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The 11th Frame: In title match of contrasts, rookie Matt Sanders beats veteran Brian LeClair to win PBA Xtra Frame Billy Hardwick Memorial Open for first PBA Tour title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017 11:00 pm

Matt Sanders, center, after winning his first PBA Tour title. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
It’s hard to imagine a more contrasting title match pairing in the PBA Xtra Frame Billy Hardwick Memorial Open presented by Chris Hardwick than Matt Sanders and Brian LeClair. Sanders is a 23-year-old rookie who was bowling just his third PBA Tour event as a member, while LeClair has been a PBA member for 10 more years than Sanders has been alive and owns the PBA record for most money won without winning a PBA Tour title, although he has won three times on the PBA50 Tour since turning 50...

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