Thornton wins PTBC Eliminator; Hood, John atop the men's and women's rankings

    10/15/07

    2007 Brunswick Team England #12

    2007BTE12StrideThorntonWells.jpg Steve Thornton has won the 12th Brunswick Team England ranking event, the PTBC Eliminator at Airport Bowl in London Heathrow. Thornton averaged 227 in the 8-player round robin match play and won six of his seven matches to beat out Daniel Stride for the title, 1769 to 1754.

    Stride, who had the highest average of 229.14 but only a 5-2 won-loss record, had to settle for second place. Mark Wells was a distant third with 1566 pinfall total. L-R Stride, PTBC Eliminator champion Thornton and Wells.

    Richard Hood and Lisa John won the men's and women's rankings based on the qualifying scores with 230.50 and 202.75 average for eight games.


    Top 8 after Round Robin


    Players with position, 7-game total, average, bonus and grand total

    1. Steve Thornton, 1589, 227.00, 180, 1769
    2. Daniel Stride, 1604, 229.14, 150, 1754
    3. Mark Wells, 1476, 210.86, 90, 1566
    4. Vikki Burbridge*, 1381, 197.29, 169, 1550
    5. Luke Hampshaw, 1475, 210.71, 60, 1535
    6. Dan French, 1440, 205.71, 90, 1530
    7. Jon Zadel, 1439, 205.57, 90, 1529
    8. Matt Chamberlain, 1334, 190.57, 60, 1394
    *Burbridge's bonus includes seven pins handicap each game.


    Men's Ranking Positions


    Players with position, country, 8-game total and average

    1. Richard Hood, 1844, 230.50
    2. Mike Quarry, 1832, 229.00
    3. Mark Wells, 1814, 226.75
    4. George Patel, 1806, 225.75
    5. Daniel Stride, 1787, 223.38
    6. Rob Kendall, 1757, 219.63
    7. Nathan Whittaker, 1745, 218.13
    8. Darren Cundy, 1731, 216.38
    9. Dan French, 1711, 213.88
    10. James Tidd, 1672, 209.00
    11. Matt Giles, 1665, 208.13
    12. Steve Thornton, 1664, 208.00
    13. Matt Chamberlain, 1662, 207.75
    14. Luke Hampshaw, 1659, 207.38
    15. Jon Zadel, 1658, 207.25
    16. Matt Miller, 1651, 206.38
    17. Danny Ayling, 1642, 205.25
    18. Richard Beck, 1621, 202.63
    19. Clive Morris, 1602, 200.25
    20. Matt Hamilton, 1589, 198.63
    21. Michael Ross, 1557, 194.63
    22. Chris West, 1543, 192.88
    23. Chris Oates, 1539, 192.38
    24. Daniel Bonfield, 1539, 192.38
    25. Andy Bloor, 1531, 191.38
    26. Danny Sear, 1521, 190.13
    27. Thomas Cheung, 1512, 189.00
    28. Paul Billings, 1511, 188.88
    29. Steve Foley, 1505, 188.13
    30. Jamie Alder, 1504, 188.00
    31. Paul Besgrove, 1498, 187.25
    32. Ross Law, 1470, 183.75
    33. Eddie Cooper, 1465, 183.13
    34. Richard Stevens, 1450, 181.25
    35. Jason O'Dell, 1391, 173.88
    36. Rishi Patel, 1318, 164.75


    Women's Ranking Positions


    Players with position, country, 8-game total and average

    1. Lisa John, 1622, 202.75
    2. Jo Cundy, 1602, 200.25
    3. Nikki Harvey, 1574, 196.75
    4. Jemma Smith, 1555, 194.38
    5. Angie Brown, 1552, 194.00
    6. Pauline Buck, 1527, 190.88
    7. Zara Glover, 1515, 189.38
    8. Vikki Burbridge, 1504, 188.00
    9. Faye Elkington, 1453, 181.63
    10. Helen Tamblyn, 1445, 180.63
    11. Katie Jowsey, 1413, 176.63