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Anthony Simonsen dodges the Colorado avalanche of Kris Koeltzow to win West region stepladder of 2021 PBA Players Championship

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2021 3:00 pm
Anthony Simonsen after winning the West region stepladder of the 2021 PBA Players Championship. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
For a time on Sunday, it appeared that the Colorado avalanche of PBA Tour TV rookie Kris Koeltzow was going to roll over the other stepladder finalists for the West region of the 2021 PBA Players Championship. Koeltzow, the head mechanic of Holiday Lanes in Lakewood, Colorado, beat Darren Tang 269-245, routed Jakob Butturff 268-213, and Wesley Low Jr. 254-226, to advance to face top seed Anthony Simonsen. But the right lane of the TV pair stopped Koeltzow’s avalanche of strikes, with...