Bowling might look easy, but becoming good requires years of practice.
And for even the best, the sport can be heartbreaking. A sixteenth of an inch can be the difference between a strike and a spare or a spare and an open frame. In turn, that fraction can spell the difference between victory and second place.
For Greenwood Christian Academy freshman Alexandra Ross, those fractions all went her way when she was crowned Indiana High School Bowling state champion Feb. 15 at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.