Stoney Baker Wins Inaugural PBA50 Station 300 Coastal Classic

by Gianmarc Manzione 0

Baker.Stoney_CantonGA_2014PBA50(1)Stoney Baker of Canton , Ga., defeated Wayne Bolin of Lumberton, N.C., 257-177, to win the inaugural PBA50 Station 300 Coastal Classic at Station 300 Sunday.

Baker posted a 6-4 match play record, including a 300 in game eight, to qualify third for the stepladder finals. He defeated Gary Morgan of Atlanta, Ga., in the first match, 212-196, and then advanced to the title match by defeating Todd Haney of Boiling Springs, S.C., 225-178, in the semifinal round. Baker earned $1,800 along with his 24th overall PBA Regional title. Bolin earned $1,000 for second place.

The South Region’s next tournament will be the PBA Lightning Lanes Challenge in Marion, N.C., on May 15-17.

PBA50 STATION 300 COASTAL CLASSIC
Station 300, Bluffton, S.C., Sunday

Final Standings: 

1, Stoney Baker, Canton, Ga., 694 (three games), $1,800.

2, Wayne Bolin, Lumberton, N.C., 177 (one game), $1,000.

3, Todd Haney, Boiling Springs, S.C., 178 (one game), $900.

4, Gary Morgan, Atlanta, Ga., 196 (one game), $750.

Stepladder Results:

Match One: Baker def. Morgan, 212-196.

Semifinal Match: Baker def. Haney, 225-178.

Championship Match: Baker def. Bolin, 257-177.

Final Match Play Standings (after 18 games, including match play bonus pins)

1, Bolin, 8-2, 4,058.

2, Haney, 8-2, 3,992.

3, Baker, 6-4, 3,985.

4, Morgan, 5-5, 3,983.

5, Ken Shealy, Myrtle Beach, S.C., 4-6, 3,856, $650.

6, J D Wilson, Lexington, S.C., 4-6, 3,849, $550.

7, Jeff Schrum, Cherryville, N.C., 5-5, 3,751, $530.

8, Mike Devore, Brandon, Fla., 5-5, 3,588, $520.

9, Larry Felts, Moore, S.C., 3-7, 3,556, $510.

10, Perry Trivette, Edneyville, N.C., 2-8, 3,470 $500.

300 Games: Jimmy Jean, Stoney Baker

 

DV8 Warrant