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Young bowler rolls a perfect game

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In the first game of his regular Saturday Junior League at Valley Bowl, 17-year-old Mathieu Gittings put together 12 strikes in a row for a perfect game.

Gittings followed his perfect game with scores of 238 and 245 for a 783 series. It is one of the highest three-game series bowled in a junior league at Valley Bowl.

Asked if he felt anxious when it came time to roll the 12th and final ball, he replied, “I was nervous from the eighth ball on.”

His nearby parents felt similarly...


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