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9/5/13

Pickford, Schrum Win PBA Mooresville Budweiser South Open Titles

Mooresville, N.C. (Sept. 2, 2013) – Connor Pickford of Charlotte, N.C., defeated PBA Tour titlist Scott Newell of Deland, Fla., 201-185, to win his third PBA South Region title in the Budweiser South Open at Victory Lanes Monday.

 

In the PBA50 portion of the doubleheader event, Jeff Schrum of Cherryville, N.C., won his fourth South Region title with a 229-219 victory over PBA Hall of Famer Tom Baker of King, N.C., 229-219, in the Budweiser Senior Open.

 

Pickford, who qualified fourth for the stepladder finals with a 9-3 match play record, rolled over Dick Allen of Columbia, S.C., 214-193, in the first stepladder match. In the semifinal round Pickford cruised past Chris Collins of Savannah, Ga., 268-218.

 

Pickford earned $2,300 while Newell earned $1,200 for second place.

 

In the opening match of the PBA50 finals, Schrum defeated Bill Keenan of Orlando, Fla., 235-214, and he advanced to the title match with a 224-168 victory over Bill McCorkle of Westerville, Ohio.

 

The PBA South Region’s next event will be a PBA50 tournament at Sport Lanes in Martinsville, Va., Sept. 20-22.

 

PBA BUDWEISER SOUTH OPEN
Victory Lanes, Mooresville, N.C., Monday

 

Final Standings: 

1, Connor Pickford, Charlotte, N.C., 683 (three games), $2,300.

2, Scott Newell, Deland, Fla., 185 (one game), $1,200.

3, Chris Collins, Savannah, Ga., 218 (one game), $1,000.

4, Dick Allen, Columbia, S.C., 193 (one game), $900.

 

Stepladder Results:

Match One: Pickford def. Allen, 214-193.

Semifinal Match: Pickford def. Collins , 268-218.

Championship Match: Pickford def. Newell, 201-185.

 

Final Match Play Standings (after 28 games, including match play bonus pins)

1, Newell, 7-5, 6,303. 

2, Collins, 8-4, 6,228. 

3, Allen, 8-4, 6,202.

4, Pickford, 9-3, 6,193.

5, Jason Sterner, McDonough, Ga., 7-5, 6,145, $800.

6, Lee Vanderhoef, Greenville, S.C., 7-4-1, 6,085, $700.

7, Kyle Troup, Taylorsville, N.C., 6-6, 6,056, $660.

8, Jeffrey Evans, Supply, N.C., 6-6, 5,994, $640.

9, Chris Polizzi, Spring Hill, Fla., 6-6, 5,990, $620.

10, Josh Chambliss, Charleston, S.C., 7-5, 5,959 $600.

11, Randy Weiss, Columbia, S.C., 5-7, 5,878, $580.

12, Bill Vannoy, Jacksonville, N.C., 6-6, 5,862, $570.

13, Adam Monks, Conway, S.C., 4-7-1, 5,824, $560.

14, a-Mike Albert, Calabash, N.C., 4-8, 5,823, $550.

15, Steve Taylor, Madison Heights, Va., 2-10, 5,689, $540.

16, Gary Faulkner, Norfolk, Va., 3-9, 5,506 $530.

  a-denotes amateur

 

PBA50 BUDWEISER SOUTH OPEN
Victory Lanes, Mooresville, N.C., Monday

 

Final Standings: 

1, Jeff Schrum, Cherryville, N.C., 688 (three games), $1,500.

2, Tom Baker, King, N.C., 219 (one game), $950.

3, Bill McCorkle, Westerville, Ohio, 168 (one game), $850.

4, Bill Keenan, Orlando, Fla., 214 (one game), $750.

 

Stepladder Results:

Match One: Schrum def. Keenan, 235-214.

Semi-final Match: Schrum def. McCorkle, 224-168.

Championship Match: Schrum def. Baker, 229-219.

 

Final Match Play Standings (after 28 games, including match play bonus pins)

1, Baker, 8-4, 6,344. 

2, McCorkle, 9-2-1, 6,201. 

3, Keenan, 7-5, 6,013.

4, Schrum, 8-4, 5,894.

5, Carl Breaman, Greer, S.C., 6-6, 5,791, $700.

6, Greg McMahan, Dandridge, Tenn., 6-6, 5,767, $660.

7, Tracy Golding, Winston-Salem, N.C., 6-6, 5,676, $640.

8, Mike Tucker, Concord, N.C., 6-6, 5,646, $610.

9, Steve Lickliter, Beckley, W.Va., 7-5, 5,646, $610.

10, Larry Graybeal, Elizabethton, Tenn., 6-6, 5,617 $590.

11, Ken Shealy, Myrtle Beach, S.C., 6-5-1, 5,609, $580.

12, Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn., 6-6, 5,529, $570.

13, Mark Pickford, Charlotte, N.C., 3-9, 5,529, $560.

14, Doug O’Bryant, Ball Ground, Ga., 4-8, 5,454, $550.

15, Paul Bryant, Fayetteville, N.C., 5-7, 5,385, $540.

16, Joe Scarborough, Charlotte, N.C., 2-10, 5,315 $530.