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ARCHIE NABAS WINS LIGBT TITLE AT S. LEVITTOWN

Posted On: October 26, 2015

Levittown, NY:  Archie Nabas, a left-hander bowler from Queens Village, won his second LIGBT title in a month. Archie’s first title was at JIB Lanes on October 4th and his second title was only 3 weeks later, this Sunday at South Levittown Lanes. To win the $1,000 top prize Archie shot a 244 handicap game to defeat second place finisher Jose Ferreira, Woodside, NY by a mere 5 pins. Jose, who was also looking for his second LIGBT title, earned $500 for his runner-up position.

The final 4 shootout was very close as all 4 bowlers were within 10 pins late in the match. Archie doubled in the 8th and 9th frames forcing Jose to do the same in the 10th. Jose threw the first strike but got 9 on his second shot costing him the title. Finishing third and earning $400 was Dave Soren, Long Beach, NY with a 235. Fourth went to Frank Lunghi with a 222 worth $300.

The South Levittown Lanes tournament drew an incredible fall crowd of 131 entries, advanced 23 bowlers to the finals, and paid out $4,935. The PBA Chameleon pattern (39 feet) was used resulting in moderate scoring; the cut was 697 in the 1pm squad and 707 in the 3pm squad. High series of the tournament was shot by TJ Kim, Mineola, NY with an 813 in the 3pm squad.  

LIGBT’s next tournament is at Farmingdale Lanes on Sunday, November 8th with 2 squads; 1pm & 3pm. Top prizes are guaranteed to pay $1,000-1st, $500-2nd, $300-3rd, $250-4th. One in 6 each squad advances to the finals and cashes for a minimum of $80. Entry fees are only $65 & $55. For complete results of the South Levittown tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, and CLS Custom Upholsterers.

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ADAM DeROSSI DOMINATES TO WIN HIS FIRST LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: October 12, 2015

Garden City, NY:  Adam DeRossi, a 32 year old right-hander from Massapequa Park, NY, won his first LIGBT title with a dominating performance in the final shootout. Adam shot a 293 handicap game to defeat second place finisher, Andrew Mienkiewicz, Massapequa, NY by an amazing 77 pins! Adam earned the $1,000 top prize while Andrew took home $500 with his 216 game.

The final 4 shootout started out with all 4 bowlers looking for their first LIGBT title. Adam, who was getting the most handicap, got off to a quick start with an early triple and never looked back. He expanded his lead throughout the match and secured his title by the 8th frame. Finishing in third place was Steve Chiu, Little Neck, NY, with a 203 worth $300. Finishing in fourth was Monique Compton, Bronx, NY with a 183 worth $275.

The AMF Garden City tournament drew a record October crow of 129 entries, advanced 22 bowlers to the finals, and paid out $4,655. Kegel’s “Winding Road pattern (39 feet) was used resulting in moderate scoring; the cut was 731 in the 1pm squad and 710 in the 3pm squad. High series of the tournament, 829, was shot by Dave Soren, Long Beach, NY in the 1pm squad.  

LIGBT’s next tournament is a regular 2 squad (1pm & 3pm) handicap event at S. Levittown Lanes on Sunday, October 25th. Top prizes are guaranteed to pay $1,000 & $500 with 1 in 6 advancing to the finals per squad and guaranteed a minimum of $80. Cash entry fees are only $65 and $55. For complete results of the AMF Garden City tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, and CLS Custom Upholsterers.

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ARCHIE NABAS FIRST LIGBT TITLE IS “PERFECT”

Posted On: October 05, 2015

Flushing, NY:  Archie Nabas, a 44 year old left-hander from Queens Village, had never made an LIGBT finals until Sunday at JIB Lanes. His first game in the finals was “perfect” a 300 which gave him the confidence to claim the $1,000 top prize and his first LIGBT title. Archie won the title by throwing 6 strikes in a row and finishing with a 270 handicap game.

The final shootout was very competitive and well bowled by all 5 finalists. There were only 2 open frames the entire match and one of them was by our champion. Sam Cooke took the early lead with a triple but could not strike late to keep his lead. Archie needed a strike in the final frame to win and he put ten in the pit. Sam finished second with a 253 to earn $500. Third place went to Jun Park, Flushing, NY with a 242 worth $300. There was a tie for 4th and 5th with a 229 by Curtis Hetmeyer, Valley Stream, NY and Eric Rogan, Flushing, NY each earning $265.  

The JIB Lanes tournament drew a good crowd of 88 entries, advanced 16 bowlers to the finals (plus 2 extra cashers), and paid out $3,600. This was a special “House Shot” tournament which resulted in good scoring but not as high as expected. The cut was 731 in the 1pm squad and 734 in the 3pm squad. High series of the tournament, 820, was shot by second place finisher Sam Cooke in the 1pm squad.

LIGBT’s next tournament is at AMF Garden City on Sunday, October 11th (1pm & 3pm.) Top prizes are guaranteed to pay $1,000-$500-$300-$250. One in 6 each squad will cash for a minimum of $80. Entry fees are only $65 & $55. For complete results of the JIB Lanes tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, and CLS Custom Upholsterers.

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