SECOND seed Sherwin Jardeleza beat fourth seed Paul Pacis, 244-179 to claim the January title of Tenpin Masters Challenge (TMC) Season Three championship at the East Bowling Center, Lopue’s East Centre in Bacolod City.

Jardeleza averaged 202 pinfalls and finished ahead of top seed Jasper Quimanhan who settled for second runner-up.

Quimanhan rolled 200-180 pinfalls against third seed Ariel Yelo.

In the semis, Jardeleza nipped Yelo in the last frame, 182-180 while Pacis defeated Quimanhan,190-171 to advance.

Jardeleza now joined this season’s elite OJ Lopue, Alfredo Yulo, Herman Santos, and Paco Collantes.

Raymund Livioco settled for the fourth runner-up honors and the rest top ten bowlers were Joseph Bayatan, Toto Ong, Tol de Asis, Richel Gumban, and Willy Nieva. (HGD)