Fay, Swales capture VBQ titles


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Dawn Fay of Manassas, Va., earned her seventh career Open Division title and Becky Swales of Hollywood, Md., garnered her eighth career Senior Division title when they won their respective events in the Virginia Bowling Queens Tournament hosted by King Pin Lanes, Midlothian, Va., March 29-30.

The tournament was sponsored by King Pin Lanes and King Pin Lanes Pro Shop.

Fay was presented the Open Division first place check worth $600 and a VBQ Champions Plaque. Fay averaged 232 for the 16-game event when she compiled a total pinfall of 3,715. Fay’s 4-game sets were 248-177-214-199; 268-214-248-202; 228-259-235-268; and 237-226-244-248.

Other cashers in the Open Division: Debbie Wolfe, Vienna, Va., 3706, 2nd place $375; Jami Sheppard, Danville, Va., 3674, 3rd place $225; Rebecca Williamson, Matoaca, Va., 3652, 4th place $175; Fran Sansone, Virginia Beach, Va., 3620, 5th place $150; Lee Cassidy, Sterling, Va., 3581, 6th place $125; Kelly Fox, Burke, Va., 3553, 7th place $100; Charlynne Bowers, Alexandria, Va., 3519, 8th place $85; with Teresa Rast, Chesterfield, Va., and Lisa Rand, Fairfax, Va., tied for 9th place with a total pinfall of 3482, $65 each.

Swales was given the $400 Senior Division first place prize and a VBQ Champions Plaque. Swales recorded a 207 average for the 16-game event, finishing with a total pinfall of 3,315. Swales’ 4-game sets consisted of 210-204-189-279; 197-183-168-194; 211-236-201-201; and 258-215-167-202.

Other cashers in the Senior Division: Cathy Smith, Richmond, Va., 3314, 2nd place $200; Lynn Thweatt, Dinwiddie, Va., 3310, 3rd place $150; Dee Danner, Virginia Beach, Va., 3146, 4th place $125; Linda Noyes, Vienna, Va., 3121, 5th place $100; and Mildred Washington, Fort Washington, Md., 3071, 6th place $90.

High games bowled during the tournament: Lisa Rand, Fairfax, Va., 300; Teresa Rast, Chesterfield, Va., 300; Fran Sansone, Virginia Beach, Va., 290-278; Kelly Fox, Burke, Va., 280; Jennifer Penny, Portsmouth, Va., 280; Yolanda Graves, Prince George, Va., 279-278; Quintina Jefferson, Landover Hills, Md., 279; Becky Swales, Hollywood, Md., 279; Lynn Thweatt, Dinwiddie, Va., 279; Rebecca Williamson, Matoaca, Va., 279; and Carla Sessions, Woodbridge, Va., 278.

High 4-game blocks rolled during the tournament: Lisa Rand, Fairax, Va., 998; Dawn Fay, Manassas, Va., 990, 955; Rebecca Williamson, Matoaca, Va., 978, 960; Clarice Fielder, Newport News, Va., 972; Teresa Rast, Chesterfield, Va., 971; Fran Sansone, Virginia Beach, Va., 958; Debbie Wolfe, Vienna, Va., 956, 955; and Jami Sheppard, Danville, Va., 955.

High 3-game series fired during the tournament: Yolanda Graves 740, 719 Rebecca Williamson, Matoaca, Va., 732, 722; Dawn Fay, Manassas, Va., 730, 722; Clarice Fielder, Newport News, 727; and Kelly Fox, Burke, Va., 721, 715.


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