Towson State junior wins duckpin title


November 19, 1990

Chuck King, a Towson State junior from Abingdon, won the boys division of the first United States Duckpin Invitational Championship yesterday at Westview Fair Lanes in Catonsville.

King, 20, advanced to the final by defeating Buddy Nichols of Brookeville, 147-117. Nichols, 19, carries a 132 average and was a runner-up in this year's Youth Duckpin Invitational Championship.

In the championship, King beat Luke Robustelli, the grandson of former National Football League player Andy Robustelli, of Forestville, Conn., 148-97, bowling spares in the first five frames of the match.

In the semifinals, Robustelli, 14, defeated Rusty Carlson of Newington, Conn., 128-117. Carlson, 17, was the winner of the 1990 Connecticut Youth Duckpin Invitational.

Kristen Hauser from Hamden, Conn., a Western New England College freshman, captured the girls division championship by defeating Sandy Tillman of Baltimore, 136-114.

Hauser beat Sue Bisson of Plainville, Conn., in the semifinals, 134-120, and Tillman defeated Lauree Simpson, 125-116, to advance to the final.

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