AMHERST, N.S. – Bowlers were recognized for their bowling skills and sportsmanship during the 2017-2018 Mac Hopkins Men’s Bowling League banquet Saturday night at the Amherst Lions Club.
Elton LeBlanc received the top trophy of the night, the Mac Hopkins Memorial Award, which was presented to him by the family of Mac Hopkins. The trophy recognizes a bowler who has shown great dedication to the league over the years.
Awards presented at the banquet include the following:
Mac Hopkins Memorial Award – Elton LeBlanc
Most Improved Player – Wayne Hurley
Most Dedicated Player – Mike Embree
Most Sportsmanlike – Larry Thompson
First Place – Breakfast at Brittney’s, 61 points: Mike Embree (captain), Ronnie Porter, John Weatherbee, Mike Greene and Dave Mathieson.
Second Place – L&L Gilbert Construction, 57 points: Stu Harroun (captain), Corey Boss, Lee Gilbert, Steve Butler, and Steve Riemersma.
Second Place (tie) – Victoria Manor, 57 points: Billy McManaman (captain), Jimmy Burbine, Danny Baker, Wayne Robichaud, and Carl McManaman
Individual and Team Awards
High Average – Matt McKeown, 123.3
High Triple – Corey Boss, 440
High Single – Corey Boss, 177
High No-mark – Eric Richard and Jimmy Burbine, 93 points each.
Holland Trophy (Most Honest Player) – Paul Williams
High Team Triple – Mike’s Drive Thru, 1726: Ron Martin (captain), Carl Martin, Mike LeBlanc, Greg Smith, and Victor Burke.
High Team Single – Cumberland Honda, 634: Eric Richards (captain), Ian McLeod, Darryl Ferguson, Wayne Hurley, and Nick Smith.
High Single – Nick Smith, 158
High Triple – Jimmy Burbine, 398
High Average – Larry Thompson, 111.1
Bowled 400 triple games – Corey Boss, 440; Matt McKeown, 433; Buck Gouchie, 410.
Perfect attendance. No strings missed (Includes regular season) – Rick Emslie, Ken Mattix, Buck Gouchie, Brandon Janes, Carl Martin, Tim LeBlanc, Carl McManaman, Lee Gilbert, Kelly Lamont, Wade Perry, Nick Smith, Troy Thompson, Dave Mathieson.
REGULAR SEASON RESULTS
First Place – Loch Lomond Family Campground, 127 points: Troy Richards (captain), Darcy Trenholm, Riley LeBlanc, Jared Chitty and Kai Chan.
Second Place – Sobeys, 122 points: Louis Oickle (captain), John Brown, Dave Harrison, Kelly Lamont, and Wayde Perry.
Third Place – Breakfast at Brittney’s, 106 points: Mike Embree (captain), Ronnie Porter, John Weatherbee, Mike Greene and Dave Mathieson.
Individual and Team Awards
High Average – Darcy Trenholm, 121.1
High Triple – Darcy Trenholm, 459
High Single – Ian McLeod, 165
High No-Mark – Ian McLeod, 98
Holland Trophy (Most Honest Player) Kelly Lamont
High Team Triple – Weston’s, 1794: Corey Remington (captain), Matt McKeon, Mark Scott, Mark Scott, Leon LeBlanc, and Acquila Bourgeois.
High Single – Cumberland Honda, 647: Eric Richards (captain), Ian McLeod, Darryl Ferguson, Wayne Hurley, and Nick Smith.
High Average – Larry Thompson, 106.7
High Triple – Jimmy Burbine, 377
High Single – Dave Harrison, 144
Bowled 400 triple games – Darcy Trenholm, 459, 403; Matt McKeown, 440, 418, 413, 405; Stu Harroun, 423; Ian McLeod, 416; Tim LeBlanc, 405; John Weatherbee, 404; Mike Embree, 403; Carl McManaman, 401; Leon Plamondon, 401.