Vandalia native Jessica Earnest led Junior Team USA to the gold medal on Sunday at the World Youth Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.
In the championship round, Earnest led her team, with a 217, as the girls defeated Singapore, 850-799.
In the semifinals, Team USA took down two-time defending champion Korea, 924-846.
“I think even just being picked to represent Junior Team USA here was a big accomplishment,” Earnest told bowl.com. “We went out and we won team gold, and that was our goal from the beginning of the week.