Chalk up another triumph for Anchorage bowler Sean Rash.
Rash, who earlier this year earned the title of PBA Bowler of the Year as the sport's top professional player, picked up an ESPY Award on Tuesday.
Rash beat Jason Belmonte and Mike Fagan for the award, presented in Los Angeles by ESPN during a nationally televised ceremony.
Rash is the first Alaskan to win an ESPY, presented annually to the top stars in a variety of sports. Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey is a past nominee.
Winners at the 20th annual ESPY Awards presented Wednesday:
Male Athlete: LeBron James, Miami Heat
Female Athlete: Brittney Griner, Baylor basketball
Team: Miami Heat
Coach-Manager: Tom Coughlin, New York Giants
Breakthrough Athlete: Jeremy Lin, New York Knicks
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints
Record-breaking Performance: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Championship Performance: LeBron James, Miami Heat
Play: Christian Watford's buzzer-beating basket for Indiana win against Kentucky
Moment: Tim Tebow pass to Demaryius Thomas, AFC wild card game
Upset: Los Angeles Kings win Stanley Cup as eighth seed
Male College Athlete: Robert Griffin III, Baylor football
Female College Athlete: Brittney Griner, Baylor basketball
Male Action Sport Athlete: Shaun White, skateboarding-snowboading
Female Action Sport Athlete: Jamie Anderson, snowboarding
Baseball Player: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers
NBA Player: LeBron James, Miami Heat
WNBA Player: Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury
NFL Player: Aaron Rogers, Green Bay Packers
NHL Player: Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings
MLS Player: David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy
Bowler: Sean Rash
Driver: Tony Stewart
Fighter: Floyd Mayweather
Male Golfer: Bubba Watson
Female Golfer: Christie Kerr
Jockey: Mario Gutierrez
Male Tennis Player: Novak Djokovic
Female Tennis Player: Maria Sharapova
Track and Field Athlete: Walter Dix
International athlete: Lionel Messi
Male Athlete with a Disability: Kyle Maynard, climbing
Female Athlete with a Disability: Jessica Long, swimming
Comeback: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
College Athletic Program: Stanford women's athletics and Florida men's athletics
Arthur Ashe Courage Award: Pat Summitt
Jimmy V ESPY for Perserverance: Eric LeGrand
Dimond 21, West 14
Led by Sagan Osborne's five RBIs, Dimond Post 21 stormed to a 21-14 victory over West Post 1 in an American Legion baseball game at Chad Bax Field on Tuesday.
Payton Lauwers and Jordan Clevenger each drove in two runs for Dimond, and Mitchell McCoy notched four hits to with two runs.
L.J. Felix led West with three RBIs and three runs, with Jacob Hilowitz and Dalton Gantner-Chapman each adding two hits and two runs.
Anchorage Daily News