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Liz Kuhlkin overtakes Breanna Clemmer for top seed of 2022 PWBA Rockford Open; Kelly Kulick, Shannon O'Keefe, Stefanie Johnson also make stepladder finals

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, May 14, 2022 8:00 pm
The stepladder finalists for the 2022 PWBA Rockford Open, left to right and in order from first to fifth: Liz Kuhlkin, Breanna Clemmer, Kelly Kulick, Shannon O'Keefe, Stefanie Johnson. Photo by PWBA.
Breanna Clemmer took the lead in the 2022 PWBA Rockford Open when she fired a perfect game in the second game and held it through the 23rd of 24 games. But in the final game, Liz Kuhlkin rolled a 234 and Clemmer a 210 to take the top seed 5,354-5,334. Clemmer led Kuhlkin by 111 pins after Friday’s qualifying and closed to within 78 pins after finishing Saturday’s third round with a 267 to Clemmer’s 198. “It's kind of like chipping away,” Kuhlkin said in this...