CHEEKTOWAGA, NY - (WKBW) Mike Zarcone is the champion of the 51st annual George A. Obenauer Masters bowling tournament. The 46-year-old Tonawnada native defeated Frank Bellavia, Jr. twice on Sunday to capture the Obenauer title at AMF Airport Lanes.
Playing in the winners bracket of the double elimination tournament, Zarcone beat Bellavia, Jr. 568-536 to advance to the championship match.
Bellavia, Jr. was able to advance through the elimination bracket to face Zarcone again.
Zarcone defeated Bellavia, Jr. in the championship match 593-544.
This is Zarcone's first Obenauer title. He is a five-time Buffalo bowler of the year.