Bowling Bamfords dominate at state tournament

Bowling Bamfords dominate at state tournament


ERS IN THE STATE, THEY’RE ALSO FAMILY, JASON KING EXPLAINS, JASON: RACHEL AND XAVIER BAMFORD TAKE SIBLING RIVALRY TO THE NEXT LEVEL, RACHEL, A SENIOR AT SPAULDING HIGH SCHOOL, AND XAVER, A FRESHMAN, MET IN THE FINALS OF THE NHIAA INDIVIDUAL BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS LAST WEEKEND. RACHEL BOWLED A 257 AND WON THE TITLE.>>ALL I WANT IS FOR HIM TO BOWL WELL AND SEE HIM STRUGGLE AND KNOWING I HAVE TO CAPITALIZE ON THAT SO I CAN WIN — IT WAS DIFFICULT.>>AFTER IT’S LIKE, IT WAS HER SENIOR YEAR. REPORTER: RACHEL’S BEST SCORE IS 276, WHICH IS A STATE RECORD FOR GIRLS, THEY’VE BOTH BEEN BOWLING SINCE A VERY YOUNG AGE, THANKS IN PART TO THEIR FATHER, WHO IS ALSO A COMPETATIVE BOWLER WITH 10 PERFECT GAMES TO HIS CREDIT, HE’S ALSO ONE OF THEIR COACHES.>>IS REALLY GOOD WITH FUNDAMENTALS AND WORKING ON THE PHYSICAL GAME OF THROWING THE BALL SO YOU CAN PERFORM WELL.>>I USUALLY TWEAK THE SMALL THINGS LIKE WRIST POSITION, TIMING. REPORTER: S, THEY BOWL TOGETHER A LOT, AND IT’S NOT ALWAYS FRIENDLY, AND NOT ALWAYS WITHOUT A LITTLE TRASH TALKING.>>MAINLY HIM. REPORTER: RACHEL WILL BOWL AT DIVISION ONE SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY NEXT YEAR, STUDYING BIOLOGY, BEFORE POSIBLY GOING ON TO MED SCHOOL. XAVIER WILL BE BACK AT SPAULDING