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BRAD MORRIS CRUSHES TO WIN FIRST LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: February 17, 2014

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.

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DAVID CINCOTTA WINS HIS FIRST LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: February 10, 2014

New Hyde Park, NY:  David Cincotta, a 43 year old right handed bowler from N. Babylon, NY, won his first LIGBT trophy with a great finals performance. David defeated Anne Quarry, Holtsville, NY 251-217 to win the $1,000 top prize. Anne earned $500 for her second place finish while Eric Vecchi, Islip Terrace, NY finished third with a 201 taking home $300.

David’s qualified for the finals in the 1pm squad with a 708 series. In the final shootout David lead the entire match as he started with a double and didn’t have his first open until the 8th frame. Anne missed three 1 pin spares in the match to cost her the title. All 3 shootout finalists were looking for their first LIGBT title.

The Herrill Lanes event drew a great crowd of 121 entries, advanced 21 bowlers to the finals, and paid out $4,150. Kegel’s “Middle Road” pattern (39 feet) was used and scoring was on the low side (685 cut at 1pm and 695 at 3pm). The high series of the day was shot by Vito Genova Sr. with a 764 in the 3pm squad.  

LIGBT’s next tournament is a 3-squad event (1pm-3pm-5pm) at South Levittown Lanes Sunday, February 16th. Top prizes are guaranteed to pay $1,500 & $750. One in 6 each squad advances to a match play finals. For complete results of the Herrill Lanes 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. 

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