Detroit, Mich. (7/23/19) – Arkansas State bowling’s Taylor Davis and Faith Welch qualified for Junior Team USA after finishing second and fifth at the Junior Gold championship in Detroit, Friday.

The 2019 U20 Junior Gold Championship had a record of more than 4,000 participants competing for a national title along with spots on Junior Team USA.

Davis struck on her first six shots in the opening match of U20, for a 200-169 victory over Cameron Strombeck, earning a total pinfall of 5,076. Welch finished competition with a total pinfall of 5,056. Match play was a double-elimination bracket with all matches two games with total pinfall determining the winner.

The U12 finals, which took place Friday, will air July 30, the U17 title matches will broadcast Aug. 6 and the U20 finals will air Aug. 13. All Tv shows will start at 8 p.m. (ET)

Junior Team USA Qualifiers:

Jillian Martin, Stow, Ohio; 

Elise Chambers, Ocoee, Florida

Faith Welch, Savannah, Tennessee

Angelique Dalesandro, Rolling Meadows, Illinois;

Taylor Davis, Burton, Michigan

Patricia Rosales, Orlando, Florida.

Fans can keep up with the Arkansas State women’s bowling team by following the squad on Twitter (@AStateBowling)and by liking the Arkansas State Women’s Bowling page on Facebook.