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The 11th Frame: EJ Tackett wins Storm Xtra Frame Open for second PBA Tour title — and it could become especially memorable

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, April 24, 2016 5:30 pm

EJ Tackett, center, with Liberty Lanes proprietor Jerry Morano, left, and PBA announcer Randy Pederson, right, after winning the Storm Xtra Frame Open. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
If you asked knowledgeable observers to name a handful of young players who could become the face of the PBA, EJ Tackett undoubtedly would be on the list, along with Anthony Simonsen, Jesper Svensson and Marshall Kent, to name a few. If Tackett does emerge as a truly dominant player, he may look back to Sunday’s title match of the Storm Xtra Frame Open at Liberty Lanes in suburban Chicago as a key point. Facing Ryan Ciminelli — who has become a dominant player over the last...

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