Greater Iowa Bowling Association administrator Joe Engelkes, left, with Brady Stearns after Stearns won the 2023 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic. Photo by GIBA.
Two frames into the title match of the 2023 GIBA Ebonite Fall Classic, Trenton Holz was in total control over top seed Brady Stearns.
Holz started with a double, while Stearns started with a 2-8-10 split for an open and then a 3-6-9-10 that he converted. But the left-handed Holz then left a 3-6-7-9 split for an open and a 3-pin he whiffed, struck, and missed 7-pin, while Stearns fired four strikes as he cruised to a 206-171 win at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa.
“I sort of threw four or...