Bowling News USA - November 13, 2011 Aguiar, Bohn Combine for Doubles Victory at South Point
(Pictured: Parker Bohn III, Alex Aguiar)
Storm staffer Alex Aguiar of Dartmouth, Mass., and PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., defeated Brian Kretzer of Dayton, Ohio, and amateur Jeff Fehr of Cincinnati, 428-415, to win the PBA West Region Member/Non-Member Doubles title Sunday at South Point Bowling Center.
Aguiar used the Storm Marvel Pearl and Hy-Road enroute to the win.
Bohn fired a 224 and Aguiar a 204 to claim the $4,800 first prize. The victory was Bohn’s 19th in PBA Regional competition. He also has 32 PBA Tour titles, sixth best in PBA history. He and Aguiar upset the top-seeded team of Hyun Bum Kim of South Korea and Mika Koivuniemi of Hartland, Mich., 420-412, in the semifinal round to advance to the title match.
Action resumes in the PBA World Series of Bowling when qualifying begins in the Carmen Salvino Classic Monday morning. After two six-game rounds, the top 16 players will advance to an additional six-game qualifying round Monday evening to determine the top four players for the ESPN TV finals which will be conducted in South Point Exhibition Hall A next Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
All preliminary rounds of competition in the World Series of Bowling are being covered live on Xtra Frame, the PBA’s exclusive online bowling channel. For information on how to subscribe to Xtra Frame, visit pba.com.
PBA WEST REGION MEMBER/NON-MEMBER DOUBLES
South Point Bowling Center, Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 13
a-Alex Aguiar, Dartmouth, Mass (Storm Staff) /Parker Bohn III, Jackson, N.J., ($4,800) def. a-Jeff Fehr, Cincinnati/Brian Kretzer, Dayton, Ohio (Roto Grip Staff) - $2,400-, 428-415.
Semifinal Round (losers earned $1,600):
Aguiar/Bohn def. a-Hyun Bum Kim, South Korea/Mika Koivuniemi, Hartland, Mich., 420-412.
Fehr/Kretzer def. a-Raul Rosales, El Monte, Calif./Michael Haugen Jr., Cave Creek, Ariz., 525-435.
Round of 8 (best of three games, losers earned $1,200 each):
Rosales/Haugen def. a-Adam Ishman, Las Vegas/Dom Barrett, England, 2-0.
Aguiar/Bohn def. a-Toby Sambueno, Saginaw, Mich./Dan MacLelland, Canada, 2-1.
Fehr/Kretzer def. a-George Gohagan III, Austell, Ga./PJ Haggerty, Roseville, Calif., 2-0.
Kim/Koivuniemi def. a-Paul Moor, England/Martin Larsen, Sweden, 2-0.
Round of 16 (best of five games, losers earned $1,000):
Sambueno/MacLelland def. a-Curtis Woods Jr., Santa Rosa, Calif./Bryon Smith, Roseburg, Ore., 3-0.
Rosales/Haugen def. a-Yousif Falah/a-Fawaz Abdullah, Bahrain, 3-2.
Moor/Larsen def. a-Chris Klerk, Chandler, Ariz./Josh Blanchard, Gilbert, Ariz., 3-2.
Gohagan/Haggerty def. a-Rick Benard, Henderson, Nev./Dino Castillo, Carrollton, Texas, 3-1.
Aguiar/Bohn def. a-Greg Thompson Jr., Dublin, Calif./Patrick Allen, Baltimore, 3-0.
Fehr/Kretzer def. a-Carlos Cottone/Ildemaro Ruiz, Venezuela, 3-1.
Ishman/Barrett def. a-Terry Leong, Henderson, Nev./Kevin Croucher, Grants Pass, Ore., 3-1.
Kim/Koivuniemi def. a-John Congro/Eric Forkel, Las Vegas, 3-2.
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