Goergen, Miller Top PBA Shark Championships TQR

by PBA Editor August 21, 2009 19:00
Bo Goergen, Midland, Mich., and Adrienne Miller, Albuquerque, N.M., will lead a field of 13 men and three women, respectively, who will advance to the Professional Bowlers Association Shark Championship at Thunderbowl Lanes on Friday.
 
Goergen posted a seven-game total of 1,509 pins to top a field of 66 in Saturday’s men’s Tour Qualifying Round while Miller, who qualified for the Women’s Scorpion Championships earlier in the day, had 1,563 pins to lead the field of 19 women bidding for berths into the PBA Women’s Series presented by BOWL.COM event.
 
Advancing along with Goergen were Steve Rogers, Bourbonnais, Ill., 1,504; Matt White, Youngsville, Pa., 1,498; Christopher Moyer, Saginaw, Mich., 1,492; Dave D'Entremont, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, 1,448; Patrick Dombrowski, Parma, Ohio, 1,442; Jeffrey Roche, Dearborn, Mich., 1,433; Dan MacLelland, Saginaw, Mich., 1,423; Tony Campagna Jr., Chesapeake, Va., and Mason Brantley, Detroit, 1,414; Paul Gibson, Brunswick, Ohio, 1,412; Scott Newell, Deland, Fla., 1,400, and Tom Daugherty, Tampa, Fla., 1,397.
Three extra spots in the PBA Shark Championship field were awarded after exempt tour players Tommy Delutz Jr., Danny Wiseman and Dave Arnold withdrew and one additional women’s spots was awarded.
In addition to Miller, women advancing to Friday’s qualifying rounds are Joy Esterson, Annapolis, Md., and Leslie Bohn, Jackson, N.J., who tied for second with 1,472 totals. Esterson is a former PBA Women’s Series exempt player. Bohn, a Michigan native, is the wife of Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour star Parker Bohn III.
 
The 72-player men’s Shark Championship, the sixth event in the PBA World Series of Bowling, will include 59 exempt players who will bowl two seven-game qualifying rounds on Aug. 28 beginning at 8 a.m. The top 28 men and the top eight women will advance to single-elimination best-of-seven game matches on Aug. 29, with the Round of 8 starting at 7:30 p.m.
 
The Shark Championship finals will be taped on Sept. 6 at Thunderbowl Lanes and aired on ESPN Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. Eastern.
   
PBA World Series of Bowling
Shark Championship Tour Qualifying Round
Thunderbowl Lanes, Allen Park, Mich.
Aug. 22, 2009
 (Top 13 advance to the Round of 72 for Shark Championship qualifying Aug. 28)
 
Pos., name, hometown, seven-game total, money
 
1, Bo Goergen, Midland, Mich., 1,509
2, Steve Rogers, Bourbonnais, Ill., 1,504
3, Matt White, Youngsville, Pa., 1,498
4, Christopher Moyer, Saginaw, Mich., 1,492
5, Dave D'Entremont, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, 1,448
6, Patrick Dombrowski, Parma, Ohio, 1,442
7, Jeffrey Roche, Dearborn, Mich., 1,433
8, Dan MacLelland, Saginaw, Mich., 1,423
9, (tie) Tony Campagna Jr., Chesapeake, Va., and Mason Brantley, Detroit, 1,414
11, Paul Gibson, Brunswick, Ohio, 1,412
12, Scott Newell, Deland, Fla., 1,400
13, Tom Daugherty, Tampa, Fla., 1,397
14, (tie) Anthony LaCaze, Melrose Park, Ill., and Eddie Graham, Centerville, Ohio, 1,394, $850
16, Ryan Ciminelli, Cheektowaga, N.Y., 1,392, $400
17, Brian Himmler, Cincinnati, 1,390
18, Timothy Behrendt, St. Louis, 1,384
19, Lee Vanderhoef, Greenville, S.C., 1,373
20, (tie) Johnathan Bower, Middletown, Pa., and Andres Gomez, Bogota, Colombia, 1,367
22, Jesse Buss, Wichita, Kan., 1,361
23, Jay Futrell, Derby, Kan., 1,358
24, Matt Freiberg, Somerset, N.J., 1,356
25, Paul Moor, England, 1,353
26, Todd Sim, Canada, 1,347
27, Jason Wojnar, Chicago, 1,338
28, Randy Weiss, Columbia, S.C., 1,337
29, Mike Keily, Lakewood, Colo., 1,333
30, Michael Cimba, Monroeville, Pa., 1,331
31, Abed Daher, Brownstown, Mich., 1,330
32, Richard Horodecki Jr., Jackson, Mich., 1,323
33, (tie) D.J. Archer, Mineral Wells, Texas, and Jason Poli, West Des Moines, Iowa, 1,316
35, Steven Black, Phoenix, 1,309
36, Martin Larsen, Sweden, 1,304
37, Mike Dias, Lafayette, Colo., 1,303
38, Billy Oatman, Chicago, 1,292
39, Andrew Cain, Scottsdale, Ariz., 1,291
40, Chad Kloss, Greenfield, Wis., 1,290
41, (tie) Jesse Smith, Garfield Heights, Ohio, and Alex Medveditskov, Russia, 1,287
43, Sean Morgan, Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1,276
44, Mike Nadolski, Westland, Mich., 1,273
45, Joe Bailey, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1,272
46, Ken Simard, Greenville, S.C., 1,271
47, Nick Weber, St. Charles, Mo., 1,270
48, Leon Walsh Jr., Plymouth, Mich, 1,247
49, Keith Nichols, Englewood, Fla, 1,246
50, Andrew Horodecki, Jackson, Mich., 1,238
51, Jason Zook, Tampa, Fla, 1,232
52, Toshifumi Kojima, Japan, 1,219
53, Darren Comardelle, Gretna, La., 1,199
54, Joseph Hostetler, Minerva, Ohio, 1,185
55, (tie) Bryan Paul, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Steve Tobolt, Chicago, 1,184
57, Tim Keeler, Omaha, Neb., 1,183
58, Johnny Petraglia Jr., Youngstown, Ohio, 1,177
59, (tie) Brian DiCicco, Agawam, Mass., and Brandon Robertson, Clinton, Conn., 1,173
61, Nick Kokenos, St. Clair Shores, Mich., 1,171
62, Corey Miller, Grand Blanc, Mich., 1,170
63, Ed Campbell, Rochester Hills, Mich., 1,155
64, Dale Cheer, Commerce, Mich., 1,143
65, Kevin Bostrom, Muskegon, Mich., 1,128
66, Jack Nealon, Bowie, Md., 1,096
 
PBA Women’s Series Presented By Bowl.Com
Shark Championship Tour Qualifying Round
 (Top three advance to the Round of 20 for qualifying Aug. 28)
 
Pos., name, hometown, seven-game total, money
 

1, Adrienne Miller, Albuquerque, N.M., 1,563
2, (tie) Joy Esterson, Annapolis, Md., and Leslie Bohn, Jackson, N.J., 1,472
4, Kathy Tribbey, Dundee, Ore., 1,467, $1,000
5, Lindsay Baker, Waterford, Mich., 1,464
6, Sun Hee Lee, South Korea, 1,447
7, Cathy Dorin-Lizzi, Sandusky, Ohio, 1,443
8, Veronica Lantto, Sweden, 1,429
9, Christine Bator, Warren, Mich., 1,374
10, Megan Kelly, Dayton, Ohio, 1,369
11, Elysia Current, Ephrata, Pa., 1,367
12, Darlene Dysart, Farmington Hills, Mich., 1,365
13, Sara Vargas, Orlando, Fla., 1,337
14, Jessica Helwi, St. Charles, Mo., 1,294
15, Mi Jung Cha, South Korea, 1,292
16, Kristy King, Clinton Twp., Mich., 1,283
17, Andrea Lucente, Youngstown, Ohio, 1,271
18, Sandra Schultz, Macomb, Mich., 1,189
19, Crystal Bunton, Portage, Ind., 1,123

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