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COURTNEY HARRIS GRABS HIS SECOND LIGBT TITLE

Posted On: February 23, 2015

New Hyde Park, NY:  It took Courtney Harris over 4 years but he finally captured his second LIGBT title. Courtney earned the $1,000 top prize by defeating a record crowd of 173 entries at Herrill Lanes. Courtney, a 38 year old currency trader from New York City, shot a 253 handicap game to crush the other 3 shootout competitors.

Courtney’s 48 pin victory was not surprising as he bowled the highest scratch game in the shootout, 212, and was getting the most handicap. Finishing second and earning $600 was 4-time LIGBT Champion Cary Fishman, NYC, with a 205. Third place went to Rob Longiaru, Seaford, NY earning $400 with a 192. Jack Kampf, an LIGBT Marathon Champion from Levittown, NY, took fourth place with a 167 worth $300.

The Herrill Lanes tournament drew an incredible crowd of 173 entries, advanced 29 bowlers to the finals, and paid out $6,060. WTBA’s “Atlanta” pattern (38 feet) was used resulting in low scoring; the cut was 677 in the 1pm squad and 707 in the 3pm squad. High series of the tournament was shot by Deone Taitte, Amityville, NY with a 759 in the 3pm squad.

LIGBT’s next tournament is a 2-day Winter Major at AMF Babylon March 6 & 8. Top prizes are guaranteed to pay $3,000 & $1,500. One in 6 will cash for a minimum of $80. Preregistered cash entry fee is only $65 per squad. For complete results of the Herrill 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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CARL WORLEY WINS LIGBT SUPER BOWL MARATHON

Posted On: February 02, 2015

W. Babylon, NY:  The LIGBT ran its first Super Bowl Marathon and attracted a great crowd of 91 entries. At the end of the 5-game handicap event Carl Worley, who works in the military and is from Staten Island, took home the $1,000 top prize with a 1383 handicap series. Finishing in second, 43 pins behind Carl, was the New Year’s Day Marathon champion Mike Simeone, Wantagh, NY, with a 1340 series worth $600. Cameron Potts, Babylon, NY earned $400 with his third place finish shooting a 1339 series.

The Super Bowl Marathon had a different leader after each game. Carl took the lead in the last game with a perfect 300 game. Carl also won a Brunswick high performance ball by shooting the high game in game 5. Other ball winners included; Scott Kampf, Ferrill McNeil, Rich Frost, and Wesley Marquez.

The Super Bowl Marathon drew a fantastic crowd of 91 entries, paid 18 spots and distributed a prize fund of $4,370. A modified house shot was used and scoring was high as it took a 1266 (for 5 games) to cash. The side action was huge as over $7,000 was paid out.   

LIGBT’s next tournament is at Herrill Lanes on Sunday, February 22nd. 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. Preregistered cash entry fees are only $60 & $50. For complete results of the Super Bowl Marathon please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices and CLS Custom Upholsterers.

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