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The 11th Frame: Jillian Martin, 14, makes history by leading U20 girls at 2019 Junior Gold Championships and qualifying for Junior Team USA, as U20, U17, U15 divisions head to final day

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019 11:30 pm

Jillian Martin. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
As I recounted in my Day 2 report in my week-long story on the 2019 Junior Gold Championships and she later told USBC in this interview, 14-year-old Jillian Martin competed in the U20 division in order to have a chance to make Junior Team USA. On Friday, she reached that goal, finishing 26 games with a 5,165 total, 89 pins ahead of Taylor Davis, making her the youngest player ever to qualify for Junior Team USA, as far as I have been able to find. Martin remains alive in the Losers...

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