Defending Singles champion Zeke Bayt won't repeat at 2014 USBC Open Championships


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    Summer Jasmin becomes the ninth woman in USBC Open Championships history to roll a perfect game

    2014USBCOCZekeBayt.jpgZeke Bayt (pictured) of Westerville, Ohio, may not have been able to find his way back to the top of the standings at the USBC Open Championships, but he definitely didn't leave Reno, Nev., empty-handed.

    Although his Regular Singles title defense at the NBS on June 21 only resulted in games of 196, 192 and 217 for a 605 series, well short of the lead this year, Bayt did help his team to the highest single game in tournament history the night before.

    2014USBCOCTeamTurboGrips.jpg"I didn't want to press, and I didn't want to put any unnecessary pressure on myself," said Bayt, a 21-year-old right-hander who helped Team Turbo Grips of Fort Wayne, Ind., to a 1,318 team game June 20.

    "It's bowling, and what's going to happen is going to happen. I only worry about the things I can control, like making good shots and making my spares. I felt like I threw the ball well today, but it wasn't my day."


    West Virginia woman shoots 300 at National Bowling Stadium

    2014USBCOCSummerJasmin.jpgSummer Jasmin (pictured) of Beckley, W.Va., a 25-year-old right-hander, became the ninth woman in USBC Open Championships history to roll a perfect game on the championship lanes.

    Jasmin's run included a string of 19 consecutive strikes on the way to games of 246, 300 and 201 for a career-high 747 series. She and Robert Way of Sanford, N.C., just missed the top 20 in Regular Doubles with a 1,372 total.

    Jasmin added a 583 series in singles and a 537 in team for a 1,867 all-events total, besting her previous high by nearly 90 pins.


    A look ahead

    2013USBCQueensLogo_small.jpg2013SeniorQueensLogo_small.jpgThere will be limited squads at the USBC Open Championships this week as the National Bowling Stadium welcomes the 2014 USBC Queens and USBC Senior Queens. The top female bowlers in the world will compete for the coveted tiaras from June 28-July 3.

    The finals of the Senior Queens will be shown live on BowlTV at 1 p.m. EDT on July 3. The Queens finals will be broadcast live on ESPN2 on July 3 at 7 p.m. Eastern.


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    2014 USBC Open Championships - Regular Division

    Top 10 division leaders with hometown and pinfall

    1, Artistic Expressions 1 (Anthony Lavery-Spahr, Jimmy McMartin, Xeno Garcia, Ted Pritts, Pete Thomas), Oklahoma City, 3,720. 2, Motion Plus Lanes, Cudahy, Wis., 3,561. 3, Donovan's Bunch, Painted Post, N.Y., 3,551. 4, Lodge Lanes Kids, Orlando, Fla., 3,527. 5, Thanks Ronnie, Orlando, Fla., 3,514. 6, Warriors, Lake Wales, Fla., 3,513. 7, Team Turbo Grips, Fort Wayne, Ind., 3,511. 8, The 1, Oregon, Wis., 3,502. 9, Storm Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 3,501. 10, Janz's H.I., Beaver Dam, Wis., 3,499.

    1, Carl Poelzer/Clark Poelzer, Arden Hills, Minn., 1,465. 2, Chris Drewes/Devin Bidwell, Wichita, Kan., 1,463. 3, Angela Chirpich/Tom Hess, Urbandale, Iowa, 1,445. 4, Steve Harman/Nicholas Hoagland, Indianapolis, 1,439. 5, Lonnie Waliczek/Justin Hromek, Wichita, Kan., 1,428. 6, Andrew Jordan, Dublin, Ohio/Brandon Novak, Chillicothe, Ohio, 1,425. 7, Marty LaVigne, Temperance, Mich./Mike Barron, Monroe, Mich., 1,424. 8, Joshua Schmehl, Seaford, Del./Casey Irvin, Selbyville, Del., 1,423. 9, Scott Pohl, Burnsville, Minn./Mike Rose Jr., West Henrietta, N.Y., 1,403. 10, Brian Graham, Norton Shores, Mich./Chris Forry, Bridgeport, Conn., 1,398.

    1, Louis Jenkins Jr., Warr Acres, Okla., 826. 2(tie), Chris Murray, San Jose, Calif., and Jon Trzcinski, Lake Wales, Fla., 802. 4, Jeff Grego, Fort Wayne, Ind., 798. 5, Matt Riege, Waterloo, Wis., 792. 6, Jay Lang, Sterling Heights, Mich., 791. 7, Derek Magno, Cicero, N.Y., 788. 8(tie), Scott Safransky, Kenosha, Wis., and Justin Ziegler, Corona, Calif., 784. 10, Terrence Blevins, Chicago, 783.

    1, Anthony LaCaze, Melrose Park, Ill., 2,273. 2, Tim Damerow, Waupun, Wis., 2,228. 3, Eric Copping, Websterville, Vt., 2,226. 4, Ben Canfield, San Diego, 2,209. 5, Dan Higgins, Westerville, Ohio, 2,208. 6, Jon Trzcinski, Lake Wales, Fla., 2,196. 7, A.J. Chapman, Wichita, Kan., 2,194. 8, Jeff Grego, Fort Wayne, Ind., 2,182. 9, Chris Forry, Bridgeport, Conn., 2,180. 10, Chris Kliczinski, Pinckney, Mich., 2,178.

    Team All-Events
    1, Janz's H.I. (Joe Janz, Andy Bunkoske, Tim Janz, Randy Hupf, Tim Damerow), Beaver Dam, Wis., 10,363. 2, Lodge Lanes Kids, Orlando, Fla., 10,205. 3, Team NABR, West Henrietta, N.Y., 10,169. 4, Rose Bowl Lanes, Newark, N.Y., 10,144. 5, MU Warrior Support 1, Omaha, Neb., 10,140. 6, S&B Pro Shop 1, Clinton Township, Mich., 10,136. 7, Lodge Lanes Too, Orlando, Fla., 10,109. 8, Higgy's Crew, Westerville, Ohio, 10,106. 9, Junior Team USA Support 1, Mansfield, Texas, 10,084. 10, Thanks Ronnie, Orlando, Fla., 10,061.


    2014 USBC Open Championships - Classified Division

    Top 10 division leaders with hometown and pinfall

    1, Scotty's 1 (Tom Lee, Dave Fremling, John Fremling, Dan Fremling, Jon Lee), Alexandria, Minn., 2,843. 2, Ten Spot Lanes, Mandan, N.D., 2,806. 3, Yeah Spare II, Sacramento, Calif., 2,795. 4, Kenn's Pro Shop, Frankfort, Ill., 2,755. 5, Chaser's Pub, Las Vegas, 2,740. 6, Hanging with Haag, Greeley, Colo., 2,721. 7, RDU Rollers 3, Durham, N.C., 2,718. 8, Ten Pin Mafia, Bogota, N.J., 2,712. 9, Revolutions Pro Shop 1, Avondale, Ariz., 2,711. 10, Oakridge Farms, Frazee, Minn., 2,710.

    1, Chad Razink, Clontarf, Minn./Paul Beyer, Benson, Minn., 1,222. 2, Cory Baltunado/Rogelio Baltunado, Waipahu, Hawaii, 1,196. 3, Randy Taylor, Bennett, Colo./Ron Morgan, Strasburg, Colo., 1,180. 4, Don Allen, Eugene, Ore./Todd Vrooman, Tualatin, Ore., 1,165. 5, Melissa Sharp, Mountlake Terrace, Wash./Joe Erickson, Auburn, Wash., 1,159. 6, Stacey Smith, Tomball, Texas/Stephen Kubis, Houston, 1,157. 7, Mark Skog/Carol Skog, Norway, Mich., 1,156. 8(tie), Chuck Welle, Hawley, Minn./Ryan Knutson, Dilworth, Minn., and Bernie Adkins, Venus, Texas/Brenda Bassett, Cedar Hill, Texas, 1,149. 10, Catina Hansen/Darlene Hunter, Goldsboro, N.C., 1,148.

    1, William Hawkins, Houston, 669. 2, Peter Colangelo , DeLand, Fla., 662. 3, Jacob Ramos, Kapolei, Hawaii, 659. 4, Richard Cracco, Monee, Ill., 658. 5, Mark Heilman, Kasota, Minn., 650. 6, Christopher Young, Oakland, Calif., 635. 7, Howard Almond, Chesterfield, Va., 634. 8, Tim Despain, Redwood City, Calif., 633. 9, Alonzo Pikes, Chicago, 631. 10, Brian Hall, Tracy, Calif., 630.

    1, Trevor Silva, Davis, Calif., 1,855. 2, Ryan Yadao, Las Vegas, 1,792. 3, Adam Martin, Rio Rancho, N.M., 1,784. 4, Steve Johnson, Rosholt, S.D., 1,774. 5, Richard Cracco, Monee, Ill., 1,773. 6, Mark Bylander, Vergas, Minn., 1,761. 7, Kyle Homan, Celina, Ohio, 1,744. 8, David Williams, Mandan, N.D., 1,743. 9, Tony Gannan, Chillicothe, Mo., 1,735. 10(tie), William Hawkins, Houston, and Eric Ohlrogge, Alexandria, Minn., 1,734.