PBA League competition Dates Postponed, Will Return to Maine in the Fall

by kwarner2 May 14, 2020 05:49

PBA League Draft powered by BowlerX is on for this Sunday, May 17 live on FloBowling

(May 13, 2020) - The 2020 PBA League Elias Cup tournament, originally scheduled for July 20-23 at Bayside Bowl in Portland, ME, has been postponed due to COVID-19. The team event will be rescheduled for the fall at Bayside Bowl, which has hosted the finals annually since 2015. Official announcement of the new dates will be made soon.

This Sunday, May 17, the 2020 PBA League Draft powered by BowlerX will be held virtually, live at 7 pm ET, on FloBowling. The Draft, which originally had been scheduled for March 15 in Las Vegas before being postponed, will find each of the 10 team managers selecting players to fill out their rosters. Twenty-six spots are available in the five-round Draft, with 52 PBA players eligible to be chosen. Expansion teams Las Vegas high Rollers and Brew City Ballers own the first six picks in the snake Draft, and will fill their full 5-player team rosters.

The other eight teams, including defending champion Portland Lumberjacks, will make two selections during the Draft to fill out their rosters. Each of the eight original teams (Portland, L.A. X, Dallas Strikers, NYC KingPins, Silver Lake Atom Splitters, Motown Muscle, Brooklyn Styles and Philadelphia Hitmen) have previously protected three players from their 2019 rosters (listed below).

PBA League Drafting order, by round, for May 17:

Round 1:
1. Las Vegas
2. Brew City

Round 2:
1. Brew City
2. Las Vegas

Round 3:
1. Las Vegas.
2. Brew City.
3. Philadelphia.
4. Brooklyn.
5. Motown.
6. Silver Lake.
7. NYC.
8. Dallas.
9. L.A.
10. Portland

Round 4:
1. Portland.
2. L.A.
3. Dallas.
4. NYC.
5. Silver Lake.
6. Motown.
7. Brooklyn.
8. Philadelphia.
9. Brew City.
10. Las Vegas.

Round 5:
1. Las Vegas.
2. Brew City.

By team, the protected players secure on 2020 PBA League 5-player team rosters:

Motown Muscle, manager Del Ballard
EJ Tackett Anthony Simonsen
Josh Blanchard

Philadelphia Hitmen, manager Jason Couch
Dom Barrett Tom Smallwood
Shawn Maldonado

Brooklyn Styles, manager Johnny Petraglia
Walter Ray Williams Jr. Brad Angelo
Rhino Page

Dallas Strikers, manager Norm Duke
Norm Duke Tommy Jones
Bill O'Neill

L.A. X, manager Andrew Cain
Jason Belmonte
Jakob Butturff
Stu Williams

Portland Lumberjacks, manager Tim Mack
Wes Malott
Kyle Troup
Kris Prather

Silver Lake Atom Splitters, manager Mark Baker
Chris Barnes
Jesper Svensson
Tom Daugherty

NYC KingPins, manager Carolyn Dorin-Ballard
Pete Weber
Marshall Kent
Kyle Sherman

Brew City Ballers, manager Marshall Holman
Expansion team

Las Vegas High Rollers, manager Amleto Monacelli
Expansion team

Draft-eligible players, listed by 2019-2020 rolling points standings :

  • 5 Sean Rash Montgomery, Ill. 41,360.00
  • 13 Francois Lavoie, Canada 28,660.50
  • 17 Dick Allen, Lexington, S.C. 24,622.50
  • 19 AJ Johnson, Oswego, Ill. 24,165.50
  • 20 Brad Miller, Lees Summit, Mo. 23,990.00
  • 22 Darren Tang, Las Vegas 22,138.00
  • 25 Nicholas Pate, Inver Grove Heights, Minn. 18,440.00
  • 27 Andrew Anderson, Holly, Mich. 17,838.00
  • 30 AJ Chapman, Manchester, Iowa 16,887.50
  • 31 BJ Moore, Greensburg, Pa. 16,378.00
  • 32 Mitch Hupe, Canada 16,185.50
  • 33 Jake Peters Henderson, Nev. 15,325.00
  • 34 Thomas Larsen, Denmark 15,288.00
  • 35 Jason Sterner, Rochester, NY 15,278.00
  • 36 Anthony Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas 14,672.50
  • 37 Ryan Ciminelli Lancaster, S.C. 14,500.50
  • 38 DJ Archer Friendswood, Texas 14,290.00
  • 39 Chris Via Springfield, Ohio 14,115.00
  • 40 Zacharay Wilkins, Canada 14,090.50
  • 41 Osku Palermaa, Finland 13,615.00
  • 42 Patrick Girard, Canada 13,455.00
  • 43 Andres Gomez, Colombia 12,080.00
  • 44 Sam Cooley, Australia 11,723.00
  • 45 Mykel Holliman, Collierville, Tenn. 11,320.00
  • 46 Michael Tang, San Francisco 11,065.00
  • 47 Richard Teece, England 10,620.00
  • 49 Patrick Hanrahan, Wichita, Kan. 10,440.00
  • 50 Christopher Sloan, Ireland 10,415.00
  • 51 Martin Larsen, Sweden 10,390.00
  • 52 Greg Ostrander, Brick, N.J. 9,588.00
  • 53 Ronnie Russell, Marion, Ind. 9,337.50
  • 54 Arturo Quintero, Mexico 8,628.00
  • 55 Sean Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas 8,562.50
  • 56 Greg Young Viera, Fla. 8,490.00
  • 57 Matthew Ogle, Louisville, Ky. 8,447.50
  • 58 Matthew McNiel, Minneapolis, Minn. 8,300.00
  • 59 Nick Kruml, Downers Grove, Ill. 8,183.00
  • 60 Ildemaro Ruiz, Venezuela 7,752.50
  • 61 Matt Sanders, Indianapolis 7,340.00
  • 62 Kenneth Ryan, Farmingdale, NJ 7,235.00
  • 63 Nathan Bohr, Austin, Texas 6,915.00
  • 65 Kamron Doyle, Brentwood, Tenn. 6,623.00
  • 66 Zeke Bayt, Westerville, Ohio 6,445.00
  • 67 Brandon Novak, Chillicothe, Ohio 6,358.00
  • 68 Brian Robinson, Morgantown, W.Va. 6,332.50
  • 69 Graham Fach, Canada 6,152.50
  • 70 Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y. 5,872.50
  • 71 Michael Davidson, Versailles, Ohio 5,770.00
  • 72 Jake Rollins, Glen Rock, N.J. 5,758.00
  • 73 Chris Loschetter, Avon, Ohio 5,733.00
  • 74 Michael Martell, Brooklyn, N.Y. 5,628.00
  • 75 Pontus Andersson, Sweden 5,455.00
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