Tony Oliva defeated Brent Ritchie 213-178 to win the MAST event at Village Lanes in Monona Sunday. Oliva qualified 8th at 784, then averaged over 206 through four matches en route to the win, his sixth career MAST title.
Oliva earned $532 for the win, with Ritchie taking home $294 for second. The other match play payouts Sunday were $188 for 3rd-4th, $142 for 5th-8th, and $110 for 9th-16th.
Fifty.three bowlers competed on the 41-foot Kegel Tower of Pisa oil pattern. The cut after four games of qualifying was 758. David Beres led qualifying at 865 before falling to Oliva 222-208 in the second round of match play; Beres earns an additional twenty-five bonus points in the M & J Truck and Auto Points Race. There were no honor counts on the day.
Tour co-sponsor Bob Holzbauer and Phoenix Pro Shop donated a Storm Pro-Motion bowling ball at cost, won by Dal Geitz. Host center Village Lanes provided a lineage discount and added four $10 gift cards, won by Tim Janz, Tony Spigarelli, Jacob Morris, and Shaun Taliaferro. Combined proceeds resulted in $478 added to the tournament’s prize fund. MAST extends a huge Thank You to Phoenix Pro Shop and Village Lanes for their generosity.
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Our next event is a singles event at Dream Lanes on Saturday, October 5th at 11:30am. We will be using Dream’s Major Scratch oil pattern, and tour co-sponsor M & J Truck and Auto Repair will be adding $500 to the prize fund for this event. We hope to see you all there.