Huntington’s EJ Tackett captures 2023 U.S. Open title, wins Triple Crown

Published: Feb. 5, 2023 at 8:10 PM EST
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WPTA) - Huntington North grad EJ Tackett captured the 2023 U.S. Open title at Royal Pin Woodland, becoming the ninth Triple Crown winner in PBA Tour history, in his home state of Indiana on Sunday afternoon.

The 17-time PBA Tour title winner bowled his way to a green jacket and the $100,000 prize.

The championship victory marked Tackett’s first PBA Tour victory in Indiana.

The 30-year-old defeated Kyle Troup in the title match 221-208.