Early leader, Kyle Troup of Taylorsville, N.C., dropped out into tenth position to head the second bracket with 2205. Surasak Manuwong swapped eighth position, the slot reserved for the top Thai qualifier not in the top bracket, with compatriot and defending champion, Yannaphon Larpapharat, who slipped down to take up ninth position reserved for a second Thai qualifier.
Michael Tang of San Francisco, Calif., and 2018 World Youth Championships Singles bronze medallist, Abdulrahman Alkheliwi of Saudi Arabia, who were also in the top bracket last night, slipped out into 11th and 16th positions with 2203 and 2186 respectively.
Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., rolled the tournament's third perfect game to make the cut in 21st position with 2179. Lavoie shot the fourth 300 at the same squad. Thai youth Kunakorn Ponganekkul
rolled the first 300 and Timmy Tan of Malaysia the second 300.
Other notable qualifiers were Wu Siu Hong (13th-2200), Stuart Williams (14th-2197), Tommy Jones (15th-2188), Esther Cheah (17th-2186), Bill O'Neill (18th-2185), Natasha Roslan (19th-2184), Chris Via (21st-2183), Liz Johnson (22nd-2178) and Osku Palermaa (17th-2175).