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E.J. Tackett holds lead in PBA World Championship as hobbled Pete Weber makes stirring run to second

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, December 4, 2016 11:59 pm
E.J. Tackett unleashes his power on the National Bowling Stadium on Sunday. Photo by Susie Fever.
There is no denying that E.J. Tackett has bowled the best in the PBA World Championship, but there’s also no doubt that Pete Weber is the best story of the major event of GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII. After extending his lead to 151 pins over B.J. Moore III in Sunday’s cashers round, Tackett went 4-4 in the first round of match play Sunday night and ended with a 46-game total of 10,682 and a 135-pin lead over Weber. Tackett, who is averaging 230.2, was the top seed last...