Wednesday, January 6, 2010

PBA's Pepsi Red, White and Blue Open presented by USBC

This Sunday JAN. 10, 1 P.M. (E) on ESPN: Professional Bowling Association (PBA)'s Pepsi Red, White and Blue Open presented by USBC

Match One: Walter Ray Williams Jr., Ocala, FL, vs. Michael Machuga, Erie, PA
Match Two: Mike Scroggins, Amarillo, TX def. Mike Fagan, Patchogue, NY

Match One: Williams-Machuga winner vs. Wayne Garber, Modesto, CA
Match Two: Scroggins-Fagan winner vs. Patrick Allen, Wesley Chapel, FL

Championship Match: Winners of Round Two match one and match two
Prize Money: 1, $25,000; 2, $13,000; 3-4, $8,000; 5-6, $5,500
● Williams is trying for his 47th PBA Tour title, Machuga his third, Scroggins
his seventh, Fagan his second (first singles), Garber his first and Allen his 14th
● Williams is making his record 171st TV appearance
● Allen earned No. 1 qualifying position with a 300 in the final position round
match; it was a record 31st perfect game of the tournament
● Garber, a 42-year-old rookie, is making his first TV appearance
● Eighth event of 2009-10 Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour season
● TV finals conducted on USBC’s Blue lane conditioning pattern (most challenging of the Red, White and Blue lane conditioning patterns used during qualifying and match play)

Tournament Recap:
First round leader (after 8 games): Cassidy Schaub, Polk, OH 2,070
Second round leader (after 16 games): Schaub, 4,116
Third round leader (after 24 games): Schaub, 5,991
Fourth round leader (after 32 games, including match play bonus pins): Michael Machuga, Erie, PA, 5-3, 8,166
Fifth round leader (after 40 games, including bonus pins): Machuga, 11-5, 10,411
Final match play leader (after 48 games, including bonus pins):
Patrick Allen, Wesley Chapel, Fla., 14-10, 12,308

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