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David Langer defeats defending champion John Kreyer Jr. to win 2022 Chippewa Valley Match Games

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, January 9, 2022 8:00 pm
Kurt Hanke didn't even make the cut at the 2022 Chippewa Valley Match Games at Wagner’s Lanes in Eau Claire, but he had the shot of the weekend with this leave on a light hit. Photo by John Pesch.
David Langer defeated defending champion John Kreyer Jr. 279-247 in the title match to win the 2022 Chippewa Valley Match Games at Wagner’s Lanes in Eau Claire over the weekend. It was Langer’s fourth win in the tournament, one behind Chad Nelson and two behind Mike Wirz. First was $1,500 and second $800. The format was eight games of qualifying with the top 20 advancing to 10 games of match play, and the top five then advancing to a stepladder finals. Eric Shacht led qualifying...