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MADRID STRIKES FOR STATE BOWLING TITLE

Posted: March 25, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES 
Olivia Madrid of Springdale High is the NWA Media Girls Bowler of the Year.
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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Olivia Madrid of Springdale High is the NWA Media Girls Bowler of the Year.

Olivia Madrid didn’t use bumpers when she bowled for the first time as a 7-year-old. It wasn’t long after her first trip to a bowling alley she competed in her first state tournament in Texas. She was hooked on the sport.

GIRLS ALL-STATE BOWLING

Bowler * School * State Tournament Score

Olivia Madrid * Springdale High * 612

Sammy Limbach * Bentonville * 600

Amanda Rardin * Lake Hamilton * 569

Haley Williams * Rogers High * 568

Allie Stallnaker * Cabot * 567

Kassidy Stanton * Bentonville * 561

Jennifer Poole * Conway * 559

Emily Koontz * Bentonville * 555

Jenny McFarland * Benton * 544

Alexandria Emms * Fort Smith Northside * 535

Meghan Beeler * Bentonville * 519

PROFILE

OLIVIA MADRID

SCHOOL: Springdale High

CLASS: Junior

SPORT: Bowling

NOTABLE: Class 7A-6A girls state champion. … Bowled a three-game score of 612 to win the state title in Cabot, including a career-best 254 in the clinching third game. … Average score of 186 in 19 games this year, a Springdale single-season program record. … Led Springdale to a third-place finish in conference and sixth-place finish at state, both program bests. … Bowls in a Springdale USBC junior league on Saturdays.

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