Wiseman wins second straight PBA regional

PBA Communications

WisemanSumHowell, N.J. – Danny Wiseman of Baltimore defeated Tommy Dakouvanos of Belford, N.J., 267-200, to win his second consecutive Professional Bowlers Association East Region title in the Howell Lanes Open presented by Brunswick at Howell Lanes Sunday.

The victory was Wiseman’s 11th career regional win and came on the heels of his win in the Dominick V. DiCicco Memorial presented by Ebonite a week earlier at Brunswick Zone Turnersville in New Jersey. Wiseman also earned $2,500 while Dakouvanos earned $1,300 as the runner-up.

Wiseman defeated Darryl Bower of Middletown, Pa., 246-203, and Dakouvanos defeated Ray Edwards of Middle Island, N.Y., 242-241, in the semifinal round.

Bower and Edwards each earned $1,000 as semifinal round losers.

Next weekend, the PBA East Region moves to Glassboro, N.J. for the Glassboro Senior Open. The second of the PBA Animal Pattern Championships is scheduled for the following week at Homefield Bowl in Yonkers, N.Y.

presented by Brunswick
Howell Lanes, Howell, N.J., Sunday


Danny Wiseman, Baltimore ($2,500) def. Tommy Dakouvanos, Belford, N.J., ($1,300), 267-200.

Semifinal Round (losers earned $1,000):
Wiseman def. Darryl Bower, Middletown, Pa., 246-203.
Dakouvanos def. Ray Edwards, Middle Island, N.Y., 242-241,.

Round of 8 (best of three games, losers eliminated and earned $800 each):
Wiseman def. Tommy Gollick, Oberlin, Pa., 2-0.
Dakouvanos def. Doug McFarlane Jr., Cherry Hill, N.J., 2-0.
D. Bower def. Johnathan Bower, Middletown, Pa., 2-1.
Edwards def. Matt Russo, Millstone Township, N.J., 2-1.

Round of 16 (best of five games, losers eliminated and earned $600 each):
Wiseman def. Parker Bohn III, Jackson, N.J., 3-0.
Dakouvanos def. Kevin Brophy, Oakhurst, N.J., 3-2.
D. Bower def. Greg Stahora, West Hazleton, Pa., 3-0.
Edwards def. Brian LeClair, Athens, N.Y., 3-0.
Gollick def. Vinny D’Ambrosio III, Staten Island, N.Y., 3-0.
McFarlane def. Rick Graham, Lancaster, Pa., 3-0.
J. Bower def. Adam Chase, Seaford, N.Y., 3-1.
Russo def. Anthony Pepe, East Elmhurst, N.Y., 3-1.

300 Games: Ray Edwards, Mike Markis, Ryan Shafer