Monacelli Outlasts Bohn, Weber and Williams to Win Clash of the Legends: Next Up on Xtra Frame, PBA50 Johnny Petraglia BVL Open

by Gianmarc Manzione 0

Jerry Schneider
Professional Bowlers Association

AmletoFour of PBA’s all-time greats, with a combined total of 137 PBA Tour and 16 PBA50 Tour wins, battled it out in the Clash of the Legends presented by BVL at Farmingdale Lanes Saturday.

After three rounds and a roll-off, it was 19-time PBA Tour and two-time PBA50 Tour winner, Amleto Monacelli who survived to win the one-ball elimination event seen on’s Xtra Frame online video service.

As a prelude to the PBA50 Johnny Petraglia BVL Open presented by Brunswick which starts Sunday, Monacelli outscored 47-time Tour and nine-time PBA50 Tour winner Walter Ray Williams Jr. in a roll-off, 10-9, after both players rolled nine-counts in the third round. Williams left a 10-pin on the final shot handing the win to Monacelli.

34-time PBA Tour winner and two-time PBA50 Tour titlist Parker Bohn III was eliminated in the first round leaving a solid nine-pin, while Monacelli, Williams and 37-time PBA Tour and three-time PBA50 Tour winner, Pete Weber all threw strikes.

In the second round Williams struck to advance, but Weber and Monacelli both left nine counts forcing a roll-off. Monacelli won the roll-off with a nine-count to Weber’s 4-6-7-10 split.

Next up on Xtra Frame will be first-round qualifying for the Johnny Petraglia BVL Open which begins Sunday morning at 8 a.m. ET. Action continues Monday and Tuesday, culminating with the stepladder finals at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday.

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