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April 15, 2014

Voss is still boss at City Tournament

Rolls record 862 set; Grabowski fires women's 300.


Lockport bowling legend Don Voss rolled a Lockport City Bowling Tournament-record 862 three-game series to earn the handicap doubles title with his daughter, Angel Ritz.

Not to be outdone, Jenn Grabowski rolled a 300 perfect game to lead her women's team to a title at the 72nd anniversary championships, which concluded Sunday at Allie Brandt Lanes.

Lockport greats Voss, Kevin Kirchberger and Gary Kinyon also rolled perfect games, Steve Robinson added a 299 and Voss and Mike Zastrow both topped 800 at the annual scratch and handicap bowling tournament, which began April 5.

Voss tossed single games of 298, 264 and 300 for his 862 series, topping a large field that included 27 four-team entries, 41 doubles entries, 82 singles entries, 57 all-events (9 games) entries and 50 combined (6 games) entries.

Grabowski won the women's scratch singles title with a 649. Brian Boeowski was the men's singles scratch champ with a 781. Men's and women's handicap singles champions, respectively, are Luke Price (800) and Barb Soemann (708).

Lockport Bowling Association Hall of Famers Dan and Gary Kinyon won the doubles open class division with a 1,407 series. Women's scratch doubles winners were Nicky Feor and Angie Henriksen with a 1,113. Feor and Henriksen totalled 1,407 in the doubles handicap division to win that as well. The father-daughter duo of Voss and Ritz rolled a 1,523 to place first in the doubles open handicap division.

Gary Kinyon went on to win the all-events (9 games) open scratch division with a 2,198 total. Grabowski was the women's scratch all-events winner with a 1,916. All-events handicap winners were Jim Kelkenberg (2,289) and Irene Miller (2,062).

Voss won the men's combine (6 games) division with a 1,558 total, while Grabowski won the women's title with a 1,289. Handicap winners are Lawrence Stanton (1,595) and Feor (1,413).

“Berger” teamed up with Mike Ohol, Aaron Verheyn and Niagara University Hall of Famer Dave Bunn on team “Latecomers” to roll a tourney-record 2,955 and place first in the men's 4-player open scratch division. Women's 4-player scratch winners are “Pat's Girls,” Ritz, Grabowski, Soemann and Pat Stoddard with a 2,256.

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