Wantagh, NY: The LIGBT ran its monthly house shot Mini-Marathon at AMF Wantagh and attracted an amazing crowd of 137 total entries and paid out over $15,000. Three different champions were crowned: Michael Romano, Massapequa, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 49 & under handicap event. Dennis McMillan, Jamaica, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 50 & over handicap tournament. Joe Scianna, Ronkonkoma, NY earned $500 by winning the scratch competition.
The 49 and under handicap tournament drew 43 entries and paid out 11 cash positions. Michael Romano shot a 1098 to win the title and the $1,000 top prize. Finishing in second was Marc Miller, Merrick, NY with a 1073 worth $500. It took a 970 series to cash in the 49 & under event which paid out $2,835.
The senior handicap tournament drew 66 entries and paid out 17 cashing positions. Dennis McMillan shot 1061 to win the title and the $1,000 top prize. Dennis also won 2 high game pots bring his total winnings to $1,150. Finishing in second was Ferrill McNeil with a 1047 worth $500. It took a 956 series to cash in the 50 & over event which paid out 3,985.
The scratch tournament drew 28 entries and paid out 7 cashing positions. Joe Scianna shot 996 (249 average) to win the title and the $500 top prize. Finishing in second was Pete Scavuzzo, Holbrook, NY, with a 956 worth $300. It took an 887 series (221 average) to cash in the scratch event which paid out $1,625.
The LIGBT Mini-Marathon at AMF Wantagh drew a total of 137 entries, paid out $8,445 in prize money, and had 35 bowlers go to the cashing window (almost a 1 in 3 ratio!) The side action paid out an additional $6,705 bringing the total event payout to $15,150. The LIGBT welcomed 9 new bowlers.
LIGBT’s next tournament is another 4-game scratch and handicap Mini-Marathon at AMF E. Meadow, Sunday, March 21st at 1pm. To view the results of the AMF Wantagh event please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Kegel, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, and ManyStylesOfBowling.com.