BARRETT DOMINATES AS NOVEMBER BOWLER OF THE MONTH
ARLINGTON, Texas - Dom Barrett, Colchester, Essex, England, has been chosen as the November 2013 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Associations. Barrett captured the PBA World Championship, the major title included in the PBA World Series of Bowling V, defeating Sean Rash, Montgomery, Illinois, 238-235. It ishis second PBA title, after winning the PBA Viper Championship at last year's PBA World Series of Bowling. The stepladder finals began with Pete Weber, St. Ann, Missouri, defeating Tom Smallwood, Saginaw, Michigan, 258-237. Weber downed Michael Fagan in the quarterfinal match, 258-246. Rash ousted Weber, 279-249, in the semifinal,setting up the title match with Barrett. Barrett's finishes in this year's PBA WSOB V were seventeenth in the Cheetah Championship, thirteenth in Viper Championship presented by PBA Bowling Challenge, runner up in the Chameleon Championship, and winning the World Championship.
Others obtaining votes this month were Caroline LaGrange, Canada,and Or Aviram, Israel, women's and men's champions at the 49th QubicaAMF World Cup; Yuya Katoh, Japan, winner of the PBA Round One's International Japan Cup;and Ryan Ciminelli, winner of the PBA Chameleon Championship, runner up of the PBA Viper Championship presented by PBA Bowling Challenge.