Zarcone gets first-place finish at Obenauer Masters

Mike Zarcone wins Obenauer Masters for the first time
Mike Zarcone wins Obenauer Masters for the first time

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – On Sunday in the 51st annual George A. Obenauer Masters bowling tournament at the AMF Thruway Lanes in Cheektowaga Mike Zarcone faced Frank Bellavia Jr. in the championship match. Zarcone defeated Bellavia 593-544.

The win marks Zarcone’s first Obenauer title. As a first-place finisher, Zarcone earned a $1,900 prize along with a trip to the USBC Masters in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Joe Ciccone, the reigning champion ended his quest for the 2014 title with a loss to Bellavia Jr. in the semifinals. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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