Man with autism bowls perfect game at Tarheel Lanes – Hendersonville Times News

Wendell Molton is a fixture at Tarheel Lanes, and last week when a team was short a bowler in the Thursday Night Mixed League, he volunteered to be a substitute, no questions asked.

The team he subbed for had no idea that Molton, who is autistic, was going to have a night that no one will forget.

It was perfect.

“Wendell bowled a 300 for the first time in a league-sanctioned game,” his brother, Howard, said. “It meant the world to him. Since he suffers from autism, he likes to do things exactly the same, and I think that helped him. He kept hitting the same spot all night long.”

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