E. Meadow, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm, ran its 9th event of its 12 tournament House Shot Series at AMF E. Meadow. The tournament used a 4-game format with the top 2 from each age handicap division advancing to a 4-person shootout. There was also a separate scratch competition. The handicap champion was Kevin Hyslop, Massapequa Park, NY earning $1,000. The scratch winner was Justin Kampf, Levittown, NY earning $500.
The final handicap shootout was a very close competition as all 4 bowlers were within 10 pins of each other through the first 6 frames. Kevin started a string of 7 strikes in frame 6 to grab his first LIGBT title with a fine 287. With Kevin’s late surge, the other 3 competitors had to fight for 2nd place. Steven Kelly, Islip, NY finished with 4 straight strikes to secure 2nd place, worth $500, with a 246. Finishing in 3rd was Pak Wong, New York, NY with a 227 worth $300. Rounding out the top 4 was Curtis Hetmeyer, Brooklyn, NY with a 222 earning him $250.
The scratch event was won by Justin Kampf with a 4-game total of 987 (246 average.) Finishing in 2nd was Curtis Hetmeyer with a 942 worth $300. Rounding out the top 3, and earning $200, was Darius Fuller, Bayshore, NY with a 929 series. A total of 4 bowlers cashed in the scratch prize list which paid out $1,130.
LIGBT’s House Shot Series Event #9 at AMF E. Meadow drew a field of 76 entries, paid out $4,790 in prize money, and had 19 bowlers go to the cashing window. The side action paid out an additional $3,105 bringing the total day’s payout to $7,895. Scores to cash on the High Street pattern were 954 in the 49 & under handicap division, 918 in the senior handicap division, and 886 in the scratch event. The winner of the Storm ball raffle was Anthony Cotter, Bellmore, NY. Steve Schneider, Islip Terrace, NY shot the high scratch game of the tournament with a 299 in game 3.
LIGBT’s next tournament is our annual Memorial Day Weekend House Shot Major at AMF Garden City: Friday, May 26th and Sunday, May 28th. Entry fee is just $65 per squad and a $2,000 top prize is being offered. 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.