login subscribe


The 11th Frame: Split conversion, late strike flurry lift Brian Burkhardt, Rick Gatlin to Open Championships doubles lead

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am

Brian Burkhardt, left, and Rick Gatlin totaled 1,440 to take the doubles lead late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
A split conversion and a late strike flurry lifted Brian Burkhardt and Rick Gatlin to the doubles lead late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Gatlin, of Eureka, Mo., rolled 736 (277-212-247), while Burkhardt, of St. Louis, added 704 (204-257-243) for a 1,440 total, 18 pins more than prior leaders Alex Aguiar and Brian LeClair. Jon Burke, who bowled on lanes 19 and 20 with Burkhardt and Gatlin, said in a Facebook message that...

Login or Subscribeto read more