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Lucky Strike tastes first Team of the Week award

(MENAFN - Arab News) Lucky Strike strengthened its grip on the No. 1 spot by claiming its first Team of the Week award during the fourth session in the FTBJ-ICBL 34th Conference bowling tournament at Jeddah Lanes here.

To underscore its consistency that awarded it the lead ahead of the team accolade Lucky Strike was far and away the best on the day with 37 points.

Lance & 3rdy was a distant second on 31.5 points followed by JP Gilas and GM Pin Pals that tied on 31 points.

Defending champion Alliance in Motion Global pooled 30.5 points as it moved up two places to third in the team standings.

Purefoods Hotdog tallied 26 points in sixth place with D' Barkads on 24 and D' Frontiers 22.

The previous week honoree Sky Freight Forwarders team was out of sorts and could only muster 16 points while Hidada Ltd. and Pin Crushers brought up the rear on 10 and 5 points.

The week's awards were evenly distributed with Majid Aslani of Purefoods and Aisah Silabay of Lance claiming the men's and ladies Bowler of the Week awards. Aslani shot the high series of 671 on lines of 224 211 and 236 while Silabay was the top in her division with 631 (196 149 and 214).

Lucky Strike blew by its rivals after a slow start going first-second-first in the last two games and overall output thanks to a solid team effort that saw a pair of 573s from Archie Santos and Matet Cavite and 555 from Nurissa Ramos. Ruben Grino Rudy Valenzuela and Danny Bautista each carded valuable two games of 181-224 234-231 and 201-212 in the Lucky Stike rotation.

Ding dela Rosa was a pin shy of 600 while Jun Estefano had 566 as they backed up Silabay at Lance that also drew 514 from Evelyn Santoc 181-222 from Ric Reformado and 163 from Joey Calapatia.

The trio of Rey Beltran Jeanette Cerbito and Lou Punzalan shot three-game series of 592 546 and 477 at the Gilas helm while Rene Punzalan added 216-163 Paolo allego 214-193 and Zaldy Bacero 203-246.

To Richard Junio belonged the second highest score of 653 as he teamed with Minda Guevarra 581 and Charrie Guzman 555 in helping build the Pin Pals total.

Team standings after the fourth week:

1. Lucky Strike 130.0 points 2. JP Gilas Striker 118.0 3. Alliance in Motion Global 114.5 4. D' Barkads 110.0 5. Lance & 3rdy 106.5 6. Sky Freight Forwarders 101.0 7. Purefoods Hotdog 100.0 8. Hidada Ltd. 85.0 9. Pin Crushers 76.0 10. D' Frontiers 60.0 11. GM Pin Pals 55.0
Lucky Strike tastes first Team of the Week award