E. Meadow, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its 3rd event of its 12 tournament House Shot Series at AMF E. Meadow. The handicap champion was Steven Kelly, Islip, NY earning $1,000. This was Steve’s 3rd LIGBT title and first since 2017! The scratch winner was Tom Catalano, N. Babylon, NY earning $370. Tom visited the cashing window multiple times earning a total of $860 not including bracket winnings.
In the final handicap shootout, where the top two from both age divisions combined for a 1-game shootout, it came down to the last frame between Steve Kelly and Mitch Benov, Seaford, NY. Mitch had a 2-pin lead going into the 10th but Steve had a strike in the 9th frame to control his destiny. Mitch struck first but Steve followed with a doubled sealing his victory. The final score was 242-236 with Mitch earning $500 for 2nd. Finishing in third, with a 195, was Tom Catalano earning $300. Rounding out the top 4 was Ray Brooks, S. Ozone Park, NY with a 158 worth $250.
The scratch event, which paid out a prize fund based on the best 4 out of 5 games, was won by Tom Catalano with a 4-game total of 1052 (263 average.) Tom earned $370 for his scratch victory. Finishing in 2nd place was Charles Ko, Palisades, NJ with a 1016 worth $200. Rounding out the top 3, and earning $150, was Guy Sereno, W. Hempstead, NY with a 974 series. A total of 3 bowlers cashed in the scratch prize list which paid out $720.
LIGBT’s House Shot Series Event #3 at AMF E. Meadow drew a field of 74 entries, paid out $4,455 in prize money, and had 18 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $2,720 bringing the total day’s payout to $7,175. Scores to cash on the High Street pattern were 988 in the 49 & under handicap division, 944 in the senior handicap division, and 974 in the scratch event. The winner of the Storm ball raffle was Mark Ferrara, Farmingdale, NY.
LIGBT’s next tournament is a Doubles Tournament - Sunday, November 20th – 1pm at AMF Wantagh. To view the results of the AMF E. Meadow tournament please visit www.ligbtour.com. The LIGBT is sponsored by Storm, Billvee Electric, Randi B.Siegle Law Offices and CLS Custom Upholsterers.