Walter Ray Williams Jr. Wins 10th Annual PBA60 Wilson & Sons Pest Control South Open
Gastonia, N.C. – PBA Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Oxford, Fla. added to his record-breaking career winning his 118th PBA title at the 10th annual PBA60 Wilson & Sons Pest Control Super Senior South Open at George Pappas’ Liberty Lanes on Sunday.
Williams, who compiled a 9-3 match play record defeated Jeff Bellinger of Columbia, S.C., in the best-of-five-game championship 227-234, 269-215, 290-245, 205-225, 237-234. Williams earned $2,000 for first-place in the PBA60 event which was open to bowlers aged 60 and above.
Bellinger earned $1,000 for his second-place finish.
In the semifinal round, Williams defeated Lee Brosius of Ashburn, Va., 248-178, 216-222, 215-214, 218-197, while Bellinger defeated PBA Hall of Famer Tom Baker of King, N.C., 190-243, 224-202, 222-193, 234-237, 225-212 in the other best-of-five bracket.
The PBA South Region’s next tournament will be the PBA50 Mooresville Open in Mooresville, N.C., Nov. 27-29, 2020.
PBA60 WILSON & SONS PEST CONTROL SUPER SENIOR SOUTH OPEN George Pappas’ Liberty Lanes, Gastonia, N.C., Sunday
Championship (best of five games):
Walter Ray Williams Jr., Oxford, Fla. ($2,000) def. Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C. ($1,000), 227-234, 269-215, 290-245, 205-225, 237-234.
Semifinal Round (best of five games, losers earned $800):
Williams Jr. def. Lee Brosius of Ashburn, Va., 248-178, 216-222, 215-214, 218-197.
Bellinger def. Tom Baker, King, N.C., 190-243, 224-202, 222-193, 234-237, 225-212.
Round of 8 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $625 each):
Williams Jr. def. Christopher Keane, Cape Coral, Fla., 3-0.
Bellinger def. Gregory Turner, Temple Hills, Md., 3-0.
Brosius def. David Martin, Chesapeake, Va., 3-0.
Baker def. Ken Shealy, Myrtle Beach, S.C., 3-0.