|2012 QubicaAMF London International|
|Written by Admin / Mo Teece|
|Saturday, 25 August 2012|
2012 QubicaAMF London International
Airport Bowl, Harlington, Middlesex, England
Qualifying: 18/19/22/23/24/25/26 August 2012
Phil Scammell wins
Former British Open Champion and Great Britain team member Phil Scammell rolled back the years to show he is stilla force to be reckoned with. Scam as he is known defeated top seed Dan Stride twice to lift the 2012 title.
After the first weekends play and eight games former English International Leon Devlin placed first after games of 223,215,265,235,204,223,267 and 279 for a total of 2157. Second place was lefthander and former winner of the event Damian Gray with 2104 and third place went to England international Richard Teece with 2097.
Further back was Daniel Bonfield with 2040 in fourth place and Dave Woods in fifth place with 1960.
Would you adam and eve it
The weather today was a lot cooler than previous days qualifying and bowling wasn't as uncomfortable. However the bowling was still at a high standard, with Kirsten Penny leading the first squad and ending up the winner of it on 1918, finishing 2nd in the squad was a re-entry from Adam Purnell who scored 1815 closely followed by Ryan Press on 1810. The second squad was attended by 7 players and there were a few people re-entering from the morning squad, Your correspondent was pacing in this squad but found it tougher than last week, the winner of the squad was Adam Purnell on 2023 with Ryan Press on 1824. Squads being low in attendance have all been conducted at singles pace. Looking forward to tomorrow's squads...
Day 4 started with the 11am Squad with a total of 13 players twice as many as we have had previously and we had three player on each pair except for one pair who had 2. We had several re -entries and notable first entries from Hayley White,Alex Russell and Andy Cutting to name but a few. Winner of the first squad was re entered Ryan Press with an impressive 1931. Second place was Jason Agate with 1921 just 10 pins away followed by Hayley White on1917. The afternoon squad eventually totaled 7 player including a new entry from last years late stage player Guy Caminsky. The winner of this squad Guy Caminsky had the last 2 games of 278,279 putting Guy 305 over par on 2105 placing him 2nd overall one pin in front of Damian Gray 2104 and 8pins in front of Richard Teece in 4th place. Second in the afternoon squad was Andy Cutting on 1863. The daily Winner was Guy Caminsky and the runner up was Ryan Press.
A quiet Day
Day 5 was a quiet day, as there were no entries for the morning squad it was cancelled and only the afternoon squad was conducted. Getting to the event was difficult enough due to road traffic accidents preventing players from getting to the bowl. But with only one squad it made it easier to qualify as a daily winner or runner up, but with Guy Caminsky taking to the lanes again it was going to be tough if he bowled as well as the previous evening. We it was tough, as Guy once again became the daily winner with 1943. However a local lad qualified as the daily runner up Janis Bucens who scored 1866. Tomorrow as they say is another day and we have quite a few more entries especially the afternoon squad.
Elliot phones home
Day 6, now were getting to the business end of the tournament, the squads today were double and then some of the previous days qualifying squads. One of the bowlers in the first squad a certain Phil Scammell was 278 over par with 2078. The next nearest player was Steve Miller on 1851 and Peter Wong on 1833. The afternoon squad saw 38 players take to the lanes with the squad winner being Elliot Crosby 336 over par on 2136 closely followed by a re entry from Rob Thurlby on 2113 these being the Daily winner and runner up. Nine players in this squad achieved 100 over par or better. Tomorrow sees another 50 plus entries ending with a single game Desperado Squad.
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