Champion Adam Chase
September 4, 2011
Babylon, NY: LIGBT’s third season came to a close with its 2-day major tournament at AMF Babylon. A total of 200 entries packed the center and after 5 qualifying squads and 4 rounds of finals Sam Cooke and Adam Chase stood as LIGBT Major Champions each earning $1,000.
Adam Chase, Seaford, NY won his 8th LIGBT title by defeating Steve Chiarella, Staten Island, NY 167 to 162 in the final match. Steve earned $500 for second. Although the final match was low scoring Steve shot a 279 and Adam shot a 259 in the semi-finals to advance to the shootout. Adam also had the highest qualifying series of the tournament with a 1033 four game series.
Once again the LIGBT crowned another first time handicap champion. Sam Cooke, Patchogue, NY had “the best tournament of his life.” Sam shot a 765 series which made him the high qualifier for the day (earning him 2 byes). In the final shootout Sam rolled a 269 handicap game to win the title by 18 pins. Finishing second and earning $500 was Courtney Harris, of New York, NY with a 251. Rounding out the handicap top 5 was third place finisher George Stephens, Lawrence, NY who shot a 224 earning him $250, fourth, worth $225, went to Wayne Garvey, Manchester, CT with a 218 and fifth was taken by James Campitiello, Holtsville, NY who shot a 198 and earned $200.
Compete details of the LIGBT Babylon Major is available at www.ligbtour.com
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