Full Field Set for FireLake PBA TOC After Grand Hotel, Casino & Resort Winter Open Qualifying

by Gianmarc Manzione 0

Jerry Schneider
Professional Bowlers Association

Anthony Lavery-Spahr was the overall qualifying leader over the weekend.
Anthony Lavery-Spahr was the overall qualifying leader over the weekend.

With the completion of Saturday’s qualifying round in the PBA Grand Hotel, Casino & Resort Winter Open regional tournament, an additional 26 entrants for the FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions field were determined who will join the 53-player exempt field when qualifying begins on Tuesday.

Among those advancing from the regional to the TOC field were three women – Liz Johnson, Danielle McEwan and Diana Zavjalova – who will join Kelly Kulick from the exempt field.

Anthony Lavery-Spahr of Pasadena, Texas, topped qualifying with a 1,953 eight-game pinfall (244 average).

For a complete list of TOC entrants click on http://www.pba.com/Rosters/Details/2113

PBA50 Tour, PBA Regional, PBA50 Regional, PBA Women’s Regional and PBA Women’s Series champions were eligible to earn spots in the Tournament of Champions.

The regional field has been cut to the top 35 players who will advance to Sunday morning’s cashers round 9:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. CT) which will determine the 16 finalists for match play Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET (noon CT).

Bowling fans can catch Sunday’s regional action via PBA’s new enhanced online bowling channel Xtra Frame. Following the regional, Xtra Frame will cover the PBA Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Monday beginning at 8 p.m. ET, and then will cover Tournament of Champions qualifying and match play Tuesday Feb. 2 through Friday, Feb. 5. ESPN will air the TOC finals live on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CT) from the FireLake Arena.

Xtra Frame offers three subscription packages: $3.99 for a three-day subscription, $7.99 for a 30-day package and $64.99 for the XF Season Ticket, a 12-month package. To subscribe, visit pba.com and click on the Xtra Frame link.

In addition to Xtra Frame’s live video streaming coverage, PBA fans can follow the action via “Live Scoring” on pba.com.

PBA GRAND HOTEL, CASINO & RESORT WINTER OPEN

FireLake Bowling Center, Shawnee, Okla.

First Round Results  (after 8 games)

Top 35 advance to Sunday’s Cashers Round

t-indicates player earned spot in Tournament of Champions field

1, t-Anthony Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas, 1,953

2, Tom Daugherty, Riverview, Fla., 1,891

3, t, Dino Castillo, Highland Village, Texas, 1,859

4, D.J. Archer, Friendswood, Texas, 1,850

5, Dom Barrett, England, 1,849

6, Anthony Pepe, Elmhurst, N.Y., 1,841

7, Stuart Williams, England, 1,840

8, t, Sean Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas, 1,815

9, Marshall Kent, Yakima, Wash., 1,815

10, Jesper Svensson, Sweden, 1,812

11, EJ Tackett, Huntington, Ind., 1,810

12, Francois Lavoie, Wichita, Kan., 1,792

13, t, Mitch Beasley, Clarksville, Tenn., 1,791

14, t, Shawn Maldonado, Houston, 1,790

15, Brett Cooper, Denver, 1,780

16, Clint Land, Houston, 1,774

17, Marc Heninger, Tonganoxie, Kan., 1,770

18, t, Will Barnes, Wichita, Kan., 1,768

19, Connor Pickford, Charlotte, N.C., 1,758

20, Bryan Goebel, Shawnee, Kan., 1,754

21, Tom Hess, Urbandale, Iowa, 1,748

22, t, Tyler Jensen, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1,747

23, Brad Angelo, Lockport, N.Y., 1,744

24, Tom Smallwood - Saginaw, Mich., 1,741

25, t, Brett Spangler, Niles, Ohio, 1,738

26, Dave Wodka, Beavercreek, Ohio, 1,725

27, t, Liz Johnson, Cheektowaga, N.Y., 1,716

28, Miguel Lopez, Wichita, Kan., 1,711

29, Jessy Bauer, Junction City, Kan. 1,710

30, Gary Faulkner, Jr., Memphis, Tenn., 1,705

31, Anthony Simonsen, Princeton, Texas, 1,703

32, t, Blake Demore, Springfield, Mo., 1,700

33, Osku Palermaa, Finland, 1,700

34, Walter Ray Williams, Oxford, Fla., 1,696

35, t, Ted Staikoff, Black Hawk, S.D., 1,688

36, Chris Loschetter, Avon, Ohio, 1,684

37, Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., 1,682

38, Paul Moor, England, 1,680

39, t, Nathan Bohr, Wichita, Kan., 1,675

40, Jake Provenzano, Wichita, Kan., 1,674

41, t, Tom Sorce, Richmond, Va., 1,670

42, Trey Ford Bartlesville, Okla., 1,658

43, t, AJ Johnson, Oswego, Ill., 1,656

44, t, Jesse Buss, Belvidere, Ill., 1,652

45, Jason Sterner, Covington, Ga., 1,651

46, Kevin Fanter, Maize, Kan., 1,651

47, Devin Bidwell, Wichita, Kan., 1,650

48, Brian Lake, Irving, Texas, 1,650

49, t, Diana Zavjalova, Latvia, 1,646

50, t, Lee White, Odessa, Texas, 1,644

51, Jared Wolf, Jonesboro, Ark., 1,641

52, Martin Bedford, Andrews AFB, Md., 1,640

53, t, Paul Brewbaker, Midwest City, Okla., 1,637

54, Tracy Camper, Piedmont, Okla., 1,629

55, Mason Edmondson, Amarillo, Texas, 1,629

56, t, David Williams, Omaha, Neb., 1,627

57, Lonnie Waliczek, Wichita, Kan., 1,624

58, t, Aaron Lorincz, Belleville, Mich., 1622

59, Pat Larkin, Brookshire, Texas, 1,622

60, Kyle Troup, Taylorsville, N.C., 1,618

61, Chris Hansen, Frisco, Texas, 1,618

62, t, Danielle McEwan, Stony Point, N.Y., 1,613

63, Jeff Hatt, Oklahoma City, 1,611

64, Thomas Larsen, Denmark, 1,610

65, Keven Williams, Springfield, Mo., 1,608

66, Clint Watkins, Andrews, Texas, 1,587

67, Beau Peterson, Newton, Kan., 1,583

68, t, Kyle Bigelow, Troy, Ohio, 1,580

69, April Murphy, North Richland Hills, 1,573

70, Kenneth Bland, Cibolo, Texas, 1,571

71, t, Scott Greiner, Platte City, Mo., 1,570

72, Mykel Holliman, Collierville, Tenn., 1,569

73, Jarek Vincent, Ft. Smith, Ark., 1,562

74, Ted Pritts, Little Elm, Texas, 1,560

75, Patrick Allen, Mt. Kisco, N.Y., 1,559

76, Ken Harlan, Lubbock, Texas, 1,553

77, Chad Newman, The Colony, Texas, 1,547

78, Shane Martin, Amarillo, Texas, 1,543

79, t, JT Jackson, Sherman Oaks, Calif., 1,542

80, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, Keller, Texas, 1,541

81, Angkie Ramirez, Chicago, Ill., 1,541

82, Dylan Burns, Lawrence, Kan., 1,533

83, David Tullos, Spring, Texas, 1,517

84, Bryan Viator, Seabrook, Texas, 1,501

85, Scott Newell, Deland, Fla. 1,476

86, Lance Nikkel, Leavenworth, Kan., 1,464

87, Stephen Keblish, Oklahoma City, 1,452

88, Ryan Miller, Lawrence, Kan., 1,446

89, Robert McBride, Dallas, 1,445

90, Davon Hill, Moore, Okla., 1,438

91, t, Brandon Bivens, East Ridge, Tenn., 1,437

92, Kirsten Peterson, Newton, Kan. 1,434

93, t, David Scardaville, Houston, Texas, 1,433

94, Scott Crawford, Allen, Texas, 1,427

95, Don Blankenship, Odessa, Texas, 1,419

96, Jay Flinn, Laurie, Mo., 1,415

97, Mark Morgan, Killeen, Texas, 1,410

98, Rameses Chambers, Kansas City, Mo., 1,409

99, Dylan Eichler, Bentonville,, 1,406

100, James Mayer, Richmond, Texas, 1,397

101, Gary Blair, Albuquerque, N.M., 1,384

102, Kyle Wilkes, Omaha, Neb., 1,376

103, Adam Hammersley, Wichita, Kan., 1,348

104, Cody Copeland, Abiline, Texas, 1,346

105, James Delacerda, Natchitoches, La., 1,342

106, Bill Ritchie, Pilot Point, Texas, 1,211

107, Dante Williams, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1,206

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