Davao's Usman seizes Kadayawan tenpin title-A A +A
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
DAVAO City's Danny Usman of Team Blue Boys emerged champion in the 8th Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) Kadayawan Open bowling tournament held at NCCC Mall B3 lanes recently.
Twice-to-beat Usman defeated fellow Dabawenyo Sammy Talaboc of D' Playboys, 208-190, in just one game of their shootout championship match.
Usman, who topped the masters qualifying, romped away with the cash prize of P50,000 while Talaboc settled for the runner-up prize of P30,000.
Talaboc arranged a titular showdown with Usman after hitting 255 pinfalls in the second shootout of the top eight. He bested Sam Lagcao (229) of Prima Cebu, first shootout winner Ray Snyder (221) of Prima Davao and Benshir Layoso (194) of MTBA.
Snyder earlier rolled off 236 pins over Crystal Chavez (221) of Bowl Bowlers, Rene Dalayon (167) of Banana Boys and Ian Ancheta (199) of The Original.
Lagcao received P30,000 for placing third while Layoso claimed P20,000 for finishing fourth. (MLSA with report from CRC)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 20, 2013.