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The 11th Frame: Wes Malott, Norm Duke win chess match for Roth/Holman PBA Doubles Championship title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, March 1, 2015 8:00 pm

Left to right, Marshall Holman, Wes Malott, Kimberly Pressler, Norm Duke and Mark Roth are all smiles after Malott and Duke won the Roth/Holman PBA Doubles Championship. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Watching the stepladder finals of the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship that aired on ESPN on Sunday was like watching a chess match. Players had to choose either the left lane or the right lane for the one-game Baker format matches, and of course they had to choose a lane play strategy, with Mark Roth pattern offering a variety of choices. Dom Barrett, playing straight and out on the left lane, and 2-hander Osku Palermaa, playing in and hooking it, moved up the stepladder to...

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