Levittown, NY: Brad Morris, a 30 year old physical education teacher from Bayside, NY, blew away the competition at South Levittown lanes to win the $1,500 top prize at LIGBT’s most recent handicap event. Brad, who rolls the ball without using a thumb hole, rolled an incredible 303 handicap game (254 scratch) to blow away the other 3 shootout finalists. Finishing second was Daniel Goldberg, Douglaston, NY with a 229 worth $750, third went to Ricky Sun, Jackson Heights, with a 227 worth $500 and fourth went to Rich Perrotti, Levittown, NY with a 190 worth $300.
The final shootout was a blow out as Brad, who was has been an LIGBT member for over a year and had never advanced past the first round of a finals, started with 6 strikes in a row while the other bowlers had opens. The real competition was for second place as Daniel Goldberg held off a late charge from Ricky Sun to take the runner up position by 2 pins.
The South Levittown tournament drew an incredible crowd of 179 entries, advanced 30 bowlers to the finals, and paid out $5,540. The PBA Chameleon pattern (39 feet) was used and scoring was on the moderate side (699 cut at 1pm, 689 at 3pm, 697 at 5pm). The high series of the day was shot by Bobby Wunsch with an incredible 863 in the 5pm squad.
LIGBT’s next tournament is at AMF Wantagh on Sunday, March 2nd (1pm & 3pm). Top prizes are guaranteed to pay $1,000 & $500. One in 6 each squad advances to the finals and will cash for a minimum of $60. Entry fees for the Wantagh event are $60-1st entry and $40 for re-entries. For complete results of the S. Levittown tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, Farmingdale Wellness Centers, Knockout Ball Cleaner and CLS Custom Upholsterers.