PABCON Youth

El Salvador

09/21/08

KEGEL offers free seminar to PABCON Youth bowlers

2008PYKegelSeminar5_small.jpg Forty-five players, coaches and supporters attended the "Walk This Way" seminar presented free of charge of Kegel on Saturday in advance of the 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships in San Salvador, El Salvador. Kegel's Del Warren spoke on several subjects, including how to read the lanes, the characteristics of lanes, ball dynamics, the physical game, breakpoint angles and a session on the lanes. The Championships get underway Sunday with the official practice, opening ceremonies and a welcome reception.

Canada

09/19/08

Canada will be one of an expected 20 countries represented at PABCON Youth Championships

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (Sep. 21-27, 2008)

2008PABCONYouthLogo_small.jpg Canada will be one of 20 countries represented at the Pan American Confederation Youth Championships which will be held in San Salvador, El Salvador from September 21 through 26th. Canada, México, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Aruba, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil, the United States of America and El Salvador are expected to attend.

El Salvador

09/16/08

Earnest ready to lead Junior Team USA in El Salvador

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (Sep. 21-27, 2008)

2008PABCONYouthLogo_small.jpg 2008PYJosieEarnest_small.jpg With a relatively inexperienced crop of Junior Team USA bowlers representing the United States at the 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships, Josie Earnest of Vandalia, Ill., is convinced communication will determine the team's fate. Earnest (right) leads a group of four girls who will be joined by four boys as Junior Team USA will take on other youth bowlers from across the American Zone in San Salvador, El Salvador, from Sept. 21-26.

Mexico

06/16/06

Rafael Medina comes from behind to win Boys Masters title at American Zone Youth Championships

Junior Team USA holds three of top four boys division spots heading into final day

2006AmZYCGirlsMastersRafael Medina_small.jpg Third-seeded Rafael Medina (left), Venezuela, climbed the ladder to end the 11th American Zone Youth Championships at Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico with victory in the Boys Masters final. In the semi-final match, Medina sidelined Steven Uchikata, Canada, 215-199, and went on to defeat leader Dan Vick, United States, 407-371.

Mexico

06/16/06

Puerto Rico's Jessica Santiago triumphs in Girls Masters at 11th American Zone Youth Championships

Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico (June 9-16, 2006)

2006AmZYCGirlsMastersJessicaSantiago_small.jpg Jessica Santiago of Puerto Rico won two matches en route to claim the Girls Masters title in the 11th American Zone Youth Championships at Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico. In the opening match Santiago def. Canadian Felicia Wong in a 177-176 nail-biter, then topped No. 1 seed Ana Isabel Gonzalez Gonzalez, Mexico, 428-385, over two games total pinfall to seal the victory.

Mexico

06/14/06

Josh Blanchard wins his third gold medal in Boys All Events at American Zone Youth Championships

Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico (June 9-16, 2006)

2006AmZYCBoysAllEventsJoshBlanchard_small.jpg Josh Blanchard, United States, won his third gold medal in the fourth event of the 11th American Zone Youth Championships at Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico. Blanchard totaled 3703 over the 18 games to claim the All Events title with an average of 205,72. His team mate Daniel Vick grabbed the silver medal with 3663, while Mexican Jose Salinas Villarreal finished in third place with 3633.

Mexico

06/14/06

Second individual gold medal for Felicia Wong in Girls All Events at 11th American Zone Youth Championships

Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico (June 9-16, 2006)

2006AmZYCGirlsAllEventsFeliciaWong_small.jpg Canadian Felicia Wong is the red hot favorite for the girls Masters title in the 11th American Zone Youth Championships at Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico. The Singles champion won her second individual gold medal in All Events. with 3626 18-game total and an average of 201,44. Venezuela's Patricia De Faria captured the silver medal with 3582, while Mexico's Ana Isabel Gonzalez Gonzalez took bronze with 3492.

Mexico

06/14/06

U.S. Boys cruise to victory in Team event at American Zone Youth Championships

Brazil earns silver, Mexico gets bronze

2006AmZYCBoysTeamUSA_small.jpg Team USA's Daniel Vick, Josh Blanchard, Matthew O'Grady and Daniel Farish (l-r with coach Rod Ross) cruised to victory in the boys 4-player Team event in the 11th American Zone Youth Championships. The foursome finished with 4793 six-game total and an average of 199.71. Trailing the Americans by 237 pins or nearly 10 pins in average was Brazil at 4556. Bronze went to the host country of MĂ©xico.

Mexico

06/14/06

Venezuelan girls surprise favorites with win in American Zone Youth Team event

Mexico earns silver, USA takes bronze

2006AmZYCGirlsTeamVenezuela_small.jpg After their performance in Singles and Doubles, the Canadian and U.S. girls were the favorites to win the 4-player Team title in the 11th American Zone Youth Championships. But, to their surprise, it was the Venezuelan team that took home the gold medal. Patricia De Faria, Joan Gonzalez, Esther Francys Alvarez and Jackeline Gerani averaged 197.79 for six games to finish 133 pins ahead of Mexico. USA secured the bronze medal, 21 pins ahead of Canada in fourth.

Mexico

06/14/06

Canada wins gold and bronze in Boys Doubles event at American Zone Youth Championships By Hazel McLeary

2006AmZYCBoysDoublesChristopherBunnageMathieuVallieres_small.jpg Chris Bunnage of Kelowna, British Columbia and Mathieu Vallieres, Rock Forest, Quebec (pictured) won the gold medal and Darren Klassen, Winkler, Manitoba and Steve Uchikata of Mississauga, Ontario earned the bronze medal in the Boys Doubles event of the XI American Zone Championships taking place in Puebla, Mexico. Matthew O'Grady and Singles champion Josh Blanchard, United States, teamed to win the silver medal with 2451.

Mexico

06/12/06

Canadian Wong starts American Zone Youth Championships with victory in Girls Singles

Becomes the sole player to crack the 1200-bar

2006AmZYCSinglesFeliciaWong_small.jpg Felicia means happy and that is exactly what Canadian Felicia Wong was when she finished her six-game series in the Girls Singles event at the 11th American Zone Youth Championships with 1204 to win the gold medal. Jessica Santiago of Puerto Rico waited until the very last moment to earn the silver medal with 1161. Patricia De Faria of Venezuela took the bronze medal with 1150.


Mexico

06/12/06

Blanchard strikes gold at American Zone Youth Championships By Kevin Hazaert

Big games early and late seal boys gold medal in Singles event

2006AmZYCSinglesJoshBlanchard_small.jpg Team USA's Josh Blanchard shot 1,323 over six games to take the gold medal in the boys singles event at the 2006 American Zone Youth Championships at Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, MĂ©xico. Mexico's Isi Eskenazi Yaakovsky took the silver medal with 1,285, while Canada's Darren Klassen earned bronze with 1,248.

Mexico

06/12/06

11th American Zone Youth Championships underway in Puebla

Bol La Noria Pro in Puebla, Mexico (June 9-16, 2006)

MexicanBowlingFederationLogo.jpg The 11th American Zone Youth Championships were declared open on Saturday evening at 7 pm in Puebla, Mexico. Attending the Opening Ceremony were American Zone president Jose Guandique, El Salvador, the presidium (pictured), Mexican Bowling Federation president Dr. Jose Aguilar and representatives of the local authorities. The championships will be held June 9-16 at Bol La Noria Pro.

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