Monday, 23 September 2019 11:22 GMT

Kuwait - PBAK 33rd Anniversary Cup Tenpin Bowling League rolls off

(MENAFN - Arab Times) UNIMONI Exchange, Falcon Cargo, Swooping Eagles opening leaders

UNIMONI Exchange

Fourteen teams were presented Friday in the inaugural round of the 2019
Philippine Bowling Association in Kuwait 33rd Anniversary Cup Tenpin Bowling
League at the Kuwait Bowling Sporting Club Complex in Salmiya, Kuwait. The
opening ceremony started with a simple program led by its president Rudy de
Lima and vice-president Sonia Mathews. Newly recruit Mousa Abdullah powered the
defending champion UNIMONI Exchange after frightening the ASEAN Pride
X-Trikerz  3,205-2,833 and the Falcon
International Cargo who subdued the GOAN Strikers who played with just three
bowlers 3,202-2,435 while the Swooping Eagles swept the three game series
against the SKARZ team 3,002-2,376. The other teams that posted victories were
Asian Air Safari, Jordan Elites, N 10 MID8TORS and Asian Air Safari. 

The fourteen participating teams
with their members were Al Qwassem – Fadel Al Qassem (Team Captain), Saleh
Faraj, Ali Al Qassem, Hassan Al Qassem, Yaqoub Al Shatti, Ali Jawli, Ali Al
Qattan, Abdul Wahab Al Shatti and Ayoub Al Shatti; Asian Air Safari – Aqeel
Farisy (Team Captain), Mohammad Abdulah, Farid Gabriel, Sonia Mathews, Neven
Wassel, Ghadeer Al Sarraf, Hussain Al Salman, Bader Al Faraj, Wahab Al Ali and
Mohammad Karam; Falcon Cargo – Jess Tolentino (Team Captain), Jocelyn Barros,
Jhon Narvasa, Christine Moreno, Erick Chang, Melvin Alabado and Adolfo Prena;
GOAN Strikers – Nelson Fernandes (Team Captain), Lloyd Fernandes, Colin Eric
Nelson, Brian Fernandes, Lloyd D' Souza, Vasant Harshan Allan Fernandes and
Samantha Fernandes.

IBL Tigers – Ulysses Menesez
(Team Captain), Fatima Sequiera, Rudolf Castelino, Nadine Dias. Jason D' Souza,
Sheldon Gonsalvez, Siddarth Nair, Asyouk Palayil, Ammam Agarwal and Joel
Fernandes; NUSANTARA – Ahmad Fahmi Husen (Team Captain), Tanjung Gantosori,
Erlisa Gantosori, Mohammad Othman, Abdulaziz Ashkanani, Joe Sto. Domingo, Bert
Alilay, Robert Opena, Abdul Rahman Abdullah and Nuki Winuka; SKARZ – Stephen
Sequiera (Team Captain), Melwin Isaac, Fatima Fernandes, Ignatius Fernandes,
Kathy Fernandes, Lionel Mendes, Stephen Sequiera, Diago Camilo, Solomon Moras
and Roland Rebeiro; Swooping Eagles – Alonzo Bush (Team Captain), Riz Roque,
Benjie Roque, Jessica Balagat, Myrah Manalo, May Sullivan, Mona Corpuz, John
Caldwell, Clinton Cathers and Angie Bus.

Exchange – Rudy de Lima (Team Captain), Ruben Cervantes, Ahmad Fadil Karam,
Rashid Aker Ali, Mousa Abdullah, Abdul Rahman Al Khandari, Alex Nodalo, Jang
Hosiung and Lim Jong Pil;  X-Trikerz –
Cris Carungay (Team Captain), Joe Presenta, Reygan Percy, Bima Nitikusumo,
Imelda Daguio, Abel Nitikusumo, Ronell Valencia, Jason Gamba and Ceddie Faa;
Jordan Elites – Ali Arqoub (Team Captain), Aji Varghese, Basma Ammar, Fadi Al
Masri, Mahmoud Dashti, Ali Hikmat, Yousef Waleed and Valentin Gonsalves.

 KRAHS – Pilar Bebhehani (Team Captain), Mar
Evangelista, Eden Danan, Moises Amhan, Camilo Baker, Joel Tizon, Eddie Pena,
Rene Marzan and Sam Bebhehani; Split Happens Team – Nawwaf Al Salman (Team
Captain), Feras Al Muhareb, Yaqoub Rubaiaan, Reem Al Zaabi, Mike Hamzi, Rami
Bachour, Faisal Al Rumaidheen, Mohammed Murad, Sulaiman Al Shuaibi and Bader
Burbayea and N 10 MID8TORS – Daryl Armstrong (Team Captain), Quintin Carter,
Lito Michael, Luther Huling, Romona McCoy, Jelyn Colegio, Adnan Hussein, Abdul
Razak Abdullah and Alma Turley. 

UNIMONI EXCHANGE showed its powerful bowlers led by new recruit Mousa Abdullah
who delivered 215, 259, 182 (656) to ravage the X-Trikerz thus grabbing the
number one slot and weekly team high series of 3,020 points. The three game
series scores were 1,040-926, 1,159-979, 981-928. Mousa was supported by Abdul
Rahman Kandari (558), another new recruits Jang Hosiung (535), Alex Nodalo
(493), Ahmed Fadil Karam (293) and Ruben Cervantes (165). The losers were
Ronell Valencia (546), Jason Gamba (531), Joe Presenta (501), Ceddie Faa (486)
and Bima Nitikusumo (405). Although the X-Trikerz lose the game still landed on
the eight spot of the 'Magic 8' teams.  

the second place was the Falcon Int'l Cargo after taming the new team GOAN
Strikers 1,011-788, 1,166-828 and 1,000-819. Newly recruit Melvin Alabado was
the top scorer (579) followed by Jess Tolentino (559), Christine Moreno (550),
Jhon Narvaza (501) and Jocelyn Barros (293) while the GOAN courageous trio were
Lloyd Fernandes (520), Lloyd D' Souza (452) and Brian Fernandes (440).
Capturing the third place was the Swooping Eagles after sweeping the three-game
series against SKARZ 1,007-769, 956-822 and 1,014-785. Riz Roque (543) was the
top pointer assisted by John Caldwell (537), Jessica Balagat (483), Angie Bush
(450) and Benjie Roque (443) while SKARZ bowlers were Lionel Mendes (426),
Stephen Sequiera (420), Ignatius Fernandes (405) and Fatima Fernandes (312).

In the fourth place was the Asian
Air Safari after outscoring the new team Split Hppens in the second and third
game of the 3-game series 2,978-2,931. Although Split Happens team lose the
game still managed to got the sixth place. Fifth placer was the new team the N
10 MID8TORS after crushing the KRAHS team 2,942-2,742. Jordan Elites snatched
the seventh place after they defeated the IBL Tigers 2,930-2,673 and finally
the NUSANTARA landed in the tenth place after outsmarting the Al Qwassem with
depleted line up.

the fifth place was the giant killer Falcon Cargo (whose members were from
Green Apples) surprised the Asian Sir Safari with depleted lineup, 2,670-2,518
which was considered one of the giants in the current league. Ranked seventh,
eight and tenth positions were losers, X-Trikerz, Jordan Elite Bowlers and
Asian Air Safari while NUSANTARA recorded a win game but with low turn-out
placed ninth and neophyte team GOAN Strikers who registered the lowest score of
the day with 2,435 points only was the cellar dweller. Another two losers IBL
Tigers (2673) and SKARZ (2376) hold eleventh and twelfth place.

The competing teams are supported
with 'handicap' as per bowler individual classification and average. After the
thirteenth-game of the elimination round, the top eight teams will be playing
for a two-week round robin for the championship. The league features the
'individual events' for the men and ladies categories (high game and high
average), Perfect 300 Game, Bowler of the Week, Doubles and Masters. Cash and
special prizes await the winners. Team Series of the Week will get 50% lane fee
discount and Team holding the Number One position for Eight consecutive weeks
will get 100% free a week lane fee. 

Individual High Game

Category Name     Team                           Score 

Men  A      Mousa
Abdulla          UNIMONI Exchange   259  

Men  B      Robert
Opena           NUSANTARA              225  

Men  C      Daryl
Armstrong        N 10 MID8TORS          197  

A    Sonia Mathews         Asian Air Safari           196  

B    Christine Moreno      Falcon Cargo            197  

Individual High Series 

Category Name     Team                           Score 

Men  A      Mousa
Abdulla          UNIMONI Exchange   218.70

Men  B      Melvin
Alabado         Falcon Cargo             193.00 

Men  C      Jhon
Narvasa            Falcon Cargo             167.00

A    Sonia Mathews         Asian Air Safari           194.00

B    Christine Moreno      Jordan Elites            183.30  

  First Round Results: 1. UNIMONI Exchange
(3,205); 2. Falcon Int'l Cargo (3,202); 3. Swooping Eagles (3,002); 4. Asian
Air Safari (2,978); 5. N 10 MID8TORS (2,942); 6. Panda Team (2,931); 7. Jordan
Elite Bowlers (2,930); 8. X-Trikerz (2,833); 9. KRAHS (2,742); 10. NUSANTARA
(2,712); 11. IBL Tigers (2,673); 12. GOAN Strikers (2,435); 13. SKARZ (2,376)
and 14. Al Qwassem (2,640).

By Franz L.A. Roche



Kuwait - PBAK 33rd Anniversary Cup Tenpin Bowling League rolls off


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