Season 25: Spring 2012

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?
AJ Hofmann, Aubrey Moren, Bob Brunker, Eric Lynch, Freda Schroeder, Scott Murdock, Seth Gunderson, and Teresa Deterding

Highest series?
AJ Hofmann, Aubrey Moren, Bill Krejci, Carl Goetz, Ian Goetz, Jake Parrott, Jason Garcia, Jonathan Vigliaturo, Rob Kaszuba, Russell Madsen, Sabrina Gray, Teresa Deterding

Highest season-ending average?
AJ Hofmann, Aubrey Moren, Bill Riley, Carl Goetz, Jake Parrott, Jason Garcia, Jonathan Vigliaturo, Kelly Anderson, Mike Berlin, Ryan Doll, Sabrina Gray, Teresa Deterding

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

Carl Goetz moved up to the #2 spot on the Men's High Series Scratch record with his 735 and ties Cory Chorpenning for the 3rd spot on Men's High Average with his 208. Ryan Doll is tied now with John Boren for 5th in that same category with his 202 average.

Anita Osthoff took over 5th place on the Women's High Series Scratch with her 518 as well as finds herself tied with Jennifer Seefeldt for 3rd place for Women's High Average for her 159.

Freda Schroeder threw the #2 highest Women's High Game Scratch with her 234. That same game earned her the #3 spot on Women's High Game Handicap (262).

Seth Gunderson joined Carl Goetz, Jason Carpio, and Rich Foster at the 5th spot in the Men's High Game Handicap category with a 291.

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

Women's High Series Scratch: Angela Bradford - 563
Women's High Game Scratch: Freda Schroeder - 234
Women's High Series Handicap: Teresa Deterding - 663
Women's High Game Handicap: Sarah West - 248
Women's Pins Over Average: Freda Schroeder - +70
Women's Most Improved Bowler: Teresa Deterding and Freda Schroeder - +7

Men's High Series Scratch: Carl Goetz - 735
Men's High Game Scratch: Ian Goetz - 266
Men's High Series Handicap: Jonathan Vigliaturo - 746
Men's High Game Handicap: Seth Gunderson - 291
Men's Pins Over Average: Seth Gunderson - +99
Men's Most Improved Bowler: Aubrey Moren +24

The results of the Season Favorites were announced at the Tuesday night meeting:

Rookie of the Season - Anita Osthoff (Dennis Blake, runner-up)

Captain of the Season - Ryan Doll (Seth Gunderson, runner-up)

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

Underdog of the Season - Teresa Deterding (Kelly Anderson, runner-up)

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

Emily Podhajsky Good Sportsmanship Award - Anita Osthoff (Kelly Anderson, runner-up)

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

Actual individual team MVBs:

ACE2S = Eric Lynch
Ballsagna = Russell Madsen
Bowled to Death = Ryan Housknecht
Brown Belt Jones = Jonathan Vigliaturo
Splits or Swallows? = AJ Hofmann
Strange Bedfellows = Carl Goetz
The Turkey Hunters = Dennis "Pops" Laube
X-Men = Ryan Doll

Actual: Most Valuable Bowler - Ryan Doll (Carl Goetz, runner-up)

Cumulative #1 Power Ranked Bowler: Ryan Doll (Ian Goetz, runner-up)

The Tournament of Champions was won by Ian Goetz in a down to the wire finish against runner-up Russell Madsen. As this season's champ, Ian received an additional $50 in his prize envelope. Russell received $30 for second place. We look forward to continuing the Tournament of Champions from here on out.

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

1. The Turkey Hunters (51-13)
2. Strange Bedfellows (41.5-22.5)
3. Brown Belt Jones (39-25)
4. X-Men (36-28)
5. Splits or Swallows? (31-33)
6. Ballsagna (20.5-43.5)
7. ACE2S (19-45)
8. Bowled to Death (18-46)

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

Congratulations to all of the winners this season!

Pos. Team name Record Percent Total Pins
1 The Turkey Hunters 51-13 .797 40,585
2 Strange Bedfellows 41.5-22.5 .648 41,405
3 Brown Belt Jones 39-25 .609 40,611
4 X-Men 36-28 .563 37,558
5 Splits or Swallows? 31-33 .484 33,108
6 Ballsagna 20.5-43.5 .320 30,208
7 ACE2S 19-45 .297 28,778
8 Bowled to Death 18-46 .281 30,089

Top Individual Achievements for Spring 2012
Men's High Series Scratch Women's High Series Scratch
Carl Goetz - 735
Ian Goetz - 695
Ryan Doll - 690
Bill Krejci - 666
Aubrey Moren - 664
Angela Bradford - 563
Freda Schroeder - 557
Anita Osthoff - 518
Teresa Deterding - 517
Ellen Neidlinger - 446
Men's High Series Handicap Women's High Series Handicap
Ian Goetz - 755
Jonathan Vigliaturo - 744
Carl Goetz - 735
Aubrey Moren - 715
Ryan Doll - 702
Teresa Deterding - 661
Ellen Neidlinger - 650
Freda Schroeder - 641
Angela Bradford - 635
Anita Osthoff - 635 (t)
Kristie Carter - 625
Men's High Game Scratch Women's High Game Scratch
Ian Goetz - 266
Carl Goetz - 264
Seth Gunderson - 262
Ryan Doll - 253
Bill Krejci - 247
Freda Schroeder - 234
Angela Bradford - 223
Anita Osthoff - 202
Teresa Deterding - 200
Alexandra Avila - 178
Ellen Neidlinger - 178 (t)
Men's High Game Handicap Women's High Game Handicap
Seth Gunderson - 291
Ian Goetz - 286
Eric Lynch - 276
Bob Brunker - 276 (t)
Scott Murdock - 273
Freda Schroeder - 262
Teresa Deterding - 248
Sarah Lynch - 248 (t)
Angela Bradford - 247
Ellen Neidlinger - 246
Men's High Pins Over Average Women's High Pins Over Average
Seth Gunderson +99
Ian Goetz +92
Eric Lynch +88
Bob Brunker +84
Scott Murdock +83
Freda Schroeder +70
Sarah Lynch +69
Ellen Neidlinger +63
Teresa Deterding +61
Angela Bradford +53
Men's Most Improved Bowler Women's Most Improved Bowler
Aubrey Moren +24
Russell Madsen +18
Jonathan Vigliaturo +17
Orion Kinkaid +13
Rob Kaszuba +13 (t)
Dennis Laube +10
Eric Lynch +10 (t)
Carl Goetz +10 (t)
Freda Schroeder +7
Teresa Deterding +7 (t)
Anita Osthoff +5
Kelly Anderson +4
Kristie Carter +2

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