Teen Masters

2014 Teen Masters

07/06/14

Michael Coffey, Kelly Skalacki win boys' and girls' titles in Teen Masters Grand Championships

Winners to bowl in boy vs. girl match during PBA Champion's Challenge ESPN telecast in Las Vegas

2014TMKellySkalackiMichaelCoffey_small.jpg Michael Coffey of Melbourne, Fla., (r.) and Kelly Skalacki of Coram, N.Y. (l.), captured the boys' and girls' titles in the Teen Masters Grand Championships Saturday at Sawgrass Lanes Fort Lauderdale, Fla., earning $7,500 scholarships. Coffey and Skalacki also earned berths in the boy vs. girl Teen Masters Grand Championship match to be conducted as part of the PBA Champion's Challenge telecast on ESPN later in the year as part of PBA World Series of Bowling VI in Las Vegas.

2013 Teen Masters

11/02/13

Greg Young wins Teen Masters Grand Championship Final in one-ball roll-off

Defeats Ashley Dunn in a rematch of last year's finals, 10-7, to earn his second straight $64,000 scholarship package

2013TeenMastersGregYoungAshleyDunn_small.jpgGreg Young (l.) repeated as champion when he emerged as the winner of the Teen Masters Grand Championship Friday, Nov. 1, at South Point Exhibition Hall in Las Vegas. The Teen Masters Grand Championship featured a re-match of last season's finalists, which Young also won. He won his second straight $64,000 scholarship package – the richest scholarship prize in the sport – by beating Ashley Dunn (r.) of Palmdale, Calif., in a one-ball roll-off after the best-of-two-game match ended in a tie.

PBA News

09/23/12

Teen Masters and PBA announce licensing agreement for standardized bowling balls

20120922TeenMastersLogo_small.jpg 201112PBALogo_small.jpgKiller 'B' Promotions (KBP) and the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) have announced the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement under which KBP will create and market a line of PBA-branded bowling balls for use in the Teen Masters. The licensing agreement is part of a joint effort by the PBA and KBP to spur the growth of competitive youth bowling.

USBC Youth

08/09/12

Florida's Greg Young wins $64,000 Scholarship in Teen Masters Grand Championship

Boys' high school champion sweeps girls' division winner Ashley Dunn for title

2012TMGCGregYoung_small.jpg 2012TMAshleyDunn_small.jpgSixteen-year-old Greg Young (l.) of Viera, Fla., swept 15-year-old Ashley Dunn (r.) of Palmdale, Calif., 216-155 and 214-158, in the best-of-three-game title match of the Teen Masters Grand Championship Wednesday night to win a $64,000 scholarship package, the richest scholarship prize in youth bowling. The tournament finals were conducted on a special one-lane installation in Vanderbilt Hall, inside New York City's Grand Central Terminal.

USBC Youth

08/04/12

Eight high school bowlers to battle for $64,000 in 15th Teen Masters Grand Championship

Two days of competition set for Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal in New York City starting Tuesday

TeenMastersLogo118h.jpgEight of the nation’s best high school bowlers - four boys and four girls - are headed to New York City’s Grand Central Terminal for a two-day battle Tuesday and Wednesday, competing for a $64,000 “full ride” scholarship prize which will be awarded to the winner of the 15th annual Teen Masters Grand Championship. Kamron Doyle (r.) of Brentwood, Tenn., at age 14, and last year’s 14-Under champion Ashley Dunn (l.) of Palmdale, Calif., 15, will lead their respective divisions into the finals.

USBC Youth

07/13/12

Doyle, Dunn pace Teen Masters Grand Championships finalists

New York City's Grand Central Terminal hosts finals Aug. 5-8

2012TMAshleyDunnKamronDoyle_small.jpgTeenage sensation Kamron Doyle (r.) of Brentwood, Tenn., and former 14-Under champion Ashley Dunn (l.) of Palmdale, Calif., will lead the fields of four boys and four girls who will bowl in the 15th annual Teen Masters Grand Championships Aug. 5-8 inside Vanderbilt Hall in New York City's Grand Central Terminal. Also on Thursday, David Daniels of Sebring, Fla., and Adel Wahner of Las Cruces, New Mexico, captured the titles in the Boys and Girls 14-Under divisions.

USBC Youth

07/10/12

Road to 15th Teen Masters Grand Championships begins today in Cleveland

Freeway Lanes hosts qualifying, match play rounds in High School Boys and Girls, Under-14 Divisions

TeenMastersLogo118h.jpgThe road to New York City's Grand Central Terminal and the Grand Championships in the 15th annual Teen Masters gets underway today at Freeway Lanes in suburban Cleveland. After qualifying and match play rounds that continue through Thursday, the top four boys and top four girls in the High School Boys and Girls divisions will advance to the unique championship rounds on a specially-installed lane in Vanderbilt Hall inside New York's busy transit hub Aug. 5-8.

USBC Youth

02/04/12

PBA and Teen Masters team up to conduct Teen Masters Qualifying Events in 2012

Youth bowlers to gain valuable experience in events conducted on PBA lane conditions

TeenMastersLogo118h.jpgThe nation's top youth bowlers will have the opportunity to compete on PBA lane conditions and rub elbows with the greats in the game when Teen Masters Qualifiers will be conducted in conjunction with selected PBA Regional tournaments in 2012. PBA has entered into an agreement with Killer 'B' Promotions to conduct 18 Teen Masters qualifiers at PBA Regional events beginning in March through the end of May. The Teen Masters qualifiers will be conducted on lanes designated for Teen Masters competition.

USBC Youth

08/10/11

Teen Masters Girls U14 National Champion

Republished courtesy of California Bowling News (Aug. 11, 2011)

2011TMAshleyDunn2_small.jpgOn August 4, 2011 Ashley N. Dunn, Palmdale Calif., became the first person ever to win consecutive Teen Masters National Titles. Last year in Reno, Nevada at the National Bowling Stadium, Ashley defeated Chevelle Holstein of Sparks, Nevada to claim the inaugural Teen Masters Girls U14 title. This year's finals were contested in Vanderbilt Hall at New York’s Grand Central Terminal, the largest train station in the U.S., with over 750,000 passengers passing through it each day. Vanderbilt Hall has been host to many great events in the past, but never bowling.

USBC Youth

08/05/11

Zack Hattori sweeps Rachel Vaughn to win $64,000 Scholarship in Teen Masters

Ashley Dunn, Wesley Low Jr. claim Girls and Boys Under 14 titles

2011TMZackHattori_small.jpg2011TMRachelVaughn_small.jpgWith a double in the 10th frame, 18-year-old Zack Hattori (l.) of Las Vegas clinched the richest scholarship prize in bowling history to conclude the 14th annual Teen Masters bowling championships presented by Ebonite at Grand Central Terminal Thursday. Hattori defeated 16-year-old Rachel Vaughn (r.) of Port St. Lucie, Fla., 190-184 and 207-178, to win the best-of-two-game championship match and lock up a four-year, $64,000 scholarship package.

USBC Youth

08/04/11

Finals set for Teen Masters showdown at Grand Central Terminal

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Defending High School Boys champion Zack Hattori (l.) of Las Vegas, Nev.; Tommy Genova of Elmont, N.Y.; Rachel Vaughn (r.) of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Gabriella Mayfield of Lake Isabella, Calif., advanced to the finals of the 14th annual Teen Masters presented by Ebonite Wednesday in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal. At stake Thursday for the Teen Masters grand championship winner is a four-year "full ride" scholarship package worth $64,000.

USBC High School

08/03/11

12 survivors headed to Grand Central Station for Teen Masters Finals

High School Girls and Boys champions will meet Thursday for $64,000 scholarship package

2011TMNationalFinalists_small.jpgTwelve teenage bowlers (pictured), including defending High School Boys champion Zack Hattori of Las Vegas, earned trips to the final rounds of the 14th annual Teen Masters bowling championships presented by Ebonite International Tuesday at Laurel Lanes. Four boys and four girls in the High School Divisions, along with two boys and two girls in the Under 14 Divisions, will compete on specially-constructed lanes in Vanderbilt Hall inside New York City's Grand Central Station starting Wednesday.

USBC High School

08/02/11

Johnson, Lieber lead Teen Masters High School Divisions after Round Two

Laurel Lanes in Maple Shade, N.J. (Aug. 1-4, 2011)

TeenMastersLogo118h.jpgAdam Johnson of Oswego, Ill., averaged 207 for 12 games to take a 57-pin lead in boys' High School Division of the 14th annual Teen Masters bowling championships presented by Ebonite International Monday at Laurel Lanes. Correen Lieber of Issaquah, Wash., with 2,357 pins for 12 games, led the girls' High School Division; Wesley Low Jr. of Palmdale, Calif., had a 2,476 total to pace the boys' Under 14 Division and Taryn Gray of Greenville, Texas, with 2,213 pins, led the girls' Under 14 Division as the top one-third of the players in each division survived the first cut.

2010 Teen Masters

07/30/10

Zack Hattori and Morgan O'Brien win Teen Masters High School Division titles

Greg Young and Ashley Dunn win in 14-under Division

2010TeenMastersBanner_small.jpg Zack Hattori of Las Vegas and Morgan O'Brien of Lomira, Wis., won the high school boys and girls titles in the 14th annual Teen Masters at the National Bowling Stadium Thursday. Hattori won a $4,000 scholarship as high school boys winner while O'Brien won a $3,000 scholarship as high school girls champion. In the 14-under division, 14-year-old Greg Young of Viera, Fla., captured the boys title and a $1,200 scholarship while 13-year-old Ashley Dunn of Palmdale, Calif., won the girls title worth a $1,000 scholarship.

2010 Teen Masters

07/29/10

No. 17 Rogan and No. 16 Anderson go through top seeds to advance in 14th Teen Masters

2010TeenMastersBanner_small.jpg TeenMastersLogo.jpgTwo bowlers who upset top seeds are among the survivors after Wednesday's high school division Round of 8 match play in the 14th annual Teen Masters at the National Bowling Stadium. Four surviving boys and girls in their respective high school divisions along with the two surviving boys and girls in the 14-under divisions will bowl the concluding head-to-head single-elimination matches Thursday.

2010 Teen Masters

07/28/10

Prather, Doyle among those advancing to Round of 16 in 14th Teen Masters

2010TMKristopherPrather_small.jpg2010TMTheaAspiras_small.jpgTop seed Kristopher Prather (l.) of Milton, Fla., went 4-0 in his best-of-seven-game match Tuesday to join 15 others who advanced to the Round of 16 of the boys high school division in the  Teen Masters at the National Bowling Stadium. In the Girls High School division, Thea Aspiras (r.) of Chesapeake, Va., held on to her qualifying lead after 18 games and will be the top seeded player in her division when match play competition gets underway Wednesday.

2010 Teen Masters

07/27/10

Big finish propels Florida's Kristopher Prather into Teen Masters lead

Virginia's Thea Aspiras retains High School Girls lead after 12 qualifying games

2010TMKristopherPrather_small.jpgClosing games of 244 and 257 propelled Kristopher Prather (pictured) of Milton, Fla., into the second round qualifying lead in the Boys High School division of the 14th annual Teen Masters at the National Bowling Stadium Monday. Prather finished with a 12-game total of 2,511 pins. Qualifying in the Teen Masters concludes Tuesday morning when the top one-third of the male bowlers and top one-third of the female bowlers bowl a third qualifying round on a "mixed" lane condition

2010 Teen Masters

07/26/10

East Coast, Nevada teens lead 14th Teen Masters after Qualifying Round One

National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev., United States (July 23-29, 2010)

2010TeenMastersBanner_small.jpgTwo East Coast and two Nevada teens look the lead in their respective divisions as the 14th annual Teen Masters got underway at the National Bowling Stadium Sunday. Zack Hattori, 17, of Las Vegas and Thea Aspiras, 18, of Chesapeake, Va., led the boys and gilrs High School divison, while Jeffrey Juarez, 14, East Meadow, N.Y., and Chevelle Holstein, 14, Sparks, Nev., took the lead in the boys and girls Under 14 division. Qualifying in the Teen Masters continues Monday with a second six-game round on a short oil condition for all players.

2010 Teen Masters

06/19/10

2010 Teen Masters match play finals to air live on PBA.com's Xtra Frame in July

Two top teen and collegiate bowlers to earn berths in PBA World Series of Bowling

TeenMastersLogo118q.jpgThe PBA will provide exclusive live Xtra Frame on-line coverage of the match play finals of the 2010 Teen Masters from the National Bowling Stadium in Reno in late July, and will reward two players in both the Collegiate Masters and Teen Masters with paid entries into the PBA World Series of Bowling in Las Vegas in October. The Teen Masters is the nation’s longest-running national championship tournament for youth bowlers. 

2009 Teen Masters

08/20/09

Fietek, McEwan emerge victorious in 2009 Teen Masters TV finals

South Point Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. (July 31-August 5, 2009)

2009TMBrandonFietek_small.jpg2009TMDanielleMcEwan_small.jpgTheir paths to victory were different, but for 18-year-old Brandon Fietek (l.) of Eden Prairie, Minn., and 17-year-old Danielle McEwan (r.) of Stony Pointe, N.Y., the title bestowed upon each under the bright lights of national television was the same: 2009 Teen Masters champion. In front of a packed audience and bowling on a specially constructed lane inside Las Vegas' glamorous Fashion Show mall, Fietek and McEwan each dispatched their opponents with relative ease and claimed $7,500 first-place scholarships.

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