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Ryan Ciminelli completes his domination of U.S. Open with clutch strikes to win

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, November 8, 2015 6:00 pm
U.S. Open champion Ryan Ciminelli, second from left, with, left to right, Bowling Proprietors' Association of America President Tom Martino, Bowlmor AMF Vice President of League Development Jay Lietman, and USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
How do you measure Ryan Ciminelli’s dominance of the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open? Can you measure it? Ciminelli led the field by 461 pins over 56 games, with the next highest lefty tied for 59th, and then fired two flush strikes in the 10th frame to close out hard-luck Dom Barrett and win the title match 236-223. It was just the second win by a lefty in the U.S. Open since 1989. Some of the best lefties didn’t bowl, including Scott Norton, Parker Bohn III and Matt McNiel....