In an exciting final, Mike Hoffman beat Dal Geitz, 233 to 232, to win his 10th MAST title. Hoffman earned $576 for 1st place and Geitz won $317. Hoffman also bet on himself to win to earn another $90. This is Hoffman’s second win of the session, with a win earlier this month at Viking Lanes.
The tournament was contested on the USBC White pattern and drew 64 bowlers. The cut to match play was 899. There was a tie for 16th position which resulted in a 9th and 10th frame role off between Greg Thomas and Jermey Wolfe. Thomas edged out Wolfe by 1 pin to advance to match play while Wolfe received $63 for 17th place. Mike Dole led qualifying with games of 224, 279, 257, and 267 for 1027. Although he lost in the first round of match play to earn $126, he dominated brackets winning over $500. Dole will receive 25 bonus points for leading qualifying and everyone who bowled will receive 25 bonus points for the challenge condition.
Bryan Bannach bowled the only honor score of the tournament. A 300 in his first game of qualifying!
Village Lanes and Badger Pro Shop sponsored the tournament. Village Lanes gave in $122 from lineage to the prize fund and four $10 gift cards to the drawing. Badger Pro Shop donated a Global 900 Freight Train to the drawing. Jim Herfel won the ball and the gift cards were won by Mark Allen, Lauren Sammel, and two by Bryan Zimmer.