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The 11th Frame: In back-and-forth title match, Danielle McEwan edges Shannon Pluhowsky to win 2017 Nationwide PWBA Rochester Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:00 pm

Danielle McEwan, center, is all smiles after winning the 2017 Nationwide PWBA Rochester Open. Storm Tour rep Jim Callahan is at left, and McEwan's boyfriend Marshall Kent is at right. Photo from Facebook.
It’s an old bowling axiom that when given an opening by an opponent, champions take advantage — “step on their throat” is an oft-heard statement. In the title match of the 2017 Nationwide PWBA Rochester Open that aired Tuesday night on CBS Sports Network, Shannon Pluhowsky gave Danielle McEwan an opening when she whiffed a 10-pin in the sixth frame and converted the 2-7 split in the seventh after opening with four strikes in five frames. And McEwan did exactly what a...

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