +3

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