Garden City, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its annual NYD Marathon at AMF Garden City featuring 3 different events. Jaleesa Taylor, Flushing NY was the lower average handicap champion earning $750. Darcy Monroe, E. Meadow, NY was the higher average handicap champion earning $700. The third NYD champion was Brian Rogers, Mineola, NY who earned $500 for winning the scratch event.
Jaleesa won the lower average handicap event with a 4-game total of 1075. Finishing just 8 pins behind, with a 1067, was Phil Rivera, Franklin Square, NY earning $400. Rounding out the top 3 was James Howard, Brooklyn, NY with a 1059 worth $300. A total of 46 bowlers competed in this division which paid out a $2,705 prize fund to 11 different cashers. It took a 1001 series to cash in the lower average handicap event.
Darcy won the upper average handicap event with a 4-game total of 1112. Finishing in second place, with a 1081 series, was Scott Gray, E. Meadow, NY earning $400. Rounding out the top 3 was Craig Bowden, Mt. Vernon, NY with a 1071 worth $300. A total of 40 bowlers competed in this division which paid out $2,350 to 10 different cashers. It took a 1010 series to cash in the upper average handicap event.
Brian won the scratch event with a 4-game total of 1063 with games of 279-268-279-237 (266 average.) Finishing in second place, with a 967, was Joshua Roca, New Hyde Park, NY with a 967 earning $300. Rounding out the top 3 was Carl Clory, Valley Stream, NY with a 938 worth $200. The scratch event attracted 20 entries and paid out a $1,200 prize fund to 5 different cashers. It took a 929 series to cash in the scratch tournament.
The LIGBT NYD Tournament drew a great field of 106 entries, paid out $6,255 in prize money, and had 26 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $5,040 bringing the total event payout to $11,295. Max Thomas, N. Babylon, NY, in his first game shot the only 300 in the tournament.
LIGBT’s next event is the 1st Annual LIGBT Masters at Herrill Lanes (January 16, 2022.) To view the results of the AMF Garden City please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Kegel, Knockout Ball Cleaner, Torch Bowling, Billvee Electric, Vietri Associates, Ace Mitchell, & Turbo 2-N-1 Grips.