Mike Zarcone of Tonawanda defeated Henry Poole of Lockport, 299-231, to win the men’s division at the 48th annual Bowling Week Kickoff Tournament at Thruway Lanes. Zarcone, the No. 1 seed, left the 7-pin on his last ball.
In the women’s division Danielle Dolegala from Lancaster surprised Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, 231-205. Dolegala was the No. 8 and final qualifier following the two-game opening round. Johnson was No. 2, 25 pins behind Joyelle Jewell. In the handicap division, Curtis Evans of Buffalo had a 212 to beat Kathy Willy of West Seneca, who rolled a 205. The invitation-only field of 69 included 22 women, 27 men and 20 handicap bowlers.