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Bohn III Tops Graham for Rossi Lanes Eastern Open Regional Title

Elmira, N.Y. (March 25, 2018) – PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., defeated Rick Graham of Lancaster, Pa., 245-212, to win the PBA50 Rossi Lanes Eastern Open at Rossi Lanes Sunday.
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Bohn III Tops Graham for Rossi Lanes Eastern Open Regional Title

Date: Tue, Mar 27th, 2018 12:00:00 am

Elmira, N.Y. (March 25, 2018) – PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., defeated Rick Graham of Lancaster, Pa., 245-212, to win the PBA50 Rossi Lanes Eastern Open at Rossi Lanes Sunday.

Bohn, who was just returning from bowling in Germany, qualified second, earning byes for two rounds. In Sunday's finals, he defeated defending champion David Kneas of Annapolis, Md., 2-0, in the best-of-three-game Round of 8 before eliminating 2016 Rossi Lanes champ Brian Boghosian of Springfield, Mass., 202-163, in the semifinal round.

Graham, who turned 50 last August, was the qualifying leader. He defeated Darryl Bower of Middletown, Pa., 2-0, in the Round of 8, and Don Herrington of Ballston Lake, N.Y., 200-198, in his semifinal round match.

The win was worth $3,000 for Bohn, while Graham won $1,500 as the runner-up. This was the second runner-up finish for Graham in the three PBA50 regionals he has competed in since turning 50.

The next PBA East Region event is the PBA Bowlers Discount Pro Shop Open presented by Hammer hosted by AMF Towson Lanes in Towson, Md., April 13-15.

PBA50 ROSSI LANES EASTERN OPEN
Rossi Lanes, Elmira, N.Y., Sunday

Championship: Parker Bohn III, Jackson, N.J. ($3,000) def. Rick Graham, Lancaster, Pa., ($1,500), 245-212.

Semifinal Round (losers earned $900):

Bohn def. n-Brian Boghosian, Springfield, Mass., 202-163.

Graham def., Don Herrington, Ballston Lake, N.Y. 200-198.

Round of 8 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $700 each):

Bohn def. David Kneas, Annapolis, Md., 2-0.

Graham def. Darryl Bower, Middletown, Pa., 2-0.

Boghosian def. Mike Healy, Yonkers, N.Y., 2-0.

Herrington def. Sam Maccarone, Blackwood, N.J., 2-1.

Round of 12 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $650 each):

Bower def. Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y., 2-0.

Maccarone def. Mike Hastings, Millsboro, Del., 2-1.

Kneas def. Bill Neumann, Rensselaer, N.Y., 2-1.

Boghosian def. Doug Kent, Newark, N.Y., 3-1.

Round of 16 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $600 each):

Bower def. John DiSantis, Wilmington, Del., 2-0.

Maccarone def. Gary Bondarchuk, Langhorne, Pa., 2-0.

Kneas def. Robert Boehm, Nutley, N.J., 2-0.

Boghosian def. Conn Casey, Canada, 2-0.


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