A team representing the Big 20 in Scarborough repeated as candlepin bowling women’s world champions in the 26th annual event held at Metro Bowl in Peabody, Massachusetts.

The seven-women team, captained by Amanda Carroll of Gray, also included Brooke Anton of Saco, Angela Davis of New Gloucester, Renee Lowell of Westbrook, Kacie Lapierre of Dayton, Kim Kangas-Smith of Raymond and Shannon Scribner of South Portland.

The event draws the top women bowlers from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and the Atlantic provinces of Canada. The Big 20 team became the first to repeat since a team from Massachusetts won three straight from 2002-04.

The team had a slow start on the opening day of the two-day event, winning just half of its matches, then went undefeated on the second day.

Chuck Brakeley of Cape Elizabeth recorded his first career hole-in-one on the fourth hole at South Portland Municipal Golf Course on July 9. Brakeley used a wedge on the 138-yard shot that was witnessed by John Rich.

Mel Twitchell made an ace on the 145-yard sixth hole at Toddy Brook Golf Course on July 25. Twitchell used a 6-iron to ace the hole, while playing with David Twitchell, Eric Twitchell and Bob Ellison.

Bradley Youngs used a 5-iron to record a hole-in-one on the sixth hole at Toddy Brook Golf Course on July 25. Bob Ellison, Heather Adams and John Ellison witnessed the 195-yard shot.

Beverle Aceto carded a hole-in-one on the 17th hole at Portland Country Club on Aug. 1. Aceto used her driver on the 156-yard shot, which was witnessed by Angela O’Neil.

Dave Perreault aced the sixth hole at Gorham Country Club on Aug. 3. Perreault used an 8-iron for the 153-yard shot, which was witnessed by Pat Perreault and John Nugent.

Liz Wiltshire made a hole-in-one on the 138-yard 15th hole at Searsport Pines Golf Course during the Women’s Maine State Golf Association event on Aug. 4. The shot was witnessed by Debby Gardner, Sue Wootton and Nancy Carlson.

Michael Allwein aced the sixth hole at Spring Meadows Golf Club on Aug. 4. Allwein used a 7-iron for the 146-yard shot, which was witnessed by George Jones and Steve Canning.

Tom Dunlap of Princeton, New Jersey, made a hole-in-one on the sixth hole at Spring Meadows Golf Club on Aug. 6. Dunlap used a 9-iron for the 142-yard shot.

Michael Power carded a hole-in-one Aug. 9 on the 17th hole at The Woodlands, using a 5-hybrid. Paul Eggert, Jim Atwell and Jack Manheimer witnessed the 162-yard shot.