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2012-Summer Travel Basketball-Three L-r: Erica McCall of Ridgeview High, Celeste West of Garces Memorial High and Rachol West of Garces had a busy summer on the offseason basketball circuit. McCall and Rachol West were the CalSparks Club Basketball GOLD team that went 45-1 through the 45-day open college viewing period in June and July. They attended the prestigious FILA National Championships in Atlanta and the Battle in the Boro in Tennessee. McCall played with the U.S. national 17U team in Europe, while the Wests played in the San Diego Classic, the CalSparks Classic at Santa Ana-Mater Dei High, the Muscle Milk Invitational in Las Vegas, and the EBX tournament in Berkeley. Bakersfield



Fall/winter eagues start next week. Stop by or call one of the following local centers for information: AMF Southwest Lanes, 3610 Wible Rd. (661) 834-2695; Regency Lanes, 820 Real Rd., (661) 325-6428; AMF Westchester Lanes, 1819 30th St., (661) 324-4966; West Side Lanes in Taft, (661) 765-6677, or Mt. Mesa Lanes in Lake Isabella, (760) 379-3131.


FUN SPORTS Soccer tryouts, Sept. 8 at The Oaks Community Church, 10200 Campus Park Drive. Registration: $85. SW, NW and NE practice sites. Every child plays. No tryouts. Season starts week of Sept. 10. Times are posted on or call (661) 378-2749 for information.


Bakersfield Nitro 14U girls travel team seeking players. Contact Kristen Fuentez (831) 233-8172 or


Bakersfield Racquet Club will begin a weekly series of tennis lessons for beginners called "Tennis In No Time," beginning Sept. 12. The lessons will be from 6-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Cost is $60 for BRC members and $70 for non members. The lessons are designed for people who want to learn to play tennis, and for former players who want to re-enter the game. For more information, call Art Sherwyn at (661) 203-5001.


Bowling: Top scores

Weeks 13-14 of summer leagues.

Regency Bowling center,

Men's 250-plus games : 268, Arnold Hall, Mike Yorba, Nick Camba, Terry Havener; 267, Hector Santiago, Rick Bowman, Elwood Elliott; 258, Chris Mormann; 255, Eric Grumbles

Junior boys : 183, Nick Mauldin; 155, Noah Dunbach; 99, Nathan Hall

Men's 700-plus series : 752, Elwood Elliott; 714, Eric Grumbles; 709, Hector Santiago; 704, Mike Yorba

Junior boys : 489, Nick Mauldin; 378, Noah Dunbach

Women's 220-plus games : 254, Tracye Taylor; 237, Mary Merrell; 236, Theresa Yorba; 228, Linda Perry; 226, Becky Hardwick

Junior girls : 163, Nicole Tweedy; 157, Angelica Aldana; 144, Allissa Sweet

Women's 600-plus series : 656, Tracye Taylor; 618, Stephanie Sanders; 606, Theresa Yorba

Junior girls : 476, Angelica Aldana; 434, Nicole Tweedy; 325, Allissa Sweet; 298, Bradyn Reid

AMF Southwest Lanes

Men's high games : 276, Jesse DeLaHerran; 274, Nate Looney; 268, Greg Barraza, Cameron Welch; 267, Bobby Fildes; 266, Ron Erickson; 257, Jesse Arzate; 256, Brian Kim, Clarence Knowles, Antonio Avery, Mark Bess; Junior boys : 267, Andrew Svoren; 245, Cody Lewis; Men's high series : 757, Greg Barraza; 715, Mark Bess; 704, Ron Erickson; Junior boys : 737, Andrew Svoren; 704, Cody Lewis; Women's high games : 202, Nancy Carr; 201, Alice Barefield; Junior girls : 203, Danielle Looney