O’Keefe sets the pace at Tucson Open

Tucson’s Bryanna Cote makes the cut and has a chance to win her hometown match

2 Zona girls in Mizzou

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - And then there were 32.

That’s the number of bowlers that remain to compete for the Professional Women’s Bowling Association’s Tucson Open after over half the field was eliminated in Friday’s opening rounds of play.

Shannon O’Keefe is your leader. She bowled the 16 preliminary rounds with an average score of 224.56.

Tucson’s Bryanna Cote survived the cut with an opening day score of 208.81.

She was the only one of the seven bowlers competing from Southern Arizona to make it through to Saturday.

Cote, a Canyon del Oro grad, has one win on tour. It came in 2016 at the PWBA Lexington Open.

The tournament continues Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with eight more games to whittle the field down from 32 to 12. Those 12 players will compete beginning at 2 p.m. and play six games to take the field to the final four who will compete for the championship beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Here is how the other bowlers from Southern Arizona fared:

  • (209.81) Bryanna Cote (t21)
  • (194.25) Jennifer Dovers (49)
  • (184.31) Kayln Arthurs (60)
  • (183.75) Amanda Falk (62)
  • (179.50) Shawna Strause (65)
  • (178.50) Kendall Farrell (66)
  • (170.25) Amber Harvey (71)
  • (159.81) Erica Lockhart (74)

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