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Top seed Chad Nelson beats Russ Oviatt to win 2022 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2022 8:00 pm
Chad Nelson, left, with GIBA administrator Joe Engelkes after Nelson won the 2022 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic. Photo by GIBA.
Top seed Chad Nelson defeated Russ Oviatt 231-202 in the title match on Sunday to win the 2022 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa. The match was close early before Oviatt left a 4-6-7 split and Nelson put together a string of strikes, GIBA administrator Joe Engelkes reported. Nelson earned $2,700 for first, along with $680 in the Bet You Win pot, while Oviatt won $2200 for second. The top 56 from the 166 entries after Saturday’s seven games of qualifying...