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Feb 19, 2024

Deer Park, NY: The LIGBT visited Strike 10 Deer Park for its House Shot Spectacular. What was really spectacular was Joe Scianna’s performance. Joe advanced to the final shootout in both the scratch and senior handicap divisions. His 226 in the final shootout was good enough to take both first and second place worth a total of $2,300.

Joe started his quest to the title by shooting an 810-scratch series in the Friday 10pm squad to earn the Friday night bye in both scratch and senior handicap divisions. In the final shootout Joe’s 226 was 13 pins better than 3rd place finisher Chris Russo, New York, NY who shot a 213 and earned $600. Just 1 pin behind in 4th place was Mack Oakman, Melville, NY with a 212 worth $500. Rounding out the top 5 was Eric Stoneburner, W. Islip, NY with a 197 earning $400.

The LIGBT House Shot Spectacular was a big success with 230 entries generating a $10,835 prize fund. Strike 10 Deer Park and Coaches Corner added $1,000 to the prize fund. A total of 61 bowlers went to the cashing window. The side action awarded an additional $6,830 bringing the total event payout to $17,665.

Scores to cash on the house shot varied by division. The scratch cuts ranged from 663-678. The 49 & under handicap cuts ranged from 639 to 714. The 50 & over handicap cuts were 671-723. Bowlers shooting the high series of the day, which earned them a bye, were Friday: Joe Scianna (810) scratch and senior handicap and Dominick Steed, Farmingdale, NY (776.) The Sunday bye winners were Chris Russo (898), Denis Mendelson, Levittown, NY (784) and Max Thomas, N. Babylon, NY (766)

LIGBT’s next tournament is House Shot Series #5 at AMF Garden City, February 25th (1pm start.) To view the results of the House Shot Spectacular at Strike 10 Deer Park Lanes please visit The LIGBT is sponsored by Randi B. Siegle Law Offices, Turbo Grips, and W.O.N. TV network.