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Vol. 71 No. 45 January 12 - 18, 2011 . 50 cents
HAVESTRAW, NY – Chris Keanetopped the scoring in the Boyz Nite Out League at Hi-Tor Lanesfiring a 288 game in the highseries of 803.Anthony DePalma shot 278-755,Emerito Castro 269, and VickyDelle Femine 217ELMWOOD PARK, NJ – DavidDeRosa collected his career first300 game while rolling in theFriday 1050 Major League atParkway Lanes.Vic Padilla hit 803, Justin Sloan775, Tom Schlomann 290-773,Kathleen Weissman 756, Chuck Trimblett 296-755, John Cosentini299-743, Al Winkler 731, TonyAmentea 729, Tom Redmon 709,Joe Brulato 707, and Jim Viola702.
Chris Keane 803 at Hi-Tor Lanes
NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - SamMaccarone of Sewell captured his secondstate title in 2010 at the 29th New JerseyState Bowling Association MastersTournament at Brunswick Zone Carolier in North Brunswick. He previously wonthe Senior Masters title in November 2010.Maccarone after qualifying twelfth withan eight-game score of 1749 (Justin Sloanof Fair Lawn, was the leading qualifier with an 1893) then compiled a 6-1 match play record with a 230 tourney average. Inthe two-game match play finals he defeat-ed Walter McKnight of Brick, 445-378.Maccarone then defeated CharlesAnderson of Sloatsburg, NY, (the 2001Masters Champion) 476-451. He went onto beat Rob Hoffman of Freehold 481-420.Continuing his winning streak, he then topped SeanRiccardi of Piscataway 466-374, followed byMatthew O’Grady of South Amboy 467-392, to gainentry to the Championship match to face SeanRiccardi the survivor of the loser’s bracket.Riccardi earned his way to the championship matchgoing through the winners bracket defeating J.D.Santalucia of North Brunswick (1999 MastersChampion) 463-384, William Ripley of Burlington473-393, Kevin Cartier of Beverly (1998 MastersChampion) 497-495, before meeting Sam Maccaronein the fourth match which sent him into the losers bracket. Riccardi then defeated Cartier again 482-396,Michael Mullin of Congers, NY, 468-352, andO’Grady 458-442, to meet Maccarone in theChampionship matches.In the championship match, Maccarone had his firstdefeat by challenger Sean Riccardi, where Riccardiwas the victor with 491 to Maccarone’s 478. Thisforced a second match for the Championship of thetournament, and Sam Maccarone rose to the occasionto claim the Championship with 503-410, whichincluded a 300 game by Maccarone.Honor scores bowled in the tournament were: 300game rolled by Sam Maccarone; 11-in-a-row gameswere rolled by Sean Riccardi (3), Matt O’Grady andGary Budra of Howell.160 participated in the tournament.
Sam Maccarone Tops Sean RiccardiTo Win NJ State Masters Title
By Joanne Ramsey
David Derosa 300 at ParkwayENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR 2011 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2011 USBC Women's Championships Also Extended
Tournament co-manager, Joanne Ramsey with runner-up,Sean Riccardi, event champion Sam Maccarone and co-man-ager, Ray Yates.
Michael Lawrence Hit 300In Plau Post at Hy-Way Bowl
UNION, NJ – Michael Lawrence blasted a 300 game to lead thecompetition in the Plau Post91/Monday Nite Minor League atHy-Way Bowl.Jay David shot 246-236-247-729,Alton Jenkins 235-256-237-728,and Charles Sansone 244-222-235-711.HOPELAWN, NJ – Jeff Scireearned top scoring honors in theMadison Park Men’s League atMajestic Lanes firing perfectwith a 300 game then added anear perfect 299 finishing with a248 game and the session highseries of 847.John Kaminski rolled 268-257-259-784, Jeff Kubasak 223-267-248-738, Bob Crandall 278-213-235-726, Neal A. Linder 201-276-246-723, Michael Dinaburg 247-235-234-716, Dan Dunleavy 247-267-708, and Wayne Yesalonis244-236-223-703.
Jeff Scire Blasted 300-299-847At Majestic Lanes
ARLINGTON, Texas - The United States BowlingCongress Open Championships is the can't-miss eventfor tens of thousands of bowlers each year, and there'sstill time to be a part of the historic 2011 tournament.The entry deadline has been extended to Jan. 15, soteams not yet entered still have a chance to join the60,000 bowlers who already have their sights set on ashare of the $5 million prize fund.The upcoming event will begin its 122-day run March4 and is scheduled to conclude July 3. Bowlers from all50 states and several foreign countries will converge onthe one-of-a-kind, 78-lane National Bowling Stadium inReno, Nev., which has been the site of many memorabletournament moments.The 2011 event marks the tournament's record 10th tripto Reno and seventh visit to the National BowlingStadium. It also will be the first time an event has beenheld in the same city in back-to-back years. The 2010tournament drew 14,189 teams to "The Biggest LittleCity in the World."For bowlers looking for extra opportunities to cash inon the championship lanes, there's always a variety of side events and jackpots available on-site, including tra-ditional brackets, strike jackpots and side pots.A few enhancements to the brackets menu in 2011include the availability of $5 brackets and ClassifiedCash-O-Matic brackets during doubles and singles,while three new products give more bowlers a chance towin:Off-the-Sheet Jackpot Bowlers who go "off the sheet"and finish a game with at least five strikes (frames eight-12) will split the accumulated jackpot at the end of thetournament. For $20, you will have nine opportunities tocash in on this exciting new product.Senior Side Event This is just for senior bowlers, age50 and older (on day of competition). For a $25 entry fee paid at the brackets window, bowlers will be entered intotwo special senior-only prize funds (singles and all-events). Both categories will feature a 1:4.5 cash ratio.Singles and all-events totals from the main tournamentwill be used for this product.Ultimate Mulligan Designed for super seniors (bowlersage 60 and older the day they compete), the UltimateMulligan requires entrants to compile their three highestgames of the 2011 tournament to arrive at their UltimateMulligan series score. Then, they will see how their three-game set holds up for the duration of the tourna-ment. The Ultimate Mulligan features a prize-fund-style payout with a cash ratio of 1:4.5. The entry fee is $20.There are still prime spots available for 2011. For moreinformation, visit BOWL.com/openchamp or call thetournament entries department at 800-514-2695.
There also are plenty of spots available for bowlersinterested in competing in the 2011 USBC Women'sChampionships in Syracuse, N.Y. More than 6,000teams are expected to compete in the event, whichbegins April 7 and runs until July 3. The deadline forthe Women's Championships is Jan. 15, 2011. Formore information and available times, visitBOWL.com/womenschamp.