At 15, Craig freshman already has pair of 300s

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Gazette staff
April 3, 2012
— Steve Iseli thinks his nephew Alex Edwards has potential as a bowler.

Edwards, a 15-year-old Craig High freshman, rolled his second 300 game recently at Leisure Lanes in Monroe. Edwards had a 640 series to finish second in the Pepsi Tournament.

Edwards rolled his first 300 on April 2, last year at RiversEdge. He notched a career-high 717 series at El-Ra last month.

My uncle (Iseli) thinks Im gonna go pro, Edwards said. But I dont know about that.

Edward said he was more prepared to finish his second 300 than his first.

The first 300, I was really nervous because I never had one before, and I didnt know what to expect, he said. The second one, I was nervous, but not as bad.

Edwards said he cant explain how he has a pair of 300s, while other bowlers go decades before they roll a perfect game, if at all.

Its crazy, Edwards said A lot of people at the bowling alleys congratulate me.

Edwards bowls in youth leagues at RiversEdge and El-Ra and was a member of Craigs club bowling team that qualified for state. Edwards practices on Thursdays while his mother and father, Jeff and Pam, bowl in leagues at El-Ra.

While he has two perfect games, Edwards is not resting on his laurels.

I need to get more accurate, he said. I need to hit my mark more.

So far, Edwards has been right on the spot.

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