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AL GREEN, PETE SCAVUZZO AND CHRIS THOMAS ARE LATEST SLT CHAMPIONS!

Posted On: April 19, 2021
Scratch Finalists
Pete Scavuzzo and Sun Kim


The SLT AMF Wantagh
Champions

Chris Thomas,
Pete Scavuzzo, Al Green

Wantagh, NY: The Senior Legends Tour (SLT), sponsored by Storm Bowling, visited AMF Wantagh and crowned three new champions. The winner of the handicap lower average tournament, earning $725, was Chris Thomas, Brooklyn, NY. The winner of the handicap higher average tournament was Al Green, Westbury, NY also earning $725. The winner of the scratch event was Pete Scavuzzo, Holbrook, NY who earned $450.  

The SLT Mini-Marathon featured 4 game qualifying with the top 2 advancing to a one-game match to determine the 3 champions. In the lower average handicap final match Chris Thomas defeated top qualifier Sun Kim, Flushing, NY 235-219 to earn the $725 top prize. Sun earned $400 for 2nd place. In the higher average handicap final match top seed Al Green defeated Max Thomas, Babylon, NY 235-182 to earn the $725 top prize. Max earned $400 for 2nd place. In the scratch final match #1 seed Pete Scavuzzo defeated Sun Kim 208-174 to earn the $450 top prize. Sun earned $300 for his runner-up finish.

Scoring on the AMF Wantagh house shot was normal. With 1 in 4 cashing featured in each prize list the cuts were 945 in the higher average event, 965 in the lower average event, and 903 in the scratch event. A total of 23 cashers, out of 97 entries, shared a $5,810 payout. The side action paid out an additional $7,765. Kenny Bruce was the winner of the Storm Ball raffle. Total payout for the AMF Wantagh event was $15,575.

SLT’s next tournament is Sunday, May 16th at AMF Syosset (1pm start). To view the complete results, video-taped finals, and side action details from AMF Wantagh please visit www.thesltour.com. The SLT is proudly sponsored by Storm Bowling.






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TYGER FOLMAR WINS 2 TITLES & DANNY ALLADADOEH WINS 1 TITLE AT AMF SYOSSET LIGBT EVENT

Posted On: April 12, 2021
Tyger Folmar
Scratch & Handicap 49/under Champion
Double Champions
Tyger Folmar & Danny Alladadoeh

Syosset, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its monthly house shot Mini-Marathon at AMF Syosset and attracted an amazing crowd of 147 total entries and paid out over $19,000. Three different champions were crowned: Tyger Folmar, Miramar, FL earned $1,000 by winning the 49 & under handicap event. Danny Alladadoeh, E. Elmhurst, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 50 & over handicap tournament. Tyger earned an additional $650 by winning the scratch competition. Tyger had a $2,000+ pay day when you include the pots he won.

The 49 and under handicap tournament drew 52 entries and paid out 13 cash spots. In the final match top seed Tyger Folmar (1063) bowled against 2nd place qualifier Gregory Mintz Jr., Staten Island, NY (1061.) Tyger defeated Greg 249-244 in a very tight match. Tyger earned $1,000 while Gregory earned $500. It took a 959 series to cash in the 49 & under event which paid out $3,125.  

The 50 & over handicap tournament drew 63 entries and paid out 16 cashing positions. In the final match top seed Danny Alladadoeh (1091) bowled the 2nd place qualifier Rodney Williams, Central Islip, NY.  The final match was tight until Danny strung several strikes in a row late to win 261-243. Danny earned $1,000 while Rodney earned $500 as the runner-up. It took a 955 series to cash in the 50 & over event which paid out 3,785.

The scratch tournament drew 32 entries and paid out 8 cashing positions. The final match featured the same 2 bowlers that advanced to the 49 & under handicap finals: Tyger Folmar and Gregory Mintz Jr. Tyger grabbed his second title of the day by winning the scratch match 225-224. Tyger needed a mark in the tenth frame to claim the victory. It took an 881 series (220 average) to cash in the scratch event which paid out $1,925.

The LIGBT Mini-Marathon at AMF Syosset drew a near sell-out crowd of 147 entries, paid out $8,835 in prize money, and had 37 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $10,140 and the raffle paid out another $340 bringing the total event payout to $19,335. The LIGBT welcomed 14 new bowlers and gave away a Storm ball to Loquan Brown who won the ball raffle. Joe Zagari, Islip Terrace, shot the only 300 scratch game. This was Joe’s first adult tournament since he graduated from youth tournaments.

LIGBT’s next house shot tournament is another 4-game scratch and handicap Mini-Marathon at AMF Garden City, Sunday, May 2nd at 1pm. The Senior Legends Tour is up next with an event on Sunday, April 18th at AMF Wantagh. To view the results of the AMF Syosset event please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Kegel, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, and ManyStylesOfBowling.com.

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MARC MILLER WINS LIGBT SPORT SHOT TOURNAMENT

Posted On: March 29, 2021

New Hyde Park, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its first sport shot tournament in over a year at Herrill Lanes. Marc Miller, Merrick, NY won the $1,000 top prize by defeating senior bowler Richie Martinez, Howard Beach, NY, 231-193. Richie, who advanced to the final match by winning the semi-final shootout, earned $600 for his runner-up position. Marc, who has been an LIGBT member since 2016, finally got his first LIGBT title.

The LIGBT ran an abbreviated 2-round finals due to COVID restrictions. In the semi-finals, bowlers finishing in positions 2-6, after 4 qualifying games, bowled a 1 game shootout to determine who would go against the #1 seed, Marc Miller, in the final match. Richie advanced by defeating Phil Rivera, Franklin Square, NY, in a 9th/10th frame roll off after they tied with 228. While Phil earned $400 for 3rd, finishing in 4th was Charles Ko, Palisades, NJ with a 223 worth $300. Rounding out the top 6 was 5th place finisher Hari Soedarmastro, Levittown, NY with a 213 worth $275 and 6th place went to TJ Kim, Mineola, NY with a 211 worth $250.    

The final match between Marc and Richie was competitive. Marc was getting 27 pins more in handicap which put him at a definite advantage on the tough “Winding Road” pattern. But when Marc started with 2 opens in his first 3 frames most of the handicap advantage disappeared. The match stayed close until the end when Richie threw 2 washouts and Marc filled his final frames to claim his first LIGBT title. The 5-year wait was finally over!

The LIGBT sport shot tournament drew a wonderful crowd of 78 bowlers, paid out $4,630 in prize money, and had 21 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $5,005 bringing the total event payout to $9,635. Cut scores on the difficult Winding Road pattern were 959 to advance to the finals and 882 to cash.

LIGBT’s next tournament is a house shot Mini-Marathon featuring both scratch and handicap prize lists. This 4-game event will be held on Sunday, April 11th at AMF Syosset.  To view the results of the Herill Lanes event please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Kegel, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, and ManyStylesOfBowling.com.

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CHARLES KO, MIKE NENNA, & JOE BISCARDI EACH WIN LIGBT TITLES AT AMF E. MEADOW

Posted On: March 22, 2021

E. Meadow, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its monthly house shot Mini-Marathon at AMF E. Meadow and attracted an amazing crowd of 160 total entries and paid out almost $17,000. Three different champions were crowned: Charles Ko, Palisades, NJ earned $1,000 by winning the 49 & under handicap event. Mike Nenna, Tobyhanna, PA earned $1,000 by winning the 50 & over handicap tournament. Joe Biscardi, Wantagh, NY earned $650 by winning the scratch competition.

The 49 and under handicap tournament drew 49 entries and paid out 12 cash spots. In the final match top seed Kenny Hayes Jr., Brooklyn, NY (1113) bowled the winner of the semi-final match Charles Ko. Charles dominated the final match by shooting a 318 (279 scratch) to earn the $1,000 top prize. Kenny’s 268 earned him $500. The other top finishers that advanced to the semis were 3rd place finisher Scott Gray, E. Meadow, NY earning $300 and 4th place finisher Matthew Kennedy, Floral Park, NY earning $250. It took a 980 series to cash in the 49 & under event which paid out $3,135.  

The 50 & over handicap tournament drew 75 entries and paid out 19 cashing positions. In the final match top seed Mike Nenna (1120) bowled the winner of the semi-final match Kenny Bruce, Oceanside, NY. It was a close match until the last few frames when Mike threw a string of strikes and defeated Kenny 277-248. Mike earned $1,000 for first while Kenny earned $600 as the runner-up. The other top finishers that advanced to the semis were third place finisher Eddie Cintron, Laurelton, NY earning $350 and 4th place finisher Vincent DiClemente, Wantagh, NY earning $250. It took a 990 series to cash in the 50 & over event which paid out 4,375.

The scratch tournament drew 36 entries and paid out 9 cashing positions. In the final match top seed Joe Biscardi (1062) defeated Joe LaBargo 284-214. While Joe Biscardi took home $650 for winning the scratch event, Joe LaBargo, who advanced as the winner of the semi-final match earned $400 for his runner-up position. The other top scratch finishers that advanced to the semis were third place finisher Tavie Caratozzolo, Middle Village, NY earning $300 and 4th place finisher Vincent DiClemente, who advanced to 2 semi-finals, earning $200. It took a 907 series (227 average) to cash in the scratch event which paid out $2,160.

The LIGBT Mini-Marathon at AMF E. Meadow drew a sold-out crowd of 160 entries, paid out $9,670 in prize money, and had 40 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $7,165 bringing the total event payout to $16,835. The LIGBT welcomed 16 new bowlers and gave away a Storm ball to Nyles Davis who won the ball raffle. Isagani Chacon Jr. won $50 also in the ball raffle.

LIGBT’s next house shot tournament is another 4-game scratch and handicap Mini-Marathon at AMF Syosset, Sunday, April 11th at 1pm. LIGBT sport shot events return on Sunday, March 28th at Herrill Lanes (1pm start.)  To view the results of the AMF E. Meadow event please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Kegel, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, and ManyStylesOfBowling.com.

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JOE BISCARDI & JOSE PEREZ ARE SLT CHAMPIONS!

Posted On: March 08, 2021

       

E. Meadow, NY: The Senior Legends Tour (SLT), sponsored by Storm Bowling, visited AMF E. Meadow and crowned two new champions. The winner of the handicap tournament, and earning $1,000, was Joe Biscardi, Wantagh, NY. The winner of the scratch event was Jose Perez, E. Elmhurst, NY who earned $500.  

Scoring on the house shot was strong. To win the handicap event Joe shot a 1062 which was 42 pins ahead of second place finisher Antoine Thurston, New York, NY who shot a 1020 worth $535. There was a total of 74 handicap entries with 18 cashers. It took a 943 series to earn a minimum prize of $100.

The scratch event came down to the last game. Jose shot a 988 series just 7 pins ahead of second place finisher Steve Chiarella, Staten Island, NY who earned $265 with a 981 series. There was a total of 28 scratch entries which paid out 9 spots (1 in 3) for a minimum prize of $100. Two extra cashers were added due to the super senior bonus (65+). The super senior bowlers added to the prize list were Fred Ferreira, Kings Park, NY (887-$105) and Jack Evers, Huntington, NY (882-$100).

SLT’s fourth tournament attracted 102 total entries generating a $6,120 prize fund. A total of 27 bowlers cashed for a minimum of $100 which means 1 in 3 bowlers made it to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $4,740 bringing the day’s payout to $10,860.  

SLT’s next tournament is Sunday, April 18th at AMF Wantagh (1:30pm start). The winner of the Storm ball raffle was Eddie Walker, Brooklyn, NY. To view the complete results and side action details from AMF E. Meadow please visit www.thesltour.com. The SLT is proudly sponsored by Storm Bowling.

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LIGBT/SLT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH STORM BOWLING TO BECOME EXCLUSIVE BALL SPONSOR OF BOTH TOURS

Posted On: March 05, 2021

             

March 1, 2021

Syosset, NY: Pinacle Events, Inc., the owner of the Long Island Generations Bowling Tour (LIGBT) and Senior Legends Tour (SLT), has signed an agreement with Storm Bowling Products to become the exclusive ball sponsor of both tours. It’s a perfect match for both companies as Storm dominates the bowling ball market and the LIGBT and SLT dominate the Long Island/NYC tournament market. The one year agreement solidifies Storm as the sponsor of more than 20 handicap and scratch events.

“Storm is pleased to offer a sponsorship with the long standing LIGBT/SLT Tours. Storm is known as The Bowler’s Company and our founders, Bill and Barb Chrisman have always been about giving back to the sport of bowling. We wish all the bowlers of the LIGBT/SLT success on the lanes and thank them for their support.” said Leanne Hulsenberg, Tournament and Events Manager at Storm. “

The LIGBT/SLT tours have created a multi-platform program with the goal of creating the richest tournaments in our history. One Storm ball will be raffled off at most LIGBT/SLT events with 100% of the net proceeds going into a tournament escrow fund. This escrow fund will also be funded with a $5 per entry allocation from all tournaments. The goal is to accumulate $15,000 to fund several special events.

Storm Products Inc. continues to lead the bowling industry in innovation through our high-performance bowling equipment featuring the Storm, Roto Grip and Global 900 Brands. In addition to creating the highest quality of products that the top athletes choose for PBA and PWBA Tour competitions, Storm strives to continue to inspire existing bowlers, foster and develop new bowlers, and educate those in our industry to provide exemplary service to all bowlers. Visit stormbowling.com to learn more.

The LIGBT is an amateur only handicap tournament that features sport shots at most of the events. The LIGBT has recently introduced a monthly house shot tournament that also includes a scratch division. The SLT is a monthly senior only scratch and handicap tournament series. More than 40 events per year are produced by these two tours, attracting over 6,000 entries, and paying in excess of $500,000 in prize money. To learn more about the LIGBT and SLT please visit www.ligbtour.com.

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MICHAEL ROMANO, DENNIS MCMILLAN, & JOSE SCIANNA EACH WIN LIGBT AMF WANTAGH EVENT

Posted On: February 22, 2021

Wantagh, NY: The LIGBT ran its monthly house shot Mini-Marathon at AMF Wantagh and attracted an amazing crowd of 137 total entries and paid out over $15,000. Three different champions were crowned: Michael Romano, Massapequa, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 49 & under handicap event. Dennis McMillan, Jamaica, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 50 & over handicap tournament. Joe Scianna, Ronkonkoma, NY earned $500 by winning the scratch competition.

The 49 and under handicap tournament drew 43 entries and paid out 11 cash positions. Michael Romano shot a 1098 to win the title and the $1,000 top prize. Finishing in second was Marc Miller, Merrick, NY with a 1073 worth $500. It took a 970 series to cash in the 49 & under event which paid out $2,835.  

The senior handicap tournament drew 66 entries and paid out 17 cashing positions. Dennis McMillan shot 1061 to win the title and the $1,000 top prize. Dennis also won 2 high game pots bring his total winnings to $1,150. Finishing in second was Ferrill McNeil with a 1047 worth $500. It took a 956 series to cash in the 50 & over event which paid out 3,985.

The scratch tournament drew 28 entries and paid out 7 cashing positions. Joe Scianna shot 996 (249 average) to win the title and the $500 top prize. Finishing in second was Pete Scavuzzo, Holbrook, NY, with a 956 worth $300. It took an 887 series (221 average) to cash in the scratch event which paid out $1,625.

The LIGBT Mini-Marathon at AMF Wantagh drew a total of 137 entries, paid out $8,445 in prize money, and had 35 bowlers go to the cashing window (almost a 1 in 3 ratio!) The side action paid out an additional $6,705 bringing the total event payout to $15,150. The LIGBT welcomed 9 new bowlers.

LIGBT’s next tournament is another 4-game scratch and handicap Mini-Marathon at AMF E. Meadow, Sunday, March 21st at 1pm. To view the results of the AMF Wantagh event please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Kegel, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, and ManyStylesOfBowling.com.

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GABRIEL ELIE-PIERRE, WILLIAM TUDY, & JOE SCIANNA ARE SLT CHAMPIONS!

Posted On: February 15, 2021

W. Babylon, NY: The Senior Legends Tour (SLT) kicked off its third event, and first one in over a year due to the pandemic, at AMF Babylon, and crowned three new champions. The winner of the upper average handicap division was Gabriel Elie-Pierre, New York, NY, who shot an impressive 1151 and earned $650. The winner of the lower average division was William Tudy, Brooklyn, NY who earned $650 by shooting a 1053 four game block. The scratch champion was Joe Scianna, Ronkonkoma, NY with a 969 series (242 average) worth $600.  

Due to the COVID tournament format adjustments there was no finals. Great bowling was done by the 3 runner-up finishers. In the upper average handicap division, Tony Williams, Springfield Gardens, NY shot a 1001 worth $350. The 2nd place finisher in the lower average handicap division was Art Beisel, Mattituck, NY with at 1027 worth $350. Quan Jacob, Bronx, NY finished second in the scratch division with a 954 four game block worth $330.

SLT’s third tournament attracted 94 entries generating a $5,725 prize fund. A total of 24 bowlers cashed for a minimum of $100 which means 1 in 3 bowlers made it to the cashing window. Cut scores to cash were 966 in the upper division, 971 in the lower division, and 918 (229 average) in the scratch competition. The side action paid out an additional $4,730 bringing the day’s payout to $10,455.  

SLT’s next tournament is Sunday, March 7th at AMF E. Meadow (1pm start). To view the complete results and side action details from AMF Babylon please visit www.thesltour.com.

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