TMC Season 4: Livioco Leads First Qualifying Date for January

Raymund Livioco took the lead during the first of seventh qualifying dates with a promising 2-set score of 1,290 pin falls in the ongoing Tenpin Masters Challenge (TMC) Season Four monthly qualifiers at Lopue’s East Bowling Center (LEBC), Villamonte.

PRIMA coaches Bonnie Solis and Hoben Tiu visits the youth bowlers of STAI on Saturday.* (Photo by Herman Santos)

Livioco has 15 pins handicap each game and a scratch average of 200 for 6 games.

After finishing 3rd in the November shootout-finale, he toppled the highest set score of 686 pfs in the opening play date on January 4 and registered 514 in his 2nd set of games.

Running second Nap Pedreso trailed behind by 64 pins against the top leader, while Jasper Quimanhan was down by 77. The top rank bowler in the qualifiers will be given a special prize.

Rounding up the current top 15 bowlers: Pedreso - 1,226; Quimanhan - 1,213; Engr Ariel Yelo - 1,210; Jun Pamatian - 1,199; Billy Lopue - 1,183; Dr Larnie Vencer - 1,155; Herman Santos - 1,149; Toto Ong - 1,140; Paul Pacis - 1,139; Elmer Libo-on - 1,129; Jack Palermo - 1,120; Pat Mendoza - 1,095; OJ Lopue - 1,090; and Boyet Bullos - 1,087.

Top fifteen qualifiers will play in the Masters Event for a 5-game elimination round on Jan 30. Prizes are up to Top five but only the Top four will advance to the Shoot-Out Finale.

The oiling pattern that was chosen for this month was LEBC#1 which is 48 feet and has a total volume of 19.96 ml. The second qualifying play date resume tonight at 8PM.

This season’s TMC is organized by the officers of Sugarbowl Tenpin Association, Inc. (STAI) played every Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Meanwhile, the 2-day 1st National Deaf Friendship Tenpin Open Tournament is set to bowl off at LEBC on Thursday, Jan 11. Bowlers from the national team, Cebu, and Iloilo are expected to join the inaugural friendly competition.

For more info, contact Ms Grace at 034-433-5288 or visit the bowling center office at level 2, Lopue’s East Centre Annex.* (JGToga)