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Weber beats Jurek, Baker

PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber defeated two Western New York standouts Wednesday to win the PBA50 Tour Mooresville Ford Open in North Carolina and collect the $7,500 top prize.

Weber defeated Jack Jurek of Lackawanna, 212-198, in the championship match of the stepladder final after a 266-206 win over Buffalo native Tom Baker of King, N.C.

Baker had qualified fifth. He defeated Robert Brown, 227-203, in the first match of the finals, then shot 279 to best a 257 by Sam Maccarone.

Jurek went 6-0 in the modified match play round to grab the No. 1 seed for the finals. He earned $4,000 for his finish.