THE Maxcey's Veranda grabbed the lead by hitting a total of 2,404 pinfalls after four games in the Kadayawan sa Dabaw Open Bowling Tournament at the Fairlanes Bowling Center on Tuesday night.

Bravorm Engineering placed second with 2,353 pinfalls while Gian's Breakfast Club, Diagold and Fedco 2 tied for the third, fourth and fifth spots with similar 2,321.

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The Pinoy Brothers (2,309), Adventurers 1 (2,277), CD Law (2,259), Homer (2,193) and Petronas (2,193) trailed behind in the meet organized by the Sunday Bowlers Club.

The fifth and six games were set to be played last night while the championship round is set tonight.

A total of 14 teams joined the bowlfest that offers P8,000 to the champion team, P5,000 to the runner-up and P3,000 to third placer. The fourth-placer will get P2,000.

The highest pinning, highest individual single and double, highest team single and double and highest average will also receive prizes as well as the masters game winners. (MLSA)