At AMF Auburn Lanes in Auburn, MA on January 13, 2008: Brian Boghosian won his ninth career title at the Point Leader Invitational. This is his first NEBA win since the 2004 Point Leader Invitational. In Auburn, Brian B qualified ninth with 1013 then moved up to third with 653 in the 3-game semi-finals. In the 6-man round robin finals, he won his first four matches with 196, 167, 198 and 199 then lost with 184. This placed him third on the grueling conditions, only 19 pins out of first. He shot the high game of the finals, 246, to easily claim the 2008 title. Brian won $2,400 plus a $100 entry into the Tournament of Champions. Runner-up Mike Lichstein won $1,350.