At AMF Silver Lanes in East Hartford, CT on January 8, 2006: After 15 games and hours of bowling, the outcome of the Point Leaders' Invitational came down to the final frame. Going into the position round, Bill Green and Tom Durand were 120+ pins ahead of third place so the winner of their match, took home the title. Tom's 188 game bettered Bill's 179 so it was Tom who won the $3,000 first place prize. Tom earned his first title against an elite field of 48 of New England's best. He averaged 214 for the day and won 140 bonus pins for his 7-1 record in match play.