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Braden Mallasch beats Ed Smaglik in title match to win 2022 1.5K Titletown Smackdown

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:00 pm
Champion Braden Mallasch, left, tournament operator Jay Nephew, center, and runner-up Ed Smaglik, right, of the 2022 1.5K Titletown Smackdown.
Braden Mallasch beat Ed Smaglik in the title match to win the 2022 1.5K Titletown Smackdown at Buzz Social in Green Bay on Saturday. Mallasch rolled 464 (269-195) and Smaglik 428 (215-213). First was $1,500 and second $500. Mallasch’s prize was in scholarship funding, tournament operator Jay Nephew reported. The field bowled a 4-game qualifier with the top 23 plus the Desperado winner advancing to bracket match play, with the top eight earning a bye. There were 66 entries counting...