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Puerto Rico's Jean Perez steals some of Jakob Butturff's thunder in first day of singles at 2019 Pan American Games

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, July 28, 2019 8:00 pm
Jean Perez's record-setting block put him in the lead in singles for men after Sunday's competition at the 2019 Pan American Games. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Jakob Butturff arguably possesses the most devastating strike ball in bowling, and it has been on full display at the 2019 Pan American Games as he set the 6-game record in the first day of doubles with 1,516 and broke it the next day with 1,538. The lefty with the quirky corkscrew release continued his domination of the World Bowling Rome lane pattern in Sunday’s opening day of singles with 1,498 for six games, but fellow lefty Jean Perez of Puerto Rico stole the spotlight with a 1,521...