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The 11th Frame: Maine Shootout win shows how bad Ryan Ciminelli gaining confidence is for rest of PBA Tour

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:59 pm

bowlingball.com PBA Maine Shootout champion Ryan Ciminelli, center, with Bayside Bowl proprietor Charlie Mitchell, left, and PBA deputy commissioner Kirk Von Krueger, right. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
It’s hard to believe that less than a year ago, Ryan Ciminelli was considering retirement. He was the best bowler in the world to close 2015, winning the U.S. Open and the PBA Viper Championship and finishing third in the PBA World Championship, while narrowly losing Player of the Year to Jason Belmonte.   And while young stars Anthony Simonsen and Jesper Svensson have been the headliners so far in 2016, Ciminelli has continued his stellar bowling, finishing second in the PBA...

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