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Junior Team USA's Nate Stubler edges fellow lefty Brandon Mooney to win 2019 GIBA Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:30 pm
Nate Stubler, middle, his dad Bob Stubler, left, and some portly writer, right, with the $2,700 check Stubler earned for winning the 2019 Open. Photo by Bob Stubler.
In a title match that went down to the final shot, Junior Team USA’s Nate Stubler edged fellow lefty Brandon Mooney to win the 2019 GIBA Open on Sunday at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque, Iowa. Finishing first, Mooney needed three strikes and a 2-count to lock out Stubler, got two but then came up light and left a 3-5-6 that he spared for 224. That meant Stubler, who was the top seed and chose to finish the match on lane 14, needed two strikes and a 7-count for the win. He rolled...