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Jan 30, 2023

Wantagh, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran a Trio’s Handicap Challenge at AMF Wantagh. The winning team, with a 4-game total of 2,883 worth $2,250, was Romie Caiaccio, Wantagh, NY, Darius Fuller, Bay Shore, NY and Jordan Ockimey, Amityville, NY. Finishing in 2nd place with a 2,816 total, and earning $1,200, was the team of Joe Composto, Wantagh, NY, Adam Ehrlich, Sayville, NY and Mike Simeone, Lindenhurst, NY.

The Trio’s event was competed on the house shot and the scoring was good all day. Finishing in third place with a 2809 worth $900 was the team of Hermie Hannibal, Brooklyn, NY, Devon Johnson, Brooklyn, NY and Wynford Walters, Brooklyn, NY. Rounding out the top 4 with a 2,790 total, and earning $450, was the team of Wesley Grant, Uniondale, NY, Andrew Mienkiewicz, Dix Hills, NY, and Amir Turnage, Roosevelt, NY.

In addition to the team event, a separate singles competition was offered. The singles champion was Emily Collazo, E. Meadow, NY with a 1056 four-game series worth $600. Finishing in 2nd was Adam Ehrlich with a 1051 series worth $300. Rounding out the top 3 was Jordan Ockimey with a 1022 worth $200. A total of 45 bowlers entered the optional singles which paid out a $1,575 prize fund to the top 9 bowlers. It took a 951 series to cash.

The Trio’s competition drew 24 teams generating a prize fund of $5,100. The side action paid out an additional $5,580 bringing the total payout, including the optional singles event, to $10,680. The cashing score in the team event was 2,769 and in the singles event it took a 951 to cash. There were 2 perfect games shot; Adam Ehrlich in game 1 and Ryan Velders, Wantagh, NY in game 3. Both 300 games were shot on lanes 3 & 4. The winner of the Storm ball raffle was James Vogel Jr.

LIGBT’s next event is a house shot (drop-your-low-game) singles tournament at AMF E. Meadow on Sunday, February 5th (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 and Randi Siegel Law Offices.