Alaskan rolls into semifinals (Bowling)

August 24, 2009

Sean RashSean Rash advanced to the Final Four of the PBA’s Chameleon Championship and earned the right to be on TV again.

And we all know how the Alaskan shines under the bright lights.

Rash will take his 7-2 career TV record into his Sept. 6 showdown on ESPN against Ronnie Russell in Allen Park, Mich. Coverage of the semifinals begins at 8 a.m. in Alaska.

He advanced by defeating Chad Kloss 4-2 in the best-of-7 series. Rash won the first three games by a combined total of 22 pins before closing out the series with a 249-226 victory in Game 6. Rash is ranked 13th on the PBA Tour.

Rash, who turned 27 on Aug. 22, grew up in Anchorage and graduated from Dimond High School. He now lives in Wichita, Kan. He has four career PBA titles, including a major championship. He has rolled seven 300 games and earned more than $365,000 in career earnings. And he’s always done well on the tube. He is one of only two PBA members to win a title in their first four TV appearances.

Stay tuned.