Dave Beres and Chad Maas defeated Gabe Staude and Wade Staude 492-440 to win the MAST doubles event at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge Saturday.
Beres and Maas earned the eighth & final qualifying spot at 1,799, and posted match wins of 482-462 over the top-seeded duo of Chad Svendsen and Jon Schalow and 443-388 over the #4 team of Rory Clark and Nate Purches en route to the win. This marks the seventh career MAST title for Beres and the fourth for Maas.
Staude and Staude qualified second at 1,906, and earned match wins of 454-396 over Billy Foertsch and Danny Verdecchia and 414-412 over Scott Salinas and Ryan Zagar to reach the finals. They were seeking their respective second titles of the season and their careers, having won MAST’s inaugural Trios event at Ten Pin Alley in September.
Beres and Maas earned $936 for the win, with Staude and Staude taking home $636 for second. The other match-play payouts Saturday were $372 for 3rd-4th and $252 for 5th-8th. MAST also paid one additional cash spot Saturday, with $!44 going to Aaron & Amanda Turner for ninth (1,758). Beres and Maas also earned $260 from the Bet to Win pot.
Thirty-six teams competed on Lake Ripley’s house pattern. Svendsen (990) and Schalow (999) led qualifying at 1,989. Nate Purches was the high individual qualifier at 1,050 including the day’s only honor count with 802 (268-278-256), earning him fifty bonus points in the M & J Truck and Auto Points Race.
Tour co-sponsor Ten Pin Alley Pro Shop donated a Roto Grip Magic Gem bowling ball at cost, won by Joe Duarte. Host center Lake Ripley Lanes provided gift cards, won by Joe Guerra, Chris Pounders, and Ryan Zagar. Total proceeds resulted in $515 added to the prize fund for this event. MAST extends a huge Thank You to Ten Pin Alley Pro Shop and Lake Ripley Lanes for their generosity.
Our next event will be at Spartan Bowl in McFarland on Sunday, November 12th at 11:30am. The oil pattern for that event is still to be determined and will be announced shortly, and the event will have Match Play finals. We hope to see you all there.