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      September 05, 2001:

-Johnson Scorches Round 5 Of Foundation Games

09/05/2001 - PWBA
      SEBRING, FL - In pursuit of her second victory on the 2001 PWBA Tour this year, Liz Johnson charged into the lead of the Foundation Games V after completing round five today with a 1417-pin total performance. Johnson, who entered the day in third place, increased her tournament average to 218.27.

      The Cheektowaga, New York native blazed into the top position after closing out the six-game series with scores of 238-279-269. Johnson's 1417-pin count is a tournament-high heading into round six and her single game score of 279 is the second best tally after 36 games.

      Wendy Macpherson maintained her position in second place finishing the round with a 1268-pin total (215.27avg) while Carolyn Dorin-Ballard fell back two spots to third place after totaling 1178-pins (213.83 avg). Anne Marie Duggan enters tonight's qualifying round in the fourth position with current tournament totals of 7680-pins and a 213.33 average respectively. Chasing Duggan for the final spot of Thursday night's championship round is fifth place finisher Kim Terrell who trails by 97 pins.

      Qualifying concludes this evening with the final six-game block beginning at 5 p.m. The top four qualifiers will compete tomorrow night (Sept. 6) in the championship round starting at 7:00 p.m.

      The action will be carried live on the PWBA's web page, www.pwba.com, with the Webscorer feature (click on "Live Scoring" on the home page to access Webscorer). ESPN2 will broadcast the championship round Monday, September 10, at 8:00 a.m. (all TV times are Eastern). Anyone rolling a 300 game during the TV finals will receive a $50,000 bonus, courtesy of Travelodge Hotels Inc.

Match Play Standings After 36 Games:
                                           BLOCK TOTALS                          TOTAL
POS BOWLER - HOMETOWN             QUAL   1    2    3    4   PINS   AVG    W-L-T   PINS  +OR-   PRIZE
  1 Liz Johnson-Cheektowaga, NY   4018 1231 1192 1417    0  7858 218.27  0- 0- 0  7858  +658
  2 Wendy Macpherson-Henderson, N 3856 1334 1292 1268    0  7750 215.27  0- 0- 0  7750  +550
  3 Carolyn Dorin-Ballard-N. Rich 3886 1321 1313 1178    0  7698 213.83  0- 0- 0  7698  +498
  4 Anne Marie Duggan-Edmond, OK  3872 1287 1280 1241    0  7680 213.33  0- 0- 0  7680  +480
  5 Kim Terrell-Daly City, CA     3745 1329 1279 1230    0  7583 210.63  0- 0- 0  7583  +383
  6 Leanne Barrette-Pleasanton, C 3776 1216 1373 1108    0  7473 207.58  0- 0- 0  7473  +273
  7 Karen Stroud-Victoria, TX     3798 1159 1256 1211    0  7424 206.22  0- 0- 0  7424  +224
  8 Marianne DiRupo-Succasunna, N 3801 1216 1159 1243    0  7419 206.08  0- 0- 0  7419  +219
  9 Kendra Gaines-Sebring, FL     3763 1281 1311 1039    0  7394 205.38  0- 0- 0  7394  +194
 10 Dede Davidson-Las Vegas, NV   3739 1134 1232 1246    0  7351 204.19  0- 0- 0  7351  +151
 11 Shana Ray-Corpus Christi, TX  3660 1189 1373 1129    0  7351 204.19  0- 0- 0  7351  +151
 12 Cara Honeychurch-Australia,   3717 1177 1155 1194    0  7243 201.19  0- 0- 0  7243   +43
 13 Kim Adler-Cocoa, FL           3661 1210 1141 1224    0  7236 201.00  0- 0- 0  7236   +36
 14 Kelly Kulick-Union, NJ        3718 1165 1215 1131    0  7229 200.80  0- 0- 0  7229   +29
 15 Carol Gianotti-Block-Australi 3595 1176 1329 1098    0  7198 199.94  0- 0- 0  7198    -2
 16 Marcia Kamrowski-Boca Raton,  3686 1178 1184 1128    0  7176 199.33  0- 0- 0  7176   -24
 17 Julie Jackson-Rural Hall, NC  3612 1331 1075 1126    0  7144 198.44  0- 0- 0  7144   -56
 18 Michelle Feldman-Skaneateles, 3663 1142 1174 1122    0  7101 197.25  0- 0- 0  7101   -99
 19 Tiffany Stanbrough-Oklahoma C 3559 1193 1173 1108    0  7033 195.36  0- 0- 0  7033  -167
 20 Crystal Waltrip(am)-Oviedo, F 3609 1094 1146 1180    0  7029 195.25  0- 0- 0  7029  -171
 21 Cathy Dorin-Lizzi-Linden, NJ  3577 1126 1167 1096    0  6966 193.50  0- 0- 0  6966  -234
 22 Tish Johnson-Northridge, CA   3680 1042 1128 1116    0  6966 193.50  0- 0- 0  6966  -234
 23 Lucy Sandelin(am)-Tampa, FL   3603 1119 1079 1133    0  6934 192.61  0- 0- 0  6934  -266
 24 Laura Lee Daniel-Corona, CA   3539 1120 1111 1102    0  6872 190.88  0- 0- 0  6872  -328


-Dorin-Ballard Leads Foundation Games Heading Into Round 5

09/05/2001 - PWBA
      SEBRING, FL - It should be no surprise to bowling fans that entering round five of the Foundation Games V, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard leads the top 24 qualifiers with 6,520 total pins and an average score of 217.33. Dorin-Ballard, who has won five of the last 12 PWBA tournaments, holds a 38-pin edge over four-time PWBA Player of the Year, Wendy Macpherson (6,482-pins, 216.06 avg).

      Dorin-Ballard's 1,313-pins in the second block of Tuesdays six qualifying games was the third-highest of total of the round trailing only Leanne Barrette-Pleasanton and Shana Ray who each knocked down 1373-pins. Kim Terrell and Karen Stroud, who currently rank seventh and ninth in the tournament, both posted the highest single game score of the day with 277.

      Liz Johnson, who entered the day as the tournament leader fell back to third place with 6441 total pins (214.70 avg). Fourth and fifth place belong to Anne Marie Duggan (6439 pins, 214.63 avg) and Barrette-Pleasanton (6365 pins, 212.16 avg), while Sebring resident Kendra Gaines ranks sixth with 6355-pins (211.83).

      Qualifying concludes today with two six-game blocks beginning at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The top four qualifiers will compete tomorrow night (Sept. 6) in the championship round starting at 7:00 p.m.

      The action will be carried live on the PWBA's web page, www.pwba.com, with the Webscorer feature (click on "Live Scoring" on the home page to access Webscorer). ESPN2 will broadcast the championship round Monday, September 10, at 8:00 a.m. (all TV times are Eastern). Anyone rolling a 300 game during the TV finals will receive a $50,000 bonus, courtesy of Travelodge Hotels Inc.

Match Play Standings After 30 Games:
                                           BLOCK TOTALS                          TOTAL
POS BOWLER - HOMETOWN             QUAL   1    2    3    4   PINS   AVG    W-L-T   PINS  +OR-   PRIZE
  1 Carolyn Dorin-Ballard-N. Rich 3886 1321 1313    0    0  6520 217.33  0- 0- 0  6520  +520
  2 Wendy Macpherson-Henderson, N 3856 1334 1292    0    0  6482 216.06  0- 0- 0  6482  +482
  3 Liz Johnson-Cheektowaga, NY   4018 1231 1192    0    0  6441 214.70  0- 0- 0  6441  +441
  4 Anne Marie Duggan-Edmond, OK  3872 1287 1280    0    0  6439 214.63  0- 0- 0  6439  +439
  5 Leanne Barrette-Pleasanton, C 3776 1216 1373    0    0  6365 212.16  0- 0- 0  6365  +365
  6 Kendra Gaines-Sebring, FL     3763 1281 1311    0    0  6355 211.83  0- 0- 0  6355  +355
  7 Kim Terrell-Daly City, CA     3745 1329 1279    0    0  6353 211.76  0- 0- 0  6353  +353
  8 Shana Ray-Corpus Christi, TX  3660 1189 1373    0    0  6222 207.40  0- 0- 0  6222  +222
  9 Karen Stroud-Victoria, TX     3798 1159 1256    0    0  6213 207.10  0- 0- 0  6213  +213
 10 Marianne DiRupo-Succasunna, N 3801 1216 1159    0    0  6176 205.86  0- 0- 0  6176  +176
 11 Dede Davidson-Las Vegas, NV   3739 1134 1232    0    0  6105 203.50  0- 0- 0  6105  +105
 12 Carol Gianotti-Block-Australi 3595 1176 1329    0    0  6100 203.33  0- 0- 0  6100  +100
 13 Kelly Kulick-Union, NJ        3718 1165 1215    0    0  6098 203.26  0- 0- 0  6098   +98
 14 Cara Honeychurch-Australia,   3717 1177 1155    0    0  6049 201.63  0- 0- 0  6049   +49
 15 Marcia Kamrowski-Boca Raton,  3686 1178 1184    0    0  6048 201.60  0- 0- 0  6048   +48
 16 Julie Jackson-Rural Hall, NC  3612 1331 1075    0    0  6018 200.60  0- 0- 0  6018   +18
 17 Kim Adler-Cocoa, FL           3661 1210 1141    0    0  6012 200.40  0- 0- 0  6012   +12
 18 Michelle Feldman-Skaneateles, 3663 1142 1174    0    0  5979 199.30  0- 0- 0  5979   -21
 19 Tiffany Stanbrough-Oklahoma C 3559 1193 1173    0    0  5925 197.50  0- 0- 0  5925   -75
 20 Cathy Dorin-Lizzi-Linden, NJ  3577 1126 1167    0    0  5870 195.66  0- 0- 0  5870  -130
 21 Tish Johnson-Northridge, CA   3680 1042 1128    0    0  5850 195.00  0- 0- 0  5850  -150
 22 Crystal Waltrip(am)-Oviedo, F 3609 1094 1146    0    0  5849 194.96  0- 0- 0  5849  -151
 23 Lucy Sandelin(am)-Tampa, FL   3603 1119 1079    0    0  5801 193.36  0- 0- 0  5801  -199
 24 Laura Lee Daniel-Corona, CA   3539 1120 1111    0    0  5770 192.33  0- 0- 0  5770  -230




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