48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup berths for Wendy Bartaire, Thierry Sacco

    05/21/12

    France

    2012BWCQFranceWendyBartaireThierrySacco.jpg Wendy Bartaire and Thierry Sacco won the French World Cup Qualifying Tournament Sunday in La Rochelle to earn berths into the 2012 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup.

    In the women's title match, Bartaire swept Isabelle Derynck, two-games-to-none, in the best-of-three games format to claim her first berth into the BWC. Sacco will represent his country for the fourth time after 2005 (Slovenia), 2006 (Venezuela) and 2009 (Malaysia) thanks to a 2-1 victory over Jonathan Lefevre.

    Photo Bowling de la Rochelle

    The top 16 men and the top 8 women advanced to the single-elimination finals. Bartaire swept Marie Gauton in the quarterfinal and multiple French champion Isabelle Sacco in the semifinal on her way to the women's title. in the title match, Bartaire sealed the victory in two games, 215-171 and 235-225.

    Sacco eliminated Nicolas Forestier in the Round of 16 and Julien Sermand in the quarterfinals in two games before he went the distance to defeat Vincent Cayez, 2-1. He lost the opening game in the title match against Lefevre, 254-279, but rebounded with back-to-back wins, 226-153 and 257-187 to wrap up the title.

    The 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be held from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2 in Wroclaw, Poland.

     


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    Women's Finals


    Single-elimination, best-of-three-games

    Quarterfinals
    Gaelle Laplanche def. PĂ©ryne Desmulier, 2-1
    164-169, 225-190, 191-143
    Isabelle Derynck def. Valérie Murat, 2-0
    224-182, 208, 179
    Wendy Bartaire def. Marie Gauton, 2-0
    211-183, 215-148
    Isabelle Sacco def. Amandine Jacques, 2-1
    210-190, 182-211, 237-162

    Semifinals
    Wendy Bartaire def. Isabelle Sacco, 2-0
    231-228, 199-183
    Isabelle Derynck def. Gaelle Laplanche, 2-1
    196-201, 221-196, 226-190

    Roll-off for third and fourth place
    Isabelle Sacco def. Gaelle Laplanche, 222-214

    Championship
    Wendy Bartaire def. Isabelle Derynck, 2-0
    215-171, 235-225.

     


    Men's Finals


    Single-elimination, best-of-three-games

    Round of 16
    Thierry Sacco def. Nicolas Forestier, 2-0
    229-222, 192-178
    Julien Sermand def. Frédéric Brulet, 2-1
    233-156, 237-259, 248-184
    Yoan Alix def. François Sacco, 2-0
    235-197, 258-224
    Vincent Cayez def. Yvan Dubois, 2-1
    225-236, 200-179, 245-180
    Laurent Quittelier def. Christophe Hournon, 2-0
    255-191, 225-224
    Thibaut Lanos def. David Roulet, 2-1
    177-191, 222-192, 195-146
    Yoni Billaut def. Romain Paquereau, 2-1
    179-232, 238-191, 214-183
    Jonathan Lefevre def. Thomas Munier, 2-0
    203-199, 207-184

    Quarterfinals
    Vincent Cayez def. Yoan Alix, 2-1
    220-126, 242-244, 218-199
    Thierry Sacco def. Julien Sermand, 2-0
    178-174, 248-211
    Laurent Quittelier def. Thibaut Lanos, 2-0
    202-192, 207-191
    Jonathan Lefevre def. Yoni Billaut, 2-0
    224-173, 191-173

    Semifinals
    Jonathan Lefevre def. Laurent Quittelier, 2-1
    166-191, 198-191, 227-201
    Thierry Sacco def. Vincent Cayez, 2-1
    236-212, 200-246, 220-191

    Roll-off for third and fourth place
    Vincent Cayez def. Laurent Quittelier, 215-167

    Championship
    Thierry Sacco def. Jonathan Lefevre, 2-1
    254-279, 226-153, 257-187.