The Bowlers went down to Georgia

May 22, 2023

…and it didn’t take long for them to find some strikes!

Somebody forgot to tell Ryan Lane that even the No tap is supposed to be difficult. For five games at Cherokee Lanes, he only averaged 274 and outpaced the field by over 130 pins. He did shoot 2 300 games, while Joe Morgan and Michael Rachal made him split the ‘300’ pot with them.

With only 34 bowlers, we paid the top 8 spots and 9th got the free entry into Sunday’s scratch competition.

On Sunday, our crowd showed up and struck a little more than your standard Bracket Challenge event. The field of 44 bowlers, averaged 180.57 over their 5 games of qualifying, with Josh Lewis setting the pace with a score of 1140 for his 5. We cut to the top 11, and that was Brandon Lupoe at 972.

In the first round of bracket match play:
9 – Andrew Halvorson def 8 – Tristin Davis 211-178
7-Nick Disenhinger def 10-Alex Martin 236-179
6-Dennis Carlin escaped 11-Brandon Lupoe 209-208

In the round of 8:
Andrew Halvorson def. 1-Josh Lewis 224-218
4-Nick Chuba def 5-Roger May 215-195
2-Ryan Lane def Nick Disenhinger 221-195
3-Devean Littlejohn def Carlin 206-167

Our final four saw Chuba def Halvorson (207-157) and Littlejohn def Lane (216-131). Our finals match put a up and coming star, Littlejohn, against one of our savvy Seniors, Chuba, and it was the young gun out sparing Chuba to the tune of 220-176 for Littlejohn’s FIRST Bracket Challenge title.


Upcoming schedule:
June 3/4 – Triad Lanes; Greensboro, NC
June 10/11 – Bowling World; Cookeville, TN
June 17 – Senior / Ladies Only; Warpath Lanes; Kingsport, TN
July 8/9 – Westview Lanes; Wilson, NC
July 15/16 – Warpath Lanes; Kingsport, TN
July 29 – $5k SUMMER CLASH; Western Ave; Knoxville, TN

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