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Vol. 78 No. 14 June 7 - 13, 2017 25 cents

Diana Zavjalova Collects Second Tiara at 2017 USBC Queens Pete Conway 300 at Maple Lanes RVC
By Aaron Smith - USBC ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - 255-746, Willie Fessler 279-247-
BATON ROUGE, La. Latvias Diana Zavjalova Pete Conway blasted a 300 game 723, Gregory Frank 257-247,
claimed her second United States Bowling Congress in the Wednesday Night Mixed Mario Parano 237-324-244-715,
Queens title, defeating USBC Hall of Famer Liz League at Maple Lanes RVC. John Laurita 280-235-705, and
Johnson of Deerfield, Illinois, in the title match, 247- Jonathan Andersen rolled 275- Keith Skellington 202-255-246-
216. 267-744, Robert Benenati 278- 703.
Zavjalova, the 2013 Queens champion, is the 10th
player to capture multiple wins at the event as she Brian Walters 300 at Jib Lanes
averaged more than 251 for her two games at the FLUSHING, NY Brian Walters Charles Ameres 216-264-672,
Raising Canes River Center. The stepladder finals of slammed a 300 game highlighting Dylan Bustillo 268-224-215-707,
the 2017 Queens aired on CBS Sports Network. a 718 set in the Tuesday Ball and Mario Bustillo 202-241-225-668,
The 25-year-old right-hander started the title tilt Chain at Jib Lanes. Gina Villa 218-233-623, Denise
with Johnson, also a two-time Queens champion, John Acello rolled 234-257-668, Falzarano 220-289-687, Nick
with five consecutive strikes, gaining the early Steve Amarosa 247-235-688, Rotondo 256-259-720, Janet
advantage as Johnson opened in two of her first five Hector Camacho 258-239-707, Flowers 248-628, and Joe
frames. Bobby Fox 227-218-220-665, Peltzman 252-267-727.
After missing a 10 pin in the fifth frame, Johnson
rolled four consecutive strikes to force Zavjalova to
USBC photo
Tom Jordan 805 at Rockaway Lanes
mark for the win. Zavjalova delivered a strike to seal USBCQueen Diana Zavjalova ROCKAWAY, NJ Tom Jordan Jeff Morin 278-739, Gary Malone
the victory and $20,000 top prize. took high series honors bowing an 268, Charles Palermo 268, Robert
happened to have amazing ball reaction and struck a
Ive bowled really well on TV in the past and real- 805 set highlighted by a 279 game Lipinski 268-726, Mike Potoski
lot. It definitely boosted my confidence getting out to
ly just wanted to have fun while I was out there, said bowing in the Rockaway Trios. 259, Dori Tingoli 222-549.
a strong start, and I tried not to pay attention to any-
Zavjalova, who claimed her second Professional
thing but me.
Womens Bowling Association Tour title with the
See QUEENS Page 2
Mike Karolewski Blasted 300
win. I wanted to have fun no matter what, and I just
At Coram Country Lanes
Amleto Monacelli Wins PBA50 Northern California Classic CORAM, NY - Mike Karolewski Dan Brezo collected a 279 game
By Jerry Schneider - PBA blasted a 300 game and finished in his 738 set followed by George
BRENTWOOD, Calif. Professional the session with a 728 series, Joseph with a 724, Eddie Brand
Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Amleto bowling in the Right Approach rolled a289 game, and Eddie
Monacelli kept his focus after a split and Quads at Coram Country Lanes. Gocinski 279.
open in the seventh frame of the champi-
onship match to win the PBA50 Northern
California Classic presented by MOTIV for
Louis Morgan 300 at Farmingdale Lanes
his eighth career PBA50 Tour title. FARMINGDALE, NY - Louis 277-768, Peter Bohleber 275-244-
The 55-year-old Monacelli won his first Morgan blasted a 300 game in the 737, Hari Soedarmasto 247-225-
title of the season by beating stepladder Friday Late Mixed League at 237-709, Neal Krys 215-213-248-
finals top qualifier Hugh Miller of Mercer Farmingdale Lanes. 676, and Wingo Hom 246-226-
Island, Wash., 229-198, at Harvest Park Louis Getzelman shot 234-257- 674.
It was a good test because I didnt let
bother me, said Monacelli, who left the 6- Glenn Mohr 300 at Majestic Lanes
7 split in the seventh frame. I let it go real PBA photo HOPELAWN, NJ - Glenn Mohr high series with 258-278-244-780,
quick and kept myself pumped up. I had the Champion Amleto Monacelli with Harvest Park Bowl pro- blasted a 300 game along with Jason Gomez 247-269-209-725,
lead at that point but I was able to recover prietor Jim Wangeman 237-237 for a 774 series in the Joe Carvalho 244-247-224-715,
and did what I needed to do in the last three back-to-back 300 games in the first two games of Raritan Bay Mens League at Ted Lapka 215-269-226-710,
frames to win. the final match play round and posted a 6-0 record. Majestic Lanes. Brian Warcup 255-268-707, and
Miller, who was trying for his fourth PBA50 Tour Brian Adamson shot the session Bobby Kornias 235-212-254-701.
title, rocketed to the tournament lead when he rolled See AMLETO page 2
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QUEENS Lucy Sandelin Wins Third USBC Senior Queens Title

Continued from Page 1 By Aaron Smith - USBC and its crazy that it actually hap-
BATON ROUGE, La. United pened.
Zavjalova consistently has been near the top of the standings each States Bowling Congress Hall of Sandelin defeated Duggan,
week since the PWBA Tour relaunched in 2015, including a win at the Famer Lucy Sandelin of Tampa, also a Professional Womens
2015 PWBA Minnesota Open. Florida, won the 2017 USBC Bowling Association Hall of
However, that consistency did not translate into championship-round Senior Queens to become the Famer, in the final of the win-
appearances for Zavjalova during the 2016 season, despite making third bowler in history to claim ners bracket to secure the top
match play 11 times, which tied for second overall. the coveted tiara for a third time. seed, 585-527.
Zavjalova experienced a similar start to the 2017 season at the The 60-year-old right-hander Duggan advanced to the title
QubicaAMF Sonoma County Open, falling one spot short of making the defeated fellow hall of famer match by defeating Kristy
championship round, finishing in fifth place. Anne Marie Duggan of Edmond, Whitcher of Belfair, Washington,
She broke through the following week at the PWBA Storm Oklahoma, in the championship in the semifinal, 233-208.
Sacramento Open, earning the No. 3 seed for the stepladder finals. The match at Circle Bowl, 193-179, Whitcher finished in third place.
finals of the Sacramento Open will air on CBS Sports Network on June to collect the top prize of $6,000. Whitcher collected a win
13 at 8 p.m. Eastern. With the win, Sandelin match- against Panamas Edissa
It almost took a year to get over what happened last season, es fellow USBC Hall of Famers Andrade a match earlier, 225-
Zavjalova said. I bowled so well but didnt make a single show. It was Robin Romeo and Sandra 194. Andrade finished in fourth
heartbreaking to start the season the same way, but I knew once I made Postma as the only three-time place.
a show and got the monkey off my back, I would make more and have winners at the event. Sandelins In the opening game of the
the chance to get back in the winners circle. Every single win is sweet previous wins came in 2007 and stepladder, Andrade knocked off
and awesome and special in its own way, but this one is sweeter because 2013. PBA Photo Romeo, the three-time defending
of last season. Sandelin grabbed the early lead Senior Queen Lucy Sandelin Senior Queens champion, in a
Zavjalova struck nine times in her semifinal win against Singapores in the title match as Duggan, the roll-off after they tied at 194.
Cherie Tan, winning 256-179. Tan finished in third place. 2012 Senior Queens champion, opened in the second After matching each others efforts in the first two
Cherie Tan converted a 10 pin in the final frame of the second steplad- and third frames. Sandelin locked up the win with a attempts, Andrade edged Romeo in the third round,
der match to defeat teammate Jazreel Tan of Singapore, 214-203. Jazreel strike to start her final frame. 7-6.
Tan held the early lead after striking on five of her first six offerings, but The 10-time Team USA member has been putting Romeo, who finished fifth, was looking to become
she left back-to-back splits in the seventh and eighth frames. Jazreel Tan in the time on and off the lanes in preparation of the first player to win four Senior Queens titles.
finished fourth. another run at the title, and Sandelin established her- A four-player shootout round determined the No. 3,
The opening match of the stepladder included a near-perfect perform- self as the player to beat during qualifying, leading No. 4 and No. 5 seeds for the stepladder, and
ance from Cherie Tan as she started with 10 consecutive strikes on her the 59-player field through 15 games at Circle Bowl. Whitcher finished strong to earn the third seed with a
way to 289-210 victory over Marissa Thomas of Louisville, Kentucky. Sandelin cruised to a 5-0 record in match play on 631 three-game total.
Thomas, who made her Queens debut this year, finished fifth. her way to earning the top seed in the stepladder, Romeo secured her fourth consecutive stepladder
A total of 162 players bowled 15 games of qualifying over three days averaging more than 211 in her wins. As the top seed, appearance with a 592 series to earn the fourth seed,
to determine the 63 players who joined defending champion Bernice Sandelin would have had to be beaten twice in the and Andrade posted 559 for the fifth spot. Cheryl
Lim of Singapore in the double-elimination match-play bracket. true double-elimination format. Keslar of Tonganoxie, Kansas, finished sixth with a
I have been preparing for this event for nearly a 491 total.

Sports Reporter year, Sandelin said. I started a fitness program last All competitors at the 2017 Senior Queens bowled
July and have been working with a personal trainer 15 games of qualifying over two days to determine
the last two months to get in shape to win this tiara. I the 31 players who joined Romeo in the double-elim-
Editor/Publisher Dan McDonough wanted another one, and if you take care of yourself, ination match-play bracket. Match play consisted of
Technology Editorial Assistants good things can happen. I love this sport, love to three-game matches, with total pinfall determining
Hank Allen Immaculatta DElia bowl and love to compete. I was motivated to win, who advanced.
Contributing Writers
Joan Taylor Pat McDonough AMLETO
Continued from Page 1
For information regarding advertising, subscrip- Miller was still in contention in the title match for a 300 fell short when he left the 1-2-8-10 washout
tions, or editorial content call: until he also left a split (4-6) in the seventh frame on the final shot of the 10th frame.
(201)865-5363 and was unable to challenge Monacelli after that.
Monacelli, who won the 2015 Northern California
Even after all the years Ive been bowling profes-
sionally, Im still learning, said Monacelli, who also
E-mail: Classic, advanced to the title match by defeating owns 20 PBA Tour titles. Everything changes so
Or Dan at: Brian Kretzer of Dayton, Ohio, in the semi-final 9- quickly and its a challenge to keep up with those
6 in a one-ball roll-off after tying 233-233. changes. Thats why I work so hard on both my men-
Sports Reporter The second match was a strike-fest with Monacelli tal and physical game.
P.O. Box 1491, Secaucus, NJ 07094 defeating Chris Warren of Grants Pass, Ore., 296-280. In the opening stepladder match, Warren beat two-
Monacelli and Warren set a new mark for highest scor- time PBA50 Player of the Year Ron Mohr of Las
ing match in a PBA50 Tour championship round Vegas, 245-213. Warren, a four-time PBA Tour winner
eclipsing the previous high set by tournament winner was trying for his first PBA50 Tour title and Mohr was
John Hricsina who defeated Mike Durbin 276-267 in trying for his ninth PBA50 Tour win.
the 1998 Vermont PBA Senior Classic. Monacellis bid
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Willie Fessler 791 Ken Bruce 763 Mike Chookasezian 739 Keith Massimillo 708 Patrice Nolan 652
Willie Fessler topped the scoring Bruce topped the scoring in the Mike Chookasezian topped the Keith Massimillo led the scor- Patrice Nolan led the scoring in
in the Monday 4-Man Classic Wednesday Early Mens League scoring in the Custom Thumbz ing in the Oceanside Knights of the Rockvilles League rolling
League blasting games of 276- firing games of 238-265-260 for a Doubles League blasting games Columbus League rolling games games of 224-224-204 for a high
258-257 for a high series of 791. high series of 763. of 269-245-225 for a high series of 268-221-219 for a high series series of 652.
Leroy Singletary shot 258-247- Ben Gregoretti shot 238-245- of 739. of 708. Stacy Salomides shot 217-600,
258-763, Ray Brooks 268-236- 236-719, Barry Clare 258-246- John O'Farrell rolled 266-224- Bill Maxwell shot 245-226- Betty Ann Lescher 215, and
227-731, Rafael Acosta 287-230- 717, Kale Buckley 235-226-234- 248-738, Lawrence Welfare 256- 203-674, Mike Interrante 221- Kathleen Abrams 203.
720, Steven Freidman 238-244- 695, Tony Baez 245-223-677, and 242-236-734, Julio Zambrano 237-213-671, and Heather
235-717, and Dan DiGirolamo Keith Manza 268-678. 269-718, and Kevin Rall 279- Maxwell 225-220-657. Mike Lowenstein 647
246-216-249-711. John Hodge 750 226-709. In the Tuesday Long Beach ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY -
Pat Zenker 783 ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Kevin Rall 727 Catholics League Debbie Mike Lowenstein paced the scor-
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Pat John Hodge led the scoring in the ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Donnelly shot 207, Letitia ing in the Thursday El Cheapo
Zenker topped the scoring in the Friday Night Mixed League Kevin Rall led the scoring in the Kopper 178, Kami Radin 177, Mixed League rolling games of
Thursday Mixed League blasting rolling games of 258-248-244 for Saturday Bowl N' Cruise League and Janice McCrery 175. 223-248 for a high series of 647.
games of 258-279-246 for a high a high series of 750. rolling games of 257-256 for a John Labau shot 214-201-225-
series of 783. John LaBau hit 277-233-729, Al high series of 727. Robert Wright 678 640, Barry Lituchy 238, and Boris
Phil Schaffer rolled 268-265-723, Bennett 269-249-727, Alex Don Railey shot 289-247-702, ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Sosa 225.
Teddy Avgerinos 279, John Bogolubsky 217-221-255-693, Gary Lansky 257-220, Jim Robert Wright led the scoring in Jeannie Polacco shot 204, Trish
Khantzian 267-221-671, and Gina Lella 226-203-231-660, and Galella 255, and Tom Hannigan the Saturday Scholarship Lugo 199, and Remee Mallay and
Frank Cimino 256-671. Sal Panzarella 246-226-660. 244. League rolling games of 204- Danielle Davis 180 in the Monday
Joe Dire 782 Bill Latham 740 Willie Fessler 711 238-236 for a high series of Ladies Classic League.
Dire topped the scoring in the Bill Latham led the scoring in the Willie Fessler led the scoring in Colleen Kingsepp shot 246-
Thursday Senior Birds League Tuesday Late Mens League the Wednesday Night Mixed 237-646, Daniel Carley 223,
blasting games of 279-267-236 for rolling games of 225-269-246 for League rolling games of 226-239- and Christian Freel and AJ
a high series of 782. a high series of 740. 246 for a high series of 711. Glenn 222.
Ed Frontera rolled 247-235-686, John Hanlon shot 242-256-238- Rich Laurita, Jr shot 251-228- Michaelene Copper hit 191,
William Tyson 269-235-678, 736, James Nolan 232-256-244- 685, Randy Catania 255-224-679, Adrienne Lupo and Laurie
Thomas Romanelli 241-237-670, 732, James Borzoni 225-245-237- Don Railey 241-224-214-679, Bettineschi 180, and Gina Hill
and Gerald Fields 278-202-662. 707, Frank Genna 257-225-702, Jeff Schulman 240-239-678, and 179 in the Tuesday Koffee Kats.
and Joe Mazza 279-216-682. Keith Benenati 268-242-676.
Nicole Franey, Michael Guglielmino 300 at Parkway Lanes
Maniram Basdeo Wins LIGBT Title
GARDEN CITY, NY: Maniram Basdeo, a 57 year -old taxi driver from Andrew Currie 279 ELMWOOD PARK, NJ Michael Guglielmino found perfection in a
300 game while rolling in the Wednesday, Teterboro Bowling League, at
the Bronx, NY, won the $1,000 top prize at Long Island Generations At Lodi Lanes Parkway Lanes and finished with a 689 series.
Bowling Tours sport shot event at Garden City. Maniram defeated sec-
LODI, NJ Rolling high games in Peter Honan rolled 257-730, Kevin DeFrancesco 258-721, Alfred
ond place finisher John Fitzgerald, Plainview, NY 255-250 in an excit-
the Monday Summer 670 Trios Balletto 270-707, and Kevin Riebesell 247-690 round out the list of high
ing final match. While John earned $500, finishing third was Mack
were Nicole Franey and Andrew scorers for the night.
Oakman Jr., Melville, NY with a 240 earning $300. Rounding out the
Currie both posted 279 games.
top 4 was Julio Arnold, Woodside, NY with a 215 worth $250.
Wilson Aponte Jr collected a 278,
John Kertesz 300 at Majestic Lanes
The Garden City final shootout was a great match with the winner not
Dave Naglehaut 278, and Paul HOPELAWN, NJ - John Kertesz blasted a 300 game in the Middlesex
decided until the final frame. John took the lead in the middle of the
Stewart also hit a 278 game. County Classic Leauge at Majestic Lanes.
match by throwing a 4 bagger. Meanwhile, Maniram spared his first 5
Michael Dellamanna shot 290-276-222-788, Rob Geyer 258-233-245-
frames and then threw a split in the 6th leaving him 34 pins behind John.
But Maniram was determined to capture his 4th title and he accom- Ricky Exner 278 736, Sean Perch 222-268-224-714, and Kyle Jannuzzi 256-259-713.
In the Wednesday Early Birds League Sue Ragas shot 198, Carolyn
plished the feat by throwing a 4 timer to overcome the deficit and take In Doubles Classic Esposito 171, and Edie Cavallo 167.
the title. Mack who started with 2 opens, then threw all 9s and strikes
but couldnt double in the final frame which would have given him the
Exner led the Morris County Austin Wey 299 at Lodi Lanes
Doubles Classic bowling 278- LODI, NJ Austin Wey posted a near perfect score of 299 and finished
High series of the tournament was shot by Jeonghun Ji, Flushing, NY
236-718. the session with a 703 series bowling in the Sun Mix League at Lodi
with a 769 in the second squad. The wildcard winner was Julio Arnold
Tyrone Waal hit games of 234, Lanes.
with a 1366 series. The no bonus pins pot winners were Amanda Salyer
225 and 239 for a 698 set and Michael O'Grady rolled 267, Dennis Hill 266-723, and Steve
(697), Marc Miller (701), and TJ Kim (696).
Darren Sambol posted a 268 game. Vandenhenden 707.
June 7 - 13, 2017 SPORTS REPORTER 5

AT ROCKAWAY LANES Former Junior Team USA Members Lead at

Fox Hills Senior Summer: 2017 USBC Womens Championships
Robert Lavecchia 223-513, Bill Verderber 186-471, Manuel Matias 183-
Former Junior Team USA members Katelyn Simpson Simpson and Wells spent time together on Junior
505, Diane Sullivan 199-434, Pearl Traub Johnson 163-435, Mary Ann
Verderber 156-540, Manuel Matias 233-580, Jim Bush 178-459, Terry
of Emmett, Idaho, and Mary Wells of Johnstown, Team USA in 2015, bowled collegiately at Pikeville
Wyman 169-467, and Johanna Hofgesang 168-441. Ohio, paired up to take the Diamond Doubles lead at and Central Missouri, respectively, and recently com-
the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Womens peted at the USBC Queens at the River Center prior
Thursday No Tap: Championships on May 25 with a 1,378 total. to their doubles run.
Chris Morris 300-762, Nick Westergaard 298-805, Tom Hubert 290, Simpson, a 22-year-old right-hander, led the doubles Both players noted that even with their success in
Lee Ann Mackin 266-628, Susan Weir 264-578, and Heather Terantino effort at the Raising Canes River Center with a 732 youth and collegiate bowling, being the leaders at the
258-660. series, while Wells, also a 22-year-old right-hander, USBC Womens Championships is the biggest thrill
added 646. Melissa Van Dyke of Parma, Ohio, and in their young careers.
Summer Doubles:
Heidi Sanders of Xenia, Ohio, previously held the Diamond Doubles includes duos with combined
Harry Franz 278-779, Jim Beyel 268-711, Ken Yokobosky 268-771,
Joey Parisi III 267, Liesl Apgar 279-727, Joyce Hulbert 214-554, and
lead with 1,332. entering averages of 380 and above.
Jennifer Drury 212-579.
The upcoming PBA Xtra Frame Billy Hardwick Memorial, scheduled
for June 23-25 at the Memphis, Tenn., bowling center formerly owned by
the late PBA Hall of Famer, will honor Hardwick in more than name
only. It will be contested using the kind of limited-technology bowling
balls the 18-time PBA Tour champion used when he became the PBAs
first triple crown winner back in the late 1960s.
The Hardwick Memorial, which will be live-streamed exclusively on
PBAs Xtra Frame online bowling channel, will be open to a field of 80
bowlers. All players must use approved polyester bowling balls manufac-
tured by a PBA Product Registered company. A list of approved bowling
balls can be found on
( and includes the PBA
Skill Ball 2.0 which is used in Teen Masters competition.
The tournament will offer a $10,000 first prize and a PBA Tour title, if
the winner is a PBA member. The event will not be part of the PBA Xtra
Frame Storm Cup series because of its equipment limitations.
Competition will include eight qualifying games for all players on
Saturday, June 24, with the top one-third advancing to a four-game cash-
ers round on Sunday. After 12 games, the top 16 will enter into three-
game single elimination match play leading up to one-game semifinal
and championship matches.
2017 U.S. Open Updated Field and Format
The United States Bowling Congress and Bowling Proprietors
Association of America, joint sponsors of the U.S. Open, have
announced several changes for the 2017 event that will be held Oct. 25-
Nov. 1 at 40-lane Flamingo Bowl in Liverpool, N.Y.
The U.S. Open, the fourth major championship on the PBA Tours
2017 schedule, will feature:
24 qualifying games, including eight-game rounds on fresh, burn
and double-burn lane conditions;
A limited field of 144 bowlers, including PBA earnings leaders and
others who will be invited based on 2016 performances in international,
collegiate and Junior Gold events, among others. For the list of invited
players, click here:
To fill vacancies, a pre-tournament qualifying event will be held at
Flamingo Bowl prior to the event;
Invited players will have until June 1 to accept invitations, after
which invitations will be extended to the next player on the eligibility
list. Any vacancies will be added to the pre-event qualifier;
A projected $175,000 prize fund with $30,000 to the winner.
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Jake Bennett, Ryan Taylor Win 13th Annual Matt Dunning 290 at Lodi Lanes
LODI, NJ Matt Dunning found the line to collect a 290 game while
John Naughton Memorial Tournament bowling in the Wednesday Coors 5-Man League at Lodi Lanes. Scott
By Jack Sluka ladder finals and Kamerin Peters led with a four game Dunning tossed a 270 and Karl Kalogera hit 266.
LAKEWOOD, NJ - On May 26, 2017 Ocean Lanes 840 and for six games 1251. Making the cut in order Bob Goodwin rolled a 277 in a 734 set competing in the Monday Night
honored once again the memory of one of our past of top twelve for four games were Kamerin Peters, Trios while Rob Auriemma hit 279, Alex Protin 279, Andy Argumedo
heroes with the Tournament for youth bowlers under McKenna Collier 830, Andrew Lazarchick and Chris 735, Danny Chinchilla 713, and Linda Rose 235-675.
21 with the 13th Annual John Naughton Memorial Seindell787, Ryan Taylor 771, Paige Peters 761,
Tournament. Michael Guzman 760, Ethan Matthews 759, Aimee
John served in World War 2 and was on the battle- Sherman 756, Brianna MacLeod 741, and tied
ship protecting the USS Enterprise stationed at Pearl Amanda Scharf and Amanda Shelters 729. After six
Harbor in 1941. After passing, John's family made a games Karerin Peters 1251 led with Ryan Taylor
contribution to the Junior Bowling in Ocean County 1232 second, Brianna MacLeod 1199 third,
as per his request and have continued to do so for McKenna Collier 1173 fourth and Chris Swindell 
thirteen years. The tournament has Two Divisions 1159 fifth. 42 AUTO-SCORING LANES

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Bennett who posted a 726 scratch series and with 216 In the final match Ryan Taylor 225 winning over
pin handicap finishing at 942 total for the champi- Kamerin Peters 213 with both finalist receiving the Ocean Summer Doubles
onship. Second was Ralph (RJ) Carbone III with a 2018 Junior Gold spots. *DPH0DWFK3RLQW
779 scratch and 931 handicap. The girls were led by Ryan Taylor became the Scratch Champion of the
Hanah Dalton with a 740 Scratch and 928 handicap John Naughton Memorial Tournament

followed in a tie by Erica Dugan 760 scratch and 920 The order of finish for the top 12 was Ryan Taylor,
handicap and Jaden Schaefer with a 700 scratch and Kamerin Peters, Brianna MacLeod, Chris Swindell,
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Rami Ahmed 776 Eric Oppenheimer 738 684, Brian McAdams 232-236- )LQGXVDW)DFHERRNFRPRFHDQODQHV
HOPELAWN, NJ - Rami HOPELAWN, NJ - Eric 651, and Andrew Sova 238-213-
Ahmed topped the scoring in the Oppenheimer topped the scoring 644.
Middlesex County Classic in the Premiere Pro Shop Sunday Nick Biamonte 644
League blasting games of 264- Trios League rolling games of HOPELAWN, NJ - Nick
264-248 for a high series of 268-245-225 for a high series of Biamonte paced the scoring in the
776. 738. Thursday Mixed Nuts League
Christopher Whalen rolled Chris Fisher hit 222-257-247- rolling games of 203-229-212 for
228-227-297-752, Chris Boyd 726, Joe Lampariello 279-237- a high series of 644.
279-216-252-747, Rocco 703, Mike Petti, Jr 254-234-684, Joe Maloney rolled 209-234-627,
Fortunato 256-226-256-738, and Brian Longo 234-244-667. John Syslo 228, Tony DeRosa
Bill McBride 246-248-236-730, Kyle Jannuzzi 707 216, and Carlos Mercado 211.
and Sean Pech 256-267-200- HOPELAWN, NJ - Kyle Jannuzzi Rob Sarate 643
723. led the scoring in the Thursday HOPELAWN, NJ - Rob Sarate
In the Wednesday Early Birds Night Mixed League rolling paced the scoring in the Merck
League Sue Ragas hit 183, and games of 226-266-215 for a high League rolling games of 223-213-
Anna Kelly 179. series of 707. 207 for a high series of 643.
Steve Venito, Jr. 757 Mike Piomelli hit 210-205-226- Kevin Bovaird shot 228-614,
HOPELAWN, NJ - Steve 641, Janice Forrestal 240, Mike Mike Eglesia 234-613, and Allen
Venito, Jr topped the scoring in Forrestal 233, and Nicholas Phelps 236.
the Raritan Bay Mens League Piomelli 221. John Morgan 643
blasting games of 229-279-249 John Baginsky 691 HOPELAWN, NJ - John Morgan
for a high series of 757. HOPELAWN, NJ - John Baginsky led the scoring in the Iselin AA
Steve Venito shot 205-266- paced the scoring in the Monday League rolling games of 216-205-
246-717, Steve Mottola 279- Night Mixed League rolling 222 for a high series of 643.
246-709, Marcos Hernandez games of 269-227 for a high series Rob Hennessy shot 221-200-620,
244-250-205-708, and Ed of 691. Brian Fudacz 223, and Tom
Bulkilvish 266-212-223-701. Jeff Sanchez hit 217-213-254- Leonard and Emil Woitowicz 213.
June 7 - 13, 2017 SPORTS REPORTER 7

Mike Reasoner, John Nolen Top Regular Doubles at 2017 USBC Open Championships
New friends lead Regular Doubles at 2017 Championships 2,093. 5, Stuart Williams, Phoenix, 2,090.
John Nolen of Waterford, Michigan, and Mike Reasoner Team All-Events
(Combined all-events totals of all five team members)
of Hazlet, New Jersey, first met during their team practice 1, Team NABR (Adam Barta, Anthony Pepe, Scott Pohl, Michael Rose Jr.,
session at the South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas, and Brian Waliczek), Fairport, N.Y., 9,957. 2, Rose Bowl Lanes, Rochester, N.Y.,
two days later, they found themselves at the top of the 9,867. 3, Turbo Grips 3, Chesterfield, Mich., 9,833. 4, Vanilla Salsa, Roseville,
Regular Doubles standings at the 2017 United States Calif., 9,743. 5, 2, Naugatuck, Conn., 9,638.
Bowling Congress Open Championships. Team
The two had instant chemistry on the lanes and rolled (Combined averages of 901-1,045)
games of 500, 446 and 485 at the nearby South Point 1, Minnesota Select Sires 1 (Arvid Strande, Carl Krause, Paul Buendiger, Scott
Bowling Plaza to sneak into the lead with a 1,431 total May Molnar, Andrew Kasten), Fergus, Minn., 2,922. 2, Chris' Boys, Livingston,
Mont., 2,778. 3, C.G. Misfits, Casa Grande, Ariz., 2,771. 4, General
26. They both delivered doubles in the final frame to lift Distributors 2, Beavercreek, Ore., 2,748. 5, Scotty's 3, Alexandria, Minn.,
them past the father-and-son duo of Doug and Jacob Kent 2,738.
of Newark, New York, who previously held the lead with Doubles
1,425. Nolen set the pace with a 725 series, and Reasoner (Combined averages of 361-418)
1, Stuart Sheck, Germantown, Md./Robert Tonelli, Henderson, Nev., 1,236. 2,
added 706. Cole Schroyer, Canyon, Texas/Brandon Simmons, Amarillo, Texas, 1,214. 3,
Reasoner improved with each set in just his second USBC Douglas Turney/Brennan Nett, Kiel, Wis., 1,201. 4, Kaitlyn Schroyer, Stanton,
Open Championships appearance since 2010, and sixth Texas/Matthew Hoffman, Richmond, Texas, 1,198. 5, Steven Costa,
overall, sandwiching his doubles success between 736 in Chicago/Anthony Giannecchini, Hawthorn Woods, Ill., 1,197.
USBC photo Singles
singles and 651 in team for a 2,093 all-events total, which Mike Reasoner and John Nolen (Averages of 181-209)
is fourth in Regular All-Events this year. The two are among 23 bowlers who were scheduled to 1, Charlie Theobald, Minot, N.D., 696. 2(tie), Rusty Johnston, Austin, Texas,
The 49-year-old right-hander's career-best outing helped reach the 50-year plateau this year at the South Point and Scott Williams, Aberdeen, Md., 681. 4, Nolen Fisher, Caldwell, Idaho,
Turbo Grips 3 of Chesterfield, Michigan, into third place in 677. 5, Larry Neb, Loveland, Colo., 674.
Bowling Plaza, and they made their milestone marches to All-Events
Team All-Events with a 9,833 total. He was followed by the lanes May 23 and May 25, respectively. Lane and (Averages of 181-209)
Nolen, the 2009 USBC Masters champion (2,026), Jeffrey Chamberlain both made their tournament debuts at the 1968 1, Rusty Johnston, Austin, Texas, 1,915. 2, Brennan Nett, Kiel, Wis., 1,865. 3,
Austreng (1,926), Alan Pittman (1,903) and Chris Sand event in Cincinnati and have competed for 50 consecutive Nolen Fisher, Caldwell, Idaho, 1,829. 4, Stephanie Sanders, Bakersfield,
(1,885). Calif., 1,826. 5, Timothy Hagar, Celina, Ohio, 1,809. 6, Mike Thielen, Eagle
years. Grove, Iowa, 1,801. 7, Michael Kay, Bolingbrook, Ill., 1,799. 8(tie), David
"Based on the conversations we had before and during This year at the South Point Bowling Plaza, Lane, a 69- Miller, Menomonie, Wis., and Stanley Chambliss, Opelousas, La., 1,795. 10,
team, even though we'd just met, I knew he was an out- year-old right-hander, rolled sets of 655 in singles, 582 in Paige Collick, Helena, Mont., 1,788.
standing competitor," said Nolen, a 37-year-old right-han- doubles and 511 in team for a 1,748 all-events total. In 50 CLASSIFIED DIVISION
der. "His game reminds me a lot of mine in that we're both Team
years on the tournament lanes, he has knocked down 92,293 (Combined averages of 900 and below)
self-taught and do things you'd never want to teach some- pins for a career average of 204.6. 1, Scotty's 8 (Chad Brandt, Ryan Dew, Bruce Corneliusen, Zach Hedine, Alan
one. We're able to see the lanes the same way, and the com- Chamberlain, a 68-year-old right-hander and 1980 Iverson), Alexandria, Minn., 2,569. 2, Dusty's Floor Covering, Twin Valley,
munication throughout was incredible." Regular Team champion, had 591 in doubles, 587 in singles Minn., 2,487. 3, Spray And Pray, Los Angeles, 2,486. 4, The Misfits No. 2,
Their companion team, Turbo Grips 4, moved into a tie Maryville, Ill., 2,471. 5, Brant Construction, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 2,462. 6, WA
and 562 in team for a 1,740 all-events total. In 50 years on Bowlers 7, Renton, Wash., 2,459. 7, Kutztown Fire 1, Kutztown, Pa., 2,456. 8,
for third place in Regular Team with a 3,240 performance the tournament lanes, he has knocked down 92,396 pins for Decorah Auto Center, Calmar, Iowa, 2,437. 9, Wags N Whiskers, Livingston,
May 25. a career average of 203. Mont., 2,436. 10, TNBA OSNM 1, South Holland, Ill., 2,426.
Lane and Chamberlain received plaques, chevrons and
First-timer tops leaderboard at South Point Bowling Plaza (Combined averages of 360 and below)
diamond lapel pins to commemorate their milestones. 1, Ashley Olriksen, Brooklyn Park, Minn./Bud Olriksen, Las Vegas, 1,105.
Just weeks after finishing his freshman year at West Texas 2017 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2(tie), Aaron Hagen/Brody Hagen, Benson, Minn., and Mark Nelson,
A&M, Rusty Johnston of Austin, Texas, was excited about Clitherall, Minn./Lynn Good, Battle Lake, Minn., 1,102. 4, Carol
As of May 30, 2017
the opportunity to compete in his first USBC Open REGULAR DIVISION
Cooper/Janeen Keywood, Pensacola, Fla., 1,099. 5, Cari Wiest/Larry Wald,
Championships. Wishek, N.D., 1,091. 6. Dalton Mortenson/Jessica Mortenson, Moorhead,
Minn., 1,083. 7(tie), Fannie Patterson, Clymer, N.D./Sarah Plecker,
The 19-year-old right-hander shook off the initial nerves (Combined averages of 1,046 and above)
Hummelstown, Pa., and Leilani Basinger/Jonathan Greer, Riverside, Calif.,
of competing in the world's largest annual participatory 1, Team NABR (Adam Barta, Anthony Pepe, Mike Rose Jr., Scott Pohl, Brian
1,069. 9, Cameron Simmonds, DeGraff, Minn./Allen Jackson, Belle Plaine,
Waliczek), Fairport, N.Y., 3,266. 2,, Phoenix, 3,246.
sporting event and settled in during doubles and singles 3(tie), Shot Makers Pro Shop, Temperance, Mich., and Turbo Grips 4,
Minn., 1,064. 10, Jeff Dale/Corbin Flechsig, Caldwell, Idaho, 1,062.
May 28 on his way into the lead in Standard All-Events at Singles
Chesterfield, Mich., 3,240. 5, HoF Silver Lanes 1, New Hartford, Conn.,
(Averages of 180 and below)
the South Point Bowling Plaza with a 1,915 total. 3,239. Doubles
1, Nick Stenberg, Big Timber, Mont., 621. 2, Michael Tengan, Hilo, Hawaii,
Johnston had 681 in singles, which is tied for second (Combined averages of 419 and above)
607. 3, Gary Pettway, Sweetwater, Tenn., 598. 4, Melvin Reynolds, North
1, Mike Reasoner, Hazlet, N.J./John Nolen, Waterford, Mich., 1,431. 2, Jacob
place in Standard Singles, and added 670 in doubles and Kent/Doug Kent, Newark, N.Y., 1,425. 3, Timothy Pfeifer, Oakdale,
Ridgeville, Ohio, 596. 5, Rory Hanlon, Las Vegas, 592. 6, Efrain Rodriguez,
564 in team. New York, N.Y., 590. 7, James Lee, North Platte, Neb., 589. 8(tie), Gregory
Pa./Christopher Bardol, Brockport, N.Y., 1,417. 4, Ryan Zagar, Racine,
Lancaster, Port Orchard, Wash., and Tonja Lindbo, Bremerton, Wash., 587. 10,
Brennan Nett of Kiel, Wisconsin, previously held the lead Wis./Tylor Greene, Davison, Mich., 1,409. 5, Charles Richey, Concord,
Maryell Jackson, Bermuda, 585.
in Standard All-Events with 1,865, while Charlie Theobald N.C./Steve Arehart, Chesapeake, Va., 1,385.
of Minot, North Dakota, leads Standard Singles with 696. (Averages of 210 and above)
(Averages of 180 and below)
1, Nick Stenberg, Big Timber, Mont., 1,733. 2, Gary Pettway, Sweetwater,
1(tie), Matt Gasn, Clarksville, Tenn., and Steve De Kerf Jr., Sheboygan Falls,
Tenn., 1,704. 3, Matt Buchholz, Ellensburg, Wash., 1,693. 4, Cody Maier,
Two bowlers celebrate 50 years of USBC Open Wis., 802. 3, Adam Barta, Girard, Ohio, 776. 4(tie), Austin Gratzer, University
Spring Creek, Nev., 1,686. 5, Phuoc Tran, West Covina, Calif., 1,661. 6, Tina
Dennis Lane of Kingsport, Tennessee, and USBC Hall of Place, Wash., and Patrick Girard, Quebec City, 773.
Wetzel, Elk Grove, Calif., 1,646. 7, Joel Willis, LaPlata, Md., 1,640. 8, Efrain
Famer Bob Chamberlain Sr. of The Villages, Florida, (Averages of 210 and above)
Rodriguez, New York, N.Y., 1,636. 9, Tyler Hagen, Stayton, Ore., 1,633. 10,
became the latest members of the 50-Year Club at the 1, Jacob Boresch, Kenosha, Wis., 2,122. 2, Todd Lathrop, Colchester, Conn., Nicole Kleutgen, Plainfield, Wis., 1,632.
USBC Open Championships. 2,105. 3, Chris Gibbons, Madison, Wis., 2,102. 4, Mike Reasoner, Hazlet, N.J.,
8 SPORTS REPORTER June 7 - 13, 2017

Eddie Allen 761 Paul Verderosa 737 Matt Muir 676 Max Garrido 675 Nick Jorgensen 249
Allen topped the scoring in the Verderosa led the scoring in the Muir paced the scoring in the Garrido led the scoring in the Jorgensen shot 249, Tim Jackson
Monday Night Fourplay League Wednesday Early Mens League Wednesday Party League rolling Monday HS Practice League fir- 246, Wayne Cook 243, and Frank
blasting a 265 game for a high rolling games of 236-223-278 for games of 223-244-209 for a high ing games of 254-235 for a high Berardino223 in the Thursday
series of 761. a high series of 737. series of 676. series of 675. Goodtimers League.
Jim Tortorice,Jr hit 227-238-213- Thurston Cunningham hit 227- Eric Vazquez hit 247-227-665, Sal Yannacone hit 225-215, Ronnie Simon 625
678, Brenan Rini 236-223-661, 252-257-736, Tommy Legotte Michael Marrazzo 207-201-245- Dallas Pigate 215, and Andrew FARMINGDALE, NY - In the
and Eddie Gruber 268. 245-224-236-705, Michael 653, and Les Tse 258. Scarpaci and Cammi Faresh 199. Sunday Early Mixed League
Keith Kasper 761 Alvarez 244-227-673, and Angel Louis Gravino rolled 197, Ralph Ronnie Simon shot 230-203-625,
FARMINGDALE, NY - Keith Ramos 245-225-665. Lindgren 191, and Joan Gallagher Wayne Embleton 230-616,
Kasper topped the scoring in the
Epic Edge Trios League blasting
Kyle Durfeel 711
182 in the Sunday Adult/Junior
League. GO BOWL Terrance Gregory 221, and Steven
Raifer 218-213.
games of 268-235-258 for a high Durfee led the scoring in the
series of 761 and Louis Getzelman Friday Late Mixed League rolling
posted a high game of 299 in his games of 279-245 for a high series
735 set. of 711.
Christina Schulze rolled 279- Mike Agosta shot 258-247-688,
262-754, Evan Myers 289-237- Richard White 222-223-243-688,
752, and Michael Gelman 247- George Robinson 278-680, and
248-245-740. Bart Cully 236-215-224-675.
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