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      December 29, 2000:

-Michigan Bowler Rolls Fourth ABC Approved 900 Series

12/29/2000 - ABC
      Robby Portalatin of Jackson, Mich., became only the fourth person and second left-hander in history to roll an American Bowling Congress approved 900 three-game series Dec. 28.

      The 28-year-old achieved the feat in the 700 League at Airport Lanes. A Jackson native who averages 230 in six leagues, Portalatin rolled an 805 series the night before.

      "I was nervous, but everybody just kept talking to me and I kept taking it slow and easy," the 5'5" Portalatin told Matt Fiorito of the Detroit Free Press. "When I got to the 10th frame, all of the other 59 lanes stopped.

      "Everybody was screaming and hollering and patting me on the back and shaking my hand. I was just so happy. The pressure was gone."

      Prior to this week, Portalatin had eight career 300 games, two 800 series and two 299 games.

      Portalatin joins Jeremy Sonnenfeld, Tony Roventini and Vince Wood with approved 900 series. Sonnenfeld achieved the feat Feb. 2, 1997 in Lincoln, Neb. Roventini matched it Nov. 9, 1998 in Milwaukee while Wood did the same Sept. 29, 1999 in Moreno Valley, Calif.

      Sonnenfeld and Wood rolled their 900s right-handed while Roventini had his left-handed.

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