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Top seed Tom Hess beats Nick Pate to win 2020 La Crosse Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:00 pm
Tom Hess won the 2020 La Crosse Open. Photo by La Crosse Open.
Top seed Tom Hess beat Nick Pate 257-212 on Saturday to win the eighth annual 2-pattern La Crosse Open presented by Brunswick at Pla-Mor Lanes. It was Hess’ second title in the tournament, as he also beat Geoff Schewe 206-193 in the title match to win the 2015 La Crosse Open. Mitch Hupe finished third and Kenny Calkins fourth. The top four prizes were $1,500, $1,000, $700 and $650. Hupe opened the stepladder by beating Calkins 235-170, then fell to Pate 249-224. The format again...