Lim closed out the opening squad preliminaries with 199 to win the squad with 1354. Panas again finished strongly with 225 to snatch second position with 1329. The Swede finished third with 1321 while Russia's Maria Koshel stormed home to clinch fourth position with 1314.
2018 Asian Games Masters gold medallist, Mirai Ishimoto of Japan and early pace-setter, Roumimper tied fifth spot with 1311. Reigning World Cup champion, Jenny Wegner of Sweden finished sevent with 1307.
The second squad will take to the lanes at 14.00 hrs local time for their preliminaries. The top 4 with the highest pinfalls from the combined two squads will advance to the semi-finals, scheduled to take place on August 27 commencing at 17.00 hrs.
The women will resume competition witht the Doubles preliminaries and similarly, the top 4 doubles pair with the highest total will advance to the semi-finals scheduled to take place on August 29.
Photos by Terence Yaw in Las Vegas, USA.