W. Babylon, NY: The Senior Legends Tour (SLT) kicked off its third event, and first one in over a year due to the pandemic, at AMF Babylon, and crowned three new champions. The winner of the upper average handicap division was Gabriel Elie-Pierre, New York, NY, who shot an impressive 1151 and earned $650. The winner of the lower average division was William Tudy, Brooklyn, NY who earned $650 by shooting a 1053 four game block. The scratch champion was Joe Scianna, Ronkonkoma, NY with a 969 series (242 average) worth $600.
Due to the COVID tournament format adjustments there was no finals. Great bowling was done by the 3 runner-up finishers. In the upper average handicap division, Tony Williams, Springfield Gardens, NY shot a 1001 worth $350. The 2nd place finisher in the lower average handicap division was Art Beisel, Mattituck, NY with at 1027 worth $350. Quan Jacob, Bronx, NY finished second in the scratch division with a 954 four game block worth $330.
SLT’s third tournament attracted 94 entries generating a $5,725 prize fund. A total of 24 bowlers cashed for a minimum of $100 which means 1 in 3 bowlers made it to the cashing window. Cut scores to cash were 966 in the upper division, 971 in the lower division, and 918 (229 average) in the scratch competition. The side action paid out an additional $4,730 bringing the day’s payout to $10,455.
SLT’s next tournament is Sunday, March 7th at AMF E. Meadow (1pm start). To view the complete results and side action details from AMF Babylon please visit www.thesltour.com.