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Cristian Azcona, E.J. Tackett take advantage of opponents' mistakes, handle transition best to advance to quarterfinals of 2021 KIA PBA Playoffs

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:00 pm
E.J. Tackett in beating Kris Prather to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2021 KIA PBA Playoffs. Photo by PBA.
On a relatively soft and high-scoring lane pattern, a player must strike a lot and can’t afford big mistakes. On a pattern transitioning to trickiness, a player must keep it in play and avoid too many opens. Those formulas explain wins by Cristian Azcona and E.J. Tackett in the third show of the 2001 KIA PBA Playoffs, which was taped at Bowlero Milford in Milford, Connecticut and aired Saturday on FS1. Bowling on fresh oil, Azcona swept Chris Via 258-226, 238-215, as Via opened in the...