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Chris Barnes wins 2018 New Mexico Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, August 19, 2018 9:00 pm
Chris Barnes wins 2018 New Mexico Open
Chris Barnes after winning the New Mexico Open. Photo by Lynda Barnes from BowlStreamTV webcast.
PBA Hall of Famer Chris Barnes won the New Mexico Open on Sunday. Only qualifying results are reported at the tournament page here, but Barnes posted on his official page that he was the winner in what he called a “pretty wild weekend.” He said he split his first two matches in the 32-man, double-elimination match play bracket, then won nine straight matches. After barely making match play in 29th at plus 9, he beat Steve Novak with just 370 in his first match and then lost...