Parker Bohn III Rides Clean Second Round To PBA50 David Small’s JAX 60 Classic Qualifying Lead


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Parker Bohn III Rides Clean Second Round

To PBA50 David Small’s JAX 60 Classic Qualifying Lead

JACKSON, Mich. (Aug. 1, 2019) – Hoping to end a two-year drought without a win on the PBA50 Tour, PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III of Jackson, New Jersey averaged 237 for 16 games to emerge as the qualifying leader for the PBA50 David Small’s JAX 60 Classic presented by Track.

The four-time PBA50 Tour titlist started Thursday’s second eight-game round at JAX 60 Lanes with a 205 game and then caught fire bowling games of 258, 258, 278, 245, 248, 246 and 235 bringing his two-round qualifying pinfall total to 3,803. He had no open frames in his second round.

“The good shots resulted in strikes and the bad shots resulted in nothing worse than a makeable spare,” said Bohn, who also has won 35 times on the Go Bowling! PBA Tour. “After the first game I just needed to tighten up my line to the pocket a little bit and more often than not I knocked them all down. I didn’t have to shoot at anything worse than a three-pin spare.”

Bohn, who notched his second top-qualifier honor in the last three tournaments, last won on the tour for players 50 and over in August of 2017 when he won the David Small’s Championship Lanes Classic. This season he has three top-five finishes with a best of second in the PBA50 Northern California Classic.

“I don’t mind telling you I’m tired of making shows and not winning,” said the 56-year-old left-hander. “There’s something to be learned from every tournament so hopefully I can put all that experience to use and win this one.”

As a result of finishing in the top eight, Bohn earned a bye into Friday’s second match play round. The other seven players earning a bye were: Joel Carlson, Omaha, Nebraska, 3,730; Brian Menini, Brookfield, Missouri., 3,700; Steve Jaros, Yorkville, Illinois, 3,686; Harry Sullins, Chesterfield Twp., Michigan., 3,682, followed by three Hall of Famers – Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas, 3,671; 2019 David Small’s Championship Lanes Classic winner Ron Mohr, Las Vegas, 3,667, and Brian Voss, Centennial, Colorado, 3,644.

If PBA Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Oxford, Florida is going to win his fourth tournament of the season and 15th of his career to take sole possession of the all-time PBA50 Tour titles lead, he’ll have to advance through Friday’s cashers round to earn a spot in the first match play round which is something he’s done in two of his wins that came early in the season.

Williams narrowly advanced to the cashers round finishing tied for 31st with 2017 PBA50 Player of the Year Brian LeClair, of Albany, New York. LeClair, who also advanced to the cashers round will be trying for his third win of the season.

Friday’s competition begins with the cashers round at 8:30 a.m. ET with match play rounds at noon and 3 p.m. After match play is completed the top five players will advance to the stepladder finals at 7 p.m. ET.

Final day coverage of the JAX 60 Classic will be streamed live by PBA’s online bowling channel FloBowling beginning at 8:30 a.m. For subscription and schedule information visit


Presented by Track

JAX 60 Lanes, Jackson, Mich., Thursday

SECOND ROUND RESULTS (after 16 games. Top 16 advance to match play. Positions 17-36 plus eight PBA60 players advance to cashers round to determine eight additional match play spots)

1, Parker Bohn III, Jackson, N.J., 3,803.
2, Joel Carlson, Omaha, Neb., 3,730.
3, Brian Menini, Brookfield, Mo., 3,700.
4, Steve Jaros, Yorkville, Ill., 3,686.
5, Harry Sullins, Chesterfield Twp., Mich., 3,682.
6, Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas, 3,671.
7, Ron Mohr, Las Vegas, 3,667.
8, Brian Voss, Centennial, Colo., 3,644.
9, Brian Kretzer, Dayton, Ohio, 3,620.
10, Todd Kjell, Roscoe, Ill., 3,604.
11, Ryan Shafer, Horseheads, N.Y., 3,600.
12, Bob Learn Jr., Erie, Pa., 3,589.
13, Doug Kent, Newark, N.Y., 3,587.
14, Tom Baker, King, N.C., 3,581.
15, Kevin Foley, Reno, Nev., 3,578.
16, Terry Metzner, Kentwood, Mich., 3,575.
17, Steve Hoskins, New Port Richey, Fla., 3,574.
18, Lennie Boresch Jr., Kenosha, Wis., 3,568.
19, Mark Sullivan, Indianapolis, 3,551.
20, Pete Weber, St. Ann, Mo., 3,546.
21, Sammy Ventura, Syracuse, N.Y., 3,543.
22, Scott Greiner, Sunrise Beach, Mo., 3,537.
23, Lee Brosius, Ashburn, Va., 3,525.
24, Gary Faulkner, Norfolk, Va., 3,523.
25, Jeff Johnson, Freeport, Ill., 3,520.
26, Don Herrington, Ballston Lake, N.Y., 3,518.
27, Ricky Schissler, Brighton, Colo., 3,513.
28, Eugene McCune, Munster, Ind., 3,505.
29, Bo Goergen, Sanford, Mich., 3,502.
30, Mike Dias, Lafayette, Colo., 3,500.
31, (tie) Brian LeClair, Albany, N.Y., and Walter Ray Williams Jr., Oxford, Fla., 3,496.
33, Warren Eales, Chandler, Ariz., 3,479.
34, n-Michael Snow, Canada, 3,467.
35, Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo, Mich., 3,465.
36, Keith Lesko, Prosper, Texas, 3,464.
37, ss-Dale Csuhta, Wadsworth, Ohio, 3,455.
38, (tie) ss-Paul Mielens, Menomonie, Wis., and Mike Keough, Stockton, Calif., 3,452.
40, ss-Bruce Hall, Westborough, Mass., 3,444.
41, n-Joe Ciach, Mississauga, Ont., Canada, 3,435.
42, Michael Haugen Jr., Phoenix, 3,418.
43, Greg Wilson, Warrenton, Va., 3,409.
44, ss-Edward Silva, Manteca, Calif., 3,405.
45, John Marsala, St. Louis, Mo., 3,402.
46, ss-Christopher Keane, Cape Coral, Fla., 3,393.
47, Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela, 3,392.
48, Larry Verble, Mason, Mich., 3,382, $100.
49, ss-Michael Lucente, Warren, Mich., 3,353.
50, (tie) Rick Woloszyn, Griffith, Ind., and Gary Alstott, Washington, Ill., 3,352.
52, Carl West, San Jose, Calif., 3,335.
53, ss-Chuck Richardson, The Villages, Fla., 3,334.
54, ss-Mike Hastings, Millsboro, Del., 3,330.
55, (tie) James Storts, Westfield, Ind., and Ted Staikoff, Black Hawk, S.D., 3,317.
57, n-Lyle Kuhlmann, Woodruff, Wis., 3,310.
58, Michael Healy, Yonkers, N.Y., 3,307.
59, Henry Dawson, Elma, Wash., 3,290.
59, Danny Clark, New Palestine, Ind., 3,290.
61, Michael Duran, Banning, Calif., 3,288.
62, Johnny Petraglia, Jackson, N.J., 3,281.
63, Jay Davis Jr., Silver Spring, Md., 3,279.
64, Rick Francis, Linden, Calif., 3,278.
65, Don Blatchford, Santa Monica, Calif., 3,275.
66, Gene Bruihl, Petaluma, Calif., 3,274.
67, Tracy Teeters, Eugene, Ore., 3,271.
68, John Dudak, Orland Park, Ill., 3,270.
69, Dick Gran, Hartville, Ohio, 3,267.
70, Steve Easterday, Strasburg, Ohio, 3,263.
71, Bill Hewlett, Las Vegas, 3,261.
72, Jim Pitts, Elmira, N.Y., 3,260.
73, William Peters, Dayton, Ohio, 3,254.
74, (tie) Jon DeLaney, McKinney, Texas, and Michael Tweed Sr., Camp Hill, Pa., 3,252.
76, Gary Kammes, Winfield, Ill., 3,242.
77, Dave Han, Birmingham, Ala., 3,230.
78, n-George Phillips, Centreville, Mich., 3,228.
78, Gregory McCreadie, Midland, Mich., 3,228.
80, Rick Minier, Houston, 3,225.
81, Brendan Bierch, Grafton, Mass., 3,207.
82, n-Larry Salvati, Canada, 3,206.
82, Greg Scheetz, Scottsdale, Ariz., 3,206.
84, James Campbell, Clearwater, Fla., 3,195.
85, John DiSantis, Wilmington, Del., 3,187.
86, Bill Vannoy, Lexington, S.C., 3,186.
87, Michael Craig, Westerville, Ohio, 3,184.
88, Brian Miller, Springfield, Ohio, 3,171.
89, Gary Schluchter, Femont, Ohio, 3,155.
90, ss-Dave Bernhardt, Romeo, Mich., 3,143.
91, Tony Johnson, Canton, Ohio, 3,136.
91, Lee Rautenberg, Boynton Beach, Fla., 3,136.
93, Carlos Denot, Mexico, 3,134.
94, Mark Abraham, Lansing, Mich., 3,132.
95, William Keenan Jr., Orlando, Fla., 3,123.
96, Rick Zakrajsek, Lorain, Ohio, 3,113.
97, Gary Reh, Fort Mohave, Ariz., 3,112.
98, Galen Keas, Alda, Neb., 3,110.
99, Doug Henry, Columbus, Ind., 3,099.
100, Jim Dilyard, Burbank, Ohio, 3,093.
101, Mike Moore, Marietta, Ohio, 3,090.
102, Ernie Segura Jr., Taylor, Mich., 3,088.
103, n-Douglas David, McComb, Mich., 3,044.
104, Lucien Casagrande, Canada, 3,016.
105, Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn., 2,867.
106, James Souder, Greeneville, Tenn., 2,859.
107, Glen Nakagawa, Highland Village, Texas, 2,830.
108, n-Mark Rose, Jackson, Mich., 2,799.
109, Scott Merritt, Iowa City, Iowa, 1,484.
110, John Chapman, Canada, 1,452.


ss-PBA60 player ages 60 and over advancing to cashers round

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