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The 11th Frame: Aiming for four-peat at 2017 U.S. Women's Open, Liz Johnson takes lead as qualifying ends

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, August 3, 2017 10:00 pm

Three-time defending champion Liz Johnson leads the 2017 U.S. Women's Open after qualifying. Photo by Professional Women's Bowling Association.
It took her all three rounds of qualifying, but three-time defending champion Liz Johnson finally took the lead on Thursday at the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open at Plano Super Bowl in Plano, Texas. The 43-year-old-right-hander and long-time Storm staffer was fifth after the second round with 3,636 for 16 games, then fired games of 225, 246, 227, 173, 214, 265, 300 and 236 for 1,886 in the third round — the second-highest block Thursday — and a 24-game total of 5,522 (230.08...

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