Four pairs of Marylanders will be competing in the Bowling Proprietors' Association of American National Family Tournament in San Antonio Aug. 21 and 22.
George and Derrick Smith of Bel Air will bowl in the Parent-Youth Division, Ginny and Kristoffer Courtney of Abingdon will compete in the Parent-Teen Division, Charles Shutt of Elkton and Tonya Frock of North East will compete in the Adult-Youth Division and Robert Chassereau of Edgewood and Michael Blasdel of Essex will bowl in the Adult-Teen Division.
Hammer balls for four
Howard Stanton of Oxon Hill rolled a 289 at Country Club Lanes and won a Hammer Ball. Other Hammer winners were Jeff Harding (257) of Frederick, Percy Mack (256) of Baltimore and Michael Burch (246) of Reisterstown.
Harding also rolled a 952 set to advance to the finals of the Country Club Classic Tournament in the A Division. Others advancing were Charles Rupertus (936) of Annandale, Va., in C Division and Jim Morris (790) of Baltimore in B Division.
New doubles leaders
Steve Rothenberger and John Delp of Westminster have taken over the lead in the scratch doubles division of the 18th Hanover (Pa.) Bowling Centre Tournament, which runs through Sept. 28.
Rothenberger rolled a 685 and Delp bowled 643 for 1,328 to overtake Jeff Harding and Irv Roswall of Frederick, who had led with 1,301. Delp rolled 210, 178 and 255; Rothenberger had 226, 237 and 222.
Larry Detweiler and Lisa Maffei of Timonium moved into fifth place in scratch doubles and sixth place in handicap doubles by posting scores of 1,282 and 1,363. Detweiler rolled games of 247, 215 and 257 for a 719 and Maffei had a 563 scratch.
Baltimore teams in hunt
Baltimore teams are in the top 30 of the WSBA Team Bowling Classic in York, Pa. The top 30 teams qualify to compete in the Great Auto Shoot out Sept. 5-6.
We Are Family, composed of Almenia Scott (215), Wayne Scott (236), Juanita McNair (171) and Tom McNair (218), is in 14th place, and Quite Storm, made up of Lloyd Price (237), Cindy Goode(228), Bill Palmer (214) and Shelia Palmer (185), is in 29th place. We Are Family rolled 4,514 and Quiet Storm racked up 4,460. Happy Campers from Philadelphia lead the field with 4,884.