Ontario Youth Family Handicap Twosome Tournament

SUNDAY MARCH 6, 2016
COMMUNITY NEWS


          The Ontario Youth Family Handicap Twosome Tournament was held on February 6 & 7 at Classic Bowl in Mississauga with eighty youth and family members participating in different divisions, trying to win scholarship money  for future education. Twenty-six Lambton County Tenpin Association (LCTA) youth bowlers from Hi-Way Bowl and Marcin Bowl along with their parent or adult partner took part in the competition.

          The tournament was made up of four different divisions. The Parent/ Youth division covered a parent, grandparent or legal guardian.  The Adult/Teen division covered all other adults. The Adult/Youth division covered youth bowlers from ages 5 to 12 while the Adult/Teen division covered youth bowlers from ages 13 to 21. Each team bowled four games to determine the winner in the different divisions.

          Four LCTA youth/partner teams were successful in winning scholarship money with two teams winning their respective divisions.

          There were fifteen teams In the Adult/Teen division, five from the LCTA. Hi-Way Bowl LCTA youth bowler Domenic Cocozzoli and his partner Jesse Burr were the winners of the $685.00 scholarship. Cocozzoli tossed games of 136-188-248 - 197 for a scratch total of 769 - 69 pins over average for four games. Burr wheeled games of 189-215-194-172 for a scratch total of 770 - 122 pins over average for four games. Their team score with handicap was 2031 28 pins ahead of 2nd place.

         There were fifteen teams in the Adult/Youth division, five from the LCTA. Hi-Way Bowl LCTA youth bowler Cali Smith and her partner Rob Winder were the winners of the $685.00 scholarship. Smith rolled games of 97-88-83-116 for a scratch total of 384 192 pins over average. Winder hurled games of 124-113-131- 182 for a scratch total of 550 22 pins over average. Their team score with handicap was 2054 34 pins ahead of 2nd place.

          There were twenty five teams in the Parent/Teen division, seven from the LCTA. Marcin Bowl LCTA youth bowler Jacob Bestard and his dad Drew Bestard captured 2nd place and a $342.00 scholarship. Bestard junior posted games of 207-225-173-214 for a scratch total of 819 199 pins over average for four games. Bestard senior recorded games of 193-247-213-202 for a scratch total of 855 - 139 pins over average for four games. Their team score with handicap was 2178 48 pins out of 1st place.

 

         There were twenty five teams in the Parent/Youth division, nine from the LCTA. Marcin Bowl LCTA youth bowler Nicholas Sowden and Rob Plamondon (parent) ended up in third place and a $100.00 scholarship. Sowden bowled games of 124-139-148-96 for a scratch total of 507 115 pins over average for four games. Plamondon fired games of 222-210-211-188 for a scratch total of 831 51 pins over average for four games.  Their team total score with handicap was 2006 87 pins out of 1st place.

         Congratulations go to the above mentioned bowlers for winning scholarship money and also to the twenty two other LCTA teams and the other Ontario teams that made a valiant effort in the tournament.


 

 







 

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