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The 11th Frame: Jakob Butturff leads 16 players advancing into match play at DHC PBA Japan Invitational

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2019 5:00 am

Jakob Butturff led Saturday's qualifying at the DHC PBA Japan Invitational. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Player of the Year contender Jakob Butturff was at it again Saturday as he led the 16 players advancing from qualifying into match play at the DHC PBA Japan Invitational Saturday at Tokyo Port Bowl, PBA reported in this news release. The 24-year-old lefty with the quirky corkscrew release and devastating strike ball opened the tournament with a 297 game, then added 238, 214, 247, 234 and 218 for 1,448 in the first round, then rolled 242, 177, 290, 204, 202 and 230 for 1,345 in the second...

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