Chris Barnes Wins PBA Liberal Kansas Southwest Open

by ddziomba September 23, 2020 07:36

Liberal, Kan., (Sept. 22, 2020) –Chris Barnes from Double Oak, Texas won the fourth annual Liberal Kansas Southwest Open on Sunday at Ayr Lanes to capture his 29th PBA Regional title.

Barnes won his first five matches in the modified eight-game round robin match play finals to overtake previous leaders, Canadian Francois Lavoie and A.J. Chapman, from Manchester, Iowa. Barnes sealed the victory with a decisive win in the final game position round and earned $4,000 for first place.

Barnes completed the finals with a 7-1 record and 4,790 total pins. Lavoie finished runner up for the second year in a row with 4,657 pins and collected $2,400. Houston’s Shawn Maldonado finished in third place followed by Kyle Duster, from Scottsdale, Ariz. in fourth place.

The third annual PBA50 Waxahachie Southwest Open will be September 25-27 at Hilltop Lanes. The Southwest Region’s next open event is the PBA Oklahoma City Southwest Open.

PBA LIBERAL KANSAS SOUTHWEST OPEN, presented by French Construction
Ayr Lanes, Liberal, Kan., Sunday

Final Standings (after 21 games, including match play bonus pins):

  1. Chris Barnes, Double Oak, Texas, 7-1, 4,790, $4,000.
  2. Francois Lavoie, Canada, 4-4, 4,657, $2,500.
  3. Shawn Maldonado, Houston, 6-2, 4,651, $1,800.
  4. Kyle Duster, Scottsdale, Ariz., 5-3, 4,620, $1,400.
  5. AJ Chapman, Manchester, Iowa, 4-4, 4,597, $1,100.
  6. Kris Koeltzow, Wheat Ridge, Colo., 5-3, 4,488, $850.
  7. Alex George, Wichita, Kan., 3-4-1, 4,426, $750.
  8. n-Connor Egan, Farmingdale, N.Y., 2-6, 4,419, $700.
  9. Dimitri Cruz, Denton, Texas, 5-3-0, 4,402, $675.
  10. Nathan Pope, Arvada, Colo., 2-5-1, 4,351, $650.
  11. ss-Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas, 2-6, 4,311, $625.
  12. Keith Lesko, Prosper, Texas, 2-6, 4,204, $600

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Josh Blanchard, Lance Lorfeld Win PBA Bowlero Lynnwood Northwest Titles

by ddziomba September 21, 2020 17:06

Lynnwood, Wash. – Josh Blanchard of Mesa, Ariz., defeated non-member Cameron Weier of Seattle, Wash., 211-198, to win the PBA Bowlero Lynnwood Northwest Open at Bowlero Lynnwood on Sunday.

Prior to the championship match, Blanchard defeated non-member Duncan Whitaker of Poulsbo, Wash., 277-236, while Weier advanced by defeating Robert Robinson of Yelm, Wash., 212-168. Weier earned $1,200 for second place, followed by Whitaker and Robinson earning $850.

Blanchard earned $2,000 for first place and scored his twelfth PBA Regional tour title.

In the companion PBA50 Bowlero Lynnwood Northwest Open, Lance Lorfeld of University Place, Wash., defeated John Gould of Yuba City, Calif., 222-212, for his first PBA50 Regional win and $1,200 first place prize.

In the PBA50 semifinal round, Lorfeld eliminated Erik Hohlbein of Auburn, Wash., 214-194, and Gould defeated Randy Macomber of University Place, Wash., 204-203. Gould earned $700 for second place. Hohlbein and Macomber each earned $500 as semifinal round losers.

PBA BOWLERO LYNNWOOD NORTHWEST OPEN
Bowlero Lynnwood Lanes, Lynnwood, Wash., Sunday

Championship:
Josh Blanchard, Mesa, Ariz., ($2,000) def. n-Cameron Weier, Seattle, Wash., ($1,200), 211-198.

Semifinal Round (losers earned $850):
Blanchard def. n-Duncan Whitaker, Poulsbo, Wash., 277-236.
Weier def. Robert Robinson, Yelm, Wash., 212-168.

Round of 8 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $650 each):
Blanchard def. Michael Tang, Johnstown, Ohio, 3-1.
Weir def. Lance Lorfeld, University Place, Wash., 3-0.
Whitaker def. AJ Johnson, Oswego, ill., 3-2.
Robinson def. Chris Tuholski, Troutdale, Ore., 3-1.

PBA50 BOWLERO LYNNWOOD NORTHWEST OPEN
Bowlero Lynnwood Lanes, Lynnwood, Wash., Saturday

Championship:
Lance Lorfeld, University Place, Wash., ($1,200) def. John Gould, Yuba City, Calif, ($700), 222-212.

Semifinal Round (losers earned $500):
Lorfeld def. Erik Hohlbein, Auburn, Wash., 214-194.
Gould def. Randy Macomber, Brentwood, Calif., 204-203.

Round of 8 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $350 each):
Lorfeld def. Henry Dawson, Elma, Wash., 3-2.
Gould def. Clyde DeLoach, Heppner, Ore., 3-2.
Hohlbein def. Robert Reed Sr., Weed, Calif., 3-1.
Macomber def. Berry Tate, Wenatchee, Wash.., 3-0.

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Non-Member Cortez Schenck wins PBA Bowlero Mesa West Open

by ddziomba September 17, 2020 07:56

Mesa, Ariz. – Cortez Schenck, a non-member of Phoenix, Ariz. won the PBA Bowlero Mesa West Open on Saturday at the Bowlero Mesa bowling center.

Schenck won all 8 games in match play posting a winning 15-game total of 3,769 pins to secure first-place. As a non-member, Schenck will not receive credit for his title.

n-Schenck earned $3,000 for first place with Darren Tang of Las Vegas finishing second with a 4-4 match play record and 3,568 pins to earn the $1,500 second prize.

PBA BOWLERO MESA WEST OPEN
Bowlero Mesa, Mesa, Ariz., Saturday

Final Match Play Standings (after 15 games, including match play bonus pins):

  1. n-Cortez Schenck, Phoenix, Ariz., 8-0, 3,769, $3,000.
  2. Darren Tang, Las Vegas, 4-4, 3,568, $1,500.
  3. Toby Sambueno, Henderson, Nev., 3-4-1, 3,565, $1,200.
  4. n-Ari Wilson, Henderson, Nev., 6-1-1, 3,496, $1,000.
  5. PJ Haggerty, Roseville, Calif., 4-4, 3,472, $900.
  6. Jake Peters, Henderson, Nev., 4-4, 3,451, $850.
  7. Kyle Duster, Scottsdale, Ariz., 5-3, 3,354, $800.
  8. David Haynes, Las Vegas, 2-5-1, 3,347, $750.

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Matt Russo Wins PBA BowlersMart Midwest Open for First Career Win

by ddziomba September 17, 2020 07:46

Valley Park, Mo. –Matt Russo of Fairview Heights, Ill., compiled a 5-1 match play record and a 13-game total of 3,224, including bonus pins, to win the PBA BowlersMart Midwest Open at Bowlero Lakeside on Saturday.

Russo led the seven-game qualifying round with a 246 average. Heading into the final position round match, Russo had a 29-pin lead over John Marsala of St. Louis, Mo. Marsala had a chance to put the pressure on Russo late in the match, but an errant shot in the 10th secured Russo’s victory. Marsala ended the day 20 pins behind Russo.

Russo won $2,500 for first place, while Marsala earned $1,500 as the runner-up.

The PBA Midwest Region travels to Virden, Illinois September 18th for the PBA50 Allstate Showtime Lanes Midwest/Central Open. The event is open to bowlers ages 50 and above.

PBA BOWLERSMART MIDWEST OPEN
Bowlero Lakeside, St. Louis, Mo., Saturday

Final Match Play Standings (after 13 games, including match play bonus pins)

  1. Matt Russo, Fairview Heights, Ill., 5-1, 3,224, $2,500.
  2. John Marsala, St. Louis, Mo., 5-1, 3,254, $1,500.
  3. n-Anthony Neuer, Lewisburg, Pa., 4-2, 3,132, $1,025.
  4. Keven Williams, Springfield, Mo., 4-2, 3,125, $900.
  5. n-Donald Lee, Maryland Heights, Mo., 4-2, 2,986, $800.
  6. Mitch Beasley, Clarksville, Tenn., 3-3, 2,985, $750.
  7. n-Drake Bazzy, Flat Rock, Mich., 2-4, 2,920, $700.
  8. Nick Kruml, Downers Grove, Ill., 2-4, 2,884, $680.
  9. n-Andrew Lazarchick, Brick, N.J., 2-4, 2,818, $660.
  10. n-Steven Jarvis, O’Fallon, Ill., 2-4, 2,737, $640.
  11. Kamron Doyle, Brentwood, Tenn., 3-3, 2,735, $620.
  12. n-Collin Walsh, Columbia, Mo., 0-6, 2,637, $600.
  13. n-designates non-PBA member

    Editor’s Note: A photo of the winner has been posted in PBA's Media Gallery.

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Brandon Curtis Wins PBA AMF Towson Lanes Open for Fourth Career Title

by ddziomba September 14, 2020 18:08

Towson, Md. – Brandon Curtis of Manson, N.C., compiled a 5-3 match play record and a 15-game total of 3,446 pins to win the PBA AMF Towson Lanes Open on Sunday.

Curtis, a regular in the PBA South Region, led qualifying by 69 pins. After a strong start in match play, he struggled with 163 and 178 games and lost the lead to Steven Arehart of Chesapeake, Va. with only three games remaining. Curtis recovered his form and closed with 269, 223 and 213 to earn his fourth PBA Regional Title, his first in the East Region. Arehart retained the runner-up spot while Alex Cavagnaro of Massapequa, N.Y. and Michael Ruben of Seldon, N.Y. followed.

With the win, Curtis earned $2,200 and extended his winning streak to three consecutive seasons with at least one PBA Regional title. Arehart earned $1,300 as the runner-up. Alex Cavagnaro of Massapequa, N.Y. earned $1,100 for finishing third, while Michael Ruben of Selden, N.Y. finished fourth and earned $960.

The next stop in the PBA East Region schedule is the PBA Bowlero Wilmington Open in Wilmington, Delaware on Sunday, October 4.

PBA AMF TOWSON LANES OPEN
AMF Towson Lanes, Towson, Md., Sunday

Final Match Play Standings (after 15 games, including match play bonus pins)

  1. Brandon Curtis, Manson, N.C., 5-3, 3,446, $2,200.
  2. Steven Arehart, Chesapeake, Va., 5-3, 3,321, $1,300.
  3. Alex Cavagnaro, Massapequa, N.Y., 6-2, 3,303, $1,100.
  4. Michael Ruben, Selden, N.Y., 4-4, 3,289, $960.
  5. Tim Foy Jr., Seaford, Del., 5-3, 3,287, $825.
  6. Erv Rains, New Cumberland, Pa., 5-3, 3,137, $700.
  7. Michael Martell, Brooklyn, N.Y., 3-5, 3,103, $600.
  8. n-Terry Mize, Owings Mills, Md., 4-4, 3,094, $580.
  9. Andrew Suscreba, Clifton, N.J., 3-5, 3,082, $560.
  10. Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, 3-5, 2,964, $540.
  11. Shawn Jones, Faber, Va., 3-5, 2,937, $520.
  12. Michael Houtz, Myerstown, Pa., 1-7, 2,986, $500.

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Editor’s Note: A photo of the winner has been posted in PBA's Media Gallery.

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