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Hennessy takes third sweeper at Indian Hills

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Paul Hennessy of Myrtle, Mo., won the last of three handicap sweepers at Indian Hills Bowl in Ash Flat Sept. 13, defeating Charlie Pipes of Jonesboro 218-171.

Twenty nine bowlers competed for the $855 in prizes in the event, with only the top five bowlers receiving cash.

After five games across 10 lanes, the top five bowlers went into single-game, elimination-style roll offs.

The top finishers after five games were: Paul Hennessey 1236; Charlie Pipes 1210; Earl Cali 1195; Kevin McCollum 1185; Mike Aronoff 1178.

Other top finishers who followed the cut of the top five finishers were: Jim Stark 1169; Al Guenette 1150; Justin Shelton 1144; David Johnson 1131; Mary Ivy 1119.

Ivy rolled the highest scratch game of the day, 259, after finishing the fourth game with eight strikes in a row.

Fifth place went to Mike Aronoff of Cherokee Village, after he lost to Kevin McCollum of Jonesboro 246-215, for $70.

Fourth place went to Earl Cali of Thayer, after he lost to McCollum in a close match, 219-209.

Cali received $95.

Next up was second-place finisher Charlie Pipes of Jonesboro. Pipes beat McCollum in the closest match of the day, 202-201. McCollum became the third-place finisher and won $130.

Pipes advanced to the final round to face top seed Paul Hennessey.

Hennessey easily defeated Pipes 218-171.

Pipes received $200 and Hennessey received $360 and top honors in the third and final of three sweepers events to kick off the 2008-09 season.

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