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Anthony Simonsen earned a berth in the PBA Players Championship Finals by winning the West Region with a 279 game over fifth-seeded Kris Koeltzow, who averaged 263 in his prior three matches to earn a spot in the final match.
Simonsen is the first player to advance to the PBA Players Championship Finals, which will feature the winners from all five regions competing for a major championship title and a top prize of $250,000. Simonsen will be attempting to win his third career major title and second Players Championship, which he previously won in 2019.
The PBA Players Championship Finals will air live on FOX Broadcast Channel Feb. 21.
- Anthony Simonsen, advances to PBA Players Championship Finals
- Kris Koeltzow, earns $15,000
- Wesley Low Jr., $13,000
- Jakob Butturff, $11,000
- Darren Tang, $10,000
Match 1 – No. 5 Koeltzow def. No. 4 Tang, 269-245
Match 2 – No. 5 Koeltzow def. No. 3 Butturff, 268-213
Match 3 – No. 5 Koeltzow def. No. 2 Low, 254-226
Match 4 – No. 1 Simonsen def. No. 5 Koeltzow, 279-205
Current Round: Title Match
Games Completed: 1
|1||Anthony Simonsen||Little Elm, Texas||279||279.00||1-0-0||79|
|2||Kris Koeltzow||Wheat Ridge, Colo.||205||205.00||0-1-0||5|
|# Finish||Bowler||Hometown||(W-L-T)||Avg||Pts Points||Money|
|1||Anthony Simonsen||Little Elm, Texas||1-0-0||279.00||2550||$50,000.00|
|2||Kris Koeltzow||Wheat Ridge, Colo.||3-1-0||249.00||2145||$15,000.00|
|3||Wesley Low Jr.||Palmdale, Calif.||0-1-0||226.00||1281||$11,000.00|
|4||Jakob Butturff||Tempe, Ariz.||0-1-0||213.00||1695||$13,000.00|
|5||Darren Tang||Las Vegas||0-1-0||245.00||975||$10,000.00|