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The 11th Frame: U.S. Open day 4: Belmonte makes huge move as Shafer's lead narrows

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2012 2:00 am

Ryan Shafer's lead narrowed and Missy Parkin fell to 15th in the first block of match pay at the U.S. Open on Friday. Picture by Pro Bowlers Association.
Ryan Shafer's lead narrowed and the man who may be the world's best bowler right now moved from 14th to third in the first round of match play at the U.S. Open. Australian two-hander Jason Belmonte started match play in 14th place and 397 pins behind Shafer but went 6-1-1 in Friday's match play block and moved up to third, just 101 pins behind. Shafer started the block with a 170-pin lead on Mike Fagan, and ended it 85 ahead of Fagan. Fagan's only Facebook post of the night was simple: "16...

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