In an exciting final, Mike Hoffman beat Dal Geitz, 233 to 232, to win his 10th MAST title.  Hoffman earned $576 for 1st place and Geitz won $317.  Hoffman also bet on himself to win to earn another $90.  This is Hoffman’s second win of the session, with a win earlier this month at Viking Lanes. The tournament was contested on the USBC White pattern and drew 64 bowlers.  The […]

Thanks to Herb Kimpel, New York Life Insurance Company is a new MAST sponsor.  This sponsor will donate $300 dollars to the tournament prize fund in a unique fashion.  An additional spot will be sponsored when tournaments have 48 bowlers to allow a cut of 16 bowlers rather than 12.  Remaining money not used during normal tournament play will then go directly to the year-end prize fund.

Congratulations to the doubles team of Bryan Bannach and Jon Schalow on their first MAST titles!  Bannach and Schalow defeated Ken Duffield and Brian Hoffman in the final match to together win $832, while Duffield and Hoffman took home a total of $440 for second place.  Thirty-two double teams competed on the World 10-Pin Athens shot.  A short pattern with very low volume played brutal on Lake Ripley’s wood lanes.  […]

Mike Hoffman defeated defending champ Kevin Punzel to win the 2012 Viking Lanes MAST title!  Hoffman bowled 259 over Punzel’s 202 to earn $443 while Punzel received $244 for second place.  Hoffman also Bet to Win on himself which earned him another $80 for the win.  The tournament drew 48 bowlers to complete on Viking’s house condition.  The lanes were challenging which resulted in 869 or better to make it […]