Bowlers Paul Hope of North Cape May and Dana Wolbert of Bridgeton were the first leaders of The Press 200 Club this season.

Hope bowled his first career 800 series and totaled 801 on Thursday at Mouse Trap Bowling Alley in Woodbine to lead the men. Hope put together games of 236, 268 and 297 in the Thursday Night Men’s League.

Wolbert, the 2012 Press 200 Club women’s champion, led the women with a 695 series on Sept. 5 at Wood Lanes in Pilesgrove Township. Wolbert had games of 237, 222 and 236 in the Wood Lanes Mixed League.

Joe Wolchko of Pleasantville bowled an 800 series on Thursday at King Pin Bowling in Egg Harbor Township, and had an 300 second game. Brian Risler and Ed Ross Jr. each scored 300 games on Sept. 9 in the Big Money League at King Pin.

MEN

801—Paul Hope, North Cape May, 236, 268, 297, Thursday Night Men’s, Mouse Trap Bowling Alley.

800—Joe Wolchko, Pleasantville, 264, 300, 236, City, King Pin Bowling.

778—Brian Risler, 243, 235, 300, Big Money, King Pin Bowling.

769—Ed Ross Jr., Mays Landing, 257, 212, 300, Big Money, King Pin Bowling.

769—Paul Shiflet, Bridgeton, 237, 256, 276, South Jersey Industrial, Campani’s Legacy Lanes.

746—Dennis Bundy, Vineland, 288, 245, 213, Wood Lanes Mixed, Wood Lanes.

737—Michael Lynch, Galloway Township, 223, 279, 235, Thursday Big 5, Strike Zone Lanes.

728—Hannibal Ross, Washington Township, 246, 233, 249, Woodstown Men’s, Wood Lanes.

728—Andy Stewart, Galloway Township, 237, 247, 244, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

726—Al Pierce, Bridgeton, 248, 237, 241, Monday Men’s, Campani’s Legacy Lanes.

724—Greg York, Port Norris, 279, 218, 227, Thursday Night Men’s, Mouse Trap Bowling Alley.

723—Steve Weiss, Atlantic City, 219, 279, 225, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

716—Bill Graves, Atlantic City, 215, 214, 287, Woody’s Almost Classic, King Pin Bowling.

709—Jeremy Peterson, 234, 254, 221, Big Money, King Pin Bowling.

707—Steve Gorman, Pennsville, 235, 226, 246, Monday Mixers, Wood Lanes.

704—Tom Reese, 211, 227, 266, Woody’s Almost Classic, King Pin Bowling.

695—Brian Rodgers, Wildwood, 214, 269, 212, Thursday Night Men’s, Mouse Trap Bowling Alley.

693—Pete Clark, Mays Landing, 215, 232, 246, Tuesday Mix, Strike Zone Lanes.

689—Howard Lloyd Jr., Pennsville, 210, 248, 215, Monday Mixers, Wood Lanes.

687—Matthew Stephens, 224, 246, 217, Juniors, King Pin Bowling.

686—Scott Super Jr., Egg Harbor Township, 225, 241, 220, Thursday Big 5, Strike Zone Lanes.

679—Mark Haughwout, 214, 245, 220, Big Money, King Pin Bowling.

679—Ryan Dolbow, Pennsville, 240, 213, 226, Woodstown Men’s, Wood Lanes.

676—Martin Stephens, 247, 214, 215, Tuesday Trios, King Pin Bowling.

676—Ken  Rehrig, 212, 233, 231, Big Money, King Pin Bowling.

674—Darius Bond, 227, 222, 225, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

673—Phil Bobbitt, Pennsville, 210, 248, 215, Wood Lanes Mixed, Wood Lanes.

664—Steve Weiss, Atlantic City, 216, 237, 211, Woody’s Almost Classic, King Pin Bowling.

663—Joe LoVullo, 213, 216, 234, Cape Atlantic, King Pin Bowling.

661—Larry Campanale, Wildwood Crest, 213, 236, 212, Tuesday Trios, King Pin Bowling.

657—Dave Hemple, Bridgeton, 237, 215, 212, South Jersey Industrial, Campani’s Legacy Lanes.

656—Rob Copes, 227, 213, 216, Kisby Jones, King Pin Bowling.

646—Michael Vazquez, 217, 214, 215, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

WOMEN

695—Dana Wolbert, Bridgeton, 237, 222, 236, Wood Lanes Mixed, Wood Lanes.

673—Jymme Lyn Haney, Monroeville, 267, 194, 212, Wood Lanes Mixed, Wood Lanes.

641—Mia Williams, Pine Hill, 201, 206, 234, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

623—Diana Sorelle, Bridgeton, 198, 191, 234, Tuesday Mixed Social, Campani’s Legacy Lanes.

612—Tricia Menz, Mays Landing, 225, 194, 193, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

609—Mia Williams, Pine Hill, 199, 217, 193, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

599—Donna Williamson, Bridgeton, 192, 192, 215, Tuesday Mixed Social, Campani’s Legacy Lanes.

592—Debbie Lynch, Galloway Township, 181, 189, 222, Tuesday Mix, Strike Zone Lanes.

583—Tricia Menz, Mays Landing, 214, 180, 189, 6:30 Express, King Pin Bowling.

582—Elizabeth Higgins, Galloway Township, 202, 197, 183, Saturday Juniors, Strike Zone Lanes.

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