Belmonte, Bohn, Fagan Nominated for “Best Bowler” ESPY; Voting Now Open

by Jerry Schneider June 26, 2015 03:10

Two-time defending PBA Player of the Year Jason Belmonte, PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III and five-time Tour winner Mike Fagan have been selected as Best Bowler nominees for the 2015 ESPY Best Bowler Award.

Fans can vote for their selections by clicking on http://espn.go.com/espys/2015/?voting=bestbowler

Awards will be announced July 15 during ceremonies at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

In 2015, Belmonte won the United States Bowling Congress Masters for an unprecedented third consecutive year and successfully defended his Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions title to boost his career win total to 13.  He has five other top-five finishes including runnerup finishes in the Oklahoma Open and Maine Xtra Frame Shootout.

Bohn won the PBA Players Championship for his 34th career PBA Tour title. He had two other top-10 finishes including eighth in the Barbasol Tournament of Champions and 10th in the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman Doubles Championship.

Fagan won the 2014 PBA World Championship for his fifth career title and second major.  He also had three other top 10 finishes including second in the Japan Invitational and sixth in the Bahrain International and Badger Opens.

HISTORY OF ESPY BEST BOWLER AWARD WINNERS

2014 -  Pete Weber

2013 – Pete Weber

2012 – Sean Rash

2011 – Jason Belmonte

2010 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

2009 – Norm Duke

2008 – Norm Duke

2007 – Norm Duke

2006 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

2005 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

2004 – Pete Weber

2003 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

2002 – Pete Weber

2001 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

2000 – Parker Bohn III

1999 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

1998 – Walter Ray Williams Jr.

1997 – Bob Learn Jr.

1996 – Mike Aulby

1995 – Norm Duke

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PBA Spare Shots: Xtra Frame Heads into July with Full Calendar of Events

by Bill Vint June 24, 2015 06:34

XTRA FRAME HEADS INTO JULY WITH FULL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

PBA’s Xtra Frame viewers are in for a full and varied schedule of bowling programming in the weeks ahead. Closing out the June schedule will be live coverage of the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open from South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, Texas, this weekend.

The Lubbock Sports Southwest Open, a PBA Tour title event that will pay a $15,000 first prize, had a preliminary entry of more than 165 players as of today including PBA Tour titlists Dick Allen, Patrick Allen, DJ Archer, Chris Barnes, Tom Daugherty, Mike Edwards, Mike Fagan, Michael Haugen Jr., Tommy Jones, Marshall Kent, Mika Koivuniemi, Robert Lawrence, Wes Malott, Scott Newell, Bill O’Neill, Rhino Page, Jake Peters, Sean Rash, Mike Scroggins, Jason Sterner, Kyle Troup, Mark Williams and Stuart Williams. The PBA title-winners will face a field of talented young collegiate and PBA Regional players looking for their first title.

Xtra Frame coverage begins with eight-game qualifying squads on Saturday. Half of the field will bowl at 8:30 a.m. CT and the other half at 3:30 p.m., with the top one-third of the field advancing to a six-game cashers’ round at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. The top 16 then will bowl a modified eight-game head-to-head round robin match play schedule starting at 12:30 p.m., followed by the four-player stepladder finals.

A number of women also are bowling in Lubbock, which is a Professional Women’s Bowling Association-PBA Women’s Regional points qualifying event.

Following the Lubbock event, Xtra Frame heads to Las Vegas for coverage of the Teen Masters National Championships (June 30-July 3) and the Collegiate Masters (July 4-5) from the South Point Bowling Plaza.

On July 8 and 9, Xtra Frame will video-stream coverage of the MOTIV Revolution Tournament, a non-PBA event, from Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich., followed immediately by the live debut of Professional Women’s Bowling Association competition, the PWBA Storm Sacramento Open, July 10-11, from Steve Cook’s Fireside Lanes in Citrus Heights, Calif.

Xtra Frame returns to South Plains Lanes in Lubbock July 17-18 for exclusive coverage of the PWBA Lubbock Sports Open, followed by start-to-finish coverage of the PBA50 Tour Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open presented by Roto Grip from Island Xtreme Bowl in Welch, Minn.

Closing out the July schedule will be the PWBA Wichita Open from Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan., and opening the August schedule will be the PBA/PWBA Xtra Frame Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles from Palace Lanes in Houston, Texas.

Bowling fans who want to sample Xtra Frame can subscribe on a three-day basis for only $3.99. A full month’s worth of Xtra Frame programming cost only $7.99. PBA’s best package is the 12-month XF Season Ticket for $64.99, or $5.41 per month. To sign up, visit pba.com and click on the Xtra Frame link.

BILL O’NEILL PACES OKLAHOMA’S SUMMER SWING EARNINGS LIST

PBA’s third annual Summer Swing, a multi-event series patterned after PBA’s World Series of Bowling, served diverse purposes on behalf of the players, PBA fans and the bowling industry partners who support the PBA.

During Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Summer Swing, 48 of the 120 players entered shared $241,000 in prize money – a 2.5:1 cashing ratio – with six players earning in excess of $10,000 for the week, led by Bill O’Neill’s $36,600. Tommy Jones was second with $24,000 in earnings followed by Ronnie Russell’s $17,500, Jason Belmonte with $16,700, Kyle Troup with $12,760 and Patrick Allen with $10,600.

For PBA’s advertisers and product registered companies, the series of video-streamed and CBS Sports Network-televised events provided 10 hours of original cable network exposure, more than 50 hours of video-streamed coverage, and significant additional exposure through re-airs and YouTube placements.

BOWLING MAKES “SHORT LIST” AS CANDIDATE FOR 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS

Bowling, baseball and softball, karate, squash, roller sports, climbing, surfing and wushu are the eight sports nominated for the next stage of the application process to be added to the Olympic program for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it was announced Monday by Tokyo’s 2020 Additional Events Programme Panel and confirmed by World Bowling.

The decision was made following a meeting of the Tokyo events panel, according to a report by insidethegames.biz writer Nick Butler. The short list includes survivors from a list of 26 sports that had submitted applications to the Tokyo panel.

All eight sports federations will now progress to a second stage of the application process, which will include the submission of further details by July 22. Briefings to Tokyo organizers will take place Aug. 7-8. An unspecified number will then be proposed to the International Olympic Committee in September, before a final decision is due to made by the IOC in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016.

A key part of bowling’s presentation will be the new Round1 World Open which will take place in Tokyo July 9-12, featuring men and women from 70 different countries and televised finals which will be held in a specially-constructed arena setting in Tokyo. Several PBA players from the U.S. and around the world will participate in the event. The PBA will award a PBA Tour title to the men’s winner if he is a PBA member.

According to Butler, new sports must be a "driving force to promote the Olympic Movement and its values, with a focus on youth appeal," it has been explained, while they must also "engage the Japanese population and new audiences worldwide, reflecting the Tokyo 2020 Games vision."

Wall Street Journal-Japan is conducting a world-wide poll to ask which sport you would like to see added to the Tokyo Olympic Games program. If you would like to vote for bowling, go to: http://wedgi.es/1eE9qNE  and right click on “bowling” to cast a vote.

PBA REGIONAL UPDATE: NEW FATHER LOSCHETTER WINS IN WOOSTER

New father Chris Loschetter of Avon, Ohio, celebrated Father’s Day with a 70-pin victory over Patrick Dombrowski of Parma, Ohio, in the PBA J.D. Producing/Triway Lanes Central Open presented by Hammer at Triway Lanes in Wooster, Ohio, Sunday.

Loschetter, who became a father for the first time on May 29, finished with an 8-4 match play record and a total of 4,925 pins for 20 games, including match play bonus pins, to win his 13th career PBA Regional title and the $3,500 first prize.

● PJ Haggerty of Roseville, Calif., defeated Dennis Horan Jr. of Oakley, Calif., 236-225, to win the PBA Vanessa Brown Homes West Open, presented by Columbia 300, at Yosemite Lanes on Sunday.

In the companion PBA50 Vanessa Brown Homes West Open, Warren Nelson of Plummer, Idaho, defeated Dave Arnold of Dublin, Calif., 214-210, for his first PBA50 regional title and a $1,500 first prize.

Haggerty, who collected his ninth PBA Regional title, earned $2,000. He defeated Will Garber of Modesto, 265-192, in the semifinal round while Horan advanced to the title match by defeating Eddie VanDaniker Jr. of Chatsworth, Calif., 237-234.

Will Barnes from Wichita, Kan., outpaced the field to win the PBA Oklahoma City Southwest Challenge Sunday at Planet Bowl in Oklahoma City, topping PBA50 bowler Jim Dougherty of Oklahoma City by 115 pins for his first PBA title and a $2,000 first prize. With his title, Barnes became eligible to participate in the 2016 PBA Tournament of Champions.

Dougherty took the lead with the tournament’s only 300 game in the first game of match play, but Barnes won his first three matches behind games of 215, 259, and 247 to build a comfortable lead that he never surrendered.

Steven Taylor of Deer Creek, Ill., defeated Anthony LaCaze of Melrose Park, Ill., by 41 pins and Mitch Beasley of Nashville, Tenn., topped Brad Miller of St. Charles, Mo., by 83 pins, to win PBA American Family Insurance Midwest Open titles Saturday and Sunday, respectively, at Tinley Bowl in Tinley Park, Ill.

In Saturday’s 13-game event, Taylor posted a 3-3 match play record and a total of 3,053 pins, including match play bonus pins, to top LaCaze’s 3,012 total. Taylor earned $2,200 along with his third career PBA Regional title. On Sunday, Beasley won the 11-game event with total of 2,644 pins, topping Miller’s 2,561 total for his 16th career regional title and a $2,200 first prize.

Charles Bonis Jr. of Port Chester, N.Y. defeated Noel Vega of Kew Gardens, N.Y., 210-147, to win the Professional Bowlers Association Fort Meade Eastern Challenge presented by Roto Grip at The Lanes in Fort Meade, Md., on Saturday. PBA Challenge events are open to any member or non-member who has never won a PBA event.

Bonis, a non-member bowling in his third regional event, was undefeated in the bracket elimination finals. Vega led qualifying and also was undefeated in the earlier elimination rounds before he lost his ball reaction on the championship pair. Bonis earned $1,800 for the win, but does not receive credit for a PBA Regional title because he is a non-member. Vega earned $1,100 for his third runner-up finish in the past four East Region events.

● Over the June 26-27 weekend, South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, Texas, will host the Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open presented by Storm with $15,000 going to the winner. The entire tournament will be covered live on Xtra Frame. Also on the weekend schedule, Pro Bowl West in Ft. Wayne, Ind., will host the PWBA Central Open along with a one-day, reduced entry fee Central/Midwest Challenge. Sparetimes in Hampton, Va., will host the PBA50 Sparetimes South Open, and Fox Bowl in Wheaton, Ill., will host the PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Midwest Open.

● Three events over the Fourth of July weekend include the PBA and the women-only PWBA Gastonia South Open doubleheader presented by Brunswick at George Pappas’ Liberty Lanes in Gastonia, N.C., plus the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort Southwest Member/Non-Member Doubles at FireLake Bowling Center in Shawnee, Okla.

For complete PBA Regional schedules, rules and entry information, visit pba.com, open the “schedules” tab and click on Regional Tours to find the event(s) in your area.

QUICK NOTES

● Brunswick Bowling has announced that Dream-Bowl Palace in Munich, Germany, will continue to host the Brunswick Euro Challenge, a World Bowling-PBA International Tour event, through 2018. The 52-lane center has hosted the European showcase tournament for the past four years.

● Reminder: PBA fans who miss Tuesday’s telecast of the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA King of the Swing finals on CBS Sports Network, the show (along with all Summer Swing finals telecasts) can be found in the archives on PBA’s online bowling channel, Xtra Frame, on Fridays after they air. Xtra Frame is available on three-day ($3.99), 30-day ($7.99) and 12-month ($64.99) subscription plans. To sign up, visit pba.com and click on the Xtra Frame link.

● To view an interview featuring Mike J. Laneside with Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort King of the Swing winner Bill O’Neill, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMig9-c1RHU

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PBA Adds Multi-Event South Point Bowling Plaza Fall Classic to 2015 Schedule

by Bill Vint June 24, 2015 05:12

LAS VEGAS, Nev.  The Professional Bowlers Association will return to South Point Bowling Plaza Oct. 19-26 with a new PBA South Point Bowling Plaza Fall Classic program, featuring an all-new PBA Team Challenge, qualifying and match play rounds of the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship and a new PBA Tour title event, the PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open.

The new competition program for South Point became possible when the PBA moved the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VII, originally scheduled for South Point, to the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev., to take advantage of a unique live prime-time ESPN telecast slot on Thursday, Dec. 17 for the PBA World Championship.

“The PBA is thrilled to be able to stage this exciting series of events in the new South Point Bowling Plaza,” PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark said. “South Point has been a great partner to the PBA and working with Director of Bowling Operations Mike Monyak to launch a new PBA team event in addition to two PBA Tour title events in the new Plaza will be awesome for the best bowlers in the world, the bowling fans in Las Vegas and a worldwide audience on Xtra Frame.”

The Fall Classic will feature a new five-player team competition, qualifying and match play rounds of the Roth/Holman Doubles Championship and the PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open, a PBA Tour title event. All competition except for the PBA Doubles Championship finals, which will be added to the GEICO WSOB VII ESPN television lineup in Reno, will be covered live on PBA’s Xtra Frame online video-streaming service.

Also as part of the PBA Fall Classic and the Xtra Frame coverage schedule, the PBA West Region will conduct a PBA South Point West Challenge tournament for players who have never won a PBA title on Friday, Oct. 23, and a PBA50 Western Open for players 50 and older on Monday, Oct. 26. Bowlers can enter those events through the PBA West Region.

PBA members and non-members are invited to bowl in the Fall Classic. Entry fee and prize money, based upon entries for each event, include the following. Entries open July 8:

● PBA Team Challenge: $500 per member entry fee ($600 per non-member), $40,000 first prize, $5,000 for 15th place, 1:4 cashing ratio, field limited to 60 teams.

● Roth/Holman PBA Doubles Championship: $500 per member entry fee ($600 per non-member), $22,000 first prize, $2,000 for 15th place, 1:4 cashing ratio, field limited to 60 teams.

● PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open: $300 member entry fee ($325 non-member), $10,000 first prize, 1:3 cashing ratio, field limited to 120 entries.

● PBA South Point West Challenge : $220 member entry fee ($285 non-member), open to players who have not won a PBA title, $1,500 first prize, 1:3 cashing ratio, field limited to 120 entries.

● PBA50 Western Open: $220 member entry fee ($285 non-member), open to players age 50 and older, $2,000 first prize, 1:3 cashing ratio, field limited to 120 entries.

PBA SOUTH POINT BOWLING PLAZA FALL CLASSIC SCHEDULE

South Point Bowling Plaza, Las Vegas, Oct. 19-26

Monday, Oct. 19

11 a.m. – Fall Classic practice session

3 p.m. –Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship, 8 qualifying games (16 individual games)

Top 12 teams advance to round robin match play

Tuesday, Oct. 20

9 a.m. – Roth/Holman PBA Doubles, 6 games match play (12 individual games)

2 p.m. – Roth/Holman PBA Doubles, 6 games match play (12 individual games)

Top 5 teams after 20 doubles games (40 individual games) advance to ESPN stepladder finals on Saturday, Dec. 19 at National Bowling Stadium, Reno, Nev.

7 p.m. – PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open practice session

Wednesday, Oct. 21

9 a.m. – PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open, 8 qualifying games

Top 24 advance to round robin match play

4 p.m. - PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open, 8 games round-robin match play

Thursday, Oct. 22

8:30 a.m. - PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open, 8 games round-robin match play

1 p.m. - PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open, 8 games round-robin match play

Top 5 after 32 games advance to stepladder finals

5:30 p.m. - PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open stepladder finals (live on Xtra Frame)

Friday, Oct. 23

9 a.m. – PBA South Point West Challenge qualifying and match play (open to non-champions)

6 p.m. – PBA Team Challenge practice session

Saturday, Oct. 24

9 a.m. – PBA Team Challenge, 6 qualifying games (30 individual games)

5 p.m. – PBA Team Challenge, 12 Baker format qualifying games

Top 8 teams after 18 combined team games advance to round robin match play

Sunday, Oct. 25

9 a.m. – PBA Team Challenge, 8 games Baker format round robin match play

Top 4 teams after 26 combined team games advance to stepladder finals

3 p.m. – PBA Team Challenge Baker format stepladder finals (live on Xtra Frame)

Monday, Oct. 26

9 a.m. – PBA50 Western Open qualifying and match play

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Bill O’Neill Caps Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Summer Swing With King of the Swing Victory

by Jerry Schneider June 23, 2015 15:05

In what could be considered the all-star event of the 2015 Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Summer Swing, Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., beat Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., 191-164, to successfully defend his Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Resort King of the Swing title at the Grand Event Center.

The concluding event of the Summer Swing, which aired Tuesday on the CBS Sports Network, provided a unique challenge, requiring the finalists to compete on a dramatically different lane condition on each lane. The special two-lane arena installation in the Grand Event Center featured the 32-foot Wolf lane condition on the left lane and the 52-foot Badger lane condition on the right lane, putting a premium on adjustments, shot-making and equipment selections for the players. 

“I enjoy dueling lane conditions,” said O’Neill, who won the Oklahoma Open to earn his spot in the special event, a non-PBA title finale to the Summer Swing. “You have to use all the tricks in the bag. In this case it turned out to be a grind out, but I enjoyed the test.”

In winning last year’s King of the Swing, O’Neill defeated Sean Rash, 254-181, for the title.

“The trophies will make good bookends,” said O’Neill, who also finished third in the Bear and Wolf Opens earlier in the Summer Swing. “I might have let a couple opportunities get away from me this year but in the end I can go to sleep happy after winning the Oklahoma Open and the King of the Swing.”

Leading up to the title match, two-time defending PBA Player of the Year Jason Belmonte of Australia defeated Wolf Open winner Kyle Troup of Taylorsville, N.C., 201-182, in a battle between a pair of two-handers to start the finals. Belmonte, who earned the wild card spot in the King of the Swing as the top point-getter in the Summer Swing without a title, then lost to Badger Open winner Ronnie Russell of Marion, Ind., in the second match, 233-211. Jones, the Bear Open winner, then defeated Russell, 208-178, to meet O’Neill in the title match. 

Xtra Frame, the PBA’s on-line video subscription service, features a preview and post-game show for all CBS Sports Network telecasts of Summer Swing events. PBA fans can find additional coverage of Summer Swing action through the PBA Network which includes archived coverage of all preliminary rounds on Xtra Frame, player interactions through Facebook and Twitter, mobile gaming, original programming, archived events and immediate news updates 24/7 on varying communications devices anywhere in the world. For additional PBA Network information, visit http://www.pba.com/PBANetwork.

CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158.  For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

PBA OKLAHOMA’S GRAND RESORT KING OF THE SWING

Grand Casino Resort Event Center, Shawnee, Okla.

Final Standings

1, Bill O’Neill, Langhorne, Pa. $10,000.

2, Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., $5,000

3, Ronnie Russell, Marion, Ind., $4,000.

4, Jason Belmonte, Australia, $3,000.

5. Kyle Troup, Taylorsville, N.C., $2,000.

Playoff Results

Match One – Belmonte def. Troup, 201-182.

Match Two – Russell def. Belmonte, 233-211.

Semifinal Match – Jones def. Russell, 208-178.

Championship – O’Neill def. Jones, 191-164.

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Colombia’s Andres Gomez Wins Third PBA Tour Title in Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open

by Bill Vint June 21, 2015 10:10

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Andres Gomez of Colombia won his third PBA Tour title Sunday, defeating Tom Daugherty of Wesley Chapel, Fla., 211-192, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open at New Liberty Lanes.

With strikes in the ninth frame and first shot in the 10th, Gomez overcame an unconverted 2-10 split in the eighth frame to lock up the $10,000 first prize on a demanding PBA Bear lane conditioning pattern. The native Colombian, now living in Hollywood, Fla., won his previous PBA Tour titles in the 2011 and 2013 Carmen Salvino Classic tournaments.

Daugherty advanced to the title match with a 237-212 win over 2014 PBA Southwest Region Rookie of the Year Anthony Simonsen, an 18-year-old two-handed player from Princeton, Texas. In the first match, Daugherty eliminated 16-time PBA Tour winner Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., 247-233.

The Xtra Frame Pensacola Open was the third PBA Tour event covered exclusively live on by PBA’s exclusive online video-streaming service. Earlier in the year, Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, won the DHC PBA Japan Invitational in Tokyo – the first international event ever streamed live on Xtra Frame – and Josh Blanchard of Phoenix, Ariz., won the PBA Xtra Frame Maine Shootout at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine.

PBA players now head to South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, Texas, for the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open presented by Storm next Friday through Sunday. Qualifying, match play and stepladder finals competition on Saturday and Sunday will be covered live, exclusively on PBA’s Xtra Frame online bowling channel. For subscription information, visit pba.com and click on the Xtra Frame logo. Three-day, monthly and full year subscriptions are available.

PBA XTRA FRAME PENSACOLA SOUTH OPEN
presented by Roto Grip
New Liberty Lanes, Pensacola, Fla., June 21

Final Standings: 1, Andres Gomez, Colombia, $10,000. 2, Tom Daugherty, Wesley Chapel, Fla., $5,000. 3, Anthony Simonsen, Princeton, Texas, $2,500. 4, Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., $1,800.

Stepladder Results: Match One – Daugherty def. Jones, 247-233. Semifinal Match – Daugherty def. Simonsen, 237-212.  Championship – Gomez def. Daugherty, 211-192.

Final Match Play Standings (after 20 games, including match play bonus pins):
1, Gomez, 9-3, 4,566.  2, Simonsen, 8-4, 4,511.  3, Daugherty, 9-3, 4,494. 4, Jones, 8-4, 4,407. 5, Rhino Page, Orlando, Fla., 6-6, 4,351, $1,300. 6, B.J. Moore, Apex, N.C., 7-5, 4,263, $1,200. 7, y-Jeremy Mooney, West Palm Beach, Fla., 7-5, 4,250, $1,100. 8, a-Sean Riccardi, St. Petersburg, Fla., 6-6, 4,249, $1,000.

9, x-Mike Williams, Montgomery, Ala., 6-6, 4,248, $900. 10, Kris Prather, Milton, Fla., 4-8, 4,235, $850. 11, a-A.J. Johnson, Oswego, Ill., 5-7, 4,206, $825. 12, Chris Barnes, Double Oak, Texas, 5-7, 4,202, $800. 13, Patrick Allen, Mount Kisco, N.Y., 5-7, 4,198, $775. 14, Dale Coleman, High Springs, Fla., 5-7, 4,190, $750. 15, Jason Sterner, Covington, Ga., 4-8, 4,184, $725. 16, Connor Pickford, Charlotte, N.C., 2-10, 4,037, $700.

Other Cashers (after 8 games):  17, Tony Myers, Pensacola, Fla., 1,656, $520. 18, a-Greg Young Jr., Viera, Fla., 1,655, $520. 19, Dick Allen, Columbia, S.C., 1,654, $520. 20, Kyle Troup, Taylorsville, N.C., 1,653, $520. 21, Jake Peters, Henderson, Nev., 1,651, $520. 22, Scott Newell, Deland, Fla., 1,646, $520. 23, Nathan Bohr, Austin, Texas, 1,638, $520. 24, Zachary Dwyer, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.,, 1,631, $520.

25, Zack Brown, Holly Springs, N.C., 1,626, $510. 26, a-Aaron Martin, Mount Juliet, Tenn., 1,625, $510. 27, Brett Spangler, Niles, Ohio, 1,624, $510. 28 (tie), Chris Arcaro, Wilmington, N.C., and Randy Weiss, Columbia, S.C., 1,623, $510. 30 (tie), Richard Horsley, Morrisville, N.C., and Ronnie Russell, Marion, Ind., 1,616, $510. 32, a-Daniel Vasquez, Colombia, 1,611, $510.

33, Mika Koivuniemi, Hartland, Mich., 1,610, $500. 34, a-Kamron Doyle, Brentwood, Tenn., 1,606, $500 (SMART). 35, a-Mike Dixon, Helena, Ala., 1,590, $500. 36, Shawn Maldonado, Houston, Texas, 1,588, $500. 37, Matt Taylor, Youngsville, N.C., 1,587, $500. 38, a-Michael Coffey, Melbourne, Fla., 1,583, $500 (SMART). 39, David O'Sullivan, Oviedo, Fla., 1,577, $500. 40, a-Manuel Fernandez, Dominican Republic, 1,576, $500.

41 (tie), Curt Dupre, Destrehan, La., and Wes Malott, Pflugerville, Texas, 1,573, $500. 69, f-Elise Bolton, Merritt Island, Fla., 1,469, $300.

x-Williams (203) and y-Mooney (190) defeated Tony Myers (189) in a one-game roll-off to break a tie for the 15th and 16th positions for match play.

a-denotes amateur; s-denotes PBA50 player; f-denotes female (highest-finishing woman in the field).

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