December 3, 2020

Special Olympics Masters Bowling Championships

(Newnan, GA) — Congratulations to Tonya Hull and Dennis Shaw! They competed recently in the Area 6 Masters Bowling Championships at Junction Lanes in Newnan, GA.

Determined to bring home the gold, Dennis came prepared to win with his personal bowling ball and the bag which was given to him by the Candi, the manager at Junction Lanes.

Dennis dominated as the ruler on lane 26.

He came from behind and won a first place trophy for defeating the following adult male bowlers: Robin Bohannon from Coweta County, Scott Holcomb from Carroll County, and David Henson from Spalding County.

Representing as Heard County’s finest female alumni athlete, Tonya Hull proved to be a strong and motivated contender on lane 7.

Destined for success, she came in second place and received a shiny red and gold trophy for defeating the Libby Chestnut from Fayette County and Maggie Custodio from the Rutledge Center in Coweta County.

Tonya and Dennis are pictured wearing their Heard County Special Olympics shirts and proudly holding their first and second place trophies.

(Submitted by Wylene Spearman)

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