Gowanda Valley Hose #2 2019 Doubles Tournament
The annual doubles handicapped tournament will take place at K&L Lanes in Gowanda. Squad dates are 3/9,3/10,3/16,3/17,3/23,3/24, and 3/30.
2019 Hall of Fame Applications Available
Application Forms for the 2019 HOF are available under Hall of Fame tab
Chick's House of Pain No-Tap Doubles Tournament - Sunday February 17, 2019
DLBA Women's Doubles Handicapped Tournament
March 23rd and 24th at Chick's Lanes
2019 Masters & Association Tournaments Set
The DLBA Masters Tournament is scheduled for Saturday April 27 and Sunday April 28 at Chick's Lanes in Angola. Entry form will be available under Tournaments/Events tab.
The DLBA City Tournament will follow for teams, singles and doubles begiining April 29 and running through May 11. Application forms with time slots will be available under Tournament/Events page.
2nd Annual DLBA Golf Outing Recently Completed
Rosebrook Golf Course in Silver Creek, NY was the site for the 2nd Annual Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association Golf Outing. The four person best ball outing was held on Saturday, July 21, 2018. A total of 10 teams in both the Mens’ and Mixed divisions did battle. The Men’s Division was won by the “Kids” at 10 under par. Team members included Ethan Brunner, Connor Daniels, Nick Novelli and Ben Taylor. The Mixed Division was won by Lisa Azzarella, PJ Azzarella, Bruce Brunner and N. Azzarella with a score of eight under par.
Pictures can be found in folder under Tournaments/Events tab.
Thank you to everyone who participated or contributed to the golf outing this year. Without all of the volunteers and contributors, this year’s tournament would not have been as successful! Next year’s date will be Saturday, July 20, 2019. Hope to see you there!!
Two New Members Join DLBA Hall of Fame
Judy Langworthy and Mile Lucas were nominated and selected to be the 2018 DLBA Hall-of Fame members. Judy and Mike threw out ceremonial first balls to begin this year’s City Tournament. They will be honored at the DLBA Banquet June 2.
Judy has been actively league bowling for over 30 years. She was a member of the DWBA Board of Directors for 10 years. Her bowling accomplishments include 299 and five 700+ series. She was twice Western NY Queens Champion and twice a member of the winning mixed team event of the Wild Irish Rose tournament. Judy lives in Fredonia with her husband Todd, daughter Maitland, and son Travis. She works at the State University of New York in the Finance and Administration Division.
Mike has been an active member of the Association for over 30 years. He has been a Board member for 17 years including 9 as vice-president. His bowling accomplishments include 22 300 games and two 800 series. He has been a member of 4 City Tournament team champions. Mike has worked at Service Hardware for many years. His favorite sports teams include the N.Y. Yankees and the Cincinnati Bengals.
Brad Bixby Wins 2018 DLBA Masters
Brad Bixby beat Jeff Alguire 233-201 to win the 2018 Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association Masters’ Tournament, sponsored by Sunset Truck & Auto and Rose Brook Golf Course. Double elimination match play finals were held this past Sunday at K & L Lanes in Gowanda. Bixby defeated Alguire, the winner of the winners bracket, two straight matches to take the title. Bixby averaged just over 237 on his path to victory. Top qualifier was Derek Bixby with a two day (8 game) total of 1,857. Brad Bixby was the 2nd highest qualifier with a score of 1,820. With Bixby’s win, he joins Jerry Jesionowski as a 3 time Masters winner and PJ Azzarella as a back to back winner.
The Masters’ Tournament now gives way to the 89th Annual DLBA Championships Tournament, also being held at K & L Lanes. The tournament runs daily through May 12th. Space is still available for team, doubles and singles events. Please contact P.J. Azzarella at 785-1265 for availability and reservations. A current schedule is also available at www.dunkirklakeshoreusbc.com.
Other Masters Finalists Included:
2nd – Jeff Alguire
3rd – Derek Bixby
4th – Ryan Robe
5th- 6th – Jordan Naudasher & Scott Jagoda
7th-8th – Mike Krzemien & Tom Smith
9th-12th – George Majkut, Jacob Schulz, Brian Schulz & Clark Smith
13th-16th – Steve Grimm, Spenser Johnson, Dan Latona & Tony Mistretta
Complete bracket results with scores is available under Tournament tab.
2018 Hall of Fame Application Forms Online
Applications for the 2018 Hall of Fame are available under Hall of Fame page. Deadline for submission is April 15, 2018. The form is not very taxing.
Next Board Meeting April 14, 2019
The next meeting of the DLBA Board of Directors will take place Sunday April 14 2019 at 11a at Chick's Lanes in Angola.