At Alley Katz Lanes in Westerly, RI on January 11, 2009: Alex Aguiar grabbed his fifth title with a 226-197 win over Michael Lichstein in the final round of the six man round robin match play finals at the Ebonite Point Leader Invitational. Going into the final match, only 18 pins seperated first and second which meant the winner of the match emerged champion. Aguiar went 5-1 in matches while averaging 236. Eric Copping used a 274 in the last game to jump from third to second. Copping tied Aguiar in scratch pinfall but went 3-3 in matches. Rounding out the top 6 were Michael Lichstein, Jon Van Hees, Geoff Wetzler and Cliff Wheelock.