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Puerto Rico holds off Team USA duos for gold medal in doubles at PABCON Men’s Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:00 pm
Puerto Rico's Cristian Azcona and Israel Hernandez won the gold medal in Tuesday's doubles at the PABCON Championships. Photo from Facebook.
On paper, doubles teams of Tommy Jones and Bill O’Neill and Sean Rash and Marshall Kent would figure to be heavy favorites in any competition they entered. But Cristian Azcona and Israel Hernandez pulled the upset and gave host Puerto Rico the doubles gold medal with a 6-game total of 2,739 (228.3 average) at the 2015 Pan American Bowling Confederation Men's Championships on Tuesday, the United States Bowling Congress reported in this news release. Propelled by a 537 in the fifth game,...