champs Marc Villalobos, William Robbins, Clint Strawmyer, Secilia Kalvelage, Costa Gastouniotis
Five bowlers won their first JBT titles in a scratch event, winning the So Cal 5-person Baker Team Challenge, hosted by Bowlium Lanes in Montclair.
The team in various shades of green made the other teams green with envy, as they qualified #7 for the exciting matchplay rounds, then won three rounds, including some teams with stacked JBT scratch division rosters, to reach the final match.
Baker bowling is all about teamwork and momentum, and they certainly had all of that in the midnight finals, as after a long day of bowling (most had already bowled the Doubles event during the day, and still had singles in the morning), they swept the finals 2-0 to win the event. For scratch regulars Marc Villalobos and Costa Gastouniotis it was their first wins, adult bowler Clint Strawmyer finally won the title that eluded him while still a junior, handicap regular Secilia Kalvelage got a scratch win (teams did receive bonus pins for extra bowlers under a 170 average besides the one required), and William Robbins just keeps on winning, making it two titles in less than seven hours!
Huge thanks to Bowlium for providing the lanes on a Saturday night to make this event possible, as well as all the adults for taking tie to bowl with today's amazing kids. Want in on the fun? Just come on out to the next JBT event!
|So Cal Baker- final results and scholarship winners|
|Justin Phillips Jr|
|Justin Phillips Sr|
|10||Richard Paul III|