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Twist of good fortune puts John Nolen, Mike Reasoner in doubles lead at 2017 USBC Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017 11:00 pm
Mike Reasoner, left, and John Nolen took the doubles lead Friday at the 2017 USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
The nature of bowling is that “luck” — good and bad — often to arguably all of the time plays a part in determining the results. It’s simply the way it is when a round object strikes some of 10 odd-shaped objects that then interact with each other. A seemingly perfect shot sometimes doesn’t result in a strike — ask Randy Pederson about arguably the most famous instance — and all too often (for the purists anyway) errant shots do strike. If...