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Vol. 72 No. 6 April 13 - 19, 2011 50 cents
NO. ARLINGTON, NJ – MikeMcCabe topped the scoringSunday Morning Trios NorthArlington Bowl firing a high gameof 300 and a high series of 833.Pete Honan rolled 278-785, GilesWard 289-776, Jose Cabrera, Jr.268-763, Rick Warren 279-763,Chris Garbode 258-761, AnthonyImbriano 266-757, Noel Vega279-754, Mark Silva 265-752,Randy Battistus 279-725, GaryVicente 267-720, Joann Foti 258-718, Paul Adams 236-708, AlThomas 253-703, and Ken Carson248-700.
USBC WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS GETS UNDERWAY IN SYRACUSE
By Lucas Wiseman
- USBC Communications
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - With the glitz and glamour of an open-ing night worthy of Broadway, the curtain was raised on the2011 United States Bowling Congress Women'sChampionships at the Oncenter Convention Center on April 7.Twinkling scoreboard lights and pulsating music welcomedthe first of nearly 6,000 teams during the official opening cer-emonies at the newly constructed 48-lane Oncenter venue.The festivities included the ribbon cutting featuring NewYork's Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney, USBCExecutive Director Stu Upson and USBC President DarleneBaker."There is an incredible buzz as people have been excited for this tournament to start," Mahoney said. "You have created alot of excitement in our city and county, and we welcomeyou."Onondaga County legislator Kathy Rapp, dressed in a light blue bowling shirt, rolled the ceremonial first ball.Entertainment was provided by The Mandarins, an all-femaleacapella group from Syracuse University.Opening night also featured the presentation of the inaugu-ral gem series championship trophy to Missy Klug of Macomb, Mich. Klug, a three-time Team USA member, wonthe Scratch Doubles title with Carol Gianotti of Henderson, Nev., last year in El Paso, Texas. This was Klug's first time bowling on opening night."I was excited to be a part of opening night," Klug said. "Itwas awesome to be recognized in front of such a large groupof people, and this is something I will remember for a longtime."The Women's Championships has three average-based divi-sions, which will be contested using 100-percent handicap.The divisions are named Diamond, Ruby and Sapphire. Nearly 29,000 bowlers, plus family and friends, from 50states and several foreign countries are expected during thisyear's 88-day event. The tournament is expected to provide anestimated $40 million boost to the local community. This isthe third time in the 92-year history of the Women'sChampionships that Syracuse has hosted this event. It previ-ously was held there in 1940 and 1954.This year marks the second consecutive time the tournamentis being held in a convention-center setting, similar to the oneused for the USBC Open Championships, which was held inSyracuse in 1999. The 2010 Women's Championships washeld in El Paso.Sponsors for the 2011 USBC Women's Championshipssponsors include Turning Stone Resort and Casino, official brackets sponsor, Humana, official registration sponsor,Miller Lite and Molson Canadian, official beer sponsors.Supporting sponsors include Storm Bowling Products, Nationwide Insurance, The Oncenter, Syracuse Conventionand Visitors Bureau, Caz Limo & Tours, Kegel, official lanemaintenance provider, US Steltronic, official scoring system,and Brunswick, official lane provider.For more information on the Women's Championships, visitBOWL.com/usbcwomenschamp. United States BowlingCongress The United States Bowling Congress, as the nation-al governing body, ensures the integrity and protects the futureof the sport, provides programs and services to more than twomillion adult and youth members and enhances the bowlingexperience.
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Rick Guevarra, Lisa Friscioni 300At T-Bowl II
Jeff Zaffino Wins PBAEast Region Senior OpenMike McCabe Blasted 300-833At North Arlington
LEVITTOWN, NY – David Ferraro, III, Raj Kochar,Charlie Brown and Even Myers each blasted per-fevtion with a 300 game while contesting in theThursday Expressway Glass Trios League at NorthLevittown Lanes.Ken Grzeleczyk hit 290-771 followed by AnthonyDeJopeph, Bruce Nielson, and Brad Spera each with289, John Lemon 288, and Peter Rodriguez 285.WAYNE, NJ – Rick Guevarra andLisa Friscioni each blasted a 300game in the Mike Deal/CoorsLight Trio League at T-BowlLanes.David Herman shot 277, Chuck Aiello 275-268, Chris Pagano 259,Robert Lipinski 255, KenMeadows 245, and C.P. Nguyen247.LEVITTOWN, NY – DanO’Connor earned top honors in theThursday 4-Man League at NorthLevittown Lanes blasting a 300game for a high series of 835.Adam Chase hit 290-820, IanLong 298-811, Doug Burwell,Keith Hengel, and Jim Doyle 289,Paul DeVito 288, and Chris Hagan286-299.FARMINGDALE, NY – FrankieBerardino blasted a 300 game for a 793 series in the Thursday 3-Man at Farmingdale Lanes.Joe Casale rolled 288-764, Mark Hecht 280, Ray Urban, MattTraina, and Mike Fradera eachrolled a 279 game.
Dan O’Connor Hit 300-835At North Levittown