Tim Regan Scratch Champion
June 11, 2011
Baldwin, NY: The LIGBT began its 4 event summer swing with a stop at Baldwin Lanes. Emerging victorious in the scratch event was Tim Regan of East Northport, NY. This was Tim’s second consecutive LIGBT title. The handicap champion was Alex Padmore, Jamaica, NY, who won his first LIGBT title after 38 attempts.
The scratch tournament featured 5 game qualifying and it took a 227 average to advance to the finals. In the final shootout, senior bowler Tim Regan started off with 7 straight strikes to take a 20 pin lead after 8 frames. Tim finished with a 265, a 29 pin victory over second place finisher Anthony Pepe of Queens, NY who finished with a 236. Tim earned $700 for his victory while Anthony earned $350 for second place. Rounding out the top 4 was third place finisher Joe Novara, E. Patchogue, NY who rolled a 226 and earned $200 and fourth went to Mike Wodzinski, E. Meadow, NY who bowled a 212 and took home $100.
The handicap tournament finished with a 5 bowler shootout and champion Alex Padmore dominated just like he did in qualifying. Alex shot an incredible 815 with handicap to lead the day. In the finals Alex started with a spare and six strikes to take away any doubt on who was going to win this event. Alex finished with a 290 (236 scratch) to win the $500 top prize.
Finishing second in the handicap shootout was Dexter Sapp, Valley Stream, NY, who earned $300 with a 231 (190 scratch). Third place went to Michael Conroy, Mahopac, NY who earned $250 with a 228 (192 scratch.) Finishing fourth was Robert Bader Sr., from Holtsville, NY who shot 218 (183 scratch) to win $200. Rounding out the top 5 was Chris Jove, Port Jefferson, NY who won $175 with a 199 (176 scratch.)
The LIGBT’s next Long Island event will be at AMF Plainview on Saturday night, July 23rd. Many of the LIGBT will be heading for Las Vegas to bowl in t he Mini-Eliminator and a special LIGBT event. For complete details of the Baldwin event please visit www.ligbtour.com
or call the tournament office at 1.877.900.6464. The LIGBT is sponsored by Columbia 300, Kegel, CLS Upholsterers, Randi B Siegel Law Office, Sunset Station Casinos and the Mini-Eliminator.