At Spectrum Lanes in Wyoming, Michigan, on Friday night, England's Verity Crawley defeated Germany's Birgit Noreiks, 258-189, to win the 2023 PWBA Grand Rapids Classic.
It was her first PWBA Tour title since 2021 and the second of her career.
In her run to the title, Verity Crawley defeated Lauren Pate of Ballwin, Missouri, 235-226 in the semifinals and Germany’s Birgit Noreiks 258-189 in the title match.
To determine the top 12 players for Round-Robin match play on Friday, the Grand Rapids Classic featured 12 games of qualifying on Thursday. The five stepladder finalist players were determined by the total pinfall, including bonus pins.
the Grand Rapids Classic is the first of three tournaments being contested at Spectrum Lanes this week. The BowlTV Classic is taking place June 3-4, and the Great Lakes Classic will be June 5-6.