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Mahopac's Conroy Second at PBA Strike Zone Open

Pottsville, Pa. (September 3, 2017) – Mike Hastings of Millsboro, Del. defeated John Conroy of Mahopac, N.Y., 220-201, to win the PBA50 Strike Zone Open presented by Track at the Strike Zone Alleys Sunday for his second career PBA50 Regional title.
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Mahopac's Conroy Second at PBA Strike Zone Open

Date: Tue, Sep 5th, 2017 12:00:00 am

Pottsville, Pa. (September 3, 2017) – Mike Hastings of Millsboro, Del. defeated John Conroy of Mahopac, N.Y., 220-201, to win the PBA50 Strike Zone Open presented by Track at the Strike Zone Alleys Sunday for his second career PBA50 Regional title.

Hastings, a veteran of 116 PBA50 Regional events, bowled a clean game in the championship round while Conroy could not overcome a split in the middle of the final game. For Hastings, the win was his first since winning his first title in Martinsville, Va., in 2010. He earned $1,500 along with his title while Conroy earned $750 as the runner-up.

Hastings defeated Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, N.Y., 216-140, and Conroy defeated Ray Edwards of Middle Island, N.Y., 200-190, in the semifinal round. Shafer and Edwards each earned $625 as semifinal round losers.

Next week, the PBA East Region travels to the Schenectady, N.Y. for the PBA50 Towne Bowling Academy Open.

PBA50 STRIKE ZONE OPEN
presented by Track
Strike Zone Alleys, Pottsville, Pa., Sunday

Championship: Mike Hastings, Millsboro, Del. ($1,500) def. John Conroy, Mahopac, N.Y., ($750), 220-201.

Semifinal Round (losers earned $625):
Hastings def. Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y., 216-140.
Conroy def. Ray Edwards, Middle Island, N.Y., 200-190.

Round of 8 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $575 each):
Hastings def. Sam Maccarone, Williamstown, N.J., 3-1.
Conroy def. Jeff Zaffino, Warren, Pa., 3-1.
Shafer def. Glenn Smith, New York, 3-2.
Edwards def. Rick Graham, Lancaster, Pa., 3-2.

Round of 12 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $525 each):
Hastings def. Ben Martinez, Lebanon, Pa., 3-1.
Conroy def. Michael Klosin, Windham, N.H., 3-0.
Graham def. Barry Clare, Bayside, N.Y., 3-2.
Smith def. Rob Hoffman, Freehold, N.J., 3-0.


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