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The 11th Frame: Shawn Maldonado’s amazing four-peat of PBA Regional wins looks like a record

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2015 4:00 pm

Left to right, PBA Southwest Region Manager Pete McCordic, Shawn Maldonado and Brunswick Zone Wautauga General Manager Tim Dooley after Maldonado won his fourth straight PBA Regional. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
In the last four PBA Southwest Region tournaments, Shawn Maldonado has done something no other bowler in PBA history has done — apparently. I’ve spent some time this week pestering people and chasing down leads trying to find out if anyone else has ever won four PBA Regionals in a row. From what I have been able to learn, the answer is no. PBA does not keep official records for consecutive Regionals won, but PBA spokesman Bill Vint did help me chase down some of the leads I got...

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