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Bowler’s blunder ends in crazy strike

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Josh Scanlan turned up to the USBC Team USA ten-pin bowling trials full
of hope that he could grab a place in his international team.

But he ended up walking away from the event in Nevada with
egg on his face after a catastrophic blooper that saw him throw his ball down
the wrong lane.

With the pressure building in the event Scanlan lined up his
final ball of the 10th frame after two consecutive strikes.

But somehow he failed to let go of the ball in time,
resulting in a hooked throw that clattered off the guttering of the adjacent lane
before ricocheting back into the middle - and knocking down every pin for a
strike!

Sadly, the strike did not count towards his score - and the Illinois
bowler was left to rue his missed chance at international glory.

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