Mike Fortier & George Tignor ended up on top of the 59 team field at the Over / Under 50 Doubles tournament in Cranston, RI. The duo qualified fifth with 2286 then defeated Jimmie Pritts & Chris Viale 410-370 in the first round then Fred & Billy Trudell and John & Steve Ferraro in the semi-finals to earn a spot in the championship match. The final match was exciting since it was within ten pins through the ninth frame. Mike & George filled the tenth frame to give Mike his first title and George his eighth. The duo won $1,400 plus entries into the Brunswick Tournament of Champions in November.