Taimanglo pins April Youth title

Sunday, April 7, 2019 – CENTRAL LANES BOWLING CENTER, Tamuning, Guam

20190407_1621552nd seed Noah Taimanglo took an early lead over top seed Evan Duenas during the final match of the Pin Point Guam Youth Bowler of the month held at the Central Lanes Bowling Center on Sunday, April 7, 2019.  Taimanglo blasted a four-bagger mid game to erase the 14-pin handicap advantage of his younger foe.  Duenas fought back in the final frames with a double to come within two pins of Taimanglo.  With this title on the line and a two-pin difference, Taimanglo hit an eight count on the tenth frame which gave life to Duenas.  Duenas was unable to capitalize falling one pin shy.  With a nine count to close out the match, Taimanglo claimed his second title of the year.

Taimanglo executed throughout the semi-final round as he established supremacy over 3rd seed Darien Borja early in the game to claim the match 239-165.

In the quarterfinal round, Borja rocked lanes 23 and 24 with a double, five bagger and a close out turkey to oust 4th seed Frank Manibusan Jr. 243 to 192.

Duenas led all competitors in the qualifying round with a 909 total along with 56 pins of handicap followed by Noah Taimanglo (886), Borja, Manibusan, Josiah Lanuza and Alanna Fegurgur.

The next Pin Point Guam Youth Bowler of the Month will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the Central Lanes Bowling Center.

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