Orchid Bowl, Singapore Orchid Country Club – Guam started off the team event of the 25th Asian Intercity Bowling Championship occupying the top post and jockeying for position throughout the day. However, after the transition to the mid lanes, things turned for the worse as Daegu, Korea and Paranaque, Philippines took center stage for the event finals.
When all was said and done, the Koreans got the better of the Philippines to claim the Gold medal while Paranaque settled for silver. The Korean team of Kim Do Young, Choi Suk Byung, Park Hee Jeong and Park Min Su combined for a total of 4945 pins to edge out the Philippine team of Johnson Cheng, Sixto Sengson, Gene Basa and Frank Russo 4928.
The fight for third place ensued as the Guam bowlers made up of JD Castro, Tyler Bishop, Jay Leon Guerrero and John John Ada went up against the Hong Kong group who threw everything at the Guam boys. With one frame left, and Hong Kong up by 56 pins, Bishop and Leon Guerrero struck out on the tenth frame while the Hong Kong bowlers on the 2nd and 3rd posts were unable to convert splits left to bring the deficit to 27 pins. With a cushion of 46 pins going into the last game, Team Guam was able to salvage the bronze medal finishing with a 4828 total against Hong Kong’s 4809.
In the women’s division, Singapore continued their dominance as they finished the six game set with a 5038 total followed by Paranaque 4574 and Pasay 4375.
Jurong claimed the Seniors Division Team event with a 4199 total followed by East Coast 4127 and Paranaque 4110.
Leon Guerrero rolls to third gold
Orchid Bowl, Singapore Orchid Country Club – Jay Leon Guerrero led from start to finish in the 25th Asian Intercity Bowling Championship being contested at the Orchid Bowl, Singapore leaving the competition behind with a 4047 total (224 average) through 24 games. Leon Guerrero dropped sets of 1340, 1409 and 1298. Park Min Su of Daegu, Korea claimed silver with a 3829 total more than 200 pins away from Leon Guerrero while Jeremy Posadas of Pasay won bronze with a 3800 total.
With the win, Leon Guerrero claims his third gold of the championship and goes for a fourth in the Men’s Top 16 Masters event. Leon Guerrero will be joined by team mates John John Ada and JD Castro who also qualified in the top 16 as Ada finished in 9th place with a 204 average while Castro ended up in 14th place with a 201 average.
Bernice Lim took top honors in the ladies leading the Singapore scoop of the All Events with a 3872 total followed by Amanda Ng 3862 and Ilma Nur Jannah 3702.
Gerry Tan of Paranaque claimed his third gold in the men’s seniors division with a 3507 total followed by Adam Chew of Jurong 3432 and Richard Ewe of East Coast 3361.
Baby David of San Juan, Philippines topped the Women’s Seniors with a 3039 total edging out Shirley Liew of East Coast 3030 and Yeo Soo Young of Singapore 3002.
Information from a press release.