Covington, Virginia – Kip Roberts of Glen Allen, Va., defeated Lee Vanderhoef of Greenville, S.C., 279-204, to win the Professional Bowlers Association South Region’s Red Zone Lounge Open at Thunder Alley Sunday.
The title was Roberts’ first of the year in the PBA South Region and the 14th PBA Regional title of his career. He earned $2,000 along with his title.
Vanderhoef defeated PBA Hall of Famer Tom Baker of King, N.C., 253-233, to advance to the championship match. In the first stepladder match, Baker eliminated Ben Davis of Ashland, Ky., 239-211.
Vanderhoef earned $1,100 for second place, Baker won $850 for third, Davis pocketed $750 for fourth.
PBA SOUTH REGION RED ZONE LANES OPEN
Thunder Alley, Covington, Va., Sunday
1, Kip Roberts, Glen Allen, Va., $2,000. 2, Lee Vanderhoef, Greenville, S.C., $1,100 3, Tom Baker, King, N.C., $850. 4, Ben Davis, Ashland, Ky., $750.
Match One – Baker def. Davis, 239-211.
Semifinal Match – Vanderhoef def. Baker, 253-233.
Championship – Roberts def. Vanderhoef, 279-204.