Theresa Vermillion of Harwood won the Women's National Duckpin Association's Tournament at White Oak Lanes by defeating Betty Caputo in the championship match, 176-131.
Vermillion, who was top seeded with 838 pins in the qualifying rounds, took home the first prize of $1,200 and Caputo of Pasadena won second prize of $600.
Caputo began the up-the-ladder matches by defeating Linda Gosewisch ($265) of Baltimore, 153-152, and disposed of Diane Jasper ($400) of Laurel, 165-146, before losing to Vermillion.
Cora Byrd ($215) of Cheverly finished fifth, followed by Catrina Falwell ($185) of Forestville, Sharon Parker ($175) of Baltimore, Diane Ludwig ($165) of Reisterstown, Ethel Williams ($155) of Darlington and Anita Rothman ($145) of Baltimore.
The next WNDA tour stop will be today at Southside Lanes in Hagerstown.
Ron Korecky, the second seed, defeated No. 1 seeded Jeff Pyles, 144-143, to win the top prize of $2,200 in the Duckpin Professional Bowlers Association Tournament in Willimantic, Conn.
Mike Hamilton, who finished fourth and won $550, began the up-the-ladder matches by beating Buddy Creamer ($450), 151-138, and Ron Pelletier ($500), 132-121, before losing to Millard Herold ($660), 149-147, in a two-frame rolloff. Herold then lost to Korecky in the semifinal match, 150-120. Pyles won $1,100 for second place.
The next stop on the DPBA's tour will be today at Long Meadow Bowl in Hagerstown.
State Games winners
Medal winners in the tenpin bowling section of the Maryland State Games that were held at Brunswick Normandy Lanes:
Women: 9-under--gold, Carrie Shaffer, 452; silver, Linda Peters379. 10-14--gold, Erica Berndsen, 914; silver, Desiree Bonebrake, 15-19--gold, Kendra Cameron, 1,177; silver, Sandra Walker, 745. 20-35--gold, Jennifer Mallette, 1,111; silver, Betty Shaffer, 1,022; bronze, Terri Sinke, 1,006. 35-50--gold, Diane Constantino, silver, Susan Cameron, 1,144; bronze, Rosemary Classon, 51-64--gold, Lillie Magee, 1,214; silver, Shirley Johnson, 1,101; bronze, Jackie Lanehart, 1,062. 65-70--gold, Audrey Fischer, 953; silver, Georgia Athas, 827. over-71--gold, Ruth Korpman, 1,056.
Men: 9-under--gold, Anthony Leveille, 427. 10-14--gold, Lloyd Meeks, 811. 15-19--gold, Jason Butler, 1,200; silver, Danny Seabolt, 1,186; bronze, Jason Sutton, 1,139. 20-35--gold, Barry Hartman, 1,317; silver, Mike Sinek, 1,222; bronze, Rodger Sheffer, 1,146. 36-50--gold, Irv Roswell, 1,373; silver, Karl Schleuwes, 1,245; bronze, Robert Bonebrake, 1,229. 51-64--gold, Terry Logan, 1,278; silver, William Mend, 1,233; bronze, John Warch, 1,215. 65-70--gold, Mike Bobrick, 1,041; silver, Stanley Grochowski, 990. over-71--gold, Charles Hall, 1,057.
Baltimorean loses lead
Baltimorean Diana Freeland lost her lead in the handicap singles division of Hanover (Pa.) Bowling Centre's tournament, which concludes next month.
Jack Wold, of Abbottstown, Pa., rolled 968, 157, 207, 190, 206 plus 208 handicap to move 28 pins in front of Freeland.
Freeland and Terle Jones, both of Baltimore, lead the doubles handicap division with 1,416, and Steve Rothenberger and John Delp of Westminster lead the scratch division with 1,328.