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Doubles leader Nick Pate says 'communication was key' in group’s big minor events performance at 2017 USBC Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:00 am
Casey Maxted, left, and Nick Pate totaled 1,336 on Friday to take the doubles lead at the 2017 USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Nick Pate has been on a roll this season and it continued Friday at 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Pate in December dominated the Warhawk Open college tournament in Madison with 1,513 for six qualifying games, in January was selected for Team USA based on his performance at the Team USA Trials, in February led his Midland University team to a win at the prestigious Hoosier Classic college tournament, and in March qualified for...