Congratulations to Nick Marien on winning his first title at the Bowl Winkles Pro Shop Open, held yesterday at Apple Valley Bowl. Nick went through a gauntlet to win his first title. Nick defeated bowler of the year runner-up Chris Monroy 280-279, Senior Bowler of the year John Kirker and champion Roger Baral 290-289 to advance to the championship match. He finally added his name to the list of champions winning in stunning fashion against 2017 Bowler of the Year Alex Aguiar 248-236. Nick averaged an astonishing 270.5 throughout the finals! He took home $1350 and free entry into next years Brunswick Tournament of Champions.
Thank you to Rich Reynolds for sponsoring this fantastic event. Make sure to visit Bowl Winkle's Pro Shop for all your pro shop needs. Thank you to Shawn McDowell and the entire staff at Apple Valley Bowl. We appreciate your hard work and superb service this entire weekend.
Thanks to every sponsor, Bowler, member, bowling center, viewer and anyone else who helped make 2017 a great year for NEBA. We truly appreciate every single one of you and can't wait to see you on the lanes in 2018.
- Entries: 163
- Cuts: 1205(6PM), 1196(9AM), 1171(12:30PM), 1171(At-Large), Sr/SSr/Wmn made squad cuts
- Qualifiers: 40
- High Qualifier: Keith DeMaine (1244)