Bowers finishes fourth in tourney in Rochester

November 11, 1990|By James H. Jackson

Mark Bowers of Aberdeen finished fourth in the Professional Bowlers Association's $150,000 Chevy Truck Classic at Marcel's Olympic Bowl in Rochester, N.Y., last weekend. Bowers, who rolled a 300 game during qualifying, earned a total of $6,600.

Bowers was third after the 42-game match-play round with a 14-10 record, 9,850 pins and a 224 average. In his ladder match, he lost to Dave Husted, the eventual runner-up, 256-170. Husted lost in the championship match, 235-192, to Roger Bowker, who won the first prize of $27,000.

Danny Wiseman of Baltimore finished 26th in the tournament and won $1,250. Wiseman, who is 14th in the PBA money-winning list for 1990 with $78,211, also was one of the pro-am winners, along with Husted, Mark Roth, Mike Aulby, Dale Eagle and Ted Glattke.

In addition to the money, Bowers earned a berth in the National Resident Pro Championship to be held Dec. 6-9 at Narrows Plaza Bowl in Tacoma, Wash. The winner will receive $6,000 and a berth in the 1991 Firestone Tournament of Champions.

Pat Bailey of Largo won the Women's All-Star Association's Gebhardt-Jordan Open championship last weekend in Allentown, Pa., by defeating Joy Palombi, 233-206, in the title match.

Bailey, who was fifth after the qualifying rounds with 1,878 pins, was 4-2 in the finals with 1,406 pins and earned the first prize of $700.

Debbie Kuhn of Baltimore finished in fourth place and won $325. Kuhn was sixth after qualifying with 1,875 pins, and finished at 2-4 in the championship round with 1,281 pins.

Lynn Green of Baltimore finished 11th with 1,847 pins and won $170. Andi Whitlock of Middletown, Del., was 27th with 1,736 and won $55, as did Ann Meconnahey of Bear, Del., who finished 30th with 1,711 pins.

WASA will wind up its 1990 season with a triple-header: the Tournament of Champions, the Golden Girls Classic and the Sweeper Tournament, Dec. 1, at the Showboat Bowling Center in Atlantic City, N.J.

Lamont Morgan, bowling in the 3W Rollers League at Fair Lanes Towson, rolled a 300 game and 780 set last week. Morgan also had games of 245 and 235 to go with his perfect game.

Joe Miller, rolling in the Microtel Spoilers League at Towson, rolled a 280 game and 636 set, and Mark Hunt, bowling in the Wednesday Night Men's League, rolled a 287 game and 643 set.

John Market, competing in the Chesapeake Men's League, rolled a 277 game and 641 set.

Towson State will hold a Hall of Fame Bowling Tournament beginning at noon tomorrow at the University Union bowling center. Preliminaries will be rolled through Friday with the top four men and four women advancing to the finals, which will be held Nov. 20.

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