Jeff Pyles of Hyattsville, bowling 535 for three games, swept to the championship and $2,200 in the Duckpin Professional Bowlers Association tour stop at Holiday Lanes in Manchester, Conn.
Pyles, winning his second tour championship, was fourth after the qualifying rounds and climbed the ladder to take the title. Pyles defeated Ken Mumaw ($550) of Baltimore, 170-111, and Frank Smith ($660), of Providence, R.I., 171-144, then beat Jeff Ferrand of Salisbury, 194-174, in the championship match. Ferrand won $1,100.
In other ladder matches, Mumaw defeated Danny Shipley ($450) of Baltimore, 156-150, and John DePalma ($500) of Attleboro, Mass., 141-136.
Pyles last championship had come in May at Greenway Bowl East.
The next stop on the DPBA tour will be the Masters, Nov. 16-18, at Fair Lanes Westview. For more information, call 744-4000.