Congratulations to Dave Patchen SS on winning his second SSO Championship. Patchen also won the Senior/Super Senior Doubles Championship last March. This weekend Dave defeated Bo Goergen 253 to 227 in the final match and took home the $1000 first place prize. Dave qualified 6th out of our 26 qualifiers averaging 230 for his first 6 games. Dave averaged better than 256 in his 5 game Elimination rounds.
Congratulations also goes out to Bo Goergen on his second place finish and prize of $500. Bo averaged 239 and qualified second after 6 games.
This month's tournament took place at 300 Bowl Waterford Township Mi. We would like to thank the management and staff for hosting our tournament this weekend.
We had 78 bowlers this weekend with 19 Super Seniors, 6 Super Super Seniors and 2 female bowlers in attendance. 8 SS, 1 SSS made the Elimination Rounds.
The oiling pattern this month was the "MDUSBC 2017 Senior Masters Championship".
The Tournament average this weekend was 204, It took a total of 1291 and an average of 215 or better to make it to the Elimination Rounds above the cut line.
There were two regular seniors, three super seniors and one super super senior below the cut line set by Marc Hatchigian. Joey Hikey and Aaron Staples were the two Senior's, Mark Hatchgian, Mike Lee and, Fred McClain were the three SS and Ed Austreng was the SSS to advance below the cut line.
We ended up with 26 bowlers in the Elimination Rounds, providing a little better than 1 in 3 cashing ratio for the tournament.
There were no honor scores however we had two 289 games, one by Randy Schroeder and game one and one by Dick Selgo SS in his last game of qualifying. 773 was our highest series by Bo Goergen in his first 3 games of qualifying.
Gary Schluchter was high qualifier with 1439 and averaged better than 240. Gary advanced to the second round before being eliminated by bowling his lowest game of the tournament..
We are proud to have as our major sponsor for 2017.The SSO would like to thank everyone for coming out to compete. The SSO would also like to thank our sponsors; Ebonite Bowling Products, Red Robin, Turbo 2 in 1 Grips and the Hamtramck Singles Classic for their support of our tournaments.