Fayetteville, N.C. – Trevor Roberts of Crystal River, Fla. defeated Dick Allen of Lexington, S.C., 236-208, to win the 17th annual PBA Fayetteville South Open presented at Lafayette Lanes on Sunday.

Roberts qualified in the number one position for the four-man stepladder finals with a 16-game total of 3,865 pins, 112 pins ahead of Mark Tarkington of Elizabeth City, N.C., with 3,573. In third was Verity Crawley of Lake Wales, Fla. 3,739 and Dick Allen fourth with 3,723.

In the opening match, Allen defeated Crawley easily with a perfect game 300-203. Allen then disposed of Tarkington 254-199 to advance to the Championship match. 

In the title match, Allen had early opens in the second and fifth frames which made the victory even easier for Roberts who started out with a double spare double.

Roberts earned $2,300 for his first PBA Regional title, Allen $1,200 for second, Tarkington $1,000 for third, and Crawley earned $900 for fourth.

The PBA South Region’s next event will be the PBA AMF Mechanicsville South Open on Oct. 24 at AMF Hanover Lanes in Mechanicsville, Va.

Lafayette Lanes, Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday


Final Standings:
1.    Trevor Roberts, Crystal River, Fla., $2,300.
2.    Dick Allen, Lexington, S.C., $1,200.
3.    Mark Tarkington, Elizabeth City, N.C., $1,000.
4.    n-Verity Crawley, Lake Wales, Fla., $900.

Stepladder Results:
Match One – Allen def. Crawley, 300-203.
Semifinal – Allen def. Tarkington, 254-199.
Championship – Roberts def. Allen, 236-208.

Final Qualifying Standings (after 16 games, top 4 advanced to stepladder finals):
1.    Roberts, 3,865.
2.    Tarkington, 3,753.
3.    Crawley, 3,739. 
4.    Allen, 3,723.
5.    Mike Coffey, Melbourne, Fla., 3,711, $825.
6.    Matt Taylor, Zebulon, N.C.,  3,678, $725.
7.    Carlos Tobon, Plantation, Fla., 3,614, $665.
8.    Kristijonas Sergejevas, Lithuania, 3,563, $605.
9.    n-Kevin Fanter, Beaufort, S.C., 3,550, $585.
10.    N-Brian Locke, Raleigh, N.C., 3,496, $565.
11.    n-Josh Johnson, Callahan, Fla., 3,423, $545.
12.    Kennon McFalls, Belmont, N.C., 3,397, $525.

300 Games: Kennon McFalls, Dick Allen.

n-denotes non-PBA member.

Sam Zurich | PBA South Region Director | 
Phone: 321.508.0291 | e-mail: [email protected]