Bankston II, Martin 600 Club Tournament of Champions division winners

March 18, 2018 — Top seed Denard Bankston II of Woodbridge, Va., yesterday defeated fourth seed Gene Blair of Waldorf, Md., 216-183 to win the 180 and Above average division in the NCAUSBCA 28th Annual Youth 600 Club Tournament of Champions at Bowl America Manassas. Bankston II averaged 225.8 for 11 games.

Meanwhile, second seed Ben Martin of Falls Church Va., defeated top seed Rajsaun McCray of Capitol Heights Md., 279-206 to win the Under 180 average division. Martin averaged 200.5 for 12 games.

In the 180 and Above division, Blair defeated third seed Jordan Jackson of Landover Md., 256-216 in the first stepladder match (that followed a six-game qualifier and four games of match play) and then defeated second seed Zac Preston of Gambrills, Md., 289-218 in the semifinal match.

In the Under 180 division, third seed James O’Bryant of Glen Burnie, Md., defeated fourth seed Gavin Brannon of Lovettsville, Va., 205-195 and then was defeated by second seed Martin 203-195.

The Tournament of Champions awarded $2,250 in scholarship money. Bankston and Martin each earned $350, Blair and McCray each earned $250, O’Bryant and Preston earned $150 each, and Jackson and Brannon earned $100 each. All scholarship funds will be administered through the USBC SMART program.

Other match play finalists in the 180 and Above division: 5, Diamante Winters, Waldorf Md.; 6, Jaydon Whitehead, Upper Marlboro, Md; 7, Sam Anderson, Woodbridge Va.; and 8, James Bennett, Huntingtown, Md. They each earned $50 in scholarship money.

Other match play finalists in the Under 180 division: 5, Khoury Carroll-Tanner, White Plains, Md.; 6, Lorenzo Baker, Springdale, Md.; 7, Kayla Durbala, Gaithersburg, Md.; and 8. Curtis Johnson III, Laurel Md. They each earned $50 in scholarship money.

A total of 28 bowlers participated in the tournament. It took an average of 198.8 for six games to advance to match play in the 180 and Above division and 178 in the Under 180 division.

Jackson was the top qualifier in the 180 and Above division with a 1,375 six-game total (229.2 average), earning $50 in scholarship money and an additional $25 in scholarship money for the top game during qualifying with a 290.

McCray was the top qualifier in the Under 180 division with a 1,231 six-game total (205.2 average), earning $50 in scholarship money, and Baker earned $25 in scholarship money for the top game during qualifying with a 241.


180 and Above Division

High Games in Qualifying


High Games in Match Play


Under 180 Division

High Games in Qualifying


High Games in Match Play






Cranfield, O'Bryant divisional winners
at 600 Club Spring Singles Tournament

February 18, 2018 — Isiah Cranfield of Woodbridge, Va., bowled a three-game series of 712 to win the 180 Average and Above division of the NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club Spring Singles Tournament held this afternoon at Bowl America Gaithersburg. Meanwhile, James O'Bryant of Glen Burnie, Md., scored 744 to win the Under 180 average division. They each earned $75 in scholarship funds, which will be administered through the USBC SMART program.

Zacary Preston of Gambrills, Md., rolled a 688 series in the 180 and Above division, and Rajsaun McCray of Capitol Heights, Md., tallied 711 in the Under 180 division to capture second-place honors, with each earning $50 in scholarship funds.

Sam Anderson of Woodbridge, Va., scored a 679 series in the 180 and Above division, and Alexa Poston of Kensington, Md., totaled 667 in the Under 180 division to take third-place honors, with each earning $25 in scholarship funds.

The following bowlers qualified for the Tournament of Champions, which will be held March 17 at Bowl America Manassas: 1) Cranfield, 712; 2) Preston, 688; and 3) Anderson, 679 in the 180 and Over Division, and 1) O'Bryant*, 744; 2) McCray, 711; 3) Poston, 667; 4) Gavin Brannon* of Lovettsville, Va., 635; and 5) Chance McLane of Ashburn, Va., 600 in the Under 180 division (* Qualified for the Tournament of Champions at a previous tournament).


High Games

180 and Above


Under 180


This was the last 600 Club qualifying tournament before the Tournament of Champions.

Any youth bowler who has bowled a certified 600 series in the NCAUSBCA Youth program is eligible for membership in the 600 Club. Any questions should be directed to Tom Dale, NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club, 10 Hulvey Drive, Stafford, VA 22556-3816 (phone: 703/989-8573).




Kaz / Monaghan duo wins 600 Club Winter Doubles Tournament

January 7, 2018 — The team of Aidan Kaz (659 series) of Great Falls, Va., and Brianna Monaghan (589) of Sterling, Va., combined for a 1,248 team series to win the NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club Winter Doubles Tournament held this afternoon at Bowl America Chantilly. They each earned $60 in scholarship funds, which will be administered through the USBC SMART program.

James Bennett (605) of Huntingtown, Md., and Nicholas Menendez (570) of Crownsville, Md., combined for a 1,175 team series to take second-place honors, earning $30 each in scholarship funds.

Gene Blair (630) of Waldorf, Md., and Chance McLane (531) of Ashburn, Va., combined for a 1,161 team series to place third, with each earning $25 each in scholarship funds.

The following bowlers qualified for the Tournament of Champions, which will be held March 17 at Bowl America Manassas: 1) Kaz*, 659; 2) Blair, 630; 3) Tamera Stanton*, Baltimore, 624; 4) Tyriq Butler, Temple Hills, Md., 606; and 5) Bennett, 605 in the 180 and Over division, and 1) Seth Rousey*, Upper Marlboro, Md., 590; 2) A J Herrin, Lovettsville, Va., 575; 3) Raja Anderson, Stafford, Va., 563; and 4) Jayson Robinson, Lanham, Md., 559 in the Under 180 division (* Qualified for the Tournament of Champions at a previous tournament).


High Individual Games

180 and Above


Under 180


The next 600 Club tournament will be held February 18 at 2 p.m. at Bowl America Gaithersburg. It will be a singles event and the last chance this season to qualify for the Tournament of Champions.

Any youth bowler who has bowled a certified 600 series in the NCAUSBCA Youth program is eligible for membership in the 600 Club. Any questions should be directed to Tom Dale, NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club, 10 Hulvey Drive, Stafford, VA 22556-3816 (phone: 703/989-8573).




Snowden, Johnson III divisional winners
at 600 Club Winter Singles Tournament

December 17, 2017 — Cayla Snowden of Parkville, Md., bowled a three-game series of 722 to win the 180 Average and Above division of the NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club Winter Singles Tournament held this afternoon at AMF Laurel. Meanwhile, Curtis Johnson III of Laurel, Md., bowled a three-game series of 694 to win the Under 180 average division. Snowden and Johnson each earned $75 in scholarship funds, which will be administered through the USBC SMART program.

Jaydon Whitehead of Upper Marlboro, Md., bowled a 651 series in the 180 and Above division, and James O'Bryant of Glen Burnie, Md., bowled a 585 series in the Under 180 division to capture second-place honors. Each earned $50 in scholarship funds.

Diamante Winters of Waldorf, Md., bowled a 618 series in the 180 and Above division, and Henry Rousey III of Upper Marlboro, Md., bowled a 563 series in the Under 180 division to capture third-place honors. Each earned $30 in scholarship funds.

The following bowlers qualified for the Tournament of Champions, which will be held March 18 at Bowl America Manassas: 1) Snowden, 722; 2) Whitehead, 651; and 3) Winters, 618 in the 180 and Above division, and 1) Johnson III*, 694; 2) O'Bryant, 585; 3) Rousey III, 563; 4) Seth Rousey*, Upper Marlboro, 559; and 5) Lorenzo Baker, Springdale, Md., 553 in the Under 180 division (* Qualified for the Tournament of Champions at a previous tournament).


High Games

180 and Above


Under 180


The next 600 Club tournament will be a doubles event January 7 at Bowl America Chantilly.

Any youth bowler who has bowled a certified 600 series in the NCAUSBCA Youth program is eligible for membership in the 600 Club. Any questions should be directed to Tom Dale, NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club, 10 Hulvey Drive, Stafford VA 22556-3816 (phone: 703/989-8573).




Johnson & Tyler win 600 Club Fall Doubles Tournament

November 19, 2017 — Quinton Johnson (708 series) of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Dakwan Tyler (697) of Lanham, Md., combined for a 1,405 team series to win the NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club Fall Doubles Tournament held this afternoon at Bowl America Bull Run. They each earned $100 in scholarship funds, which will be administered through the USBC SMART program.

Denard Bankston II (721) of Woodbridge, Va., and Gavin Brannon (625) of Lovettsville, Va., combined for a 1,346 team series to take second-place honors, and each earned $75 in scholarship funds. D’Andre Allen-Dickens (661) of Clinton, Md., and Quincy Johnson (644) of Upper Marlboro, Md., combined for a 1,305 team series to place third and earned $60 each in scholarship funds. Ben Martin (639) of Falls Church, Va., and Ethan Cottle (637) of Vienna, Va., combined for a 1,276 team series to finish fourth and earned $40 each in scholarship funds.

There were a total of 28 doubles teams, the highest turnout in doubles since 1993.

The following bowlers qualified for the Tournament of Champions, which will be held March 18 at Bowl America Manassas: 1) Bankston II, 721; 2) Richard Peterson, Waldorf, Md., 711; 3) Aiden Kaz, Great Falls, Va., 709; 4) Quinton Johnson, 708; 5) Dakwan Tyler*, 697; and Jordan Jackson, Landover, Md., 666 in the 180 and Above division. In the Under 180 division: 1) Aliya Adams, Hyattsville, Md., 662; 2) Ryan Costello, Bristow, Va., 648; 3) Martin, 639; 4) Brannon, 625; 5) Kayla Durbala*, Gaithersburg, 623; and 6) Khoury Carroll-Tanner, White Plains, Md., 614. (* Qualified for the Tournament of Champions at the previous tournament).


High Individual Games

180 and Above


Under 180


The next 600 Club tournament will be held December 17 at 3 p.m. at AMF Laurel. It will be a singles event.

Any youth bowler who has bowled a certified 600 series in the NCAUSBCA Youth program is eligible for membership in the 600 Club. Any questions should be directed to Tom Dale, NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club, 10 Hulvey Drive, Stafford VA 22556-3816 (phone: 703/989-8573).




Tyler, Rousey divisional champions
at 600 Club Fall Singles Tournament

October 22, 2017 — Dakwan Tyler of Lanham, Md,. bowled a three-game series of 770 to win the 180 Average and Above division of the NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club Fall Singles Tournament held this afternoon at AMF Capital Plaza. Meanwhile, Seth Rousey of Upper Marlboro, Md., competing in his first 600 Club tournament, bowled a three-game series of 637 to win the Under 180 average division. Tyler and Rousey each earned $75 in scholarship funds, which will be administered through the USBC SMART program.

D’Andre Allen-Dickens of Clinton, Md., bowled a 731 series in the 180 and Above division, and Curtis Johnson III of Laurel, Md., bowled a 603 series in the Under 180 division, to capture second-place honors. Each earned $50 in scholarship funds.

All four bowlers qualified for the Tournament of Champions, which will be held March 18 at Bowl America Manassas. Also qualifying were third-place finishers Tamera Stanton (689 series) of Baltimore in the 180 and Above division and Kayla Durbala (592) of Gaithersburg, Md., in the Under 180 division.

High Games

180 and Above


Under 180


The next 600 Club tournament will be a doubles event November 19 at Bowl America Bull Run.

Any youth bowler who has bowled a certified 600 series in the NCAUSBCA Youth program is eligible for membership in the 600 Club. Any questions should be directed to Tom Dale, NCAUSBCA Youth 600 Club, 10 Hulvey Drive, Stafford VA 22556-3816 (phone: 703/989-8573).


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