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Vol. 72 No. 23 August 10 - 16, 2011 50 cents
OAKLAND, NJ – Joey Nelson ledthe competition rolling in theHeineken Summer Trio League atHoliday Bowl rolling a 1006 ses-sion high series.Eric Lornog rolled 268-255-243-1001 followed by Nick Wells pitching 289-256-234-991, JasonCornog 290-236-230-982, CharlesAnderson 265-252-230-982, BillSavastano 289-255-937, DougMcFarlane 258-249-937, MikeBrenner 257-236-932, BobLipinski 254-234-928, Todd Pecca258-242-924, Joe Kearney 247-245-919, Mike Morgan 258-244-914, and Joe Truchan tossed 256-241-910.
Craig Chrobocinski 300-828At Majestic Lanes
Dick Allen Wins PBA East RegionAppletree Classic, Record $10,000 Prize
By Russ Mills - PBA
Jim Viola 300-791 at ParkwayNut Flowers, Nick Lui Roll300At JIB Lanes
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - JimViola topped all bowlers nailinganother perfect game with scoresof 268 and 223 around his 300 for a high series of 791 while rollingin the Monday George’s MemorialBowling League at ParkwayLanes.Rob Byrd bowled 278-748, JimRoss Jr. 236-673, Karl Kalogera236-644, Spencer Golden 232-629, Robert Laino 234-621,Danny Gonzalez 237-614 andBryant Adams 236-610.FLUSHING, NY – Nut Flowersand Nick Lui each blasted a 300game in the United FilipinoBowling Club League at JIBLanes.Jesus Paredes rolled a near per-fect 299 game en route to a 791 setfollowed by Anthony Escolonawith794, and Ricky Yan 762.HOPELAWN, NJ – CraigChrobocinski earned top honors in theMonday Junior/Adult League atMajestic Lanes blasting games of 265-263-300 for a high series of 828.Lauro Perez rolled 259-201-244-704, Aaron Beltran 206, andDanielle Medvetz 200.SEATTLE, WASH (Aug. 1, 2011) – Kristina Frahm of Oswego, Ill.,who helped the University of Maryland Eastern Shore win a pair of NCAA Women’s BowlingChampionships and a USBCIntercollegiate Team Championshipstitle aspart of her four-year reign asa collegiate All-American, has been selected as winner of theProfessional Bowler Association’s2011 Billy Welu Scholarship.Frahm, who recently graduatedfrom Maryland Eastern Shore witha 3.955 grade point average inearning her degree in accounting,is headed to Salisbury Universityin Salisbury, Md., this fall in pur-suit of her MBA. Her goal is to become a Certified Public Accountant.Frahm was captain of her Maryland Eastern Shore teamsduring her sophomore, junior andsenior years, helping the schoolwin NCAA Women’s titles in 2008and 2011, and the 2011 USBCIntercollegiate Team title. In addi-tion to earning All-America hon-ors all four years in school, shewas NCAA Division I Rookie of the Year in 2008, won the NCAAElite 88 Award and the BernsteinAchievement Award for her aca-demic accomplishments.“I fell in love with the sport when mydad first took me bowling at age six,”she said. “Once I got to high school, Irealized I could make bowling some-thing more in my life than just a leisureactivity.“Bowling is a passion of mineand I would love to continue com- peting at a higher level. The WeluScholarship will help finance mytuition so I can focus more on bowl-ing tournaments. If the women’stour comes back, it would be adream of mine to be part of that.”“In the five years I have knownKristina, I have heard only posi-tive comments about her,” saidMaryland Eastern Shore AssociateAthletic Director SharonBrummell. “That speaks volumesto the kind of young woman she isand the kind of future she has infront of her.”The $1,000 Billy WeluScholarship is awarded annuallyin honor of the PBA Charter Member who won the BPAA AllStar in 1959 before winning the1964 and '65 USBC Mastersevents. He was PBA President for two years, a member of the PBATournament Committee for eightyears and served for 16 years onthe Executive Board. Welu, whoalso was a color analyst on earlyPBA Tour telecasts, was inductedinto both the PBA and USBCHalls of Fame in 1975.
Maryland Eastern Shore’s Kristina Frahm Wins PBA Billy Welu Scholarship
Oswego, Illinois native is four-time All-American, three-time women’s collegiate team champion
By Bill Vint | PBA
Joey Nelson 1006 at Holiday Bowl
MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Dick Allen of Columbia, S.C. went 13-3 in match play and finished with a 24-game totalof 6,009 pins to win the record$10,000 first prize in the ProfessionalBowlers Association East RegionAppletree Classic at Mid-CountyLanes by 295 pins over Brad Angelo of Lockport, N.Y.Allen, who sat in ninth place at theend of the eight-game qualifyinground, started round robin match playwith nine consecutive wins before suf-fering his first loss. The win wasAllen’s third in PBA Regional compe-tition since winning the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour’s Dick Weber PBA Playoffs title to end the 2010-11season, and the 12th of his career.Allen’s $10,000 prize was the largest payoff in PBA East Region history.Angelo earned $5,400 as the runner-up. The tournament, sponsored by AppletreeAnswering Service, drew a field of 170 partici- pants.Here are the final match play standings after 24games, including match play bonus pins: 1, Dick Allen, Columbia, S.C., 13-3, 6,009, $10,000. 2,Brad Angelo, Lockport, N.Y., 12-4, 5,714, $5,400.3, Ray Edwards, Middle Island, N.Y., 11-5, 5,501,$2,800. 4, Johnathan Bower, Middletown, Pa., 9-7,5,431, $2,000. 5, Brian LeClair, Athens, N.Y., 10-6,5,387, $1,600. 6, Tim Beaver, Kingston, N.Y., 10-6,5,258, $1,300. 7, Darren Andretta, New Hyde Park, N.Y., 9-7, 5,224, $1,200. 8, Rick Graham,Lancaster, Pa., 8-8, 5,216, $1,100. 9, Bobby Hall II,Landover, Md., 6-9-1, 5,196, $1,050. 10, ChrisAbsher, Seaford, Del., 7-8-1, 5,177, $1,000. 11,Billy Asbury, Odenton, Md., 5-11, 5,144, $950. 12,Chris McSwain, Kings Mountain, N.C., 8-8, 5,103,$900. 13, Vinny D’Ambrosio III, Staten Island, N.Y., 5-11, 5,060, $875. 14, Tim Criss, Bel Air,Md., 5-11, 4,994, $850. 15, Chris Arcaro,Wilmington, N.C., 6-10, 4,951, $825. 16, RyanAppel, Cinnaminson, N.J., 3-13, 4,782, $800.Rolling 300 games in the event were Rick Graham, Billy Asbury, Johnathan Bower, andVinny D’Ambrosio III.
PBA East Region Appletree Classic champion Dick Allen (cen-ter) with event co-founders Rita Justice (L) and Mike Hastings(R). Rita is also proprietor of the host facility Mid-CountyLanes.Kristina Frahm