New Champion is Crowned at Fever Fund Bowling Tournament
Danny Jones was the individual champion of the 2005 Fever Fund Bowling Tournament, leading the Siwy Plastic Surgery team to the championship, with Fever guard Tully Bevilaqua as its celebrity bowler. Other members of the champion team were Barb Siwy, Janice Jones, and Andrew Kleissler. Siwy Plastic Surgery won the team title with a two-game score of 1552. Jones bowled a 500 (241-259) to claim the top individual honor and help unseat tournament host and two-time defending champion Sports Graphics.
The third annual tournament raised funds for the Fever Fund of the Pacers Foundation. This year marked the tournament's first sellout, as Fever fans, players, coaches and Pacers Sports & Entertainment staff filled all 28 bowling lanes at Brownsburg Bowl in Brownsburg, Ind. Charity raffle drawings were conducted at the end of the evening; prize packages included concert and event tickets as well as a variety of Fever and Indiana Pacers giveaways.
Defending champ Sports Graphics finished second, led by its annual star and defending individual champion Don Freeman. The third-place team was X-Factor, comprised of Victor Bailey, Richard Barnes, Chris Patton, Garry Pearson, and Jeremy Wethington.
FOX 59 sportscaster Chris Hagan walked away with the evening’s top celebrity bowling prize, rolling a combined score of 293 (137-156) while competing with Full Court Press, a team comprised of local media personnel that included Scott McCauley of ESPN950 and Lynn Houser of the Bloomington Herald-Times. Full Court Press finished fifth overall and become the first media team in the past three years that didn't compete for last place. The evening's other media team, Talking Heads, anchored by local sportscasters Jake Query (WRTV-6) and Chris May (ESPN 950), did finish last.
Fun was had by all, and thanks are extended to each of the tournament’s sponsors and all of its participants.
Bowling Prize Winners:
Non Celebrity High Score - Danny Jones, Siwy Plastic Surgery – 500 (241-259)
Celebrity High Score - Chris Hagan, Full Court Press – 293 (137-156)
Team Low Score - Talking Heads (Jake Query, Erica Wheeler, Chris May, Ericka Thompson, Yolanda Paige) – (929)
Team High Score, 3rd Place - X-Factor (Chris Patton, Richard Barnes, Garry Pearson, Jeremy Wethington, Victor Bailey) - (1488)
Team High Score, 2nd Place - Sports Graphics - (Don Freeman, Daniel Freeman, Jon Smith, Shirley Wurster, Coretta Brown) - (1538)
Team High Score, 1st Place - Siwy Plastic Surgery - (Barb Siwy, Janice Jones, Danny Jones, Andrew Kleissler, Tully Bevilaqua) - (1552)