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The 11th Frame: Diana Zavjalova ends frustrating winless streak, makes and denies history in taking 2017 USBC Queens from top seed Liz Johnson

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:00 pm

Diana Zavjalova after winning the 2017 USBC Queens. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Similar to future Hall of Famer Kelly Kulick, Latvia’s Diana Zavjalova bowled well on the PWBA Tour but did not make a TV show in 2016. Zavjalova, who won the 2015 PWBA Minnesota Open, made match play 11 times last year, tied for second on the PWBA Tour, but couldn’t crack the TV finals. The powerful right-hander started 2017 in similar fashion, missing the stepladder finals by one spot in the season-opening QubicaAMF Sonoma County Open. But she broke through the following week...

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