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John Fuery (L) is presented his first place check from Kingpin’s Alley proprietor, Doug Bohannon.  Fuery was the number 9 seed in the bracket and he won four matches to claim the $8000 top prize

The Kingpin Masters is a two day event culminating with the Main Event on Sunday November 6, 2022.

Saturday November 5 will feature a doubles event at 4pm.  The field is limited to 60 teams.  Entry fee is $120 per team.  Qualifying will consist of 3 games with teams moving each game.  Payout ratio will be 1 in 6.  This is a post your score event and will have no match play.  Top spot is guaranteed $1200.  There will be brackets and this event will be bowled on a KEGEL MERCURY.
This event is open to all bowlers.

Sunday November 6 is the main event. This is a singles event and is limited to 120 bowlers max. Start time is 10am. Entry fee is $250 (if paid in full by Oct. 23). After Oct. 23 entry is $290. $100 deposit holds your prepaid entry.
5 game qualifier, 1 in 6 advance to bracket finals.
Top four spots will pay:
1st: $8000
2nd: $4000
3rd & 4th: $2000
The top four spots are all guaranteed.
Low cash is $500 minimum.
There will be brackets, sidepots and an optional in tournament sweeper during qualifying (games 2, 3, 4).
The Main Event will be bowled on KEGEL PLUTONIUM.

2022 MASTER RESULTS

The 2022 Kingpin Masters Tournament took place over the weekend of November 5 & 6 at Kingpin’s Alley in South Glens Falls.

Saturday was the doubles portion of the event.  20 teams took to the lanes to compete for the $1200 top prize.  Teams bowled three games of regular doubles in a post your score contest.

The team of Eric Copping and Jon Wilbur used a 502 last game to vault to the win with their combined score of 1390.  Darren Andretta and Adam Chase, last year’s co-champions, took second place.  They were followed by David Simard and Nathan Ruest-Lajoie and Amanda Chrzanowski & Kerry Martin in 3rd and 4th places respectively.  

Sunday was the Main Event with a top prize of $8000 up for grabs.  61 bowlers hit the lanes for 5 games of qualifying to see which 10 would advance to the two-game elimination match play bracket.

Billy McGaffin led the qualifying from wire to wire with a 5-game pinfall of 1,196 pins (239.20average).  The top 10 scores advanced to the 2 game, total wood wins, match play bracket.

QUALIFYING 5 GAMES

PLACE

BOWLER

PINS

AVERAGE

1

Billy McGaffin

1196

239.20

2

John Ferraro

1113

222.60

3

Adam Zimmerman

1110

222.00

4

George Gorman

1093

218.60

5

Phil Drumm

1076

215.20

6

Craig Taylor

1073

214.60

7

Zac Gentile

1069

213.80

8

Brandon Boyer

1066

213.20

9

John Furey

1066

213.20

10

Chris Bardol

1066

213.20

 

In round one of match play John Furey defeated Chris Bardol 442-370.  Brandon Boyer defeated Zac Gentile 466-429.  Bardol and Gentile each received $500

Round Two:  Losers received $750
John Furey over Billy McGaffin  484-372
Phil Drumm over George Gorman  374-366 
Brandon Boyer over John Ferraro  475-436
Adam Zimmerman over Craig Taylor  432-328

Round Three:  Losers received $2000
John Furey over Phil Drumm  432-384
Adam Zimmerman over Brandon Boyer  339-326

Championship match
John Furey defeated Adam Zimmerman  488-422
John Furey $8000
Adam Zimmerman $4000

NOTES: 

Last year Billy McGaffin finished in the round of 4.
Phil Drumm was last year’s runner up.
This year’s runner up, Adam Zimmerman finished in the round of 8.
Last year, John Ferraro went out in the first round of match play, this year he made it to round two.