LIGBT SEASON 14 YEAR-END REVIEW
September 9, 2022
Syosset, NY: The LIGBT, sponsored by Storm Bowling, completed its 14th season and paid out over $250,000 in prize money. Thirty-four events were run attracting an amazing 4,478 entries. The average LIGBT tournament hosted 132 entries. A total of 782 different bowlers competed in at least one tournament in Season 14. Incredibly, 337 out of the 782 bowlers visited the cashing window at least once in an LIGBT event---that means 43% of the members cashed at least once!
The LIGBT ran a total of 9 sport shot tournaments in Season 14. Ryon Lee, Holbrook, NY, was the only bowler to cash in 6 sport shot events cashing at a rate of 67%. The leading prize money earner was Robert Aiello, Oceanside, NY with $2,280 in just 2 tournaments! Top sport shot average was by Joe LaBargo, Bayside, NY with a 207 average for 18 games.
The LIGBT ran 25 house shot events including 7 special non-singles tournaments. Charlie Rembert, Floral Park, NY cashed in the most events; 11 out of 19 for a 58% cashing ratio. Charlie also led the earnings category with $5,110 (prize money only.) A total of 9 bowlers earned $2,000 or more. Justin Kampf, Levittown, NY, who competed mostly in the scratch division, had the highest house shot average with an impressive 232 for 47 games.
The side action in most LIGBT events exceeded the prize fund payout. Charlie Rembert earned a total of $26,722 in his 25 events (prize money & side action.) His brother Andre McDuffie, Floral Park, NY was second in total earnings with $14,547. Rounding out the top 3 was Curtis Hetmeyer with $11,905. To make the top 10 earnings spots you had to earn at least $5,000!
LIGBT Season 14 was a great success and we thank all of our members. A special thanks to our presenting sponsor Storm Bowling who helped us give away 25 balls this year. The Season 15 schedule has been released and with 40 planned events and should be the richest season in LIGBT history. See you on the lanes!