Leon Guerrero, Robinson Claim October Titles


Tamuning, Guam – Jay Leon Guerrero struggled through the qualifying rounds before going on a rampage in the elimination round to claim his second monthly championship of the year beating out 8th seed Ray Manibusan 224-149.  7th seed Leon Guerrero and Manibusan ousted the top seeds during the semi-final contest as Leon Guerrero out struck Manny Tagle 215-168 while Manibusan depleted 2nd seed Tim Nauta’s hopes 199-183.  During their uphill battle on to the finals, Leon Guerrero upended 10th seed Joey Miranda III 208-188 while Manibusan ousted 3rd seed Duane Camacho 238-190.

Manny Tagle led all qualifiers on the 34’ short pattern with a 1276 total averaging 212 pins per game as Timothy Nauta fell one mark short for pole position at 1266.  Duane Camacho trickled in 1197 pins for the third slot followed by Jim Pinaula 1187, Keith Guerrero 1186 who bowled a the highest game of the day stringing eleven strikes after a spare on the first frame for a 290, Dante Godoy 1169, Jay Leon Guerrero 1164, Ray Manibusan 1148, Teliann San Nicolas 1126 as Joey Miranda III edged Albert Dela Cruz by 3 pins for the tenth and final qualifying post at 1108.

[Photo (L-R): Jay Leon Guerrero and Kennedy Robinson win October bowling titles.]

The Prince of the Lanes finals pitted two bowlers who would eventually claim their first title for the year.  Top seed Von Cabral and 2nd seed Kennedy Robinson were successful in tormenting their semi-final rivals to formulate the match up.  Cabral pounded on 6th seed Cesar Villanueva 222-137 while Robinson ousted 3rd seed Manibusan 202-138.  In the finals, It was all Kennedy Robinson from the get go as top seed Cabral struggled throughout the game relinquishing another opportunity to bask in the glory settling for his third runner up finish in as many months on a 153-191 drubbing.

Cabral led the Prince division with a 1369 total followed by Kennedy Robinson 1338, Brandon Manibusan 1318, Juan Blas 1303, Jared Gutierrez 1264, Cesar Villanueva 1241, Kathy Mandapat 1219, Edward Sabedra 1212, Matthew Cruz 1171 and Ken Duenas 1165 rounded off the top ten who proceeded to the elimination round.

The next Budweiser King and Prince of the Lanes will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.

Article from a press release.