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Wisconsin Team Captures the Miller Lite Great Lakes Region Baker Blast Championship
Center champions competed at state finals on Saturday, January 12, from Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. One team from the 113 teams competing at the state level was vying to be crowned the Great Lakes Miller Lite Region Champion for 2013 and win the $7500.00 first place prize. Each team at the state championships won additional state level prize money.
Dennis Groshek, Darren Groshek, Dean Groshek, three brothers and a friend, John Kraft bowling at Whitetail Lanes in Amherst Junction hit their target score of 176 three times and the other two games were 175 and 177. For the five games bowled they were only two pins away from their target score. This outstanding team effort earned them first place at Whitetail Lanes and their score was the best in the Great Lakes Region allowing them to capture the $7500.00 first place prize. 113 teams competed at the five state finals for the $7500.00.
At Chalet Lanes in WI Dells, Randy Kroll, Kevin Roethle, Rusty Jenks, Rory Holland and Marty Schneidewind from Watertown Bowl 18 won first place bowling within 16 pins of their target score.
At Plaza Bowling Center in Racine, Jon Mars, Greg Krieser and Ed Stolz from JB’s on 41 captured the first place prize bowling within 44 pins of their target score.
The BCAW would like to thank Miller Lite for sponsoring this outstanding tournament.
Thanks to Bill Duff and his staff at the Illinois BPA for their work to include WI and the other three states to make this a fantastic event.
The BCAW also extends their appreciation to Bill Lister/Ron Vokes Plaza Bowling Center, Amber Zurawski/Jim Nelson, Chalet Lanes and Steve Cieslewicz, Whitetail lanes and the staffs at all three centers for being tournament directors at our state championships.
WI had 34 teams competing in the State finals and the BCAW hopes to grow this event next year.