Marshall Kent Wins PBA Sands Regency West/Northwest Classic
RENO, Nev. - Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., defeated top qualifier Mike Wolfe of New Albany, Ind., 276-237, to win the PBA Sands Regency West/Northwest Classic presented by Radical at the National Bowling Stadium. Along with his second career PBA Regional title, the 2014 PBA Rookie of the Year earned a $10,000 first prize.
Kent advanced to the championship match by defeating Dino Castillo of Highland Village, Texas, 257-237, after Castillo eliminated Cameron Weier of Federal Way, Wash., 276-222, in the first stepladder finals match.
On Friday, Weier, a PBA rookie and Kent's former Robert Morris-Illinois University teammate, won his first PBA title in the PBA Sands Regency West/Northwest Challenge presented by Radical, defeating amateur Nicholas Duplan of Citrus Heights, Calif., in the title match, 224-204.
Weier, who earned $1,700, also became eligible to enter the 2016 FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions in Shawnee, Okla.Article was posted with permission from Stars & Strikes, America's Bowling Newsmagazine. www.starsandstrikesbowling.com