Mooresville, N.C. – Jeff Schrum of Cherryville, N.C., defeated Kent Wagner of Palmetto, Fla., 235-203 and 197-190, in the best-of-three-game title match to win his third Professional Bowlers Association South Region title in the Budweiser Senior Open at Victory Lanes Sunday.
Schrum earned $1,600 while Wagner pocketed $900 as the runner-up.
In the best-of-three semifinal round, Schrum defeated Danny Weikel of Dallas, N.C., 208-181 and 193-167 while Wagner swept Dennis Lane of Kingsport, Tenn., 210-188 and 186-176.
The PBA South Region’s next tournament will be Jacksonville, Fla. NAS, October 12, 2012.
PBA SOUTH REGION BUDWEISER SENIOR OPEN
Victory Lanes, Mooresville, N.C., Sunday
Championship (best of three games):
Jeff Schrum, Cherryville, N.C. ($1,600) def. Kent Wagner, Palmetto, Fla. ($900), 2-0 (235-203, 197-190).
Semifinal Round (best of three games, losers earned $800):
Schrum def. Danny Weikel, Dallas, N.C., 2-0.
Wagner def. Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn., 2-0.
Round of 8 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $650 each):
Schrum def. Mark Glover, Woodbridge, Va., 2-0.
Wagner def. Mike Bobbitt, Galax, Va., 2-1.
Lane def. Mike Henry, Brunswick, Ohio, 2-0.
Weikel def. Freddie Childress, Patrick Springs, Va., 2-1.
Round of 16 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $500 each):
Wagner def. Ken Shealy, Myrtle Beach, S.C., 3-0.
Childress def. Steve Stein, Staten Island, N.Y., 3-2.
Glover def. Carl Breaman, Greer, S.C., 3-2.
Lane def. Sammy Ventura, Syracuse, N.Y., 3-2.
Bobbitt def. Bill Muse, Johnson City, Tenn., 3-2.
Weikel def. Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C., 3-0.
Schrum def. Alan Grobmeier, Gilbert, Ariz., 3-2.
Henry def. Tom Baker, King, N.C., 3-1.