Jackson Veitch, Brianna Rogers, and Lance Morris win PBA Jr. Williamsburg Regional
Williamsburg, Va. – The second PBA Jr. Regional tournament in the South was a great success seeing three winners across three youth divisions at AMF Williamsburg Lanes in Williamsburg, Va. Jackson Veitch, Brianna Rogers, and Lance Morris each captured the U15 Mixed, U18 Girls, and U18 Boys Divisions, respectively.
U15 Mixed: Jackson Veitch of Edinburg, Va., who qualified as the number one seed in the four-person stepladder finals, easily won his match against Christopher Rhea Jr. of Newport News, Va.,179-151, to win the title in the U15 Mixed division. Veitch added $1000 to his SMART Fund account. In the first stepladder match, Chance McLane of Chesapeake Beach, Va. defeated Clayton Washington of Midlothian, Va., 193-174. McLane then lost to Rhea Jr., 177-167.
U18 Girls: Brianna Rogers of Florence, S.C., defeated Amanda Granata of Florham, N.J., 211-158 to win the U18 Girls division and added $1000 scholarship funds to her SMART account. Rogers, who earned the third seed in the stepladder finals, won her first match 187-168, against Kaytlen Peck of Fort Lawn, S.C. and the semifinal match, 216-160, against Juliana Kerrigan Peck of Ashland, Va.
U18 Boys: Lance Morris of Beattyville, Ky., defeated Andru Blaney of Indian Head, Md., 244-210 to win the U18 Boys division and earned the $1000 SMART Fund Scholarship. Brandon who qualified for the stepladder finals in the third seed defeated Tristan Rock-Rolison of Seale, Ala. in the opening match 179-156. Then Morris went on to defeat Mason Doan of Royersford, Pa. in the semifinal match 220-181.
The next PBA Jr. South Region event is the PBA Jr. National Championship event in Marietta, Ga., September 3-4, 2021.
PBA JR WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL
AMF Williamsburg Lanes, Williamsburg, Va.
U15 Mixed Final Standings:
- n-Jackson Veitch, Edinburg, Va., 198 average, 1000 SMART points.
- n-Christopher Rhea Jr., Newport News, Va., 178 average, 500 SMART points.
- Chance McLane, Chesapeake Beach, Md., 175 average, 300 SMART points.
- Clayton Washington, Midlothian, Va., 176 average, 200 SMART points.
U15 Mixed Stepladder Results:
Match One – McLane defeated Washington, 193-174.
Semi-final Match – Rhea Jr. defeated McLane, 177-167.
Championship Match – Veitch defeated Rhea Jr., 179-151.
U15 Mixed Final Match Play Standings (match play record and total pins after 14 games, including match play bonus pins)
- n-Veitch, 7-1, 3,003.
- n-Rhea Jr., 5-3, 2,667.
- Washington, 5-3, 2,625.
- McLane, 5-3, 2,598.
- Matthew Kiker, Florence, S.C., 3-5, 2,472, 100 SMART points.
- Aiden Watts, Prince Frederick, Md., 1-7, 2,425, 96 SMART points.
- Caidin Lambrecht, Unadilla, N.Y., 3-5, 2,320.
- Elijah McClain, Statesville, N.C., 3-5, 2,273.
U18 Girls Final Standings:
- Brianna Rogers, Florence, S.C., 185 average, 1000 SMART points.
- Amanda Granata, Florham, N.J., 187 average, 400 SMART points.
- Juliana Kerrigan, Ashland, Va., 188 average, 200 SMART points.
- Kaytlen Peck, Fort Lawn, S.C., 171 average, 132 SMART points.
U18 Girls Stepladder Results:
Match One – Rogers defeated Peck, 187-168.
Semi-final Match – Rogers defeated Kerrigan, 216-160.
Championship Match – Rogers defeated Granata, 211-158.
U18 Girls Final Match Play Standings (match play record and total pins after 14 games, including match play bonus pins)
- Granata, 6-2, 2,830.
- Kerrigan, 4-4, 2,788.
- Rogers, 7-1, 2,742.
- Peck, 4-4, 2,524.
- Kiersten Michel, Chesapeake, Va., 3-5, 2,446.
- Amelia Lemanowicz, Mount Arlington, N.J., 4-4, 2,407.
- Elizabeth Weeks, Florence, S.C., 2-6, 2,380.
- Brienna Cooper, Manassas Park, Va., 2-6, 2,364.
U18 Boys Final Standings:
- Lance Morris, Beattyville, Ky., 205 average, 1000 SMART points.
- LAndru Blaney, Indian Head, Md., 208 average, 500 SMART points.
- LMason Doan, Royersford, Pa., 203 average, 350 SMART points.
- LTristan Rock-Rolison, Seale, Ala., 195 average, 225 SMART points.
U18 Boys Stepladder Results:
Match One – Morris defeated Rock-Rolison, 179-156.
Semi-final Match – Morris defeated Doan, 220-181.
Championship Match – Morris defeated Blaney, 244-210.
U18 Boys Final Match Play Standings (match play record and total pins after 14 games, including match play bonus pins)
- Blaney, 6-2, 3,093.
- n-Doan, 4-4, 2,978.
- Morris, 4-4, 2,967.
- n-Rock-Rolison, 3-5, 2,775.
- Tyler Michel, Chesapeake, Va., 4-4, 2,851, 200 SMART points.
- Ethan Fiore, Valrico, Fla., 4-4, 2,817, 169 SMART points.
- Chris Bald, Raleigh, N.C., 4-4, 2,788.
- Jyles Matthews, Charlotte, N.C., 3-5, 2,780.
n- indicates non member