By Ed Richards
April 3, 2013
Christopher Spells and Charles McAdams of Newport News topped the list of major winners in the Virginia Peninsula USBC Open Championships that wrapped up two weekends of bowling March 24 at Sparetimes in Hampton.
Spells won the scratch singles title by one pin over Dustin Weymouth-German with a 756 series and finished second in the scratch all-events with a total pinfall of 2,130.
McAdams captured the all-events with a score of 2,146 and teamed with Dewayne Willis of Newport News for the doubles crown (1,449).
The scratch team championship went to Gregory Boyters, Ricky Boyters, John Confalone III and Michael Smith with a 2,827 total.
In the handicap division, Jody Edwards had an impressive tournament, winning the singles with an 851 showing. He also rolled his first 300 game and placed third in all-events (2,325).
Shirley Ferguson, Donnie Ferguson, Katharina Clark and Christopher Clark took the handicap team title with a 3,069 total.
Other handicap winners were Anthony Darr of Gloucester in all-events (2,444) and Wayne Nitzschner and John Banicky in doubles (1,550).
Like Edwards, Ricky Boyters bowled a perfect 300 game during the tournament.