Brad Miller Averages 240 to Take First Round Lead in Go Bowling! PBA Indianapolis Open

by Bill Vint February 20, 2019 12:45

INDIANAPOLIS – Brad Miller of Lees Summit, Mo., averaged 240.8 in the opening round of qualifying in the Go Bowling! PBA Indianapolis Open Wednesday afternoon at Woodland Bowl to take a 10-pin lead over defending Indianapolis champion Jakob Butturff of Tempe, Ariz.

Miller, who is trying for his first PBA Tour title, rolled games of 267, 202, 278, 266 and 212 for a six-game total of 1,445 pins. Butturff finished with a 1,435 total, 18 pins better than Australia’s Jason Belmonte.

Qualifying in the Indianapolis Open, a Tier 2 PBA Playoffs points event, continued with the second of three six-game rounds Wednesday evening. After the final qualifying round Thursday at 10 a.m., the top 24 players based on 18-game pinfall totals will advance to eight-game match play rounds Thursday at 6 p.m. and Friday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The top five players after 42 games will compete in Sunday’s stepladder finals, live on FS1, beginning at 3 p.m. EST.

All qualifying and match play rounds will be live-streamed by PBA’s online streaming partner, FloBowling. For subscription information, visit FloBowling.com.

To follow the tournament as it happens, visit Live Scoring on the pba.com home page.

GO BOWLING! PBA INDIANAPOLIS OPEN

Woodland Bowl, Indianapolis, Wednesday

First Round Standings (after six games; top 24 after 18 games advance to match play):

1, Brad Miller, Lees Summit, Mo., 1,445.
2, Jakob Butturff, Tempe, Ariz., 1,435.
3, Jason Belmonte, Australia, 1,417.
4, Josh Blanchard, Mesa, Ariz., 1,392.
5, Wes Malott, Pflugerville, Texas, 1,389.
6, Martin Larsen, Sweden, 1,386.
7, Charlie Brown Jr, Grandville, Mich., 1,380.
8, Matt Sanders, Indianapolis, 1,377.
9, Cristian Azcona, Puerto Rico, 1,374.
10, BJ Moore, Greensburg, Pa., 1,367.
11, Tom Daugherty, Riverview, Fla., 1,362.
12, Cody Shoemaker, Hanover, Pa., 1,358.
12, Brad Angelo, Lockport, N.Y., 1,358.
14, Johnathan Bower, Middletown, Pa., 1,350.
15, Anthony Simonsen, Little Elm, Texas, 1,345.
15, Shawn Maldonado, Houston, 1,345.
17, Justin Knowles, Okemos, Mich., 1,344.
18, Marshall Kent, Yakima, Wash., 1,343.
19, Matt Kuba, Chicago Ridge, IL, 1,337.
20, Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y., 1,335.
21, Darren Tang, Las Vegas, Nev., 1,334.
22, JR Raymond, Clinton Twp., Mich., 1,331.
22, Kim Bolleby, Sweden, 1,331.
24, Rhino Page, Orlando, 1,327.
25, Tom Smallwood, Saginaw, Mich., 1,326.
26, Zeke Bayt, Westerville, Ohio, 1,325.
27, Francois Louw, South Africa, 1,323.
28, Norm Duke, Clermont, Fla., 1,316.
29, Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., 1,314.
30, Sean Rash, Montgomery, Ill., 1,312.
31, DJ Archer, Spring, Texas, 1,311.
31, Andrew Anderson, Holly, Mich., 1,311.
33, Annop Arromsaranon, Thailand, 1,306.
34, Patrick Girard, Canada, 1,305.
35, Nicholas Pate, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., 1,298.
35, Zacharay Wilkins, Canada, 1,298.
37, Chris Colella, Indianapolis, Ind., 1,296.
38, Bill O'Neill, Langhorne, Pa., 1,294.
39, Stuart Williams, England, 1,292.
40, Kristopher Prather, Plainfield, Ill., 1,290.
41, Kyle Sherman, O'Fallon, Mo., 1,288.
41, Walter Ray Williams Jr., Oxford, Fla., 1,288.
43, Kevin Kullman, Lockport, Ill., 1,284.
44, Dom Barrett, England, 1,283.
45, Osku Palermaa, Finland, 1,282.
46, AJ Chapman, Manchester, Iowa, 1,276.
46, Nick Kruml, Downers Grove, Ill., 1,276.
48, Richie Teece, England, 1,272.
49, AJ Johnson, Oswego, Ill., 1,271.
50, Matthew Ogle, Louisville, Ky., 1,270.
51, Rafiq Ismail, Malaysia, 1,262.
52, Brian Robinson, Morgantown, W.Va., 1,258.
52, Jesper Svensson, Sweden, 1,258.
54, Dick Allen, Lexington, S.C., 1,256.
55, Arturo Quintero, Mexico, 1,255.
56, Anthony Pepe, East Elmhurst, N.Y., 1,253.
57, Nate Garcia, Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1,252.
57, Chris Barnes, Double Oak, Texas, 1,252.
59, Jimmy Cook, Indianapolis, 1,249.
60, Gary Faulkner Jr., Memphis, Tenn., 1,248.
61, Anthony Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas, 1,247.
62, Michael Machuga, Erie, Pa., 1,246.
63, Zac Tackett, Huntington, Ind., 1,244.
64, David Krol, Nixa, Mo., 1,243.
65, Thomas Larsen, Denmark, 1,238.
66, Mike Eaton Jr., Wyoming, Mich., 1,233.
67, Kenneth Ryan, Farmingdale, NJ, 1,231.
68, Brandon Novak, Chillicothe, Ohio, 1,230.
69, Mike Wolfe, New Albany, Ind., 1,227.
69, Ronnie Russell, Marion, Ind., 1,227.
71, Joe Paluszek, Bensalem, Pa., 1,225.
72, Chris Via, Springfield, Ohio, 1,224.
73, Greg Young, Viera, Fla., 1,222.
74, Michael Davidson, Versailles, Ohio, 1,220.
74, Kyle Mayberry, Mechanicsburg,Ohio, 1,220.
76, EJ Tackett, Bluffton, Ind., 1,219.
77, Pontus Andersson, Sweden, 1,217.
78, Tim Foy Jr., Seaford, Del., 1,216.
78, Pete Weber, St. Ann, Mo., 1,216.
80, Michael Haugen Jr., Phoenix, 1,209.
81, Graham Fach, Urbana, Ohio, 1,208.
82, Zach Doty, Campbellsville, Ky., 1,207.
83, Richard McCormick, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1,204.
84, Jake Rollins, Glen Rock, N.J., 1,193.
85, Christopher Sloan, Ireland, 1,190.
85, Ildemaro Ruiz, Venezuela, 1,190.
87, Andrew Suscreba, Clifton, N.J., 1,185.
88, Matthew Staninger, Centerville, Ohio, 1,183.
89, Geoffrey Young, Roanoke, Texas, 1,182.
90, Jason Sterner, Fayetteville, Ga., 1,181.
91, Andrew Cain, Phoenix, 1,179.
92, Tom Hess, Urbandale, Iowa, 1,173.
93, Sam Cooley, Australia, 1,170.
94, Michael Tang, Johnstown, Ohio, 1,169.
95, Greg Ostrander, Brick, N.J., 1,166.
96, Jean Perez, Puerto Rico, 1,162.
97, Samuel DeWitt III, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1,159.
98, Brandon Robertson, Venice, Fla., 1,158.
99, Tristan Butler, Fort Wayne, Ind., 1,157.
100, Mitch Hupe, Canada, 1,156.
100, Aaron Lorincz, Center Line, Mich., 1,156.
102, Mykel Holliman, Collierville, Tenn., 1,153.
103, Chris Loschetter, Avon, Ohio, 1,152.
103, Shota Kawazoe, Japan, 1,152.
105, Ryan Ciminelli, Clarence, N.Y., 1,148.
106, Francois Lavoie, Canada, 1,146.
106, Keven Williams, Springfield, Mo.,, 1,146.
108, Dwight Adams, Greensboro, N.C., 1,144.
109, Andres Gomez, Colombia, 1,139.
110, Jim Pratt, Avondale, Ariz., 1,138.
111, Tony Johnson, Canton, Ohio, 1,136.
112, John Furey, Howell, N.J., 1,134.
113, Justin Wyman, Fairport, N.Y., 1,118.
114, A.J. Rice, Salem, Ala., 1,106.
115, Kamron Doyle, Brentwood, Tenn., 1,102.
116, Sean Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas, 1,101.
117, Christopher Jones, Edinbugh, Ind., 1,098.
118, Gaetan Mouveroux, France, 1,095.
119, Eduardo Astiazaran, Mexico, 1,077.
120, Michael Baker, Moline, Ill., 1,002.

300 Games: Wes Malott, Cristian Azcona.

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