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Kneas Rolls 279 in Title Match to Capture PBA50 Event in Elmira

Elmira, N.Y. (March 26, 2017) – David Kneas of Annapolis, Md., defeated Gary Bondarchuk of Langhorne, Pa., 279-237, to win the PBA50 Rossi Lanes Eastern Open at Rossi Lanes Sunday for his ninth career QubicaAMF PBA Regional title.
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Kneas Rolls 279 in Title Match to Capture PBA50 Event in Elmira

Date: Tue, Mar 28th, 2017 12:00:00 am

Elmira, N.Y. (March 26, 2017) – David Kneas of Annapolis, Md., defeated Gary Bondarchuk of Langhorne, Pa., 279-237, to win the PBA50 Rossi Lanes Eastern Open at Rossi Lanes Sunday for his ninth career QubicaAMF PBA Regional title.

Kneas, won entered the weekend fighting a month-long cold, started Saturday's qualifying round with a 300 game and led the remainder of the weekend. He earned byes for two rounds as qualifying leader and then defeated Sam Maccarone of Blackwood, N.J., 2-1, in the best-of-three-game Round of 8 before eliminating Steve Jones of Berlin, Md., 234-198, in the semifinal round.

Bondarchuk, who qualified sixth, defeated local amateur Chuck Pitts of Cortland, N.Y., 2-1, in the Round of 12; Ray Edwards of Middle Island, N.Y., 2-0, in the Round of 8, and Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, N.Y., 236-214, in his semifinal round match.

The win was the second for Kneas at Rossi Lanes. He also earned $3,000 which Bondarchuk won $1,500 as the runner-up.

The PBA50 Rossi Lanes Open is part of the QubicaAMF PBA Regional Tour. For more information about QubicaAMF, visit www.qubicaamf.com or, for social media posts, http://bit.ly/QAMFSponsorship1.

The next PBA East Region event is the PBA Bowlers Discount Pro Shop Open presented by Hammer hosted by Brunswick Zone Normandy in Ellicott City, Md., April 14-16.

PBA50 ROSSI LANES EASTERN OPEN
Rossi Lanes, Elmira, N.Y., Sunday

Championship: David Kneas, Annapolis, Md. ($3,000) def. Gary Bondarchuk, Langhorne, Pa., ($1,500), 279-237.

Semifinal Round (losers earned $900):
Kneas def. Steve Jones, Berlin, Md., 234-199.
Bondarchuk def., Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y. 236-214.

Round of 8 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $700 each):
Kneas def. Sam Maccarone, Blackwood, N.J., 2-0.
Bondarchuk def. Ray Edwards, Middle Island, N.Y., 2-0.
Shafer def. John DiSantis, Wilmington, Del., 2-0.
Jones def. n-Phillip Kilmartin, Whitehall, N.Y., 2-0.

Round of 12 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $650 each):
Bondarchuk def. n-Chuck Pitts, Cortland, N.Y., 2-1.
Maccarone def. Sammy Ventura, Norwich, N.Y., 2-0.
Jones def. Darryl Bower, Middletown, Pa., 2-1.
DiSantis def. Larry Porter, Whitesboro, N.Y., 3-1.

Round of 16 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $600 each):
Ventura def. Jeff Zaffino, Warren, Pa., 2-1.
Bower def. Patric Donaghue, Honeoye Falls, N.Y., 2-1.
Porter def. Mike Hastings, Georgetown, Del., 2-0.
Pitts def. n-Brian Boghosian, Springfield, Mass., 2-1.


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