(MENAFN - Arab News) D' luf's strikers won a tight batle with american garden for
team of the week honors entering the last two weeks of eliminations in the ofbc friday morning league season 2 at the ice land bowling center here.
it would have been a third team of the week victory for american garden but d' luf's instead claimed its second scoring total win points of 24.5 to 24 for american.
after the 12th session only one team in tfsj pin crusher is left without a victory while in the chase for three outright final spots league leader rtj transient house and no. 2 american garden are both a cinch for the no. 1 and no. 2 berths. the no. 3 at this stage is a toss-up between d' cyclone and mixed shots as only 16 points separate them.
d' luf's crushed tfsj 18-2 on total pinfalls of 2693-2495 and rank points of 6.5 and 4 in a performance that cesar pagtalunan complete with a double by winning the men's bowler of the week award at 588.
american garden won its match against mixed shots at 16-4 and posted the highest rank points of 8 off total pinfalls of 2696. mixed shots totaled 2557 for rank points of 5.
rtj was on 22.5 points ahead of pairs & spares 22 after beating d' cyclone 16-4 on total pinfalls of 2693 and rank points of 6.5.
pairs was scheduled against the bye team but its total pinfalls of 2387 was worth a mere 2 rank points and failed to take advantage despite an automatic 20 win points.
the trio of danny atubang farida de guzman and alexander duma rolled complete games of 555 519 and 503 to back up pagtalunan at luf's. caloy nuguit at 162-137 and carmen duma at 147 completed the scoring.
christine stone led the ag charge on 553 followed by lexter atienza 534 and louie pacia 516. chipping in two games each were archie alcantara 144-153 hyett ann archai 116-108 and lito delos reyes 203-189.
kristhea mae busico won her fourth ladies bowler of the week plum on 557 at the helm of rtj that also got contributions from richard junio 523 rudy jamon 497 hadi pacheco 199-195 george mangaliman 133-172 and joel nidoy 166-167.
pairs had akang victorino on 547 conrad baltazar 499 ed sardina 470 jhune estefano 163-135 and joey calapatia 126.
team standings after the 12th week:
1. rtj transient house 274.5 points 2. american garden 232.5 3. d' cyclone 2 199.0 4. mixed shots 183.0 5. d' luf's strikers 174.5 6. tfsj pin crusher 171.0 7. pairs and spares 145.5 8. bye 12