By Matt Goisman
McALESTER — High Flush started the Monday Men’s League season strong, winning the first-half position round and qualifying for the championship. But Beer Money finished strong, winning the second half of the season in convincing fashion.
As went the season, so went the championship roll-off.
Beer Money came back from early deficits in the first two games, ultimately beating High Flush, 3,034-2,975, on Monday at Great Balls of Fire in McAlester.
Going into the 10th frame of the second game, Beer Money held a slim 21-pin lead over High Flush. Two Beer Money bowlers had oped their ninth frames while all five High Flush bowlers had marked, giving High its best chance to re-take the lead.
Instead, neither Jeff Wimberly nor James Williams marked for High Flush, combining for just 14 pins in the 10th frame. LeNard Rhone recorded one strike but couldn’t hit a second, and Jeff Hatridge had to settle for a spare and a 17 in the final frame.
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