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Using bowling as an escape, Ukraine's Dasha Kovalova moves into lead after second round of 2022 USBC Queens

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, May 20, 2022 11:00 pm
Ukraine's Dasha Kovalova leads the 2022 USBC Queens after the second round. Photo by PWBA.
It would be 100% understandable if Dasha Kovalova struggled on the lanes — or even declined to bowl — with her native country of Ukraine fighting for its survival against the criminal regime of Russia. The flip side is using bowling as an escape from the stress, which is what Kovalova told PWBA she has been doing. It helps that her parents, who live in Ukraine, were able to flee and find safety with Kovalova in her current hometown of Muskegon, Michigan. The 4-time PWBA Tour...