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Tom Hess strikes in 10th to beat Andrew Anderson to win GIBA Ebonite Winter Classic

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:00 pm
GIBA administrator Joe Engelkes, left, with Ebonite Winter Classic winner Tom Hess, right. Photo by Greater Iowa Bowling Association.
Tom Hess became the first three-time champion of the Greater Iowa Bowling Association tournament long known as the Fusion Realtors Open and now the Ebonite Winter Classic by striking in the 10th frame to beat Andrew Anderson 211-202 in the title match Sunday at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa. The 199-player field bowled seven games of qualifying on Saturday and the top 64 advanced to a 6-game semifinal round at 9 a.m. on Sunday, with pins carrying over. The top 10 after 13 games make the...