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Kostrzewski puts on a show as he chases bowling perfection

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Bowler Hans Kostrzewski keeps creeping closer.

Last week, the 38-year-old Kostrzewski banged out strikes on his first eight shots before leaving the seven pin during league competition at AMF Woodlake Lanes in Woodland Hills.

On Thursday night – exactly one week later – Kostrzewski rattled off strikes on his first nine shots before leaving the seven pin again en route to a personal-best 278 at Woodlake Lanes.

Kostrzewski’s previous best was a 269 that he turned in last month when he crushed his first 700 series (195-256-269-720).

A perfect game seems to be just around the corner for the Oak Park resident and former high school tennis standout.

“I was pretty happy,” said Kostrzewski about his 278. “I wanted the 300, but I was completely satisfied. The 300 will have to wait another day.”

The right-handed Kostrzewski finished with a 642 series with games of 171, 193 and 278. He grabbed local media attention last month for his 700 series that he achieved in his first full year of league bowling.

Looking back at his 10th shot of his final game, Kostrzewski said he wasn’t nervous. “I hit the pocket,” he said. “People said I got robbed.”

Still, Kostrzewski left happy after coming so close to a perfecto. “It was a fun night,” he said.

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