SILVERADO 1/ASSFBI and Sharp Blue Diamond brought home the title in the 2nd Tops Invitational Open Trio, even as St. Joseph/NEMA and St. Jo Alumni Association reigned supreme in the 5th Inter-School Alumni Bowling Tournament at the New Top's Millenium Plaza Alley in Bacolod City.

In the non-winning entries, Davies ll of Edgar Jerez and Rommel Jover; Domingo Lacson National High School headed by Rowena Juarez as the winners.

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The Silverado Team composed of Cecil Ramon Silverio, Edgar Allan Del Rosario, Norman Pineda, Ronald Fernandez, and Nonoy Gatila subdued the hardfighting Davies l of Edgar Jerez in the championships, 345-339 to bring home the bacon in bracket A.

Jerez' group earned the trip to the finals after defeating Sharp l in the semifinal round.

The Irne "Pretty Boy" Diaz Sharp B.D. Team bagged the crown in the other bracket by outclassing the twice-to-beat Silverado ll in the final countdown, 342-334.

Sharp took the opportunity to challenge the top seed by thrashing Mulo Aircon in their semifinal match.

Carrying the color of the champion squad were Rey "Spitfire" Bala-an, Edgar De Leon, Ricky Zamora and Cano Gaudite.

Second runners-up in two brackets were Sharp l and Mulo Aircon, while ESD Elect-ronz. ASSFBI and NPBC RJ Stars were third.

In the Inter-School competition, St. Jo/NEMA headed by Nereo Regollo win the crown in the other division, 412-400.

The members of the winning teams were Leyes, Rommel Agupitan, Stella Ongsingco, Suzette Morales, Boy Wingpo, Art Palo, Jun Lozada, Kris Robles and Amy Leyes (A); Roming Dellomes, Romulo Ramos, Daniel Corcelles, Joemil Villarosa, Ginalou Buyco, Janet Villarosa, Bebe Martir and Mae Memoracion (B).

NOHS Ismerc and CPU/UNO-R Combined placed second runner-up.

The individual awardees were Nellie Rendon (UNO-R) and Art Palo (SJHS-LS/NEMA) in highest pinning with 96 and 94; Suzette Morales (SJHS/NEMA) in highest single with 147, Precy Pillo (CSA-B/UP) in triple with 363, while Roming Dellomes (SJHS-LS/NEMA) in single and triple with 154 and 405 in the men's division.

SJHS-LS/NEMA and SJHS-LS Alumni Association took the team's highest single and triple at 474 and 1,379 pinfalls respectively.

In the 2nd Tops Invitational Open Trio, Cesar Sumaylo (ESD Electronz/ASSFBI) was the highest pinning record hold-erwith 98, while Orly Guiljon (Silverado lll) and Nonoy Gatila (Silverado l) in highest single with 161 and 399 respectively.

Blue Diamond/Sharp and Silverado ll were the team's highest single and triple markers with 402 and 1,116 pinfalls. (PR)