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Oct 01, 2022

Rockville Centre, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran a Trio’s Handicap Challenge at Rockville Centre Lanes. The winning team, with a 4-game total of 2,920 worth $2,100, was Jimmie Luvert, Freeport, NY, Avi Persaud, S. Ozone Park, NY, and Kim Swanson, Farmingdale, NY. Finishing in 2nd place with a 2,827 total, and earning $1,200, was the team of Charles Ko, Palisades, NJ, Danny Yi, Engelwood, NJ, and Soojin Yi, Bayside, NY.

The LIGBT had not run an event at RVC Lanes in many years but it was great to return to this popular center. Finishing in third place with a 2813 worth $1,050 was the team of Dwight Dunkley, Brooklyn, NY, Beverly Parker, Brooklyn, NY and Gregory Welch, Brooklyn, NY. Rounding out the top 4 with a 2,802 total, and earning $900, was the team of Andrew Mienkiewicz, Dix Hills, NY, Dexter Sapp, Valley Stream, NY, and Mike Simeone, Lindenhurst, NY.

In addition to the team event, a separate singles competition was offered. The singles champion was Dexter Sapp, Valley Stream, NY with a 998 four-game series worth $500. Finishing in 2nd was Calvin Nottingham, Deer Park, NY with a 991 series worth $350. Rounding out the top 3 was Tim Smith Jr., W. Islip, NY with a 990 worth $250. A total of 46 bowlers entered the optional singles which paid out a $1,600 prize fund to the top 8 bowlers. It took a 966 series to cash.

The Trio’s competition drew 23 teams generating a prize fund of $5,250. The side action paid out an additional $3,720 bringing the total payout, including the optional singles event, to $10,570.  

LIGBT’s next event is a house shot singles tournament at AMF E. Meadow on Sunday, October 16th (1pm.) This 4-game event features 3 separate prize funds: scratch, handicap 49 & under, and handicap 50+. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Billvee Electric, and CLS Custom Upholsterers.