Grove
Grove

---Bowler: Matthew Grove, 39, of Red Lion.

---Latest bowling accom plishment: Teamed with Rick Bennett to win the first two monthly York Area Handicap Doubles Bonanza events.

---I started bowling: At age 15 at Lion Bowl.

---Best bowling advice I ever received: Slow down and go back to the fundamentals if you have a problem.

---Bowlers I have learned the most from: I've taken a little bit from everyone I've watched.

---Most memorable bowling moment: Rolling my first 300 in 2007.

---Pro bowlers I like to watch or root for: I've met Walter Ray Williams, Parker Bohn III, Stephanie Nation, Sean Rash and Ryan Shafer, and I like to root for them.

---Bowling appeals to me because: I get to meet a lot of people.

---Advice I would give to someone just starting to bowl: Have fun and relax.

---The toughest part about bowling is: Developing the mental aspect of the game. Sometimes, you can be your own worst enemy.

---Future goal: Roll an 800 series.

---Note: East Lincoln Lanes hosts a scratch doubles tournament, at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. The format features six games over 12 lanes. The entry fee is $60 per team. For information, go to www.eastlincolnlanes.com.

Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Propri etors Association. To nominate a bowler, send an email to bowlerof theweek@gmail.com.