Martin bags Datba title

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014


TOP qualifier Ralph Martin clinched the title of the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) Monthly finals tournament held recently at the NCCC Mall B3 Center lanes.

Twice-to-beat Martin lost to Rameses Tancontian, 178-217, in the first game but bounced back in the second game, 188-170. Tancontian placed second while Paquito Santos and Sammy Talaboc finished third and fourth, respectively.

Martin, with a handicap of 28, topped the eight-game eliminations by rolling a total of 1,661 pins while Tancontian, with a handicap of 25, hit 1,654 pinfalls. Talaboc was third with 1,636 while Santos came fourth (1,620).

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In the step-the-ladder round, Santos bested Talaboc, 221-216, only to fall at the hands of Tancontian 192-196. The latter arranged a finals clash opposite Martin.

Winners received cash prizes. (MDC)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on June 05, 2014.

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