Rash moves to No. 2 in world (Bowling)

March 26, 2011
Sean Rash

A strong showing in Kuwait propelled Anchorage’s Sean Rash in the world rankings.

Rash finished sixth out of 38 professionals at the eighth annual Kuwait International Open, missing the five-bowler finals by just 11 pins.

He averaged 225.5 over seven games, highlighted by a 258. He pocketed $3,500 to push his career earnings over $420,000.

Rash, of Jewel Lake Bowl fame, picked up 25 points and moved up to No. 2 in the World Bowling Tour rankings.

He has complied 90 points and trails only Finland’s Mika Koivuniemi with 125.

The World Bowling Tour is made up of various events around the globe, with the top three point winners invited to compete to the championship finals.

The Tour has two events remaining, starting with a tournament in Bangkok, Thailand in September and then ending with the Australian Open in October.