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Johnson wins second sweeper

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Jonesboro's David Johnson won the second of three handicap sweepers at Indian Hills Bowl Aug. 30, after defeating Kevin McCollum of Jonesboro 284-218.

Twenty seven bowlers competed for the prize fund totaling $794, and only the top five bowlers received cash. After five games across 10 lanes, the top five bowlers went into a single-game, elimination-style roll off. The top finishers after five games were:

Kevin McCollum, 1320; Charles Schreiber, 1280; David Johnson, 1236; Pat Wilder, 1167; Jim Stark, 1166

Other top finishers were:

John Foster, 1154; Steve McClung, 1148; Waymond Hall, 1146; Eugene Neff, 1145; Ray Griffin, 1133

Fifth place went to Pat Wilder of Thayer after he lost to Jim Stark of Thayer 199-190, for $64.

Fourth place went to Jim Stark after losing to Johnson 251-228. Stark received $87.

Next up was second-place finisher Charles Schreiber of Harrison. Johnson defeated him in a close match, 222-201. Schreiber received $120 and became the third-place finisher.

Johnson advanced to the final game and faced top seed McCollum. Johnson was lined up from his previous two matches and handily defeated McCollum 284-218.

McCollum received $191 and Johnson received $334 and championship honors in the second of three sweepers.

The next tournament is scheduled for Sept. 13.

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