Allen Wins PBA Central Region title

PBA Communications

Coldwater, Ohio –
Dick Allen of Columbia, S.C. defeated Joe Ciccone of Buffalo, N.Y., 232-211, to win the Professional Bowlers Association Central Region’s 5th Annual Lefeld Implement Classic at Pla-Mor Lanes Sunday.

The title was Allen’s first of the year in the PBA Central Region and the 13th PBA Regional title of his career. He earned $4,000 along with his title.

Ciccone edged Brian Thompson of Flat Rock, Mich., 213-211, to advance to the championship match. In the first stepladder match, Thompson defeated Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., 212-190.

Ciccone earned $2,300 for second place, Thompson won $ 1,600 for third and Bohn III $1,400 for fourth.

The next Central region event will take place in Wapakoneta, Ohio, September 7-9.


Pla-Mor Lanes, Coldwater, Ohio, Sunday

Final Standings: 1, Dick Allen, Columbia, S.C., $4,000. 2, Joe Ciccone, Buffalo, N.Y., $2,300.
3, Brain Thompson, Flat Rock, Mich., $1,600. 4, Parker Bohn III, Jackson, N.J., $1,400.

Stepladder Results:
Match One – Thompson def. Bohn III, 212-190.
Semifinal Match – Ciccone def. Thompson, 213-211.
Championship – Allen def. Ciccone, 232-211