Deadlines extended for GRUSBC association tournament
The deadlines for paid entries for the 15th annual Genesee Region USBC Association Tournament at Mancuso Bowling Center this month have been extended.
GRUSBC directors agreed to move the deadlines as follows:
-- Tuesday, March 15, for competition on the weekend of March 18-20;
-- Tuesday, March 22, for competition on the weekend of March 25-27.
All of the handicap tournament’s events – Four-Person Team, Doubles, Singles and All-Events – will take place at Mancuso’s, the 24-lane center on East Main Street.
Reservations will be taken by contacting Mike Pettinella, GRUSBC association manager, at 585-861-0404 or sending an email to [email protected].
Entries must be paid in full and received by the GRUSBC office at 55 Edgewood Drive, Batavia, NY, 14020, by the dates above.
First prize in the Open Team event is $1,000 guaranteed. Prizes in all categories in both the Open and Women’s Divisions will be paid on a 1:5 ratio.
Openings exist on all squads but some are close to being full.
The entry fee is $30 per person per event. The All-Events fee (Team, Doubles and Singles scores combined) is $10.
To download an entry form, go to www.bowlgr.com.
BARDOL, LANDERS TRIUMPH
Chris Bardol and Caycee Landers captured their second King & Queen bowling tournament title last weekend, defeating Brad Weber and Kelsey Ayers in the finals at Mancuso Bowling Center. The victory was worth $500.
The duo also won the event in 2019.
Fifty-seven couples competed this year, with Rochester’s Roger Thaine and Chey Landers earning the top qualifying spot with 1,420. Bardol and Landers qualified in seventh with 1,351.
The top 16 teams advanced to the finals.
Genesee County cashers were Jim Pursel/Kathy Allen, Mike and Heather Johnson, Rich Mortellaro/Cherie Bender, Scott Culp/Kim Starken, and Nate Cordes/Mary Meyer.
SCRATCH TOURNAMENT TODAY
Mancuso’s is hosting the T.F. Brown’s Scratch Eliminator today, with squads at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The finals will follow.
Bowlers will roll four games with one in five per squad advancing to the eliminator finals.
First prize is $1,200.