USBC Announces High Average, Series awards for 2014-15

by Gianmarc Manzione 0

Aaron Smith
USBC Communications

ARLINGTON, Texas - Former Team USA member, Lisa Noor of Mound, Minn., and 2013 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships Regular Singles winner, Zeke Bayt of Westerville, Ohio, claimed the USBC Sport Bowling National High Average Awards for the 2014-15 season.

Noor, 45, earned the women's award after finishing with a 205 average for 116 games at the Twin Cities Sport League at Country Club Lanes in Tonka Bay, Minn. Noor, a Minnesota State USBC Hall of Fame member, helped Team USA capture gold medals in the team event at the 1997 and 2005 PABCON Women's Championships.

Bayt, 23, posted a 226 average for 72 games during the Summer PBA Experience league at Sequoia Pro Bowl in Columbus, Ohio, to win the men's award. Bayt won the singles title at the 2013 Open Championships with a 795 series.

The Youth Male and Youth Female Sport Bowling National High Average Awards were earned by Tyler Zogg of Chesapeake, Va., and Kaitlyn Eder of Lithia, Fla.

Zogg, 18, averaged 200 for 48 games at the Junior Gold Scratch League at Pinboys at the Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia, to earn the distinction, while Eder, 16, finished with a 186 average for 81 games during the BCB Junior Gold league at Brandon Crossroads Bowl in Brandon, Florida.

USBC National Standard High Average and High Series Awards
The USBC National Standard High Average and High Series Awards for the 2014-15 season also have been determined.

Professional Women's Bowling Association and USBC Hall of Famer, Tish Johnson of Colorado Springs, Colo., averaged 238 for 124 games during the NFL Scratch league at Colorado Springs' Brunswick Circle Lanes to secure the Female USBC National Standard High Average Award for the season.

The Male USBC National Standard High Average Award went to John Delp III of Sinking Springs, Pa., who finished with a 255 average for 96 games in the Pepsi Men's Major league at Colonial-Berks Lanes, also in Sinking Springs.

James Matthews of Prattville, Ala., and Ashley Dunn of Palmdale, Calif., earned the Youth Male and Youth Female USBC National Standard High Average Awards.

Matthews, 17, recorded a 245 average for 81 games during the JMS Scratch league at Bama Lanes-Prattville, while Dunn, an 18-year-old who recently was selected to join Junior Team USA in 2016, posted a 218 average for 93 games in the Monday Family Fun league at Brunswick Sands Bowl in Lancaster, Calif.

Earon Vollmar of Toledo, Ohio, and Hakim Emmanuel of Stoughton, Mass., earned the Male USBC Standard High Series Award after each rolled a 900 series during the 2014-15 season.

Vollmar, 27, put together his perfect night during the Monday Night All Stars league at Toledo's New Glass Bowl Lanes on Jan. 19, 2015. Emmanuel, 39, fired 36 consecutive strikes at the Thursday Night Patriots league at Westgate Lanes in Brockton, Massachusetts, on Feb. 19, 2015.

Team USA's Bryanna Coté of Red Rock, Ariz., collected her second Female USBC Standard High Series Award after tying the national record for highest series by a woman after shooting an 879 series during the Ebonite Elite league at Golden Pin Lanes in Tucson, Arizona, on Sept. 16, 2014.

Coté, 29, rolled games of 300, 279 and 300 to tie the set posted by Katie Verbil of Wichita, Kan., in 2012. Coté also earned the Female USBC Standard High Series Award during the 2009-10 season with an 861 series.

The Youth Male and Youth Female USBC Standard High Series Awards went to Tyler Lewis of Baltimore and Montana Hughes of Freeport, Ill.

Lewis, 19, put together games of 265, 300 and 300 for an 865 series during the PH Varsity league at Baltimore's Brunswick Perry Hall Lanes on Jan. 24, 2015, to win the boy's award, while Hughes, 17, rolled 267, 248 and 299 for an 814 series during a Northern Illinois Scholarship Series tournament at The Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Ill., on Sept. 14, 2014.

Click here for the list of the National High Series and High Average Awards.

The team awards for National High Game and National High Series also have been determined. Click here to find the top team scores for men, women, mixed and youth teams.

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