Sunday, April 14, 2019 – CENTRAL LANES BOWLING CENTER, Tamuning, Guam
16-year-old Noah Taimanglo collected his second title of the month adding the Pin Point Guam King of the Lanes monthly to his Youth title earned last week. Taimanglo ousted 2nd seed Aaron Elliot in the final match 224-212 to etch his name into the year end grand finals.
Taimanglo earned the top seed with a 226 average and then bowled a scouring 257 game against his coach Jay Leon Guerrero on the short oil lane surface to advance to the finals. Elliott discarded 8th seed Cesar Villanueva on the adjacent lane to set up the 1-2 match.
In the quarter finals, 10th seed Leon Guerrero slipped past 7th seed Jeremiah Camacho while Villanueva scorched the surface with a 267 game against 3rd seed Josiah Lanuza.
Ray San Nicolas, Charlie Catbagan, Justin Mendiola and JD Castro rounded off the top ten during the 36’ short lane pattern for the King of the Lanes competition.
Arlene Reyes beat out 6th seed Lito Teodoro for her first Pin Point Guam Prince title of the year and claimed her spot in the year end Grand Finals. Reyes ousted 4th seed Paul Perez while Teodoro cleared the deck on top seed Shannon Bukikosa in the semi-final match to set up the monthly challenge.
In the quarter finals, Teodoro edged 6th seed Nick Gutierrez while Perez eliminated 9th seed Ben Taimanglo. Other finalists in the top ten include Rudy Palaganas, Vangie Ersando, Manny Villaga and Jordan Hattori.
The next Pin Point Guam King and Prince of the Lanes will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Central Lanes Bowling Center. All Guam bowlers are invited to compete.