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The 11th Frame: Doug Kent, son Jacob Kent and teammates Chris Bardol, Tim Pfeifer take top 2 spots in doubles in potentially historic day at Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017 11:15 pm

Father and son Doug, left, and Jacob Kent took the lead in doubles at the USBC Open Championships on Saturday. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Anyone who closely follows the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships knows that Carl and Clark Poelzer earned a slice of tournament history in 2014 when they became the second father and son to win the doubles Eagle — the first was Walt and Bob Roy in 1977. On Saturday at South Point Bowling Plaza, Doug Kent and his son Jacob Kent put themselves in position to become the third on that select list when they fired 1,425 to move into first in doubles. Just about as...

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