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Pontus Andersson Tops Eight Players Earning Berths
in PBA Jonesboro Open after PTQ
JONESBORO, Ark. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Sweden’s Pontus Andersson averaged 228.5 to top Monday’s PBA Jonesboro Open Pre-Tournament Qualifier (PTQ) at Hijinx leading eight players who advanced from the PTQ into the tournament that will begin with Wednesday’s first round of qualifying at 10 a.m. CST.
PBA fans can watch Jonesboro Open qualifying and match play on FloBowling Wednesday through Friday, and the live stepladder finals live on FS1 Saturday at 4:30 p.m. EST (3:30 p.m. CST).
PBA JONESBORO OPEN
(A 2020 Go Bowling PBA Tour Tier 2 event)
Hijinx, Jonesboro, Ark., Monday
Final Pre-Tournament Qualifier Standings
(After 10 games; top 8 advance to tournament proper)
1, Pontus Andersson, Sweden, 2,285.
2, Kyle Duster, Scottsdale, Ariz., 2,253.
3, Dino Castillo, Highland Village, Texas, 2,175.
4, Zeke Bayt, Westerville, Ohio, 2,157.
5, Stephen Hahn, Sterling, Va., 2,140.
6, Jim Pratt, Avondale, Ariz., 2,130.
7, Arturo Quintero, Mexico, 2,127.
8, Greg Young, Viera, Fla., 2,124.
Failed to advance:
9, Alex Martin, Kennesaw, Ga., 2,122.
10, Kenneth Ryan, Farmingdale, N.J., 2,114.
11, Nate Garcia, Port St. Lucie, Fla., 2,107.
12, Ildemaro Ruiz, Venezuela, 2,100.
13, Michael Ruben, Selden, N.Y., 2,097.
14, Russ Oviatt, Sioux Falls, S.D., 2,084.
15, Michael Martell, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2,077.
16, Michael Schlabach, Goshen, Ind., 2,070.
17, Nathan Bohr, Austin, Texas, 2,059.
18, Dwight Adams, Eden, N.C., 2,058.
19, Mattt Russo, Fariview Heights, Ill., 2,057.
20, Andrew Suscreba, Clifton, N.J., 2,042.
21, Karl Wahlgren, Sweden, 2,021.
22, Kim Bolleby, Sweden, 2,014.
23, Chase Valenzuela, Little Rock, Ark., 2,004.
24, Brian Robinson, Morgantown, W.Va., 1,997.
25, Michael Davidson, Versailles, Ohio, 1,991.
26, Brent Boho, Colgate, Wis., 1,988.
27, Mike Coffey, Melbourne, Fla., 1,943.
28, Jaroslav Lorenc, Czech Republic, 1,909.
29, Wesley Low Jr., Palmdale, Calif., 1,904.
30, Justin Wyman, Fairport, N.Y., 1,889.
31, Zac Tackett, Huntington, Ind., 1,846.
32, Michael (Howard) Robbins, Leighton, Ala., 1,845.
33, Brad Brooks, Maumelle, Ark., 1,836.
34, Jeff Atkins, Hot Springs Village, Ark., 1,815.
35, Andrew Marks, Conway, Ark., 1,813.
36, Brandon Curtis, Manson, N.C., 1,788.
37, Andrew Silverman, Akron, Ohio, 1,784.
38, Jason VanBelkum, Waynesville, Mo., 1,746.
39, Robert Miller, Martin, Tenn., 1,715.
40, Okito Kemp, Beaufort, S.C., 1,693.
41, Kenneth Bland Jr., San Antonio, Texas, 1,672.
42, Timothy Miller, Bowling Green, Ky., 1,649.
43, Elijah Felling, Norman, Okla., 1,591.
44, Robert Miller II, Cabot, Ark., 1,520.
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Pontus Andersson Tops Eight Players Earning Berths in PBA Jonesboro Open after PTQ
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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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