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SUPER SENIOR GLENN SIMPSON WINS AT EAST ISLIP

Posted On: October 23, 2011

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 
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MICHAEL CONROY WINS HIS FIRST LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: October 09, 2011

South Levittown Champion Michael Conroy

MICHAEL CONROY WINS HIS FIRST LIGBT TITLE

October 9, 2011

 

South Levittown, NY: The LIGBT visited South Levittown Lanes for its second event of the season. Despite an incredible 80 degree day in October the event attracted a total of 70 entries. Michael Conroy, of Mahopac, NY won his first LIGBT title by defeating second place finisher John Pasciucco, Baldwin, NY 277-262 (includes handicap.) Michael earned $500 for his victory while John took home $300. A total of 15 bowlers advanced to the finals and shared $2,550 in prize money.

Michael started his special day by leading the first squad of the tournament with a fine 743 series. By leading the first squad Michael was automatically seeded into the final shootout.  Leading the second squad with an incredible 789 was Julio Arnold, Woodside, NY. Julio earned 1 bye which helped him get into the final shootout with Michael.

The final shootout was exciting as both Michael and John started their games with a spare and an open frame. But Mike took control quickly with 7 strikes in a row and never looked back. Also in the final shootout was third place finisher Julio Arnold who bowled a 219 and earned $250. Finishing fourth, and earning $200, was Cary Fishman, who resides in NYC.

The next LIGBT event is Sunday, October 23rd at East Islip Lanes. Squad times are 1pm and 3pm and walk-in entries are welcomed. For complete results of the South Levittown event please visit www.ligbtour.com. To contact the LIGBT please call 1.877.900.6464 
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