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The 11th Frame: Tom Carter rolls through bracket to win low scoring PBA50 Regional at Carpentersville, Ill.

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:00 pm

Tom Carter, center, won the PBA50 The Boys & Girls Club Midwest/Central Open presented By Columbia on Saturday. Photo by Kevin Vostry.
The PBA Cheetah pattern often gets grief for being too soft. Of course, there is no such thing as THE Cheetah pattern, as it (like all of the PBA animal patterns) has gone through numerous changes over the years. My favorite version of Cheetah is the one that had dead hook off the gutter but not a big build-up of oil to the left of 5-board, which made it challenging and allowed you to choose your mode of attack — straight and hard from out, often with a plastic or urethane ball, or...

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