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The 11th Frame: Texans Mark Sleeper Jr., Anthony Simonsen grab Open Championships doubles lead with 1st 1,400 of tournament

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:00 pm

Texans Mark Sleeper Jr., left, and Anthony Simonsen totaled 1,409 on Wednesday to take the doubles lead at the 2015 USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
It was almost certainly a matter of when, not if: Who would shoot the first 1,400 in doubles at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships? But as weeks passed and no one could surpass the 1,372 Jeremy Sonnenfeld and Tom Woodworth shot on March 16, some doubt began to creep in. Could that score win an Eagle? The lane patterns for the 2015 Open Championships are the toughest in a long time, but are they that tough? Texans Mark Sleeper Jr. and Anthony Simonsen answered that...

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