LEVITTOWN, NY - SwiftyCatapano blasted a 300 on his wayto a773 set in the Sunday AMTrios at South Levittown Lanes.Keith Hengel tossed a 277 game,Ed Stadtlander 277 in a 722 set,Mike Sodano hit 274, Erik Snow266, Tom Gallagher 255, Frank Ferizz 253, and Nicole Catapano205.
Gabe Piomelli 300 at Wallington
ROCKVILLE CTR, NY – Matthew Redash earned top hon-ors in the Wednesday Night MixedLeague at Rockville Centre Lanesfiring games of 300-279-237 for ahigh series of 816.Allen Johnson rolled 232-269-279-780, John Laurita 289-730,Peter Tang 225-231-257-713,Joseph Gavin 267-233-710.OAKLAND, NJ – Nick Cilento blasted a 300 game in the MondayJunior Doubles at Holiday Bowl.Albert Chamberlain shot 258-269-299-826, Craig Orinet 228-226-650, Brian Rizzi 222-207-214-643, Frank Magyar 216-628,and Tom Chamberlain 227-623.
Nick Cilento 300 at Holiday Bowl
WALLINGTON, NJ - GabePiomelli got lucky when he shot a300 game in a session when thePublic Safety league decided to doa make-up week on a different setof lanes than they normally bowlon at Wallington Lanes.Kevin (Tito )Jackson 276-248-266-790 and Mike Neocleous 258Kenny Lee 246, Louie Brrito, 236.
Dan Colon 300 at Rockville Centre
LODI, NJ - Jessica Calasbrese hada great night posting her bowlingcareer first 300 game and she did itwhile rolling in the Saturday Fil-Am League at Lodi Lanes finish-ing the session with a 764 set.Andrew Hedaria also found per-fection in a 300 and BobbyCastillo earned the high serieshonors with a 815 while Eric Perez bowled 286-783.
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Swifty Catapano 300 at South LevittownMatthew Redash 300 at Rockville Centre
ROCKVILLE CTR – Dan Colon blasted a 300 in the Tuesday LateMen’s at Rockville Center Lanes.Mike Czaplinski shot 232-279-231-742, Michael Fisch 287-241-727, Al Stein 269-212, AnthonyDePace 267-247, AJ Palumbo264-201, Kenny Evensen 247-220-258-725, and Jim Carey 257-241-712.
Jessica Calasbrese 300 at Lodi Lanes
THE VILLAGES, Fla. – In a stellar stepladder final that included fiveProfessional Bowlers AssociationHall of Famers, Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., emerged as the winner of the PBA50 UnitedHealthcare SunBowl InThe Villages presented byRadical capturing his first PBA50Tour title.Bowling in his second PBA50 Tour tournament, after finishing second inthe season-opening Pasco County(Fla.) Open, Duke defeated four-timePBA50 Player of the Year Tom Baker of King, N.C., 256-228, in the titlematch at Spanish Springs Lanes.“I tell you, there were more titles in that final than Ican even think about so it makes winning that muchmore gratifying,” Duke said. “I’ve bowled against theseguys on Tour so many times but it’s still the same – a battle for every game, a battle for every frame.”In the opening match, Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., also bowling in his second PBA50 Tour tourna-ment, defeated two-time defending PBA50 Player of theYear and 2013 Sun Bowl In The Villages winner Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Ocala, Fla., 287-268, to advance tothe second match.In a contest between the PBA50 Tour rookies, Dukedefeated Bohn, 255-238, in the second match toadvance to the semifinal. Duke then went on to beat2013 PBA50 Rookie of the Year Pete Weber of St. Ann,Mo., 279-215, in the semifinal to set up the champi-onship showdown against Baker.Duke started the title match with the first seven strikeswhich proved too much for Baker to overcome.“When the scores are high, the match is never over,”said the 50-year-old Duke. “Tom is a great player so itinspires you to remain focused.”In all, the five finalists represented 164 titles – 28 of them majors – won during their careers on the PBATour. Williams is the PBA Tour’s all-time titles leader with 47 wins, with Weber and Duke tied for third with37 titles each. Bohn ranks sixth in career PBA Tour titles with 33 wins. Baker, a 10-time winner on thePBA50 Tour also has 10 PBA Tour titles.Duke qualified third for the finals with the help of a10-6 match play record earlier Tuesday which hedescribed as one of the toughest tests he has experi-enced in his career.“I think the past two days were the hardest two daysI’ve experienced in a tournament in a long time,” Dukesaid. “It was physically demanding and as tough to winas any tournament I’ve ever bowled.”
Norm Duke Tops Field of PBA Greats to Win PBA50 UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages
By Jerry Schneider
Finalists Tom Baker, Pete Weber, Champion Norm Duke, Parker Bohn IIIand Walter Ray Williams Jr.
By Matt Cannizzaro
RENO, Nev. - Less than 15 hoursafter the top spot in Regular Singles changed hands for the firsttime in almost a month, Derek Magno of Cicero, N.Y., againshook up the leaderboard at theUSBC Open Championships witha 788 series.The 33-year-old right-hander rolled games of 289, 265 and 234at the National Bowling Stadiumon April 7 to grab the lead fromJustin Ziegler of Corona, Calif.,who rolled a 784 series April 6.Magno added 721 in team and 609in doubles for a career-best 2,118all-events total, which is fifthoverall.Michael Walker II of Weedsport, N.Y., rolled the fifth perfect gameof the 2014 USBC OpenChampionships on April 5.The 28-year-old right-hander added games of 189 and 190 for a679 series to help Rick's LawnService of Auburn, N.Y., to a3,165 total. He finished his fifthOpen Championships appearancewith 766 in singles and 597 indoubles for a 2,042 all-eventstotal. Walker is sixth in Regular Singles.
Derek Magno Tops Singles, Michael Walker II Rolls Perfect at National Bowling Stadium
Michael Walker II