Manileños hit mark in BFF darts tilt-A A +A
Sunday, March 3, 2013
PRUSSIAN Arceno beat Joseph Dumana-is, 5-4, February 24, in an all-Manila finals to win the main event open singles of the Panagbenga Darts Fest at the Sadati Bar 2.
Arceno took the top purse of P10,000 in the rated tournament sanctioned by the Philippine Darts Federation even as the losing finalist got half of his purse.
It was a tough game with the even with a game remaining in the best of nine finale.
Hino Digma was the best placed local after a joint third finish with Ricky Mijares of Robson and the P2,500 purse of the three day event that offered a total of P100,000 and national ratings points. Digma lost to Arceno in the semifinals, while Mijares fell to Dumana-is.
The country's former top player Arvie Briones went home and finished a respectable joint fifth to eighth and a P1,000 bonus. He is joined by Val Capuyan, Edward Santos (Manila) and local Darryl Tinipac.
Mijares earlier ruled the classified draw doubles when he tandemed with Cyril Batawig to beat Arceno and Gabriel Ngaya-an. The winning doubles team took home P8,000, even as the losing finalist took the P4,000 bridesmaid purse.
At joint third are Allen Macalino and police major Rizal Malicsi and JR Galimba and Rey Calaycay who were both P2,000 the richer.
Tied at joint fifth to eighth are: Ed Barsobia and JR Santiago; Noel Malicdem and Dick Alaos; Rodel Villa and Marlon Biala; and Mark Canapi and Steven Diego. The pairs took P1,000 each.
Meanwhile, the Incredible Remedy of Robert Modra, Bryan Erubal, Bhoy Ulang and Jerry Suerto stopped Robson Grip-X of Mijares, Noel Malicdem, Rodel Villa and Allen Macalino in the best of seven finals.
The Incredible Remedy took the P8,000 champions prize, even as the bridesmaid was P4,000 the richer.
Single Line 1 and 2 were tied at joint third and fourth places for the P2,000 purses, while Sadati 2 and Sadati 1, Sadati 2 and 3 and Bull House were tied at fifth and eighth as they earned P1,000 each.
Baguio boy Ian Urbano topped La Trinidad's Jefferson Pucyao for the Youth Singles title in a best of five finale and the P1,000 purse, while the latter got P500.
Rex Lacaden and Doods Virgino finished joint third and fourth.
Ronnie Pinmilliw, Ato Retorin and Darryl Tinipac defeated Jim Cawaling, John Dolinas and Hanzel Yog-a tot ake the classified draw triples and the P6,000 cash prize. The latter settled for P3,000.
Tied at third are the trio of Joyze Fianza, Dexter Sotto and Ricky Mijares and of Poker Gabriel, Toto Andrade and Oyo Lloyd Gaddi. They both received P1,500.
Rey Sevillo and Malicsi combined to beat Mijares and Canapi for the classified draw doubles killers-01-choice or KOC for the P4,000 prize and trophy. The losing finalist got P2,000 in prize.
Briones and Romeo Rufo, Jr. and the pair of Gabriel Ngaya-an and Javar Pelarmino were at joint third.
NDF director and local darts event organizer Norman Seo-as topped Oliver Orduna to take the seniors singles and the P2,500 prize, while the latter received P1,500 for his effort. At joint third are Ed Paringit and Bennie Evangelista from Dagupan and Manila, respectively.
Dang Ortega nipped Fianza for the ladies singles title and P2,000 prize. The latter settled for the P1,000 purse. Joan Alicda and Siony Laluan were tied at third in the event backed by Robson Razor, Alfonso I Light, Robson Sportscraft and Grip X. (Roderick Osis)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on March 04, 2013.