Jan. 7h 2017 articleCongratulations to Gerald Johnson for winning this months SSO Tournament by defeating Gary Schluchter 213 to 186. Gerald took home the $1000 top prize and trophy. Gerald qualified 17th out of our 21 qualifiers averaging 218.

Jan. 7h 2017 2nd place articleCongratulations also goes out to Gary Schluchter on his second place finish and prize of $500. Gary averaged 223 and qualified in the 11th spot.

This month's tournament took place at ThunderBowl Lanes in Allen Park Mi. We would like to thank the management and staff for hosting our tournament.

We had 81 bowlers this weekend with 29 Super Seniors,  6 Super Super Seniors and 4 female bowlers in attendance. 8 SS,  2 SSS and 2 Female bowlers made the Elimination Rounds.

Jan. 7 2017

The oiling pattern this month was the "USBC White 3".

The Tournament average this weekend was 206, It took a total of 1289 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, one super super senior, and two female bowlers to advance below the cut line set by Marc Fagenson. Ken Ulichy and Steve Trimble were the two Senior's,  Jm Magolan, Sandy Schultz and Steve Messina were the 3 SS, Ed Austreng was the SSS and Julie Oczepek was the female bowler to advance below the cut line.

We ended up with 29 bowlers in the Elimination Rounds, providing a little better than 1 in 3 cashing ratio for the tournament.

There was one honor scores in game one of qualifying by Gerald Brown shooting 290 with 11 in a row. 750 was our highest series shot by Mike Craig in his first 3 games of qualifying. 

Gerald Brown was high qualifier with 1330 and averaged 222. Gerald advanced to the second round before being eliminated.
The SSO will be providing more BONUS tournaments with a wider variety of formats in 2017. We'll be bringing you four bonus events next  year including a new Canadian Open added this year to be held in Windsor Ontario Canada. The date will be Saturday April 8th of 2017.

We are proud to have Ebonite Mail Logo 40  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 ProductsRed Robin,  Turbo 2 in 1 Grips and the Hamtramck Singles Classic for their support of our tournaments.

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