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Sarah Pettenger Captures Miller Lite Invitational Title

miller-lite-17-womenThe third and final Council tournament of the season was held November 12th at Wengers Bowl. 12 ladies competed in 4 games of qualifying, followed by a cut to the top 4, and elimination bracket match play to decide a winner.  This event was held downstairs on lanes 1-8.

Sarah Pettenger qualified 3rd, and defeated Stacey Browe 254-211 in the semi-finals.  She then defeated 4th seed Carole Morgan 224-194 in the finals.  High qualifier was Michelle Kubiak

Other cashers:

T-3rd: Michelle Kubiak, Stacey Browe.

Qualifying
Matchplay Bracket

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Chad Reiffer Wins The Miller Lite Invitational

miller-lite-17-menThe third and final Council tournament of the season was held November 11th at Wengers Bowl. 27 bowlers competed in 4 games of qualifying, followed by a cut to the top 8, and elimination bracket match play to decide a winner.  This event was held upstairs on lanes 9-16.

Chad Reiffer qualified 5th, and turned it up in match play averaging over 250 with games of 244-268-240 en route capturing the title and $599 for first place.  Chad defeated Matt Sumoski in the finals 240-197.  Matt earned $300 for runner-up.  High qualifier was Jeremy Pettenger.

Other cashers:

T-3rd: Jeremy Pettenger, Phil Anderson – $150
T-5th: Tom Dutkiewicz, Thomas Morgan, Tyler Ladwig, Randy Hawks – $110

Qualifying
Matchplay Bracket

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Sumoski & Knowles Team Up To Win PBR Henry Fox Doubles

2017DoublesWinnerThis past weekend there were 35 total entries in the PBR Henry Fox Doubles tournament held at Westgate.  After cutting to the top 8, coming out on top was Matt Sumoski & Justin Knowles who just beat out Dennis Johnson and Mark Meinema 466-440 in the final baker game match-up.  Matt and Justin also led the qualifying round with 1,914 pins after 4 games.  Low to qualify this year was 1815.  This year’s tournament Hi-Game belongs to Dan Hudson who shot a perfect 300 in qualifying.  Mike Horian had the highest qualifying series with 1021.  Hi-game for the women was 268 shot by both Donna Marcus and Stacy Timmer.  Timmer, also had the high series for the women shooting 937.

Qualifying | Match Play Bracket

Full list of cashing teams:

1st place $900.00  Matt Sumoski & Justin Knowles
2nd place $500.00  Dennis Johnson & Mark Meinema
3rd place $350.00  Tim Raby & Brian Ivy,  Billy Orlikowski & Charlie Brown Jr
5th place $260.00  Tom Cunningham & Scott Harmsen, Stacey Timmer & Mack Smith Jr., Robert Smith & Melissa Sullivan, Donna Marcus & Steve Marcus

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Donna Marcus Earns Budweiser Open Title at Fairlanes

bud-open-17-womenThe first of just 3 Bowling Council events this season was held at Fairlanes Lanes, September 23rd. 13 bowlers competed in 4 games of qualifying, followed by a cut to the top 4, and elimination bracket match play to decide a winner.

Chelsey Purdum lead qualifying with 931, but in match play it was all Donna Marcus.  After qualifying 3rd, Donna bested 2nd seeded Tanisha Burris 267-233.  In the finals, Donna defeated Carole Morgan 212-179 to earn the victory. Donna took home $250 and the title.  Carole finished runner-up, and took home $125.

Other cashers:

T-3rd: Chelsey Purdum, Tanisha Burris – $85

Qualifying
Matchplay Bracket

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Sam Brandt Makes A Splash Winning The Budweiser Open at Fairlanes

bud-open-17-menThe first of just 3 Bowling Council events this season was held at Fairlanes Lanes, September 23rd. 47 bowlers competed in 4 games of qualifying, followed by a cut to the top 12, and elimination bracket match play to decide a winner.

Sam Brandt made his Council debut a good one.  Sam qualified second, and had to bowl his brother Zach after he won his first round match.  Sam won the family match, then defeated Eric Scott, and finally bested George Miller 279-224 in the finals to secure the win.   Same took home $599 and the title, averaging over 242 for the day.  George was runner-up, and took home $300.

Other cashers:

T-3rd: Brian Ivey, Eric Scott – $175
T-5th: Jason Butler, Zach Brandt, Chad Reiffer, Byran Eaton – $120
T-9th: Don Nyenhuis, Derek Nyenhuis, Rob Sloma, Dennis Johnson – $90

Qualifying
Matchplay Bracket

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Doss Makes It A Three-Peat As Elimination Championship Titlist

L-R: Lisa Doss, Pat Cross, Donna Marcus

L-R: Lisa Doss, Pat Cross, Donna Marcus

The Elimination Championship was originally scheduled for AMF Eastbrook Lanes.  When Eastbrook no longer able to host the event, Park Center stepped in to make the event possible.  The tournament took place April 22nd.  The format included 4 games of match play, cutting to the top 4.  The top 4 bowled additional games of round-robin match play, with 30 bonus pins to the winner of each match.  This years format did not feature a step-ladder finals, so bowlers total pin fall plus bonus pins determined the winner.

For the third straight year, Lisa Doss earned the title at the Elimination Championship.  This is also Lisa’s second win of the season.  Donna Marcus finished runner up.

Other cashers, qualification and results not available at this time.

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Knowles Wins Again, Captures Elimination Championship Title

L-R: Justin Knowles, Chad Reiffer, Pat Cross

L-R: Justin Knowles, Chad Reiffer, Pat Cross

The Elimination Championship was originally scheduled for AMF Eastbrook Lanes.  When Eastbrook no longer able to host the event, Park Center stepped in to make the event possible.  The tournament took place April 22nd.  The format included 4 games of match play, cutting to the top 8.  The top 8 bowled additional games of round-robin match play, with 30 bonus pins to the winner of each match.  This years format did not feature a step-ladder finals, so bowlers 12 game total pinfall plus bonus pins determined the winner.

For the third time this season, Justin Knowles came out victorious.  He edged out Chad Reiffer in dramatic fashion in the 12th and final game, that was more or less the championship match for the tournament.

300 games: Dan Hudson

Other cashers, qualifying and standings are unavailable at this time.