U.S. men and women lead team event after 3/6 games at PABCON Combined Championships

    08/24/12

    2012 PABCON Combined

    Team USA's Liz Johnson and Canada's George Lambert IV take over lead in All Events

    2012PCLogo2.jpg Team USA took the lead in the men's and women's team event after the opening three games Thursday at the 2012 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships.

    The United States leads Mexico by just 11 pins in the women's team event at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center. Team USA tallied 3,349 on the Stockholm pattern, while Mexico totaled 3,338. Venezuela is third with 3,073.

    Liz Johnson led Team USA with a 785 series and was followed by Shannon Pluhowsky (709), Stefanie Nation (680), Josie Earnest (620) and Diandra Asbaty (555).

    On the men's side, Team USA leads Puerto Rico by 45 pins. The U.S. totaled 3,317, while Puerto Rico had 3,272. Canada is third with 3,22.

    2012PCLizJohnson.jpg2012PCGeorgeLambert.jpgJohn Janawicz had the highest individual total for Team USA with a 685 series and was followed by Tommy Jones (671), Steve Smith (670), Marshall Kent (659) and Bill O'Neill (632).

    With 21 out of 24 games in the books, Team USA's Liz Johnson (left) and George Lambert IV (right) of Canada overtook the lead in women's and men's All Events with 4739 (225.67) and 4853 (231.10), respectively.

    The final three games of the women's team event will take place Friday at 8 a.m. Pacific. The men will take to the lanes at 1 p.m. Pacific. After the conclusion of the team event, the top 24 players in the All Events standings in each division will advance to Saturday's Masters competition.

     


    2012PCLogo2_small.jpg The 2012 PABCON Combined Championships will be held from Aug. 18-26, 2012 at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center in Henderson, Nev., United States.

    196 players - 106 men and 90 women - from 18 countries will bowl for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, Teams, All Events (24-game total) and Masters.

    The event also serves as qualifying event for the 2013 Combined World Championships which will be held from Aug. 18-31 at Strike Zone bowling center.

     


     




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