Shannon Pluhowsky and Tommy Jones Lead PBA-PWBA Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles after Two Squads



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Shannon Pluhowsky and Tommy Jones Lead

PBA-PWBA Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles after Two Squads

HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 27, 2018) – With two of four qualifying squads complete, four-time winnersShannon Pluhowsky and Tommy Jones are the early leaders in the PBA-PWBA Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles with a combined 3,193 pinfall total for seven games.

Pluhowsky bowled 1,545 for her seven games and Jones 1,648 Friday at Copperfield Bowl in Houston. Finishing second after two squads were Erin McCarthy and AJ Johnson with 3,174, and the team of Diandra Asbaty and Jason Belmonte in third with 3,111.

At this point 79 doubles teams have completed their qualifying with 79 more teams to qualify Saturday with squads at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. CDT. After qualifying is completed, the field will be cut to the top 40 teams which will advance to the five-game semifinal round Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m.

After a total of 12 team/24 individual games, the top eight teams will then bowl an eight-game round-robin match play round to complete the event. Total pinfall for 20 team/40 individual games, including match play bonus pins, will determine the winners.

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Copperfield Bowl, Houston, Texas, Friday

STANDINGS AFTER A AND B SQUADS (after 7 games; squads C and D squads to bowl qualifying on Saturday)

1, Shannon Pluhowsky, Dayton, Ohio / Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., 3,193.

2, Erin McCarthy, Omaha, Neb. / AJ Johnson, Oswego, Ill., 3,174.

3, Diandra Asbaty, Chicago / Jason Belmonte, Australia, 3,111.

4, Leanne Hulsenberg, Pleasant View, Utah / Darren Tang, San Jose, Calif., 3,079.

5, Shannon O’Keefe, O’Fallon, Ill. / Bill O’Neill, Langhorne, Pa., 3,030.

6, Giselle Poss, Montgomery, Ill. / Matt Gasn, Clarksville, Tenn., 3,020.

7, Misaki Mukotani, China / Nobuhito Fujii, Japan, 3,001.

8, Kayla Pashina, Minnetonka, Minn. / Rhino Page, Dade City, Fla., 2,993.

9, Haley Richard, Tipton, Mich. / Nick Pate, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., 2,927.

10, Sydney Brummett, Fort Wayne, Ind. / Kris Prather, Plainfield, Ill., 2,907.

11, Birgit Poppler, Germany / Jason Sterner, Cocoa, Fla., 2,907.

12, Lindsay Boomershine, Perry, Utah / Kyle Troup, Taylorsville, N.C., 2,904.

13, Bryanna Cote, Red Rock, Ariz. / Stuart Williams, England, 2,894.

14, Verity Crawley, England / Wes Malott, Pflugerville, Texas, 2,866.

15, Diana Zavjalova, Latvia / Adam Pogge, Austin, Texas, 2,859.

16, Kayla Bandy, Salisbury, Md. / Nathan Bohr, Wichita, Kan., 2,857.

17, Christina Kinney, Las Vegas / Robert Lawrence, Del Valle, Texas, 2,855.

18, Jackie Carbonetto, Clarksville, Tenn. / Tom Daugherty, Riverview, Fla., 2,845.

19, Tannya Roumimper, Indonesia / Francois Lavoie, Wichita, Kan., 2,835.

20, Josie Barnes, Hermitage, Tenn. / Chris Barnes, Double Oak, Texas, 2,832.

21, Shannon Sellens, Copiague, N.Y. / Anthony Pepe, East Elmhurst, N.Y., 2,831.

22, Brianna Brown, Floresville, Texas / Justin Ledwig, San Antonio, 2,829.

23, Amanda Greene, Romney, W.Va. / Kyle Sherman, O’Fallon, Mo., 2,826.

24, Summer Jasmin, Beckley, W.Va. / Joe Findling, Mesquite, Texas, 2,821.

25, Jordan Richard, Tipton, Mich. / Chris Loschetter, Avon, Ohio, 2,815.

26, Elysia Current, Ephrata, Pa. / AJ Chapman, Manchester, Iowa, 2,808.

27, Jennifer Schultz, Beaumont, Texas / Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas, 2,793.

28, Michelle Sterner, Buffalo, N.Y. / Mike Austin, Conroe, Texas, 2,789.

29, Ashley Lawley, Texas City, Texas / Troy Boyd, Pasadena, Texas, 2,789.

30, Amy Dillon-Bruce, Wichita, Kan. / Rick Justice, Lawton, Okla., 2,785.

31, Ashly Galante, Palm Harbor, Fla. / Mike Moore, Orlando, Fla., 2,781.

32, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, Keller, Texas / Michael Tang, San Francisco, 2,767.

33, Jodi Woessner, Oregon, Ohio / Dino Castillo, Highland Village, Texas, 2,764.

34, Tannya Lopez, Mexico / Matt Cabanski, Cibolo, Texas, 2,749.

35, Marcia Kloempken, Pleasant View, Utah / Steven Smith, San Diego, 2,749.

36, Sandi Charles, Nolanville, Texas / Sean Lavery-Spahr, Dallas, 2,747.

37, Jes Lesagonicz, Atlanta / Ryan Holland, Houston, 2,738.

38, Brenda Padilla, Mansfield, Texas / DJ Archer, Houston, 2,725.

39, Ricki Ellison, Wichita, Kan. / Tyler Kemp, Wichita, Kan., 2,723.

40, Rina Asada, Japan / Shota Amakasu, Japan, 2,718.

41, Jamarva Norman, Chattanooga, Tenn. / Kendle Miles, Kennesaw, Ga., 2,687.

42, Amanda Broege, Ronkonkoma, N.Y. / Jon Van Hees, Charleston, R.I., 2,684.

43, Kristie Leong, Daly City, Calif. / DeeRonn Booker, Anaheim, Calif., 2,671.

44, Kimi Davidson, Lewisville, Texas / Brian Valenta, Stockbridge, Ga., 2,670.

45, Yuna Mukotani, China / Kenta Morimoto, Japan, 2,668.

46, Tish Johnson, Colorado Springs, Colo. / Hank Boomershine, Perry, Utah, 2,663.

47, Kelsi Anderson, San Antonio / Ricky Jimenez, San Antonio, 2,636.

48, Novella Daniels, Detroit, Mich. / George Gohagan III, Houston, 2,633.

49, Ashley Cole, Florissant, Mo. / Randy Miles, Jr., Kennesaw, Ga., 2,625.

50, Cindy Mattingly, Puyallup, Wash. / Tanner Spacey, Burien, Wash., 2,623.

51, Teri Perkins, San Marcos, Texas / Eric Martinez, San Antonio, 2,619.

52, Stephanie Zavala, Downey, Calif. / Tyson Branagan, Fort Worth, Texas, 2,614.

53, Gabriella Mayfield, Lake Isabella, Calif. / Steve Pavlinko, Jr., Deptford, N.J., 2,609.

54, Katie Maher, Ottumwa, Iowa / Billy Hibbard, Mukwonago, Wis., 2,607.

55, Erin Lenahan, Roseville, Calif. / Chris Castro, Plano, Texas, 2,599.

56, Chelsea Gilliam, Austintown, Ohio / Robert Gilliam, Jr., Independence, La., 2,585.

57, Mary Jo Cox, Houston / Lee Lorts, Katy, Texas, 2,547.

58, Debbie Ayers, La Mesa, Calif. / Nicholas Burgess, Jersey Village, Texas, 2,523.

59, Connie Esters, San Pedro, Calif. / Justin Wren, Kingwood, Texas, 2,518.

60, Tayna Fulmer-Spaulding, Colorado Springs, Colo. / Chris Bryant, Austin, Texas, 2,504.

61, Tristan Senegal, Baton Rouge, La. / Darrin Senegal, Baton Rouge, La., 2,472.

62, A Squad, Mads McDuff, Katy, Texas / Sean Sadat, Houston, 2,452.

63, Cathy Nelson, Lakeside, Texas / David Scardaville, Houston, 2,444.

64, Teri Haugh, Faribault, Minn. / Darren Stanley, Vancouver, Wash., 2,417.

65, Ginger Bess, San Antonio / Jason Valenzuela, Corpus Christi, Texas, 2,409.

66, Celina Broderick, Wallingford, Conn. / T.J. Thompson, Houston, 2,406.

67, Aline Reed, Spring, Texas / William Titus, Houston, 2,395.

68, Gloria Wood, Corpus Christi, Texas / Darrell Wood, Corpus Christi, Texas, 2,393.

69, Kyra Kansaki, Greenbriar, Ark. / Luis De Leon, San Antonio, 2,384.

70, Barbara Bias, Houston / Bobby Abbott, Houston, 2,343.

71, Taylor Evans, Katy, Texas / Jeremy Evans, Katy, Texas, 2,337.

72, Nichole DePaul-Miller, Plano, Ill. / John Wukasch Jr., Montgomery, Texas, 2,333.

73, Brette Joseph, Pflugerville, Texas / Cecil Scarboro, Panama City, Fla., 2,325.

74, Shelly Slagle, Pearland, Texas / Ray Hart, Galveston, Texas, 2,266.

75, Halie Summers, Houston / Michael Ruffino, Houston, 2,250.

76, Mel McAllister, Colorado Springs, Colo. / Russell Elsner, Houston, 2,241.

77, Wendy Arnold, Hockley, Texas / Lee Arnold, Hockley, Texas, 2,217.

78, Norma Manns, Austin, Texas / Marvin Biagas, Houston, 2,213.

79, Diva Gwiscz, Houston / Kevin Foerster, Houston, 2,193.

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Brian grew up in New York before moving to Phoenix, AZ in 1991. He has been involved in writing for his own bowling publication called “Striking Spotlight.” He has been published in the Desert Bowler Newspaper, Windy City News Newspaper and the Bowlers Journal. Hirsch is a Youth Director in the Kenosha USBC and a former Director for the Metro Phoenix USBC. As a Level 1 and RVP USBC coach, he can be found coaching his wife Amber and their son Masen each Saturday morning. Hirsch currently has (6) 300’s and (4) 800’s and is a member of the International Gay Bowling Organization where he is a five-time IGBO Champion and a six-time Arizona State Grand Canyon State Games Medalist. The Hirsch’s moved to Wisconsin to be closer to family and assist the Freedom Farm for Vets. Hirsch’s home bowling center is Sheridan Lanes, located in Kenosha, WI.


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