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The 11th Frame: Cherie Tan derails the Shannon O'Keefe train, wins 2019 QubicaAMF PWBA Players Championship

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2019 8:00 pm

Cherie Tan rolls a shot during her win in the 2019 QubicaAMF PWBA Players Championship. Photo by Professional Women's Bowling Association.
As Shannon O’Keefe steamrolled through rising star Dasha Kovalova 222-195, Hall of Famer Liz Johnson 257-213, and 2006 USBC Queens champion Shannon Pluhowsky 231-191, you had to think she was going to beat top seed Cherie Tan to win the 2019 QubicaAMF PWBA Players Championship. That the left-handed Pluhowsky managed just 191 in a tournament she and fellow lefty Tan dominated only reinforced the feeling of inevitability for O’Keefe. But Tan made what turned out to be a wise...

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