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Superior-Duluth all-stars square off Sunday

Members of the 2017 Superior women’s all-star bowling team (Open Division) are, from left, Sharita Turner, Tina Wosmek, Barb Hoag (captain), Lynn Lach and Lezlee Nelson. (Submitted photo)1 / 2
Members of the 2017 Superior senior women’s all-starting bowling team are, from left, Robin Anderson, Cathy Meysman, Lois Oakman, Dawn Nelson and Dianne Mencel. (Submitted photo)2 / 2

The 28th annual All-Star border battle between the top bowlers from Superior and Duluth will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Superior’s Landmark Lanes.

The teams split last year at Village Lanes with Superior winning the Open Division all-star match 2,887 to 2,694 and Duluth winning the senior event 2,618 to 2,521.

Lynn Lach had the high series of 615 for Superior, followed closely by Lezlee Nelson’s 609. Dana Dallum led Duluth with a 574.

Superior’s Barb Hoag was the high bowler in the senior match with a 639 series.

Hoag is back again this year, but as captain of Superior’s Open Division squad. She will be joined by Lach, Nelson, Sharita Turner and Tina Wosmek.

Superior’s senior squad includes captain Lois Oakman, Robin Anderson, Cathy Meysman, Dawn Nelson and Dianne Mencel.

The Superior All-Stars hold an advantage of 20-17 in the regular match and Duluth holds a 5-2 series advantage in the Senior match.

2017 Superior All-Stars

Barb Hoag (captain)

Age: 62. … Making her 26th all-star appearance. … High average this season is a 202 in the Monday Night Fun League at Village Lanes. She also bowls in three other leagues at Village Lanes, and Country Lanes. … Highest game is a 290 and she as 28 700 series. … She is a past City Tournament champion in women’s, women’s doubles, all events actual, mixed team and mixed doubles. … She was inducted into the SWBA Hall of Fame in 2004.

Lynn Lach

Age 45. … Making her second all-star appearance. … High average is 183 in the Village Lanes’ Monday Nite Fun League. … She has a high game of 299 and has a high series of a 701.

Sharita Turner

Age 24. … First all-star appearance. … She has a high average of 207 in the Village Lanes’ Monday Nite Fun league. … She also bowls in two other leagues at Landmark Lanes. … She has a high game of 299 and a high series of 724. … She was a member of Superior High School’s Minnesota State High School championship team in 2010. … She bowled collegiately for the Prairie View A&M Panthers (Texas) and received Southwestern Athletic Conference awards in 2012, 2013 and 2015, including all-academic team honors during the 2013-14 season.

Lezlee Nelson

Age 39. … Eleventh all-star appearance. … High average this year is 204 in the Bud Light Classic League at Village Lanes. … She also bowls in the Friday Nite League at Landmark Lanes. … She has one 300 game to her credit and a high series of 770. … She holds titles as the City Tournament champion in singles, doubles and team.

Tina Wosmek

Age 41. … Third all-star appearance. … She has a high average this year of a 194 in the Monday Nite Fun League at Village Lanes. … She has a high game of 279 and a high series of 765. … She has been a Superior Area Bowling Association member since 2015 and is the current SABA Vice President.

2017 Senior All-Stars

Lois Oakman (captain)

Age 51. … Second all-star appearance. … She has a high average this year of a 191 in the NB Hooters League at Village Lanes. … She also bowls in the Friday Nite Quickies League at Village Lanes. … She has a high game of 279 and a high series of 748. … She was the 2015 Superior City Tournament Women’s Doubles Champion. … She is currently the SABA Manager.

Cathy Meysman

Age 64. … Making her 26th all-star appearance. … She has a high average of 172 in the Village Friday Nite Quickies League. .. She also bowls in three other leagues at Village Lanes with a high game of 279 and a high series of 717. … She has been a Superior City Tournament champion in all events, doubles, singles and team multiple years. … She has been a lane inspector, a past member of the SABA and a past SABA Vice President. … She is a member of the Superior Area Bowling Hall of Fame.

Dawn Nelson

Age 68. … Making her 16th all-star appearance. … She has a high average this year of 165 in the Landmark Tavern League. … She has a high game of 279 and a high series of 754. … She has been a Superior City Tournament champion in individual and team multiple years. … She is a member of the Superior United State Bowling Congress Hall of Fame and the Wisconsin State USBC Hall of Fame. … She is also a current director on the SABA.

Robin Anderson

Age 52. … First all-star appearance. … She has a high average this year of a 186 with the Friday Nite Quickies League at Village Lanes. … She also bowls on the Hooters League at Village Lanes. … She has a high game of 248 and a high series of 628. … She is a current director on the SABA.

Dianne Mencel

Age 58. … Second all-star appearance. … She has a high average this year of a 166 in the Tuesday Veterans League at Landmark Lanes. … She also bowls in three other leagues at Landmark Lanes. … She has a high game of 278 and a high series of 656 and is the current director on the SABA.

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