Thursday, July 31, 2014

Baker wins fourth Michiana Bowling Association title

The next bowling event is Sunday, March 30, at Parkway Lanes East in Mishawaka.

Posted on March 17, 2014 at 6:24 p.m.

ELKHART — Osceola's Brandon Baker beat Mishawaka's T.J. Schmidt Sunday, March 16, in the finals of the Michiana Bowlers Association Country Clubs Lane Open. The win gives Baker four titles.

MBA Country Club Lanes Open

(At Country Club Lanes)

Final standings: Brandon Baker (Osceola) $600; 2. TJ Schmidt (Mishawaka) $300; 3. Scott Tapely (Granger) $225; 4. Bill Kidd (Mentone) $170; 4. Tony Ferro (Elkhart) $170; 6. Mike Svilar (Clinton MI) $140; 6. Chris Hartung (Goshen) $140; 6. Greg Spinner (So Bend) $140; 9. Doug Fedore (Mishawaka) $105; 10. Shad Ruthruff (Mishawaka) $95.

Quarterfinals: Baker def. Ferro 227 (226 plus 1 handicap)-171;  Tapley def. Bill 161 (160 plus 1 handicap)-136.

Semifinals: Baker def. Tapley 204 (200 plus 4 handicap)-195.

Championship: Baker def. TJ Schmidt 244 (239 plus 5 handicap)-191.

Next: MBA at 9 a.m. March 30 at Parkway Lanes East in Mishawaka. For more information, visit or call 574-67404386.

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