7th December, Petaling Jaya: Reigning QubicaAMF World Cup champion, Sam Cooley of Australia led "the Masters" qualifying standings of the 19th MILO Storm U22 International All-Stars Bowling Championships 2018 underway at Sunway Megalanes.
Cooley scorched the lanes with a superb three-game series of 736 and added a second stunning 765 series to lead the field with 1501. After drawing blank at last week's 2018 World Men Bowling Championships in Hong Kong, the Aussie is hoping to make amends when the 10-game final is contested on December 9.
Debutant and top female qualifier, Kim Yu Mi of Daejeon City, Korea took second spot with 1491 with a handicap of 6 pins per game. 2013 "the Masters" first runner-up, Hee Kar Yen of Malaysia and the second best female, finished third with 1486.
Last year's second runnerup and PBA Hall of Famer, Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., USA put in an impressive show to position himself in fourth place with 1484 while another Korean debutant, Shin Soon Chul rounded out the top five with 1483.