Pair of perfect games highlight city bowling tournament

There were a pair of perfect games rolled during the Grand Haven City Bowling Tournament, held at Starlite Lanes on the weekends of Jan. 21-22 and Jan. 28-29.
Tribune Staff
Feb 3, 2012


Rich Lovell threw his seventh perfect game of his career during singles competition, while Matt Phillips completed his fourth perfect effort in team competition. Phillips is the assistant coach on the Grand Haven varsity bowling team.

A total of 12 teams and 45 bowlers participating in four events, broken down into handicap and scratch divisions.

The team of Andrew Ribbink, Phillips, Timm Cordes and Todd Subka had the winning handicap score of 3,016. The same foursome totaled the high score in the scratch division team standings with a total pin fall of 2,867.

In scratch doubles, the duo of Dave Oling and Pat Michell came out on top with 1,443 pins. Mitchell is the head coach of the Grand Haven varsity bowling squad.

In handicap doubles, brothers Stephen Jr. and Matt Vanderstelt won with a final score of 1,588.

In singles play, Andrew Ribbink led all challengers with a score of 729 in singles scatch competition, while Mitchell’s 781 was easily the top score in handicap singles. Mitchell also took top honors in handicap all-events with 2,386 pin fall, and in scatch all-events with 2,194.


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