Chicago, IL —
The annual Second City Open Tournament - Chicago (SCOTCH) Bowling Tournament drew 140 participants in early-March, with representatives from 14 states, including Nevada and North Carolina.
SCOTCH is Chicago's annual official IGBO bowling tournament and was held at Waveland Bowl
; the event evolved from the long-running and successful Chicago Pride Invitational (CPI), with its inaugural tournament in 2014.
Dan Brown shined in SCOTCH, recording a perfect 300-game, his 27th
The tournament had 18 different sponsors, including Crew Bar & Grill
, Replay Lakeview, and Waveland Bowl
. Organizers donated $250 to two local charities: Planned Parenthood and Equality Illinois
At the awards banquet, organizers raffled off close to $3,000 in cash, including a $1,000 cash Grand Prize, as well as hotel getaways, bottles of scotch, bowling balls (including one signed by gay PBA professional bowler Scott Norton), and a Bose wireless speaker.
Here's a look at the SCOTCH winners:
- Men's high series: 790, Jim Fritz from Warrenville.
- Men's high game: 300, Dan Brown from Chicago.
- Women's high series: 697, Irene Brown from Chicago.
- Women's high game: 244, Brit Wilson from Chicago.
- Singles event winner: 851 pins with handicap, Rick Solis from Chicago.
- Doubles event winner: 1,487 pins with handicap, Mitchel Krenz and Brent Viklund, both from Chicago.
- Team event winner: Anita Brown, Shavar Clark, Nicole Roesner, and Glenn White; all from Chicago.
- All events winner: 2,237 pins with handicap, Dale Regnier from Chicago.Photos: 2017 SCOTCH Bowling Tournament