Brian Marcellus is being recognized for his Superior Bowling Ability.
Marcellus has been a member of the Butler County Bowling Association for 28 years and has been involved in organized bowling for 39 years. He has participated in 28 Butler County tournaments, gathering 15 championships. He also has been a participant in 26 straight PA State Tournaments and 7 ABC/USBC National Tournaments.
The highest league average for Marcellus was 237 which he carried at Bon Aire Bowl. Marcellus has 18 career sanctioned 300 games as well as twelve 299 games, fifteen games of 11-in-a-row, over five hundred 700 series and six 800 series. The 300 games include one in the 1992 PA State Tournament in Erie, as well as the last 300 game at the old Family Bowlaway on Route 8 and the first 300 game at the new Family Bowlaway on Fairground Hill Road. His highest series tops out at 824.
Among the other achievements of Marcellus are a second place finish in the 1988 YABA Mixed Team States Championships, the 2001 Bruin Lanes King of the Hill Champion and the Grizzly XIII Champion in 1994 and the 2001 Butler County handicap and Scratch All-events Champion. Marcellus also was one of the 5 team members to bowl the county high 3-game scratch series record of 3646. Another interesting feat is that Marcellus has held the high average in Butler County six different years and maintained the high average in ten different leagues, including being only the second person to average over 230 for a complete season in the Butler County Men’s Traveling Leagues. One of his most proud accomplishments was being crowned back to back WBuT Radio Champion in 2001 and 2002.
Marcellus is a Life Member of the Butler County Bowling Association. He has served as a Board Member for the last 13 years, including a 10 year run as 2nd Vice President. Marcellus was named Director of the Year in 2006 and the PA State Delegate Alternate in 2009-2010. In addition to his service on the Board, Marcellus has also served as the Butler City League Secretary since 2009.
Marcellus currently lives in Connoquenessing Township with his wife, Karen, and their sons, Shawn and Braden. He is employed as a Service Advisor with Baglier Mazda.