Daugherty, Roberts Victorious in Tavares Member/Non-Member Doubles

by Gianmarc Manzione 0

Sam Zurich
PBA South Region Director

PBA champion, Tom Daugherty, won six of eight matches with amateur doubles partner, Trevor Roberts.

Tavares, Fla. – Tom Daugherty of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and amateur partner Trevor Roberts of Crystal River, Fla., won six of their eight matches and finished with a 16-game total of 7,473 pins to win the $4,000 first prize in the Professional Bowlers Association South Region Member/Non-Member Doubles presented by Motiv at Break Point Alley Bowling Center Sunday.

Daugherty and Roberts won by 112 pins over fellow Floridians and defending champions Mike Moore of Oviedo and Shawn Naumann of Orlando to claim the title. Moore and Naumann shared $2,200 for their second place finish.

Daugherty and Elise Bolton of Merritt Island, Fla., also clinched paid entries into GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VII in Reno, in December, as the PBA South Region men’s and women’s competition points leaders. They will compete in the PBA Regional and PWBA-PBA Women’s Regional Challenge qualifying events, respectively, where they will try to win berths in the PBA Challenge Finals that will air on ESPN.

The PBA South Region’s next event will be held at Sawgrass Lanes in Tamarac, Fla., Nov. 6-8.

Break Point Alley, Tavares, Fla., Sunday

Final Match Play Standings (after 16 games, including team match play records and match play bonus pins):

1, Tom Daugherty, Wesley Chapel, Fla./a-Trevor Roberts, Crystal River, Fla., 6-2, 7,493, $4,000.

2, Mike Moore, Oviedo, Fla./a-Shawn Naumann, Orlando, Fla., 7-1, 7,361, $2,200.
3, a-Ramon Hilferink, Babson Park, Fla./a-Kendle Miles, Kennesaw, Ga., 4-4, 7,292, $1,700.
4, Dave Han, Orlando, Fla./a-John Donovan, Melbourne, Fla., 6-2, 7,107, $1,500.

5, Dave O’Sullivan, Oviedo, Fla./a-Sean Riccardi, St. Petesburg, Fla., 3-5, 6,893, $1,350.
6, Dennis Raukaskas, Apopka, Fla./a-Tony Biondi, Orlando, 3-5, 6,874, $1,300.
7, Mike Azcarate, Coral Springs, Fla./a-Jesse Rodriguez, Davie, Fla., 2-6, 6,865, $1,250.
8, Jimmy Jean, Kathleen, Ga./a-Steve Putnam, Warner Robins, Ga., 1-7, 6,445, $1,200.

a-denotes amateur

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