St. Patrick’s Day brought the MBA to Country Club Lanes and the Competitive Edge Pro Shop Open. It was a challenging day with spare shooting at a premium. Tournament high game was 279 shot by Justin Lesser. Nick Newgent of South Bend defeated Brad Bedwell of Niles 242-147 in the championship match. It was Nick’s first title. Top 10 Finishers: 1. Nick Newgent (So Bend) $650 2. Brad Bedwell (Niles) $325 3. Jimmie Bean (So Bend) $250 4. Tie Bob Ellam (So Bend) $225 4. Tie Todd Brown (Granger) $225 6. Tie Chris Hartung (Goshen) $200 6. Tie Terrence Smith (So Bend) $200 6. Tie Justin Lesser (Three Oaks) $200 9. Jacob Wright (Terre Haute) $160 10. AJ Roche (So Bend) $150 The MBA’s next event is April 14th at Casey’s Lanes in LaPorte, IN. Start time is 9:30 CT. Further information is available the MBA website www.mba300.com or by calling 574-674-4386.