Bowled unexpectedly yesterday again in the Champlain Int'l tournament. I rushed down to join someone that needed a doubles partner. Started on the fresh with a 213, ended at 616. Finished first on that pair.
Then I subbed for someone on a five man team. 234 out of the gate. I forgot to look at the final score as I was just too tired. But somewhere around 630/640.
So my first real tournament average is around 212-218. I would have done pretty well with all-around, but didn't enter because I had no intention of being on teams. I believe I might have made top five all-around with handicap, probably top 60 or so scratch.
Once again, I bowled better after three games than starting out. Used the Storm Crux for 5.5 games out of six. Probably the first time I thought maybe a Crux pearl would have been a good ball to switch to, as the Byte just wasn't grabbing. I also didn't have any time to prepare them.
But for me, I definitely am more relaxed and focused in the tourney than league. Have to prepare much better for singles. But the handicap singles was won yesterday with a cap total of 893 or so! Scratch winner comes in around 813 so far. So I better enjoy it, because it's likely I'll remain a donor