'Friends first, bowling second' may mean Eagle third for Mark Curtis Jr., DeeRonn Booker as they take doubles lead in final days of 2023 USBC Open Championships
JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, July 22, 2023 11:45 pm
Mark Curtis Jr., left, and DeeRonn Booker, right, took the lead in doubles on Saturday at the USBC Open Championships. Photo by USBC.
In their first game of doubles at the 2023 USBC Open Championships on Saturday, Mark Curtis Jr. with 168 and DeeRonn Booker with 213 struggled to 381.
That left them a seemingly unreachable 1,057 pins — a 264.25 average — behind the leading 1,438 of Nick Kruml and Christopher Wiley.
The 32-year-old right-handers blew past 1,057, as Curtis fired 274 and 280 for a 722 and Booker slammed 289 and 258 for a 760 and an astounding 1,482 total.
And it appeared that they used the same...