Ireland's Paul Stott Jr. (pictured left) came out of the gates quickly in the first qualifying squad of the 31st Trofeu Internacional Ciutat de Barcelona Monday at Bowling Pedralbes in Barcelona, Spain. Stott posted six games between 210 and 247 (247, 234, 247, 225, 210 and 215) to win the squad with 1378 pinfall total and an average of 229.67. As the squad leader, Stott earned an automatic berth into the finals on Sunday. The 31st Trofeu Internacional Ciutat de Barcelona is the 9th
stop of the 2009 European Bowling Tour and one of the Tour's "Majors".
The tournament will be held at Bowling Pedralbes in Barcelona, Spain
from July 14-19, 2009.