Guam – Slipping past a semi-final challenge from an up and coming opponent turned into a lopsided title match during the Budweiser King of the Lanes monthly finals held at the Central Lanes Bowling Center on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Keith Guerrero and Brandon Manibusan battled it out in the semi-final match with the experienced competitor eking out a one pin decision after the later left a pin 9 in the fill frame. Thereafter, it was all history as the top seed found the fire he used earlier in the day to win his first title of the year with a 241-204 dredging of second seed Ricky Duenas in the finals match. In the other semi-final match, Duenas used a flurry of strikes to oust Gregory Borja 265-214.
Guerrero fired a 249 average during the qualifying rounds held earlier in the day with games of 234, 256, 245, 204, 268 and 290 for a 1497. Ricky Duenas landed in the second spot with a 1399 total, 233 average) followed by Greg Borja 1359, Victory San Nicolas 1261, Brandon Manibusan 1247, Duane Camacho 1231, Manny Tagle 1224, Ray San Nicolas 1220, Jay Leon Guerrero 1209 and JD Castro’s 1207 took the final spot to advance in the elimination rounds.
Jae Sang Lee edged Carlos Pangelinan for the Prince title with an exciting 184+32 to 176+33 finish. Lee used a steady outing to keep Pangelinan at bay throughout the game to lay his hands on his first ever title. In the semi-final round Lee pushed Bal Perez aside with a 222+32 to 157+18 mauling while Pangelinan ousted 2nd seed Amber San Nicolas 160+33 to 157+32.
Lee set the pace for the lower bracket division with a 1273 total including 192 pins of handicap followed by Amber San Nicolas 1263 (192), Cesar Villanueva 1251 (126), Pangelinan 1228 (198), Perez 1209 (108), Jeremiah Camacho 1198 (126), Edward Sabedra 1185 (132), Mike Wong 1150 (180), Zayne Zamora 1142 (120) while Josh George’s 1142 (150) rounded off the top ten who advanced to the elimination rounds.
The next Budweiser King and Prince of the Lanes will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Lanes Bowling Center.
Article from a press release.