Walter Ray Williams Jr. Wins PBA50 Timber Lanes Open for 116th PBA Title
Oxford, Pa. – Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams, Jr. of Oxford, Fla., added to his career PBA Title record when he scored an 88-pin victory over Troy Lint of Blandon, Pa. to win the PBA50 Timber Lanes Open on Sunday.
Williams, the winningest bowler in PBA history, compiled a 5-2-1 match play record and a 16-game total of 4,106 pins to score the victory. The win was the 21st PBA50 Regional title for Williams, who also owns 47 PBA Tour titles, 15 PBA50 Tour titles, and 30 standard PBA Regional Tour titles. Ironically, this was his first PBA win of the 2021 season as he had finished runner-up in each of the three most recent events that he competed in.
Lint, who is a second-year PBA member, had his best singles finish of his career as the runner-up. He won his first regional title a week earlier when he won a doubles event in the Central Region.
Williams earned $1,800 for the win, while Lint earned $1,050 as the runner-up.
The PBA East Region travels to Aberdeen, N.J. next for the PBA AMF Strathmore Lanes Open on Saturday, Oct. 24.
PBA50 TIMBER LANES OPEN
Timber Lanes, Oxford, Pa., Sunday
Final Match Play Standings (after 16 games, including match play bonus pins)
1. Walter Ray Williams Jr., Oxford, Fla., 5-2-1, 4,106, $1,800.
2. Troy Lint, Blandon, Pa., 5-2-1, 4,018, $1,050.
3. Brad Angelo, Lockport, N.Y., 3-5, 3,965, $900.
4. Steve Weber, Dover, Del., 5-3, 3,933, $800.
5. Sammy Ventura, Norwich, N.Y., 4-4, 3,919, $750.
6. Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, 5-3, 3,867, $725.
7. Brian Prye, Waynesboro, Pa., 4-4, 3,861, $700.
8. n-George Szczublewski, Niagara Falls, N.Y., 4-3-1, 3,763, $680.
9. Lee Brosius, Ashburn, Va., 4-4, 3,629, $660.
10. Brian LeClair, Rensselaer, N.Y., 3-5, 3,748, $640.
11. Johnny Petraglia, Jackson, N.J., 4-4, 3,703, $620.
12. Michael Klosin, Windham, N.H., 0-7-1, 3,482, $600.
300 Games: Brad Angelo, Gregory Turner
n-designates non-PBA member
Editor’s Note: A photo of the winner has been posted in PBA's Media Gallery.
Russ Mills | PBA East Region Director |
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