Nate Stubler recently defended his title at the Pepsi State Bowling Championship U15 (under age 15) held at Landmark Lanes in Peoria, Illinois. Stubler's qualifying score of 2,918 for 12 games was bowled on games of 246, 279, 232, 265, 247, 190, 192, 190, 235, 289, 277 and 289. In match play he bowled games of 235, 224, 168, 233, 228 and 218. He won 2 of those 6 games. For his efforts he was awarded $1,065.00 in college scholarship money.
In June, Nate bowled in the Illinois Youth All Star Shoot Out, sponsored by the Illinois Bowling Proprietors Association, at Town and Country Lanes in Joliet. The tournament is held each year and is bowled on a sport condition. Stubler bowled 1,517 for eight games which was good for seventh place and a scholarship award of $300.00.