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Allen edges Rash for PBA Lubbock title

Taking advantage of a missed 10 pin in the 10th frame by top qualifier Sean Rash in the title match, Dick Allen won the PBA Lubbock Sports Open Sunday for his sixth career Go Bowling! PBA Tour title.

Bowling on a dual lane condition – the PBA 42-foot Scorpion condition on the left lane and the 32-foot Wolf lane condition on the right lane – the 40-year-old Allen defeated Rash, 201-200, at South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, Texas.

Down by 18 heading into the 10th frame, Allen doubled on his first two shots in the 10th and then got eight on his fill ball after Rash’s misfortune which was just enough for the victory. Allen benefited from a late falling 2 pin on a light hit on first strike.

In the semifinal, Allen beat two-hander No. 4 qualifier Kyle Troup 278-188.

Troup, finished with four strikes to beat Michael Tang, 228-215. Troup capitalized on open frames in the ninth and 10th by No. 5 qualifier Rhino Page to win the opening match 198-186.


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