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Monmouth County USBC to Induct Four into Hall of Fame

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Dorothy Artale-Salinas George Cretella Walter McKnight Johnny Petraglia
By Joanne Ramsey 2015, 2016), Monmouth County High Average five con- doubles titles (most recent in 2019), two team event
This year’s inductees to Monmouth County USBC secutive years (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and titles in the Women’s Open Championship, two doubles
Hall of Fame are Dorothy Artale-Salinas, George Monmouth County High Series three consecutive years event titles in the Women’s Open Championship, one
Cretella, Walter McKnight Jr and Johnny Petraglia Sr. (2014, 2015, 2016). In 2015, she achieved her highest team event title in the Open Championship, and an all-
The ceremony will take place on July 28th at the full-season average of 227 for 105 games. Her current events title (Division A) in the Open Championship with
Gramercey at the Lakeside Manor. ten year composite average is 219.1. Dorothy was select- a score of 2251. She has a total of twenty-nine 5th place
Dorothy Artale-Salinas has been a member of the ed for the Monmouth County High Five team six con- or greater tournament titles in Monmouth County, alone.
Monmouth County USBC since 2007. During this time- secutive years, of which she served as a captain for five.
frame, she was awarded the Monmouth County Bowler Since 2007, she has won nine first place tournament See HALL OF FAME page 2
of the Year for four consecutive years (2013, 2014, titles within Monmouth County including three mixed
Sammy Ventura Wins PBA50 Ned Micelli Memoriala Dave Scherr 300 at Farmingdale Lanes
By Russ Mills - PBA he suffered an open FARMINGDALE, NY - Dave Farmingdale Lanes.
NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. – frame in the sev- Scherr fired a 300 game in the Sam Wong rolled 268, and
Sammy Ventura of Norwich, enth frame. After Thursday Businessmens League at Robert Weinstein 267.
N.Y., a two-time East Graham failed to
Region PBA50 Player of strike in the ninth, Chuck Mantione 300 at Majestic Lanes
the Year, compiled a 5-3 Ventura had the HOPELAWN, NJ - Chuck 248 for a high series of 804.
match play record and a 15- title clinched Mantione topped the scoring in the Gary Berish rolled 288-225-695,
game total of 3,598 pins to despite an open in Guys and Dolls League at Ken Martino 279-222-694, Ray
win the PBA50 Ned the final frame. Majestic Lanes blasting 256-300- Velazquez 235-223-233-691.
Micelli Memorial at Herrill Ventura won
Lanes by a mere six pins $1,500 along with Felix Moronta 300 at Maple Lanes RVC
over reigning PBA50 East his ninth overall ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Robert Burling rolled 296 fol-
Region Player of the Year PBA Regional title Felix Moronta blasted a 300 game lowed by John LaBau posting a
PBA photo
Rick Graham of Lancaster, Glenn Smith (tournament coordinator), Sammy Ventura and while Graham in the Friday Night Mixed League 279, and John Hodge and Dan
Pa. members of the Micelli family (daughter Ronnie Miller and son earned $800. at Maple Lanes RVC. DiGirolamo with 255 each.
Ventura qualified second, Joe Micelli) The new PBA
11 pins behind Graham, but East Region event Gerald Evangelista 300 at Jib Lanes
quickly assumed the lead, which he held throughout was organized by PBA member Glenn Smith to FLUSHING, NY - Gerald Alex Andres rolled 236-242-655,
the first seven games of the round robin match play honor the late Ned Micelli, a long-time fellow com- Evangelista led the Ball and Chain Joe Peltzman 230-246-223-699,
finals. Ventura held a 69-pin lead over Graham going petitor. Micelli, who died in July 2017, competed League firing games of 253-300- Jhun Chacon 207-256-646, and
into the final match, but Graham started with four well into his 80s throughout the Long Island area. 207 for a high series of 760. Lisa Gigla 225-207-620.
strikes and found himself in position to win before
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HALL OF FAME
Continued from Page 1
Out of county first place titles include an all events title series in a sport pattern compliant league at Majestic MCUSBC Mixed Doubles Scratch Title with a score of
in the Ocean County Women’s County Tournament and a Lanes in 2018 which is the New Jersey State record for 1461.
trios title at UBA Battle Bowl. At the state level, she has highest series ever bowled on a sport condition. Walter has also won an Ocean County Scratch Doubles
won a second place doubles (Division 1) title at the NJ George has also participated in the Monmouth County Title in 2011 with Gary Budra. In 2017 he won the All
State USBC WBA 66th Annual Championship Masters for thirteen years, winning the title in 2016 and Events Title in Ocean County and in 2018 and 2019 he
Tournament and achieved a third place singles title at the finishing third in 2017. won Scratch Team Titles.
85th Annual NJ State BA Championship after having George has bowled in the Bahr Supremacy tournament
bowled her first 800 series (824). for many years and has been a member of two (2) cham- Johnny Petraglia’s Monmouth County achievements
In totality, Dorothy has bowled six 300 games and pionship teams. include Bahr Supremacy titles in 2008 and 2010, a
three 800 series. Since 2017, Dorothy has been on an He is also the proud possessor of two New Jersey State County Open Doubles title in 2016 and a County Senior
intermittent hiatus from bowling to celebrate her greatest titles; Team in 2011 and Doubles in 2013. Masters title, also in 2016. He has posted County All-
accomplishment, the birth of her daughter Ellie. But she During his college years at Saint Peters College, he Events scores greater than 2100 in 4 of the last 8 years
plans to return to the lanes of Monmouth County, with was a four year starter on their nationally ranked team. including a score of 2227 in 2011. He has multiple
Ellie, soon. Along with several bowling titles he earned individually league honor scores as well as a composite average of
George Cretella has consistently been an outstanding and as a member of his college team. George also earned 230 in Monmouth County league competition since
bowler for the past forty (40) years in both Monmouth several academic All-American awards during his colle- 2007.
County and Staten Island and has always been well giate career. These accomplishments alone are more than enough to
respected on the lanes. He was the youngest bowler on George continued his education by earning his law merit inclusion in this Hall of Fame. However, they pale
Staten Island to bowl a 300 game, he did that at age 15. degree in 1989 and has now been practicing law for the in comparison to John’s achievements on the National
He was also the youngest bowler on Staten Island to past thirty years. stage.
bowl an 800 series, posting an 813 when he was 17 years Prior to his participation in Monmouth County, George Johnny has 2 ABC (now USBC) National Team titles,
old. won six Staten Island Single Classic titles and was 14 PBA National titles, 8 PBA50 National titles, and 14
George regularly averaged over 220 in Monmouth inducted into the Staten Island Hall of Fame for PBA Regional titles. Johnny is one of only six players to
County league competition until 2010 when he chose to Superior Performance in 2011. earn the PBA Career Triple Crown titles in the
bowl exclusively on sport compliant patterns. For the Walter McKnight has been a proud member of Tournament of Champions, US Open and PBA National
past nine (9) years George has been one of the few Monmouth County USBC since the early 2000’s. He Championship.
bowlers that have averaged over 200 every year in the bowls primarily in Monmouth County, but occasionally Johnny is the ONLY player to win a PBA National title
sport pattern league which started at Strathmore Lanes bowls in Ocean County as well. Walter is a PBA Member in six consecutive decades (1960 – 2010). Johnny has
and currently bowls at Brunswick Zone with multiple cashes regionally and nationally. He has one of only 26 300 games bowled on national television.
Hazlet. been a staff member for Storm bowling since 2012. He is In 2008 Johnny was selected as number 16 on the list
George has bowled over thirty 300 games and ten 800 also a Level 1 USBC Certified Coach and hopes to men- of the greatest bowlers of all time.
series in leagues and tournaments. This includes an tor a new generation of bowlers. For these accomplishments Johnny has been inducted
achievement that he is particularly proud of: An 826 Walter has bowled a 300 game 36 times in sanctioned into the PBA Hall of Fame, USBC Hall of Fame, New
competition; also to his credit he has achieved Jersey State Hall of Fame, New Jersey Sports Hall of
an 800 series 32 times, with a high series of Fame and the Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame.
856. The Monmouth County USBC BA is honored and priv-
In 2012 Walter won the Singles Scratch title ileged to have him as a member of the Monmouth
in the Monmouth County Open County bowling community and proud to include him in
Championships shooting an impressive 820 their Hall of Fame.
Series. In 2013 he went undefeated in match The Monmouth County USBC Hall of Fame and
play to win the Monmouth County Masters Awards ceremony is on July 28th at the Gramercey at the
Title. Lakeside Manor from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
In 2014 Walter won two Monmouth County The afternoon will start with hors d’oeuvres and an
Titles. His team, led by Joe Pompilio, won the open bar for wine/beer/soda from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Scratch Team event shooting 2791. Also that followed by a dinner including Pasta, Salad, choice of
year Walter took home the All Events Title Prime Rib, Chicken Francaise, or Grilled Salmon, and
with a score of 2204 for his nine-game set. dessert. The cost of the dinner is $55 per person.
Walter’s team took the Scratch Team Title County High Awards will also be presented for High
again in 2015, posting a 2882 score. Average, Series and Game for men, women and youth.
The next year, 2016, his team won the
Scratch Team Title for a 3rd consecutive year, Tell the BOWLERS about That Perfect League
this time led by fellow 2019 Hall of Fame Or that Special Event With your ad in the
Inductee Dotti Artale-Salinas. They claimed
the title with a score of 2975, setting a Sports Reporter
Monmouth County record for Mixed 4 Person sportsreporter1940@aol.com
Team. In 2019 Dotti and Walter won a title Or Call
together again. They took home the 2019
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AT FARMINGDALE LANES QUICK NOTES AT MAPLE LANES RVC


Adam Chase 782 • Pete McCordic of Katy,
Charlie Torres 289
FARMINGDALE, NY - Adam Chase topped the scoring in the Thursday Texas, forfeited his eligibility to ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Charlie Torres fired a high game of 289
Pro Shot Singles League firing games of 268-247-267 for a high series compete in PBA competition in the Custom Thumbz Doubles League.
of 782. almost 20 years ago when he Dave Goldman rolled 287, Leroy Singletary and Pat Sassone 279, Marc
Chris Cappellini and Mike Walsh rolled 257 ,Steve Schneider 255, and became PBA Southwest Region Walton 278, Harlan Wittenstein 266, Alby Pezzella 259, and Michael
James Spina 252. manager, but as a proven PBA McMaon 257
competitor with two PBA Tour
Anthony D'Elia 289-755 and seven PBA Regional titles to Stanley Rosadio 268
FARMINGDALE, NY - Anthony D'Elia topped the scoring in the his credit (plus a memorable ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - Stanley Rosadio rolled a high game of
Wednesday Epic Maple Doubles League firing games of 289-256 for a nationally-televised 300 game in 268 in the Thursday Senior Birds League.
high series of 755. Torrance, Calif., in 1987) prior Ed Frontera rolled 248, Jerry George 247, and Ricky Amparado 245.
John Bergen rolled 279, Adam Chase 276, Louis Getzelman and Josh to accepting his new job, he has In the Wednesday AM Doubles League John Migliano rolled 242 and
Rosenheck 267, Nicholas Ng and Steve Kenney 259, and Al Spano 258. pursued his competitive chal- John Porceddu 221.
lenges elsewhere. Proving he can
Nick Lupo 286 still roll the ball with authority, John Maglio 264
the 65-year-old McCordic won ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - John Maglio paced the scoring in the
FARMINGDALE, NY - Nick Lupo fired a high game of 286 in the the Super Senior Singles title in
Epic/Maple Foursome League. Wednesday Night Mixed League rolling a high game of 264.
the recently-completed Bowlers Joe DiRe rolled 258-258, Mike Lancaster 257, and Willie Fessler 254.
Gary Haines rolled 279-279-783, Frank Montgoris 279-268-228-775,
Journal Championships held in In the Tuesday Koffee Kats League Patricia Guido rolled 183, Adriene
Jim Ruccione 278, Lou Demartino 277-246-258-781, Christine Perillo
conjunction with the USBC Lupo 178, and Donna Ramirez 172.
269-254, Joseph Farley and John Conrad 268, Joe Iannone 266, Andrew
Open Championships in Las
Mienkieweicz 259-257, and Richard Friedman, Billy Punch, and Joe
Vegas. McCordic won the 60-
Raimondi 258. John Moran 245
and-older event with a 717
In the Saturday Family and Friends League Tom Biryla rolled 230, ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - In the Thursday El Cheapo League John
series, two years after winning
Calen Hoffman 200, and Drew Williams 194. Moran rolled 245, Steve Patitucci 219, and Nick Lituchy 214.
the BJ Senior Singles title with
Erica Gershkowitz roleld 189-183, Janice McCreay 180, and Rosanne
an 812 series. For more informa-
Adam Chase 278 tion about how PBA members
Ryan 179 in the Tuesday Long Beach Catholics League.
FARMINGDALE, NY - Adam Chase fired a high game of 278 in the In the Tuesday Adult/Youth Scholarship League Mekhi Michael rolled
fared in the Bowlers Journal
Thursday Pro Shot Singles League (bowl on a different pro shot each 216, and Robert Gallego and Xavier DeVore 210.
Championships as well as the
week). USBC Open Championships,
Marc Bieler rolled 255, Mike Walsh 254, Michael Kissel 248, and Toni visit
Kaufman 246. BOWL.com/OpenChamp.
Todd Marks rolled 234, Daniel Schrafel 233, and Tony Cintado 227 in
the Saturday Island Trees League. • Julian Michael Salinas of
Richmond, Texas, posted a 42-
Rick Gray 268 game total of 9,197 pins, includ-
FARMINGDALE, NY - Rick Gray rolled 268, John Caupto 267, ing match play bonus pins, to
Vernone Brown 255, and Miguel Garrido 245 in the Tuesday Party defeat Bryce Oliver of Cuyahoga
League. Falls, Ohio, by 28 pins and
In the Saturday Nite Fun League Bob Kalberer rolled 247, Lou Hannah Diem of Seminole, Fla.,
Cappellini and Al Spano 236. had a total of 8,653 pins to top
Marvin Slifkin rolled 177, Eileen Richter 153-136, and Sophie Laccone Caroline Thesier of Mooresville,
147-134 in the Friday Sumer Seniors League. N.C., by 27 pins to win the boys’
Silvia Rey-Buzzonetti rolled 163, Paulette Miller 154, and Edna and girls’ Teen Masters varsity
Noonan 146 in the Monday Seniors League. titles at Sawgrass Lanes in
Michael Bove rolled 212, Jason Schoenfeld 196, and Kyra Walter 151 Tamarac, Fla.
in the Thursday Adult/Junior League.

Jermaine Daniels 234


FARMINGDALE, NY - Jermaine Daniels rolled 234, Jason Schoenfeld
202, and Kyra Walter 201 in the Thursday Adult/Junior League.
Sophie Laccone rolled 194, Gerard Hoeler 173, and Marvin Slifkin 159
in the Friday Summer Seniors League.
Steve Swersky rolled 222-219, Irwin Tarlow 214, and Hal Rein 212 in
the Thursday Green Men League.
In the Monday Seniors League Laverne Garrett rolled 167, Edna
Noonan 160, and Silvai Rey-Buzzonetti 150.
July 24 - 30, 2019 SPORTS REPORTER 5

Jakob Butturff Defeats Stuart Williams to Win PBA Lubbock Sports Shootout
Arizona left-hander earns seventh PBA tour title in first event of Go Bowling! Summer Tour series
By Bill Vint - PBA three second-place finishes.
LUBBOCK, Texas – Jakob Butturff of Tempe, Arizona, In the first four-player stepladder finals match, Tackett
returned to the site of his first PBA Tour victory and started with seven strikes in denying Anthony Lavery-Spahr
defeated top qualifier Stuart Williams of England, 194- of Pasadena, Texas, his chance for a first PBA Tour title,
188, to win his seventh career title in the PBA Lubbock 279-204. In the semifinal match, Butturff turned the tables
Sports Shootout presented by Ebonite at South Plains on Tackett, starting with six strikes while Tackett lost his
Lanes. strike carry. Despite leaving a 4-7-10 split in the seventh
In winning the kickoff event in the 2019 Go Bowling! frame and failing to convert, Butturff cruised to a 235-185
PBA Summer Tour series, Butturff automatically became win, ending Tackett’s hopes for his first title of 2019.
the early leader in the USBC Cup points race that is part After a break in the schedule for three days of PBA
of the summer series. League Elias Cup competition at Bayside Bowl in
Butturff, who won his first PBA Tour title in Lubbock in Portland, Maine, July 16-18, and the Barbasol PBA Tour
2016 and had a second-place finish in 2018, said the secret Finals presented by Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa July
to his success was his comfort in bowling at South Plains 20-21 in Las Vegas, the PBA Summer Tour and USBC
Lanes. Cup points competition resumes July 25-28 in Houston,
“I think it’s the fact that when you win your first PBA Texas when Copperfield Bowl will host the Storm
title here, it makes you more comfortable,” the 25-year-old PBA/PWBA Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed
left-hander said. Doubles. Tackett and Liz Johnson of Palatine, Illinois, are
Williams, who made a key ball change after a sluggish defending champions.
start in the title match, threw three strikes to take a four-pin The PBA League will be covered in its entirety over
Greg Clark/FloBowlig photo
lead into the 10th frame, but left the 2-4-6-10 split when a three nights on FOX Sports’ FS1 network. The Barbasol
Champion Jakob Butturff
strike could have closed the door on Butturff. Butturff PBA Tour Finals will air live on CBS Sports Network in
failed to throw consecutive strikes, but filled every frame “The hope was to not throw a split,” Butturff said with a five separate shows over two days. All PBA Summer Tour
and needed only a mark in his final frame. He left the 6 pin grin, “and fortunately I didn’t.”The win was Butturff’s events will be livestreamed exclusively, from start to fin-
on a high hit, converted the spare and knocked down seven third in 2019. He previously won the PBA Oklahoma ish, on FloBowling.com. Visit www.flobowling.comfor
pins on his fill ball to lock up the title. Open and his first major in the USBC Masters. He also has subscription and schedule information.

PBA Spare Shots


• Former Wichita State teammates A.J. Chapman of Manchester, Iowa, and Canadian Mitch Hupe’, both cur-
rently living in Wichita, Kan., teamed up to win the PBA FireLake Grand Casino Hotel & Resort Southwest
Doubles, presented byDV8, at FireLake Bowling Center in Shawnee, Okla., defeating Texans Joe Findling
from Mesquite and Shawn Maldonado of Houston, 473-414, in the title match.
For Chapman, the win was his second in PBA Regional competition, while Hupé, the 2018 PBA Southwest
Region Rookie of the Year, earned his first PBA title. Each collected $2,000 for the win.
The winning team qualified second after the eight-game qualifying round, earning byes directly into the
best-of-three-game semifinal round where they defeated EnglishmanStuart Williams, now living in
Pflugerville, Texas, and his PBA Hall of Fame partner, Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, 2-0.
Findling and Maldonado, qualified fourth, earning a first-round bye before defeating twin brothers Anthony
and Sean Lavery-Spahr from Pasadena, Texas, 2-0, followed by a 2-1 win over qualifying leaders Paul
Henderson from Watauga, Texas, and non-PBA member Marc Heninger of Tonganoxie, Kan., 2-1, in their
semifinal round match.
• Will Garber of Modesto, Calif., defeated Jake Peters of Henderson, Nev., 254-225, to win the Vanessa
Brown Homes West Open, presented by Track, at Yosemite Lanes in Modesto, Calif.
In the companion PBA50 Vanessa Brown Homes West Open, Ty Dawson of Sunnyvale, Calif., defeated
Rick Memeley of Santa Maria, Calif., 225-215, for his fifth PBA50 Regional in addition to a $1,500 first prize.
In addition to the $2,000 first prize, the title was Garber’s second in PBA Regional competition. Garber
defeated Taylor Jacobs of Auburn, Calif., 214-184, in the semifinal round while Peters advanced to the title
match by defeating Warren Crawford of McKinleyville, Calif., 228-216.
In the PBA50 semifinal round, Dawson eliminated Chris Preble of Clovis, Calif., 191-190, and Memeley
defeated Mark Mazzulla of Brentwood, Calif., 215-196.
• Brian Kretzer of Dayton, Ohio defeated Dave Axon of Bellevue, Neb., 200-190, to win the PBA50 Greater
Freeport Midwest/Central Open at 4 Seasons Bowling Center in Freeport, Ill., Sunday for his 14th PBA50
Regional title and a $1,400 first prize.
Kretzer blanked tournament host Jeff Johnson, 2-0, while Axon downed Chris Gibbons of Madison, Wis.,
2-1, in a best-of-three-game semifinal round to set up the championship match.
• The July schedule of PBA Regionals concludes over the July 26-28 weekend with the PBA50 Tower Lanes
Summer Classic in Tacoma, Wash.
6 SPORTS REPORTER July 24 - 30, 2019

BOWLING BOOT CAMP IS STILL NEW AND DIFFERENT


By Joan Taylor Most of the “core” subjects have remained the same: Timing, Swing, Release, Reading
They came from Brooklyn, Staten Island and Delaware. 34 campers from age 14 to 66 Lanes, Delivery, Five Adjustments, Equipment, and much more. More “homework” is
were here at Rockaway lanes. Today is the last day for 2019. Part 2 of the camp report included in the 2019 books for suggested practice sessions and self-assessment.
will appear next week. What Yokobosky and his team have done is to review campers’ post-weekend surveys
It’s still hard to believe that this is the 19th camp. And it’s hard to believe I was there each year and to incorporate some of their suggestions each year. Classroom sessions
19 years ago. Every year, Ken Yokobosky has taken this intensive three-day camp and are 45 minutes to one hour, shorter than the earlier years’. They are alternated with on-
made adjustments, coupled with advancing technology. The first year, he recorded indi- lane one-hour instruction sessions.
vidual VHS tapes of each camper, with side and back views. He also had to label the One of the best parts is breakfast and lunch each day, provided by Donna and Kevin
videos and distribute them. He recorded his audio tips which the camper could replay at Ratta from the in-house Pinsetter Café. Every bite is fresh, and the main dishes are
home. Now he records each camper on a tablet and sends a link to the individual. It’s home-made.
totally time and cost saving. Amanda Granata, 14, came to her second camp. Looking forward to attending the
Campers who are not being recorded are meanwhile on the lanes with the other six Morris County School of Technology in the Fall, she will be bowling for the school in
coaches: John Neral, John Yankanich, Russ Mills, Tom Gentilella, Gordon Vadakin and between her studies in Animal Science. She said, “I came back (to the camp) because
the ever-effervescent Jerri Edwards, Fun fact: Jerri is the only coach besides Yokobosky every year it’s different. And it’s good preparation for Junior Gold.”
who has worked at all 19 camps. It is said that no other bowling camps have three gold On the other end of the spectrum is Vincent Zerilli, 66, from Brooklyn, a retired pas-
level coaches on hand. try chef. He said he came in “to become a better bowler.”
Three-ring binders of handouts and Powerpoint slides have been replaced by spiral- Part Two, Bowling Boot Camp Day Three, will be covered next week, along with new
bound editions. During the classroom sessions, video clips and other visuals are pro- photos.
jected.
July 24 - 30, 2019 SPORTS REPORTER 7

Norm Duke Wins Fifth ESPY Best Bowler Award


LOS ANGELES – PBA Hall of HISTORY OF BEST BOWLER
Famer Norm Duke, after winning ESPY AWARD WINNERS
two 2019 Go Bowling! PBA Tour 2019 – Norm Duke 2006 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.
titles in back-to-back tournaments
at age 54, has been selected by
2018 – Rhino Page 2005 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.
PBA fans as the winner of the 2017 – Jason Belmonte 2004 – Pete Weber
2019 ESPY Best Bowler Award. 2016 – Jason Belmonte 2003 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.
The announcement was made as 2015 – Jason Belmonte 2002 – Pete Weber
part of the annual ESPYs telecast
2014 – Pete Weber 2001 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.
from the Microsoft Theatre.
Duke, who became the third 2013 – Pete Weber 2000 – Parker Bohn III
bowler ever to win 40 PBA Tour 2012 – Sean Rash 1999 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.
titles, won the ESPY fan vote for 2011 – Jason Belmonte 1998 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.
the fifth time, out-polling 2010 – Walter Ray Williams Jr. 1997 – Bob Learn Jr.
Australian two-handed star Jason
Belmonte, 25-year-old Jakob 2009 – Norm Duke 1996 – Mike Aulby
Butturff and 22-year-old Anthony 2008 – Norm Duke 1995 – Norm Duke
Simonsen. Duke won his 39th and 2007 – Norm Duke
40th titles in the Go Bowling!
Indianapolis Open and the Go If you don’t see the

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B ow l i n g
8 SPORTS REPORTER July 24 - 30, 2019

AT JIB LANES MAGIC AT MAJESTIC


Brett Lee 963 Casey Tumblety 768
FLUSHING, NY - Brett Lee topped the scoring in the 2 x 4 Doubles HOPELAWN, NJ - Casey Tumblety topped the scoring in the Guys and Dolls League blasting games of 280-
League rolling games of 268-224-233-238 for a high series of 963 256-232 for a high series of 768.
Jaime Ansale rolled 256-245-224-236-961, Danielle Merino 258-243- Rob Brantley rolled 222-211-237-670, Eric Velazquez 256-222-665, and Craig Vass 213-225-208-646.
226-215-942, Ogie Lawsin 234-258-203-238-933, Marlon Enriquez Edward Patri 1009
254-201-226-925, and Shawn Wyatt 258-246-207-899. HOPELAWN, NJ - Edward Patri topped the scoring in the Tuesday Summer 400 Doubles League firing games
of 247-227-279-256 for a high series of 1009.
Tony Singh 280 Brian Adamson rolled 248-268-254-211-981, Chris Fisher 258-231-246-233-968, Jose Flagiello 234-258-
FLUSHING, NY - Tony Singh fired a high game of 280 in the Midweek 0246-216-954, Steve Osiadacz 278-225-258-953.
Mixers League. Tyler Karpinecz 821
Chaz Ameres rolled 277, Greg Chin 238, and Tony Singh 236. HOPELAWN, NJ - Tyler Karpinecz led the scoring in the Wednesday PBA Sport Shot Singles League firing
In the Ball and Chain League Ken Hecker rolled 241, Joe Peltzman games of 226-203 for a high series of 821.
237-224, and John Acello 223. Rusty Thomsen rolled 234-783, Ray Smarsh 233-776, Rocco Fortunato 202-756, and AJ Everts 216.
In the Wakefern League Keith Micewicz rolled 268, Tim Macintosh 223, and Steve Curtis 222.