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The 11th Frame: Nearly historic Open Championships likely to result in team all-events Eagle for Higgy's Aquarium — just don’t call it a lock

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, June 17, 2016 8:00 pm

Higgy's Aquarium soared to the team all-events lead with 10,041 at the 2016 USBC Open Championships on Thursday and Friday. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Short of a 900 series in singles, there is no such thing as a “lock” score for an Eagle at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. I’ve been down that road with the 10,317 we posted in team all-events in 2009, with many telling me our score was a lock before our Linds Limited friends bypassed us with 10,372 barely a week later. It was no consolation that those scores easily ended up first and second that year as it was our second runner-up finish in three years...

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