Meadow, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its 4th event of its 12 tournament House Shot Series at AMF E. Meadow. The handicap champion was Alex Padmore, Jamaica, NY earning $1,000. This was Alex’s 4th LIGBT title and first since 2015! The scratch winner was Justin Kampf, Levittown, NY earning $500. Justin is also a multi-title holder.
In the final handicap shootout, where the top two from both age divisions combined for a 1-game shootout, it was a back-and-forth match between 2 out of the 4 finalists; Romie Caiaccio, Wantagh, NY and Alex. Alex qualified from the senior division with 1201 five-game series. Romie qualified for the shootout from the 49 & under division with a 1246 series.
The champion started out strong with 4 strikes in a row but followed that with 4 consecutive opens. Romie, who was getting the most handicap in the shootout, took a short lead in the 6th frame, lost it in the 7th frame, got it back in the 8th frame and lost it for good with an open in the 9th frame. Both bowlers marked in the 10th giving Alex a 6-pin victory 238-232. Finishing in 3rd place, earning $300 was Jason Epps, Jamaica, NY with a 195. Rounding out the top 4 was Jay Cureton, Richmond Hill, NY with a 151 worth $250.
The scratch event was won by Justin Kampf with a 5-game total of 1218 (243 average.) Justin earned $500 for his scratch victory. Finishing in 2nd place was Guy Sereno, Massapequa, NY with an 1191 worth $250. Rounding out the top 3, and earning $150, was Quan Jacob, Bronx, NY with an 1155 series. A total of 5 bowlers cashed in the scratch prize list which paid out $1,140.
LIGBT’s House Shot Series Event #4 at AMF E. Meadow drew a field of 78 entries, paid out $4,685 in prize money, and had 20 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $3,900 bringing the total day’s payout to $8,585. Scores to cash on the Wall Street pattern were 1168 in the 49 & under handicap division, 1144 in the senior handicap division, and 1107 in the scratch event. The winner of the Storm ball raffle was Al Johnson, Jamaica, NY.
LIGBT’s next tournament is our 5th Sport Shot Series event at Herrill Lanes - Sunday, December 18th: 1pm & 3pm. 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.