Amoils Team Wins Vanderbilt
The six-man team captained by Les Amoils of Toronto took the lead in the second quarter against the John Diamond squad and won the Vanderbilt Knockout Teams in convincing fashion, 138-88. The win was the second North American championship for Amoils, a Toronto businessman originally from South Africa. He won the Rockwell Mixed Pairs in 1998 with Joan Eaton, another Canadian. Amoils was playing with Darren Wolpert. Their teammates were Joe Grue - Curtis Cheek and Thomas Bessis – Ishmael Del’Monte.
ACBL President Sharon Anderson presents the trophy to the winners of the Vanderbilt Knockout Teams: Joe Grue, captain Les Amoils, Darren Wolpert, Curtis Cheek, Ishmael Del’Monte and Thomas Bessis.