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Nate Stubler beats top seed Matt McNiel in lefty battle to win 2020 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:00 pm
2020 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic winner Nate Stubler, left, with GIBA administrator Joe Engelkes, right. Photo by Greater Iowa Bowling Association.
When I received the lane pattern for the 2020 Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fall Classic on Friday after it was posted at the practice session, my first thought was, “Which lefty is winning?” It was hard to think anything else when seeing an asymmetrical lane pattern with ratios so strongly tilted to the left: The pattern was 41 feet, with 29.745 mL of oil, left-side ratios of 2.13-1 middle-outside track, 1.25-1 middle-middle track, and 1.06-1 middle-inside track, and...