Tue, April 16, 2024

Nate Clarke wins NEBA Title #1 winning the 2024 Bowl Winkles Pro Shop Open presented by Ace Mitchell Bowling Supply at Bowler HOF Silver Lanes in East Hartford, CT.

  • Mar 19, 2024

Nate Clarke won NEBA Title #1, the 2024 Bowl Winkles Pro Shop Open, presented by Ace Mitchell Bowling Supply at Bowler HOF Silver Lanes in East Hartford, CT.

We had 167 bowlers compete this year for the Bowl Winkles Pro Shop Open, presented by Ace Mitchell Bowling Supply. We had 40 bowlers move onto the single-game match play final on Sunday afternoon. Nate qualified 21st with a score of 1175 through the at-large, which was enough to grant him a one-round bye. Nate defeated the number 12 seed Tyler Hurne 257 to 233, advancing him to the third round, where he defeated RJ Broege 226 to 207. His win advanced him into the semi-finals against Keith DeMaine, whom he defeated 236 to 216, advancing him into the championship match against NEBA Champion Joey Transue. This championship match went down to the tenth frame, where Nate needed a double to secure his first NEBA title and defeated Joey 246 to 238.

We want to thank Rich Reynolds, Bowl Winkles Pro Shop, Vinny Grazn, and Ace Mitchell Bowling Supply for their continued support of NEBA and the sport of bowling.  

Our next tournament will be The Cambridge Invitational for 2023 on Sunday, April 7th, at AMF Auburn Lanes in Auburn, MA. You must have participated in 5 tournaments in 2023 to bowl in this event. We have $3500 added to the prize fund from Chris & Amy Viale with Cambridge Credit Counseling and $3200 added from NEBA for a total of $6,700 added to the prize fund. Make your reservations now at https://www.bowlneba.com/tournaments/cambridge-credit-invitational-2023/

This is also a stop of the Paul Forry Memorial Cup Series where the top 8 bowlers on Sunday will qualify to participate for a chance in the $10,000 prize fund, thank you to the Forry family for all your support over many years.

  • Entries: 167
  • Cuts: 6 PM (1167), 9 AM (1179), 12:30 PM (1139), At-Large (1136), W (1189), SR (1160), SS (1136)
  • Qualifiers: 40
  • High Qualifier: Frank Fuller & Jay Johnson (1288)

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