Farmingdale, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its monthly house shot Mini-Marathon at Farmingdale Lanes and crowned three champions: Monique Compton, Bronx, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 49 & under handicap event. Max Thomas, N. Babylon, NY earned $1,000 by winning the 50 & over handicap tournament and Alex Vargas, Jersey City, NJ earned $650 by winning the scratch competition.
The 49 and under handicap tournament drew 54 entries and paid out 13 cash spots. Monique shot a 1069 handicap series, 27 pins more than her closest competitor, to earn the $1,000 top prize. Monique dedicated her victory to her dear friend Staci Minkoff who recently lost her battle with cancer. Finishing in second was Tiffany Smalls, New York, NY with a 1042 series worth $500. It took a 976 series to cash in the 49 & under event which paid out $3,265.
The 50 & over handicap tournament drew 64 entries and paid out 16 cashing positions. Max shot an 1105 handicap series, 51 pins more than his closest competitor, to earn the $1,000 top prize. Finishing in second was Tony Jimenez, W. Babylon, NY with a 1054 series worth $500. It took a 962 series to cash in the 50 & over event which paid out $3,790.
The scratch tournament drew 38 entries and paid out 9 cashing positions. Alex shot a 995 four game block to win the $650 top prize by just 2 pins. Finishing in second place, with a 993 scratch series, was the senior handicap winner, Max Thomas who earned an additional $430. It took an 898 series (224 average) to cash in the scratch event which paid out $2,280.
The LIGBT Mini-Marathon at Farmingdale Lanes drew an incredible crowd of 156 entries, paid out $9,335 in prize money, and had 38 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $10,110 bringing the total event payout to $19,445. The LIGBT welcomed 10 new bowlers and gave away a Storm ball to Max Thomas who won the Storm ball raffle.
LIGBT’s next event is a sport shot tournament at Herill Lanes on Sunday, June 13th (1pm start.) To view the results of the Farmingdale Lanes event please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, and ManyStylesOfBowling.com.