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The 11th Frame: After Jesper Svensson survives brutal Bear pattern to advance in Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open, top seed Marshall Kent switches to Wolf pattern for Sunday show

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:00 pm

Jesper Svensson survived Saturday's semifinal stepladder show of the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open to advance to Sunday's championship show. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
As the top seed for the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open stepladder finals, Marshall Kent earned the right to pick the lane pattern for the shows. He chose the Bear, a 40-foot derivative of the U.S. Open pattern that is considered the toughest the PBA uses. After watching Saturday’s semifinal stepladder show featuring seeds 5-9 devolve into a train wreck that saw the final two right-handers post 150 and 160 in falling to 2-handed lefty Jesper Svensson, Kent wisely...

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