26th August, Las Vegas: Doubles topseed, Maria Rodriguez led her Colombian team-mates, Juliana Franco and Clara Guerrero to another semi-finals after winning the Trios preliminaries at the 2019 World Bowling Women's Championships on Monday.
Singles semi-finalist, Lee Nayoung anchored her Korean team-mates and Doubles semi-finalists, Son Hyerin and Lee Yeonji to a scintillating start in the first block with 753 to lead the second Korean trio of Kim Moonjeong, Baek Sungja and Jung Dawun by 57 pins.
Mexico's second trio of Adriana Perez, Paola Limon and Sandra Gongora started well with 694 to occupy third while the second American trio of Missy Parkin, Jordan Richard and Liz Kuhlkin was fourth.
The Koreans remained in the lead despite managing only 624 in their second game. Colombia's second trio of Franco, Guerrero and Rodriguez fired a superb 729 in their second game to move up to second, 29 pins from the leader. The second Korean trio slipped down to third with United States and Mexico in fourth and fifth.