Malott Retains Crown as “King of Bowling” Series Begins
LAKE WALES, Fla. - 4/22/2009
Newly-crowned Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year Wes Malott of Pflugerville, Texas, withstood the first challenge to his reign as King of Bowling, defeating Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, in the inaugural King of Bowling Powered by Amp Energy telecast.
Trailing Barnes by nine pins after four frames, Malott when went on a seven-strike binge, racing away to a 268-214 victory after Barnes lost his carry.
Barnes, No. 3 in the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour Player of the Year points race, won a brilliant battle with No. 3 Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., 257-248, for the right to challenge Malott for the King of Bowling throne. Barnes converted the 6-7-10 split in the sixth frame and then finished his game with six strikes in a row. Needing a strike for a shot at a 259 game of his own, Duke then left a 10 pin on his second shot in his half of the 10th frame.
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Did anyone watch this? I enjoy watching the pros bowl because they are just too good.