Youth bowler Roman Heath of Modesto made his way to Buffalo, N.Y., to compete in the Junior Gold Championships this week. A total of 2,479 of the top youth bowlers from all over the United States are competing in six divisions.
The field will bowl three days of qualifying until the first cut is made. After two more cuts, the remaining bowlers will go into double-elimination match-play bracket finals. The top bowlers will earn a spot on the Junior Team USA. Scholarships are given to every participant that makes the prize list.