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Bower Perfect in Match Play, Wins PBA50 Timber Lanes Open

OXFORD, PA. (October 20, 2019) – Darryl Bower of Middletown, Pa. compiled an 8-0 match play record and a 16-game total of 3,417 pins to win the PBA50 Timber Lanes Open at Timber Lanes Sunday for his 16th career PBA Regional title.
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Bower Perfect in Match Play, Wins PBA50 Timber Lanes Open

Date: Wed, Oct 23rd, 2019 12:00:00 am

OXFORD, PA. (October 20, 2019) – Darryl Bower of Middletown, Pa. compiled an 8-0 match play record and a 16-game total of 3,417 pins to win the PBA50 Timber Lanes Open at Timber Lanes Sunday for his 16th career PBA Regional title.

Bower entered the position round match trailing Sammy Ventura of Norwich, N.Y. by 10 pins. Bower doubled in the 10th frame to force Ventura to throw the first strike to win the game and earn the 30 bonus pins. Ventura failed to strike, giving Bower a 215-199 win and the title by a final margin of 36 pins, 3,417-3,381.

The win was Bower’s fifth in PBA50 Regional competition to go along with 11 standard regional titles. He received $1,500 for the win while Ventura earned $900 as the runner-up.

November 1-3, the PBA East Region travels to Callahan’s Bowl-O-Rama in Newington, Conn. for the PBA/PBA50 Callahan’s Bowling for Gold Over/Under Doubles, presented by Tech Vision.  Each team consists of one bowler under the age of 50 bowling with a partner 50 or older.  

PBA50 TIMBER LANES OPEN

Timber Lanes, Oxford, Pa., Sunday

Final Match Play Standings (after 16 games, including match play bonus pins)

1, Darryl Bower, Middletown, Pa., 8-0, 3,417, $1,500.

2, Sammy Ventura, Norwich, N.Y., 5-2-1, 3,381, $900.

3, Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, 4-3-1, 3,356 $800.

4. Michael Vella, Medford, N.Y., 3-5, 3,201, $750.

5, Troy Lint, Blandon, Pa., 4-4, 3,287, $700.

6, Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y., 3-5, 3,177, $650.

7. John Neral, Vienna, Va., 2-6, 3,101, $625.

8, Don Herrington, Ballston Lake, N.Y., 2-6, 3,087, $600.


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