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How records are set.

Candlepin record scores (scratch) may only be established on ICBA sanctioned / regulation lanes after July 26, 1989.  Exceptions: New Hampshire and Massachusetts where sanctioned / regulation scores have existed.

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Record scores must be bowled under controlled conditions i.e. league play, published tournaments, all aspects of TV roll offs, state / provincial events, all aspects of pro and amateur tours.

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The foul line rule must be in force.

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Approved balls and pins must be used.

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At least one weeks advance publicity must be given.

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There must be at least four bowlers in a regular published shift, two bowlers per lane.

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The original starting lineup must be used throughout.

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The current ICBA rulebook must govern all play.

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Notification must be made within 24 hours to the ICBA and lane inspection within 72 hours.

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Complete rules govern. See proprietor master sheet.

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New records are noted by *.

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Scores are updated each year, record scores as of 6/1/08.

World Records

Women

Single String Brenda Lamagdeleine Agawam, MA 207
Three Strings Amy Dube, Park Place Lanes, April 27, 2008      144 + 138 + 198 480
Five Strings Carol Downey Andover, MA 749
Ten Strings Stasia Czernicki Webster, MA 1388
Twenty Strings Kelly Stoyles, Leda Lanes June 2006 2501

Men

Single String Ralph Semb Erving, MA
Men's High Single
Chris Sargent, Metro Bowl, May 13, 2011 *
245
Three Strings Mark Ricci, Metro Bowl, September 30, 2011 *
160 + 157 + 202
519
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5 Chris Sargent Haverhill, MA 530
Five Strings Mike Sargent Bradford, MA 841
Ten Strings Al Johnson Agawam, MA 1525
Twenty Strings Jeff Atkins Westfield, MA 2812

State and Provincial Records

Maine

Women

Single String Val Joy, Pittsfield, October 4, 1992 200
Three Strings Rici Justice, 1-7-10 Bowling Center, November 9, 2003 450
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5    
Five Strings Mona Lemar 1-7-10 Bowling Center, September 30, 2012 *
138 + 143 + 146 + 130 + 139
696
     
Ten Strings Sue Crawford, Colonial 1337
All Events (40 Strings) Val Joy 4887
Team Danelle Kane 561 2882
  Rose Stimpson 538  
  Lee Ann Lowe 586  
  Karen Matero 598  
  Jen Campbell 599 Goodtime Lane Ladies, February 15, 2003  
Team (1 String)  Deb Scannell 149 670
Alley Kats Annie Dechiara 144  
  Nance Vestal 125  
  Donna Banzi 142  
  Janet Poch 110 Bangor Brewer Lane, July 31, 1999  
Doubles (20 Strings) Shirley Lewis, 1-7-10 Sports Center 2494
  Paula Truman  
     

Men

Single String Phil Bernatchez, Bangor Brewer 231
Three Strings Herbie Myers, Old Town & Tim Matero, Oxford Hills 502
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5
Five Strings Al Joy, Vacationland 814
Ten Strings Russ Nealey, Bangor-Brewer, April 1,1990 1485
All Events (40 Strings) Al Joy & Russ Nealey 5319
Team Raymond Dube 603 3269
Al Joy 697
Nate Nealey 682
Jeff McLain 662
Mike O'Brien 625, February 15, 2004, 1-7-10 Augusta, Maine
Doubles (20 Strings) Mark Smith 2780
Tim Matero, Colonial

Mixed Events

Mixed Doubles (20 Strings) Val Joy 2544
  Al Joy  
Mixed Teams (20 Strings) Lee Ann Lowe 581, Jim Singleton 676 2585
  Karen Matero 626, Tim Matero 702 Good Time Lanes January 19, 2003  

Massachusetts

Women

Single String Brenda Lamagdeleine, Agawam MA 207
Three Strings Donna Sue Banzi, Plymouth 463
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5    
Five Strings Carol Downey, Andover 749
Ten Strings Karen Paré, Langdon, NH 1313
All Events  Marianne Kelly, Stoneham 3265
Team (15 Strings) Kim Pelletier 342 1869
  Paula Pretty 337  
  Marion Johnson 404  
  Melissa Caissie 377  
  Beth Powers 409 Metro Bowl January 15, 2005  
Doubles (10 Strings) Stasia Czernicki, Webster 1327
  Helen Sellew, Natick  
     

Men

Single String Ralph Semb, Erving, MA
Men's High Single
Chris Sargent, Metro Bowl, May 13, 2011 *
245
Three Strings Mark Ricci, Metro Bowl, September 30, 2011 *
160 + 157 + 202
519
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5 Chris Sargent, Haverhill, MA 530
Five Strings Bruce Syphers, Portsmouth, NH 828
Ten Strings Al Johnson, Agawam, MA 1525
All Events  Peter Flynn, Woburn, MA 3573
Team (15 Strings) Mike Sargent 2167
  Wally Bazylinski  
  Joe Ashline  
  Gary Carrington  
  Peter Flynn  
Doubles (10 Strings) Jack Ray 750 1458
  Shawn Baker 708, Metro Bowl June 2006  
     

Mixed Events

Mixed Doubles (10 Strings) Carol Hopley, Portsmouth, NH 1433
  Bruce Syphers, Portsmouth, NH  
Mixed Teams (12 Strings) Sandy Smith, Pauline Batista 1588
The Mixers Mark Lesniak, Al Cloutier, Manchester, NH  
 

New Brunswick

Women

Single String Nancy Vigue, Saint John Bowlarama June 16, 2003 195
Three Strings Kelly Ritchie, Parklane Bowl 461
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5    
Five Strings Nancy Vigue, Saint John Bowlarama June 16, 2003 685
Ten Strings    
All Events     
Team (1 String) Mass Maniacs                                                               692
  Lynne Thomsen 145  
  Charlene Publicover 130  
  Donna Pope 143  
  Melissa Caissie 120  
  Beth Powers 154 August 3, 2002  
Team (3 String) Saint John Bowl More Selects 1805
     
     
     
Doubles     
     

Men

Single String Jim Nyers, Saint John Bowlarama 231
Three Strings Mathieu Cormier, Parklane Bowl 513
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5
Five Strings Max Bonnell, Saint John Bowlarama June 13, 2003 732
Ten Strings Mac Bonnell, Saint John Bowlarama 1476
All Events 
Team (1 String) Mumbley's 784
Brian Bernatchez 196
Dan Bernatchez 152
Phil Bernatchez 125
Butch Dobson 135
Roger Gregoire 176
Team (3 String) Joe Ashline 2139
Steve Renaud
Gary Carrington
Jeff Atkins
Tom Olszta, Hanwell Bowling Centre
Doubles (10 Strings)

Mixed Events

Mixed Doubles     
     
Mixed Teams (1 String) Therese Cormier 723
  Denise Roy  
  Diane Roy  
  Nicky Cormier  
  Clarence Roy  
  Art Roy, Chaleur Centre Lanes  
 

New Hampshire

Women

Single String Glennis Hickey, Park Place Lanes 202
Three Strings Amy Dube, Park Place Lanes, April 27, 2008     144 + 138 + 198 480
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5    
Five Strings Diane Rooney, Park Place Lanes 728
Ten Strings Stasia Czernicki, Bowl-O-Rama 1388
Twenty Strings Kelly Stoyles, Leda Lanes, June 2006 2501
All Events (25 Strings) Carol Downey, Park Place Lanes 3225
Team (15 Strings) Janet Poch 341 1852
  Celeste Buckmore 355  
  Nance Vestal 395  
  Cyndi Cawley 395  
  Glennis McKinley 366, Lakeside Lanes, May 8, 2005  
Team (25 Strings) Penny Brady 2979
  Lois Queen  
  Mary Ford  
  Vi Biron  
  Dot Lawruk, Gate City 1983  
Doubles (10 Strings) Penny Brady 1306
  Vi Biron, Park Place Lanes  
     

Men

Single String Gerry Montminy, Londonderry Bowling Center 240
Three Strings Craig Holbrook, Park Place Lanes, October 1, 2006
140 + 189 +179
508
Three Strings 1st 3 of 5 Mike Sargent, Bowlaway Lanes 520
Five Strings Mike Sargent, Bowlaway Lanes 841
Ten Strings Steve Vadney, Park Place Lanes 1520
Twenty Strings Jeff Atkins, Leda Lanes 2812
All Events (25 Strings) Dan Murphy, Park Place Lanes 3566
Teams (15 Strings) Dave Richards 404 2059
  Gary Carrington 427  
  Dave Barber 389  
  Shawn Baker 393  
  Dave Godwin 446, Sunset Lanes, April 13, 2008  
Team (25 Strings) Mike Poulin 3337
  Jack Foley  
  Bob Francoeur  
  Bob Freel  
  Gary Duffett, Leda Lanes  
Doubles (10 Strings) Bill Treeful 1452
  Shawn Baker, Boutwell's Bowling Center  
     

Mixed Events

Mixed Doubles (10 Strings) Carol Hopley 1433
  Bruce Syphers  
Mixed Teams (20 Strings) Penny Brady 2669
  Vi Biron  
  Mike Poulin  
  Tim Lipke, Londonderry Bowling Center  
 

Nova Scotia

Women

Single String Sheila Paquin, Halifax Fairlanes 186
Three Strings Joan MacCoy, LMK Lanes 425
Team (1 String) Annette Tanner 660
  Lorna Laybolt  
  Georgie Matthews  
  Lisa Kaizer  
  Synthia Schofield, LMK Lanes  

Men

Single String Scott Richardson, Fairlanes New Minas 234
Three Strings Tim Carrigan, Bible Hill Bowlacade 488
Team (1 String) Barry Soward 774
  Sean O'Flarety  
  Graham Lassen  
  Steve Webb  
  Doug Blackaler, Fairlanes New Minas  

Mixed Events

Mixed Teams (1 String) Bob Masters 715
  Peter Ryan  
  Peggy Crowell  
  Marie Smith  
  Everett Butler, Fairlanes New Minas  
 

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