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The 11th Frame: Grit — literal and figurative — and daring change to 5-step approach helps Shannon Pluhowsky to Masters gold at 2016 PABCON Adult Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016 11:00 pm

Shannon Pluhowsky was all smiles after winning Masters gold at the 2016 PABCON Adult Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Shannon Pluhowsky got off to a tough start at the 2016 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships at Bolera Departamental in Cali, Colombia. The 34-year-old lefty and EBI staffer struggled to 1,227 in singles and 1,202 in doubles on the 36-foot Beijing lane pattern, but some grit — literal and figurative — and a daring change from a 4- to 5-step approach helped her rally and ultimately on Friday she won the Masters gold medal.   Pluhowsky, a 16-time Team USA...

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