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Chris Viale wins 3rd NEBA Title at the Buddies Open

  • May 2, 2018

Chris Viale won his third tiltle at the Open defeating Eric Stangle 216-159.  Chris won the eliminator format matchplay by averaging 245 on a very tough condition. Chris qualified for the finals with a 1048 on the last qualifying squad then shot some big numbers to advance through the special elimination style format using games of 238, 233, 245, 290 and 248 to advance to the final championship round. Chris added this to his first NEBA win at the 2002 doubles and a singles win in August 2009. He took home $1,860 and a paid entry into the Brunswick Tournament of Champions while Eric won $1,200 for his runner up finish.

A big Thank you to Chris Forry and Buddies Pro Shop for sponsoring this event and being NEBA's longest running sponsor. Visit for all your pro shop needs.

Thank you to Joanne Herman and for sponsoring $35 off of each women's first entry. We had an astounding 33 female entries this weekend. The 3rd stop on open will be June 23-24 at Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama in Newington, Connecticut

Once again, thank you to Nutmeg Bowl for their great work all weekend.

Our Next Tournament will be May 19-20 for the Harry's Pub and Grill at Westgate Lanes in Brockton, MA


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