Log Jam Sits at the Top of the ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League


With some solid performances over the past two weeks, a number of bowlers are clawing their way to the top of the USBC Open Championship pattern segment of the ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League at Odyssey Fun Center.


Leading the field to date is Steve Richter, USBC OC Team Champion from last year.  Following him are two-time pattern segment winner; Jacob Mickelson, “the other Morton” and father of Brittney Morton; Leonard Morton, David Paasch, Paul Gloede, Jacob DelValle, Troy Felsinger, Aaron Nachtwey and Rudy DelValle.  All competitors are only 4 points apart in the standings.


Click here to view the current standings sheets.

Click here to see the USBC OC tournament oil pattern and click here to view the USBC OC Preview Show archived from this past February.


In the Pin Over Average game, Leonard Morton put together one of the best performances of the year finishing the night at +152 over average on finishing games of 244and 255.  Following Leonard were Mike Charaus +126 and Justin Mickelson at +84.

Others finishing over average for the night were:

  • Frank Svacina +63
  • Steve Richter +59
  • Aaron Nachtwey +47
  • Nicole Paasch +41
  • Jacob DelValle +37
  • David Paasch +14
  • Paul Gloede +6

Match Play records for the evening were:

  • Leonard Morton 19-2
  • Mike Charaus 17-4
  • Justin Mickelson 17-4
  • Aaron Nachtwey 14-7
  • Nicole Paasch 13-8
  • Paul Gloede 13-8
  • Steve Richter 13-8
  • Frank Svacina 12-9
  • David Paasch 12-9
  • Jacob DelValle 12-9
  • Troy Felsinger 11-10
  • Jacob Mickelson 11-10

Scratch totals over a 200 average were:

  • Steve Richter 915
  • Mike Charaus 886
  • Leonard Morton 864
  • Paul Gloede 826
  • Aaron Nachtwey 823