York Dispatch Bowler of of Week: Eric Clarke
- Eric Clarke recently rolled a 300 game and 780 series at Colony Park North.
- It was his first career 300 game and his career-high series.
- Clarke, a 29-year-old Yorker, says his future goal is to roll an 800 series.
Bowler: Eric Clarke, 29, of York.
Latest bowling accomplishment: Rolled a 300 game and a 780 series at Colony Park North. It was his first career 300 game and his career-high series.
I started bowling: Five years ago at Lincolnway.
Bowler I have learned the most from: My father, Guy Clarke Sr.
Part of my game I’m working on improving: Picking up the 10-pin.
Best bowling advice I ever received: Follow through.
Bowling appeals to me because: I like trying to improve. Your average is a good indicator of your improvement.
Most non-bowlers don’t realize: That good bowlers have to know how to adjust to changing lane conditions.
Most memorable bowling moment: Rolling the 300 game and 780 series.
Advice I would give to someone just starting to bowl: Practice as much as you can.
Future goal: Roll an 800 series.
Note: East Lincoln Lanes will play host to the York Area Handicap Doubles Tournament starting at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan 8. The format is nine-pin no-tap and teams roll four games. The entry fee is $45 per team and one in four cashes. Bowlers who compete in five of the seven monthly tournaments will be eligible for a random drawing for a 42-inch flat-screen television.
Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.