Aiden Delehoy wins Mass. Pepsi title

Per their official results (PDF format), the Mass. USBC Youth Association reported Aiden Delehoy of Westgate Lanes as the U10 boys champion at the state Pepsi tournament, held last Sunday at Brunswick Zone Lowell. A source in the youth association also told me that since the three U20 boys listed were already qualified for Junior Gold, the Junior Gold spot out of the tournament in the division fell to Westgate Lanes’ Jonathan Gerraughty.

Congrats to both! 🙂

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Rai Doblmeier, Kimmy Paige win titles in New England deaf tournament

Kimmy Paige (of the Westgate Mixed league) posted on her Facebook (post wasn’t “Public”) that she and Rai Doblmeier (who is bowling in the Pepsi league this year), won the Masters titles in the New England deaf tournament this past weekend at Town Line Luxury Lanes in Malden. Congrats! 🙂

Pat Carrara fires 290/821, Jayme Silva 804 in Brockton city tournament

A couple of honor scores from yesterday’s city tournament to pass along, both in singles: Pat Carrara, with 290-290-241 for an 821, and Jayme Silva, with 267-258-279 for an 804. Nice bowling! 🙂

Update: Forgot I wanted to note this, too: Dave Chalifoux converted the 7-10 split during his team event yesterday, as well. 🙂

2018 Cambridge Credit live recap

“Live recap” coverage of Cambridge Credit’s team event, with Westgate bowlers Steve Dale Jr., Brian Gaskill, Danny Khuu, and Kevin Thibeault, on Facebook in the post below:

Sean Richard tosses 822, Bob Dimuccio Jr. 299 in Digibowl at Lang’s

Per the above post, “$eany Ka$h” posted 286-279-257 for an 822 set in the first three of four qualifying games of the Digibowl Tournament Series event today at Lang’s in Cranston, RI. Good work! 🙂

UPDATE: Seany later posted that Pepsi league bowler Bob Dimuccio (Jr.) had a 299 game in the tournament. Nice going! 🙂

Mar. 25 JBSC results

The Junior Bowling Sport Challenge visited Westgate Lanes last Sunday, and I’ll first give the stepladder results, per their post on Facebook:

U20 boys

  1. Eldon Dunbar
  2. Brandon Vallone
  3. William Weidlich
  4. Mike Puzo
  5. Kevin Clark
  6. Ryan Constantine

U20 girls

  1. Lexia Stolakis
  2. Kaitlynn Crawford
  3. Jada Bassette

U15 boys

  1. Nate Purches
  2. Sam Blanchette
  3. Randal Dunbar
  4. Alex King
  5. Paul West

U15 girls

  1. Sydney Reardon
  2. Mia Stolakis

U12 (boys & girls)

  1. Justin Goodspeed
  2. Lea Whittey
  3. Nolan Herron

The group also reported Westgate’s Ethan Reyes as the shootout (one ball, low score eliminated) winner.

Per Tom Hankey’s post, Kegel Boardwalk was the lane condition.

Congrats to everyone! 🙂

Shawn Hagan & Dave Chalifoux take NAT doubles title in Malden

Mar 2018 NAT doubles

Finalists of the Mar. 25 NAT doubles event at Town Line Luxury Lanes (L-R): Champions Dave Chalifoux & Shawn Hagan, runners-up Jose Perez & Lance Mugford (Photo courtesy of Northeast Amateur Tournament)

According to the updated newsletter, Pepsi league regulars Shawn Hagan & Dave Chalifoux won yesterday’s Northeast Amateur Tournament doubles event at Town Line Luxury Lanes in Malden, defeating Jose Perez & Lance Mugford, 520-480 (with handicap), in the final match.

Congrats guys! 🙂

2018 Brockton youth association honor squad results

Delayed, but here are this year’s Brockton youth association honor squad results (scores are with handicap except for the scratch division):

100 & under

  1. TJ Nadeau 716
  2. Ryan Beeson 714

101-120

  1. Aaron Cochrane 732
  2. Matthew Hochberg 707

121-140

  1. Jessica Blyth 749
  2. Alex Nicol 699

141-160 & 161-180 (combined)

  1. Cody Esdale 719

181 & over

  1. Chris Zalewski 633

Scratch

  1. Ethan Reyes 634

Awards will be given out at the season-end banquet on May 12. Congrats to all of the winners.

Shane Litchfield wins season-end travel league tournament

The junior travel league season ends with a singles eliminator tournament, and Sandi Litchfield reported on her Facebook that her son Shane won it today at Wonder Bowl with games of 298, 258, and 241 for a 792 series (with the 298 counting as an honor score for blog purposes). Nice job! 🙂

Jim Ferguson shoots 300 in Southeastern Mass. association tournament

Got wind today of a 300 game by Brockton association Hall of Famer Jim Ferguson in the doubles event of the Southeastern Mass. association tournament Sunday at Wonder Bowl, which he dedicated to Harry Thibeault. Shawn Hagan was Jim’s doubles partner, and there is video on Danny Khuu’s Facebook. Congrats Jim! 🙂

Brockton city tournament rescheduled for Apr. 7 & 8

With Harry Thibeault’s wake rescheduled to last Saturday due to last week’s nor’easter, the Brockton Bowling Association has likewise rescheduled the association tournament for Apr. 7 & 8 at the same times.

Mar. 10 Adult/Junior doubles results

Results from today’s Adult/Junior doubles tournament:

Seniors

  1. Kyle Major & Kevin Thibeault 1,412
  2. Glenn Rucker & Rose Hamilton 1,404

Bantams/Preps/Juniors

  1. Dylan & Tim Major 1,482

Congrats to all! 🙂

Mar. 5 postponement note

I forgot to post last night that, due to Westgate Lanes not having power after a late-week nor’easter, leagues, including Sunday Niters and the junior travel league, had to postpone, as well as the Brockton USBC YA honor squad tournament. My league should pick up where we left off, and other weekend activities (honor squad, travel league) are rescheduled for this coming weekend.

Hakim Emmanuel takes Feb. 2018 NAT doubles event at Westgate

Feb 2018 NAT doubles

Finalists of the Feb. 25 NAT doubles event at Westgate Lanes (L-R): Champions Hakim Emmanuel & Angel Hernandez, runners-up Bob DiMuccio Jr. & Sr. (Photo courtesy of Northeast Amateur Tournament)

The Northeast Amateur Tournament posted on their Facebook page (must be logged into Facebook to view) that “Mr. 900” Hakim Emmanuel paired with Angel Hernandez to take the doubles event held Sunday at Westgate Lanes, defeating Bob DiMuccio Sr. & Jr., 562-491 (with handicap), in the final match. Other Westgate bowlers in the elimination finals were Chuck Paige & Matt Richard, Ralph Dahlgren & Bill Briggs, Dan Robinson & Mike Peirce, Tom Hedding (with Jayme Silva), Ed Grossett & Mike “Sensae” Reed, and Jim Ferguson & Sean Richard. There were 43 entries.

Danny Khuu throws 300/836 in Northeastern Open

Danny Khuu bowled the Northeastern Open Championships at Yankee Lanes in Keene, NH yesterday instead of staying home, and he reported that he had 300-247-289 for an 836 in his doubles event. Nice bowling! 🙂

Dan Robinson shoots 290/845, Stephen Major, Danny Zizza 300 in NAT doubles

Getting all of yesterday’s honor scores out of the way…

The biggest score of the day was turned in by association Hall of Famer Dan Robinson, who posted 288-267-290 in his first three qualifying games for an 845 set. Also, Stephen Major had a 300 game on the first squad, and Danny Zizza 300 on the second squad. For Zizza, it was his first 300 game, and it came on lanes 47 & 48, meaning he now has something in common with “Mr. 900” Hakim Emmanuel, who also had his first three 300 games on that pair.

Results (hopefully) to come later. Congrats everyone! 🙂

Sean Richard fires 300 in AXS Kings & Queens

“$eany Ka$h” bowled the AXS Kings & Queens mixed doubles event at Old Mountain Lanes today with Sandi Litchfield, and came away with at least his 96th 300 game. If I found that they won the tournament, there will be a follow-up post.

Nice bowling Seany! 🙂

Shane Litchfield bowls 299/824 in Westgate scholarship tournament

Results of today’s Westgate Memorial Scholarship Tournament (all scores with handicap, prize in parentheses):

Boys

  1. Shane Litchfield 830 ($500)
  2. Chris Zalewski 738 ($250)

Girls

  1. Ashley Major 714 ($250)

Shane deserves special mention here, as he went 299-249-276 for an 824 scratch series, his first honor scores (albeit unsanctioned).

Congrats to everyone! 🙂

Richard, Hagan, Chalifoux win titles in Greater Boston city tournament

The Greater Boston USBC Bowling Association has posted results of their city tournament, held last month at Town Line Luxury Lanes, to their Facebook page (as a series of individual posts), and Sean Richard won scratch singles and all-events in the tournament, as well as Pepsi league bowlers Shawn Hagan and Dave Chalifoux figuring in the scratch team title as members of Beat the Lefties. Congrats guys! 🙂

Update: I’ve been informed that Brian Gaskill and Steve Dale Jr. of the Pepsi league were also members of the winning Beat the Lefties team. Thanks to my source for the heads-up.

2018 Mass. state tournament information

My annual post with the Mass. state tournament information:

  • The open state tournament will be at AMF Chicopee Lanes Apr. 21-May 6 (weekends), with an entry blank available here (PDF format). Mail-in entries close Apr. 1.
  • The women’s tournament will be at Town Line Luxury Lanes in Malden May 5-20 (weekends). Entry blanks are available in the bowling centers. Entries close Apr. 1.
  • Westgate Lanes will host the youth tournament Apr. 28-May 6 (weekends). Entries are typically coordinated through the local youth associations.

Danny Khuu wins handicap title at RI USBC Doubles Championship

As shown in the above Facebook post, Westgate bowler Danny Khuu teamed with Bruce Hall to win the handicap title at the inaugural Rhode Island USBC Doubles Championship, which was held the last two weekends at Walnut Hill Bowl in Woonsocket. Hall & Khuu were actually leading scratch with a 1,944 (four games) going into the final day, but were bested by Paul Smith & Joey Transue with a 1,989, with Hall & Khuu’s 1,944 still being good for the handicap title.

WTG “Khuulade”! 🙂

Westgate bowlers win titles in Southeastern Mass. USBC trios

According to a post in the association’s Facebook group, Ed Grossett, Rene Thompson, and Mike “Sensae” Reed, all bowlers in Westgate’s Boston Rhythm & Bowling league, won the handicap title in the Southeastern Mass. Bowling Association’s trios tournament last Sunday at Wonder Bowl in New Bedford with a 2,316 total, and the Pepsi league’s Chuck Paige teamed with Jayme Silva and Mike Berube to take the scratch title with a 2,207 total. Nice bowling, guys! 🙂

Stan Lewis & Jon Hester win Bay State Open doubles in Somerset; Hester bowls 300

As reported in the above Facebook post, Pepsi league teammates Jon Hester & Stan Lewis (L-R in photo) won the Bay State Open’s first match-play doubles event Saturday at AMF Somerset Lanes, defeating Graham Eng & Kris Tam by a score (with handicap) of 504-452. The video of the final match will be below:

As also noted in the post, Jon Hester threw a 300 game in their semifinal match, which was also captured live on Facebook for the first time by the Bay State Open. That will be in the video below:

Congrats guys! 🙂

Jan. 20 Adult/Junior doubles results

With only one junior bowler other than a senior entered, there was only one division today. Results below:

  1. Jonathan & Ken Gerraughty 1,493
  2. Glenn Rucker & Russ Warmington 1,421

Kevin Thibeault throws 300 in RI Doubles Championship

Here’s something I just found out about: On Sunday, Kevin Thibeault posted a 300 game in a new event put on by the Rhode Island Bowling Association, the Rhode Island Doubles Championship at Walnut Hill Bowl in Woonsocket. The tournament continues through this weekend.

Good bowling, Kev! 🙂

Westgate youth team wins All-Star Classic in Somerset

Per the Facebook post above, a Westgate Lanes youth team with Ethan Reyes, Jonathan Gerraughty, Corey Major, Nick Damon, and Kyle Major (youth are L-R in above photo) won the annual All-Star Classic yesterday at AMF Somerset Lanes. They were coached by Steve & Rose Hamilton, along with Ken Gerraughty (adults L-R). Congrats all around! 🙂