Friday, June 4, 2010

PBA Stars Gearing Up For GEICO Team Shootout

In addition to gripping tape, shoe brushes and rosin bags, Lumber Liquidators 
PBA Tour stars gearing up for the GEICO Team Shootout at Six Flags Great 
Adventure in Jackson, N.J., June 11-12, will accessorize with sun screen, 
Bermuda shorts and sunglasses for bowling in the great outdoors.

The first “Manufacturers’ Cup” competition will feature all-star teams 
representing Brunswick, Ebonite International, 900 Global and Storm Products in 
a round-robin series of Baker team matches. The summer series, bowled outdoors 
on specially-constructed lanes, will air on ESPN on June 27 (starting at 2:30 
p.m. Eastern), July 3 (3 p.m.), July 4 (2 p.m.) and July 11 (1:30 p.m.). Mike 
Jakubowski, better known to’s Xtra Frame fans as Mike J. Laneside, will 
call the action along with color analyst Randy Pedersen. Rob Stone, the PBA 
Tour’s regularly-scheduled announcer, is on assignment covering FIFA World Cup 

Teams will include: Brad Angelo, Parker Bohn III, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, Johnny 
Petraglia and Sean Rash bowling for Brunswick; Chris Barnes, Jason Couch, Mike 
Fagan, Tommy Jones, Bill O’Neill and Mike Scroggins bowling for Ebonite 
International; Michael Haugen Jr., Steve Jaros, Robert Smith, Brian Voss and 
Walter Ray Williams Jr., bowling for 900 Global, and Jason Belmonte, Norm Duke, 
Brian Kretzer, Wes Malott, Rhino Page and Pete Weber bowling for Storm.

Dorin-Ballard, Couch, Williams and Duke will conclude the week by participating 
in a “Walk in the Park” on Sunday, June 13, at Six Flags to raise money to 
benefit Cure Kids Cancer and Children’s Miracle Network. If you would like to 
make a tax-deductible contribution on behalf of your favorite PBA star, there’s 
still time. Visit and click the "Support A Walker" button.

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