Date Posted: November 11th, 2021
Yorkville, NY – Bowlers from all over New York State converged on Vista Lanes for the 43rd Annual Open Senior Championships last month. The 20-lane center, located in the Central New York town of Yorkville was the site for the premier event for bowlers 50 years or older in New York.
Participants in this event can bowl doubles and/or singles and is broken down in to seven age categories. Each event consists of 3 games, winners determined by total pin fall plus handicap. There is also a combine event which combines the bowlers score from both events for additional prize fund.
There were 88 Doubles Teams, 162 Singles and 140 Combine Entries. In addition to the prize money for the combine, the winners in each division will receive a paid entry into the USBC Senior Championships next summer.
Super Seniors (75+) – Dominick Cefalo (Syracuse) & Michael Cefalo (Minoa) - 1350
Class A (70-74) - James Hibbard (Clinton) & Ron Scholefield (Utica) - 1368
Class B (65-69) - Jim Malone (Rome) & Steve Berthold (Rome) - 1467
Class C (60-64) - Randy Snyder (Apalachin) & Glenn Hashizumi (Binghamton) - 1508
Class D (55-59) - Thomas Volpe (Jamestown) & Brandon Miller (Jamestown) - 1445
Class E (50-54) - Scott Kruppenbacher (Rochester) & Troy McClure (Marion) - 1424
Super Seniors (75+) - Michael Cefalo (Minoa) - 720
Class A (70-74) - Jerry Rider, Jr (Sand Lake) - 790
Class B (65-69) - Michael Domicolo (Oswego) - 468
Class C (60-64) - William Owens (Utica) - 770
Class D (55-59) - William Weiss (Lake Katrine) - 758
Class E (50-54) - Charles Adams (Illion) - 752
Six-Game Combine Champions
Bowlers will all receive a paid entry to USBC Senior Championships (site and date TBA)
Super Seniors (75+) - Raymond Daviau Jr (Whitesoro) - 1386
Class A (70-74) - Jim Malone (Rome) – 1545
Class B (65-69) - John Knott (Castleton) - 1497
Class C (60-64) - Keith Garceau (Rochester) - 1463
Class D (55-59) - William Weiss (Lake Katrine) - 1468
Class E (50-54) - William Lent (Buffalo) - 1429
Next year’s event will be at Spins Bowl Wappingers Falls on October 15-23, 2022 applications will be available in the spring by visiting bowlny.com. Please note dates are subject to change.
For a complete list of standings for this tournament click here.
To see a list of all NYS USBC Tournaments for adults and youth click here.