Levittown, NY: Cameron Potts, a 35 year old professional photographer from Babylon, NY, won the $1,000 top prize at LIGBT’s 4-game house shot sweeper at Levittown Lanes. Cameron’s first LIGBT title was accomplished when he defeated Rich Hengel, East Meadow, NY and Nick Benischek, Levittown, NY 286-258. Rich and Nick both earn $400 for their second place tie. Rounding out the top 4 was Gary Paulsen, Massapequa, NY with a 225 worth $250.
The final 4 shootout was dominated by Cameron as he threw strikes in 8 of his first 9 frames. Rich unfortunately started with 2 opens but came on strong with 9 strikes in his last 11 shots to tie for second. Nick bowled well but missed a spare in the 3rd frame hurting his title hopes. Both Nick and Rich struck out in the final frame to tie for second. Gary just couldn’t string strikes and had to settle for fourth place.
The Levittown Lanes event drew a Friday night crowd of 47 entries, advanced 8 bowlers to the finals and paid out $2,650. The 4-game cut scores on the house shot were 1038 for the 49 & under group and 1026 for the senior division. The two division squad leaders, both earning automatic spots in the final shootout, were Cameron Potts (49 & under division) with a 1080 and Rich Hengel (senior division) with an 1100. All finalists cashed for a minimum of $150.
LIGBT’s next tournament is a 2-squad sport shot event at AMF Syosset on Sunday, July 22nd. Top prizes will pay $1,000 & $500 with 1 in 6 per division each squad advancing to the finals. To view the final results of the Levittown sweeper please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Brunswick, Kegel, Randi Siegel Law Offices, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, and Billvee Electric, L.I. Bagel Café, CYA Action Fun Wear, and CLS Custom Upholsterers.