Larry Soncrant of St. Augustine gained control in all four events of the 175-200 age category during the second of three weekends of action (Nov. 14-15) in the Florida State Bowling Association’s Men’s Championship Tournament at Dunedin Lanes in Dunedin.
According to the current, unofficial leaderboard, Soncrant now leads his division in singles (864), handicap all-events (2,543), scratch all-events (2,090) and doubles (1,685 with partner Thomas Brown).
Meanwhile, only three of the first-weekend event leaders held their top positions. Dorsey Sawicki of Tampa still leads 200-over handicap all-events with 2,390, and Terry Roedell of Orlando tops 200-over scratch all-events with 2,194. In addition, the High Flush team from Naples — consisting of Ron Rickner, Aaron Wheeler, James Cox and William Morgan — still sets the pace in the 750-over four-player team category.
Rich Powers of Davie attained the top spot in two 174-under classifications: singles with 811 and handicap all-events with 2,499. And the other new scratch all-events leader is Scott DeBoer of Largo, with a pinfall of 1,661 in the 174-under division.
A Broward County team called On Our Own — consisting of Pete Perez, Carlos Lozada, Vincent Venditto and Ernie Faulkner — moved atop the 750-under leaderboard with 3,141. Other Week 2 leaders include: James Lee and John Bell of Tampa, 1,528 in 350-under doubles; Charlie Pham and Eric Nguyen of Naples, 1,616 in 400-over doubles; and Joseph Burdge of Davie, 819 in 200-plus singles.
Mike O’Neill of Seminole and Mike Cernobyl of Tampa rolled the only second-weekend perfect games, joining Ben Wing of Tampa, who rolled a 300 on Week 1. Scott Jensen of Orlando still has the top scratch series of 815 on scores of 299, 279 and 237.
The top three in each of the tournament’s event categories, plus Sarasota-Manatee County entrants listed among the Top 20:
- TEAM EVENT (averages of 750-under): 1, On Our Own (Broward County) 3,141; 2, Four Horsemen (St. Augustine) 3,118; 3, Gamblers (Sebring) 3,047; 5, Cortez Clam Factory (Sarasota) 2,979.
- TEAM EVENT (750-up): 1, High Flush (Southwest Florida) 3,064; 2, No Excuse (Orlando) 3,043; 3, Bartow Ford (Bartow) 3,016; 19, Winsulators (Sarasota) 2,863.
- DOUBLES (350-under): 1, James Lee and John Bell (Tampa) 1,528; 2, Daryl Bonds and Carl Woodruff II Tampa) 1,513; 3, Charles Meyer and Robert Johnson (Palm Beach) 1,511. 8, Amado Mendez and Christopher McCrory (Sarasota) 1,397.
- DOUBLES (351-400): 1, Thomas Brown and Larry Soncrant (St. Augustine) 1,685; 2, Harold Hamlett and John Stacks (Valdosta, Ga.) 1,639; 3, Eric Wheeler and Jeff Wagner (Orlando) 1,604.
- DOUBLES (400-over): 1, Charlie Pham and Eric Nguyen (Naples) 1,616; 2, Chris Ziegler and Tim Willner (St. Petersburg) 1,595; 3, Dorsey Sawicki and Gerald Turner (Tampa) 1,562.
- SINGLES (174-under): 1, Rich Powers (Davie) 811; 2, John Bell (Tampa) 802; 3, Arthur Goldstein (Orlando) 792; 13, Amado Mendez (Sarasota) 746.
- SINGLES (175-200): 1, Larry Soncrant (St. Augustine) 864; 2, Kenneth Yucka (Orlando) 861; 3, Christopher McCrory (Sarasota) 859; 3, A.J. Bateman (Orange Belt) 830.
- SINGLES (200-over): 1, Joseph Burdge (Davie) 819; 2, Chester Galganski (Palm Beach) 811; 3, Mike O’Neill (Seminole) 807.
- ALL-EVENTS (174-under): 1, Rich Powers (Davie) 2,499; 2, Raymond Cummings (Pembroke Pines) 2,334; 3, Bill Price (Gainesville) 2,291.
- ALL-EVENTS (175-200): 1, Larry Soncrant (St. Augustine) 2,543; 2, Robert Johnson (Winter Haven) 2,449; 3, A.J. Bateman (Orange Belt) 2,421; 4, Christopher McCrory (Sarasota) 2,410; 16, Antonio Trinidad (Sarasota) 2,279.
- ALL-EVENTS (200-over): 1, Dorsey Sawicki (Tampa) 2,390; 2, Dave Burney Jr. (Tampa) 2,346; 3 tie, Mike O’Neill (Seminole) and Drew Beirlein (St. Petersburg) 2,333.
- ALL-EVENTS SCRATCH (174-under): 1, Scott DeBoer (Largo) 1,661; 2, Arthur Goldstein (Orlando) 1,657.
- ALL-EVENTS SCRATCH (175-200): 1, Larry Soncrant (St. Augustine) 2,090; 2, Charlie Pham (Naples) 2,047; 3, Kelly Lake (St. Augustine) 2,024.
- ALL-EVENTS SCRATCH (200-over): 1, Terry Roedell (Orlando) 2,194; 2, Drew Beirlein (St. Petersburg) 2,189; 3, Michael Bongiorno (St. Petersburg) 2,126.
To view a listing of the unofficial Top 20 listings in each tournament event after Week 1, click here.
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