Field set for FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions after Winter Open Qualifying

    01/31/16

    2016 PBA Tour #3

    2016FireLakePBATournamentofChampionsLogo.jpg2014PBAWSOBAnthonyLaverySpahr.jpgWith the completion of Saturday's qualifying round in the PBA Grand Hotel, Casino & Resort Winter Open regional tournament at the FireLake Bowling Center in Shawnee, Okla., an additional 26 entrants for the FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions field were determined who will join the 53-player exempt field when qualifying begins on Tuesday.

    Anthony Lavery-Spahr (pictured right) topped qualifying with a 1,953 eight-game pinfall (244 average). Among those advancing from the regional to the TOC field were three women – Liz Johnson, Danielle McEwan and Diana Zavjalova – who will join Kelly Kulick from the exempt field.

    PBA50 Tour, PBA Regional, PBA50 Regional, PBA Women's Regional and PBA Women's Series champions were eligible to earn spots in the Tournament of Champions. For a complete list of TOC players here.

    The regional field has been cut to the top 35 players who will advance to Sunday morning's cashers round 9:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. CT) which will determine the 16 finalists for match play Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET (noon CT).

    2015XtraFrameLogo_small.jpgBowling fans can catch Sunday's regional action via PBA's new enhanced online bowling channel Xtra Frame. Following the regional, Xtra Frame will cover the PBA Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Monday beginning at 8 p.m. ET, and then will cover Tournament of Champions qualifying and match play Tuesday Feb. 2 through Friday, Feb. 5. In addition to Xtra Frame's live video streaming coverage, PBA fans can follow the action via "Live Scoring" on pba.com.

    ESPN will air the TOC finals live on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CT) from the FireLake Arena.

     


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    PBA Grand Hotel, Casino & Resort Winter Open - First Round Results


    Players with position, hometown and 8-game total; top 35 advance to Sunday's Cashers Round; t-indicates player earned spot in Tournament of Champions field.

    1, t-Anthony Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas, 1,953
    2, Tom Daugherty, Riverview, Fla., 1,891
    3, t, Dino Castillo, Highland Village, Texas, 1,859
    4, D.J. Archer, Friendswood, Texas, 1,850
    5, Dom Barrett, England, 1,849
    6, Anthony Pepe, Elmhurst, N.Y., 1,841
    7, Stuart Williams, England, 1,840
    8, t, Sean Lavery-Spahr, Pasadena, Texas, 1,815
    9, Marshall Kent, Yakima, Wash., 1,815
    10, Jesper Svensson, Sweden, 1,812
    11, EJ Tackett, Huntington, Ind., 1,810
    12, Francois Lavoie, Wichita, Kan., 1,792
    13, t, Mitch Beasley, Clarksville, Tenn., 1,791
    14, t, Shawn Maldonado, Houston, 1,790
    15, Brett Cooper, Denver, 1,780
    16, Clint Land, Houston, 1,774
    17, Marc Heninger, Tonganoxie, Kan., 1,770
    18, t, Will Barnes, Wichita, Kan., 1,768
    19, Connor Pickford, Charlotte, N.C., 1,758
    20, Bryan Goebel, Shawnee, Kan., 1,754
    21, Tom Hess, Urbandale, Iowa, 1,748
    22, t, Tyler Jensen, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1,747
    23, Brad Angelo, Lockport, N.Y., 1,744
    24, Tom Smallwood - Saginaw, Mich., 1,741
    25, t, Brett Spangler, Niles, Ohio, 1,738
    26, Dave Wodka, Beavercreek, Ohio, 1,725
    27, t, Liz Johnson, Cheektowaga, N.Y., 1,716
    28, Miguel Lopez, Wichita, Kan., 1,711
    29, Jessy Bauer, Junction City, Kan. 1,710
    30, Gary Faulkner, Jr., Memphis, Tenn., 1,705
    31, Anthony Simonsen, Princeton, Texas, 1,703
    32, t, Blake Demore, Springfield, Mo., 1,700
    33, Osku Palermaa, Finland, 1,700
    34, Walter Ray Williams, Oxford, Fla., 1,696
    35, t, Ted Staikoff, Black Hawk, S.D., 1,688

    Missed Cut:
    36, Chris Loschetter, Avon, Ohio, 1,684
    37, Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., 1,682
    38, Paul Moor, England, 1,680
    39, t, Nathan Bohr, Wichita, Kan., 1,675
    40, Jake Provenzano, Wichita, Kan., 1,674
    41, t, Tom Sorce, Richmond, Va., 1,670
    42, Trey Ford Bartlesville, Okla., 1,658
    43, t, AJ Johnson, Oswego, Ill., 1,656
    44, t, Jesse Buss, Belvidere, Ill., 1,652
    45, Jason Sterner, Covington, Ga., 1,651
    46, Kevin Fanter, Maize, Kan., 1,651
    47, Devin Bidwell, Wichita, Kan., 1,650
    48, Brian Lake, Irving, Texas, 1,650
    49, t, Diana Zavjalova, Latvia, 1,646
    50, t, Lee White, Odessa, Texas, 1,644
    51, Jared Wolf, Jonesboro, Ark., 1,641
    52, Martin Bedford, Andrews AFB, Md., 1,640
    53, t, Paul Brewbaker, Midwest City, Okla., 1,637
    54, Tracy Camper, Piedmont, Okla., 1,629
    55, Mason Edmondson, Amarillo, Texas, 1,629
    56, t, David Williams, Omaha, Neb., 1,627
    57, Lonnie Waliczek, Wichita, Kan., 1,624
    58, t, Aaron Lorincz, Belleville, Mich., 1622
    59, Pat Larkin, Brookshire, Texas, 1,622
    60, Kyle Troup, Taylorsville, N.C., 1,618
    61, Chris Hansen, Frisco, Texas, 1,618
    62, t, Danielle McEwan, Stony Point, N.Y., 1,613
    63, Jeff Hatt, Oklahoma City, 1,611
    64, Thomas Larsen, Denmark, 1,610
    65, Keven Williams, Springfield, Mo., 1,608
    66, Clint Watkins, Andrews, Texas, 1,587
    67, Beau Peterson, Newton, Kan., 1,583
    68, t, Kyle Bigelow, Troy, Ohio, 1,580
    69, April Murphy, North Richland Hills, 1,573
    70, Kenneth Bland, Cibolo, Texas, 1,571
    71, t, Scott Greiner, Platte City, Mo., 1,570
    72, Mykel Holliman, Collierville, Tenn., 1,569
    73, Jarek Vincent, Ft. Smith, Ark., 1,562
    74, Ted Pritts, Little Elm, Texas, 1,560
    75, Patrick Allen, Mt. Kisco, N.Y., 1,559
    76, Ken Harlan, Lubbock, Texas, 1,553
    77, Chad Newman, The Colony, Texas, 1,547
    78, Shane Martin, Amarillo, Texas, 1,543
    79, t, JT Jackson, Sherman Oaks, Calif., 1,542
    80, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, Keller, Texas, 1,541
    81, Angkie Ramirez, Chicago, Ill., 1,541
    82, Dylan Burns, Lawrence, Kan., 1,533
    83, David Tullos, Spring, Texas, 1,517
    84, Bryan Viator, Seabrook, Texas, 1,501
    85, Scott Newell, Deland, Fla. 1,476
    86, Lance Nikkel, Leavenworth, Kan., 1,464
    87, Stephen Keblish, Oklahoma City, 1,452
    88, Ryan Miller, Lawrence, Kan., 1,446
    89, Robert McBride, Dallas, 1,445
    90, Davon Hill, Moore, Okla., 1,438
    91, t, Brandon Bivens, East Ridge, Tenn., 1,437
    92, Kirsten Peterson, Newton, Kan. 1,434
    93, t, David Scardaville, Houston, Texas, 1,433
    94, Scott Crawford, Allen, Texas, 1,427
    95, Don Blankenship, Odessa, Texas, 1,419
    96, Jay Flinn, Laurie, Mo., 1,415
    97, Mark Morgan, Killeen, Texas, 1,410
    98, Rameses Chambers, Kansas City, Mo., 1,409
    99, Dylan Eichler, Bentonville,, 1,406
    100, James Mayer, Richmond, Texas, 1,397
    101, Gary Blair, Albuquerque, N.M., 1,384
    102, Kyle Wilkes, Omaha, Neb., 1,376
    103, Adam Hammersley, Wichita, Kan., 1,348
    104, Cody Copeland, Abiline, Texas, 1,346
    105, James Delacerda, Natchitoches, La., 1,342
    106, Bill Ritchie, Pilot Point, Texas, 1,211
    107, Dante Williams, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1,206