Champion Glenn Simpson
October 23, 2011
East Islip, NY: The LIGBT visited East Islip Lanes for its third event of the season. The event attracted a great crowd of 94 entries. Glenn Simpson, Medford, NY won his first LIGBT title by defeating second place finisher Donna Bertuglia, Dix Hills, NY 239-217 (includes handicap.) Glenn earned $550 for his victory while Donna took home $300. Finishing third in the shootout was Donald Eubanks, Elmford, NY who won $250 with a 192 game. A total of 20 bowlers advanced to the finals and shared $3,350 in prize money.
Glenn, who is 63 years old, is another super senior to win an LIGBT event. In fact, Glenn’s brother Ken, also a super senior, won his first title last year at AMF Plainview. Glenn started his road to the finals in the first squad and qualified with a 741 series. In that same squad Donna Bertuglia lead with a series of 779 which seeded her directly into the final shootout.
The shootout was low scoring and Glenn took an early lead with strikes in frames 2 through 4. Despite having three open frames Glenn had an easy victory with his 239, 22 pins more than second place. All three shootout finalists had at least 3 open frames during the match.
The next LIGBT event is Sunday, November 13th at AMF Plainview. Squad times are 1pm and 3pm and walk-in entries are welcomed. For complete results of the East Islip Lanes event please visit www.ligbtour.com. To contact the LIGBT please call 1.877.900.6464