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By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

No time to spare:

16-year-old Tristen Zitek becomes youngest ever in Pine Bluffs to bowl a perfect game

 

Jimmie Earls/Pine Bluffs Post

Tristen Zitek, a 16-year-old sophomore at Pine Bluffs High School recently bowled a perfect 300 game on February 3. Using a unique throwing style, Zitek hopes to have another perfect game by the end of the year.

Tristen Zitek had flirted before with a perfect game, racking up 10 strikes in a row before leaving a seven pin on his 11th throw and finishing with a 288. Plus, he's had two 290 games this year. But on Feb. 3, everything came together to place Zitek in the record book as the youngest in Pine Bluffs to bowl a perfect 300 game.

"I've been in that situation before, where I went to ten (frames), so there's really no pressure besides the last ball," Zitek said. "I was in the zone and I felt good. But when I threw that last ball and it was a strike, I was shocked when I threw it."

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