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The 11th Frame: Clutch final frame propels amazing Brandon Novak into all-events lead at 2016 Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, June 17, 2016 9:00 pm

Brandon Novak totaled 2,133 on Thursday and Friday to take the all-events lead at the 2016 USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
About four or five years ago, Brandon Novak was “real high” on wanting to go to Saginaw Valley State University, where he would bowl for legendary coach Dan Dorion. The two arranged to meet at Sequoia Pro Bowl in Novak’s home base of Columbus so Dorion could see Novak bowl. “I threw one shot,” Novak recalled in a phone interview Sunday night, “and he said, ‘There’s no way you could bowl for me if you throw it like that.’ He...

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