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GAUNTLET HITS GROUND HARD

CHARLES REINKE SMITES TWIN...GAME ON!

1st - Charles Reinke emerged in 1st place tonight from the shadow of his brother's #1 Finishing spot as 2011-12 Club Champion with a 5-0 +345 outing that included his 291-373 win over Thomas as they joined battle for top spot once again. Insofar only the Reinkes are averaging north of the elusive "400" level the brothers seem to be outdistancing the rest of the pack early this year.

2nd -Richard Lauder landed in 2nd with a 3-1 +129. He did manage another upset win against Thomas Reinke, this time a 414-342 affair. Richard, from some unexplainable twist of fate, has a winning 9-6 cumulative record with Thomas Recike, contrasted with a 6-14 cumulative score when he plays brother Charles.  So Richard believs its a matter of "playing the Good twin" vs. "playing the "bad" Twin at work here :)

3rd - Betty Hasselkus also had a 3-1 evening, her one loss coming from Peter Schmiedicke in a lopsided 280-457 second game blowout.

SUE GOLDSTEIN LEADS INTERMEDIATES WITH LUKE WARM 2-2 NIGHT

1st - Sue Goldstein won both her Intermediate games with Aki Miura and June Scott, but ran into considerably tougher sledding with Experts Charles Reinke and Betty Hasselkus. Sue finished at 2-2 -89 this evening, good enough to top the three other intermediates that joined her.

2nd - Sharlie Miura, who leads the Intermeidates with a 75% winning record, took second at 1-1 +102.

3rd - Aki Miura finshed in 3rd, also with a one win-one loss outing, but a larger -88 cume score.

Peter Schcmiedicke surged to the front in the played phony department  with a 33% phony bingo percentage as he authored QUILLAS and PISTLES, both words close to real words, SQUILLA being good, and both STIPLES and TIPLESS valid plays. So far, in the 2nd week in to our new year, only Richard Lauder and Barb Besadny are the only two other players with "besmirched" bingoes accepted by their opponents. According to Richard, the rest of our players need to take more "flyers"....you never know when one will stick and stay on the board..  : )

Posted on 2012-09-13 10:34:08 by admin