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Weber Tops Belmonte in Final Match for No. 1 Berth in Sunday’s PBA Tournament of Champions Finals

Weber Tops Belmonte in Final Match for No. 1 Berth in Sunday’s PBA Tournament of Champions Finals

Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Pete Weber of St. Ann, Mo., defeated Australian two-handed star Jason Belmonte in their final match Friday night, 226-183, to claim the top qualifying position for Sunday’s Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions stepladder finals at Woodland Bowl.

The 50-year-old Weber, who is trying for a record-tying 10th major title and a chance to complete the PBA’s Triple Crown for an unprecedented second time, traded leads with Belmonte throughout Friday’s competition before reclaiming the lead in the final game. Weber averaged 236.71 and won 15 of his 24 matches to finish with a 48-game total of 11,812 pins, topping Belmonte by 46 pins for first place.

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