THE five-day 2016 Bowling World Cup national finals kicks off on Saturday, August 13 with 80 men’s finalists bidding for the right to join the international finals slated on October 14-23 at Hao’s Bowling Center in Shanghai, China.
Headed by regular BWC participants Paulo Valdez, Kevin Cu, Raoul Miranda, Jeff Carabeo, Sammy Say Sy and Benshir Layoso, the men’s aspirants will roll a series of 12 games at Coronado Lanes (Starlanes) to determine the top 34 who will advance to the second day of action set on August 16 at Paeng’s Midtown.
The 40-strong ladies’ finalists led by veteran Liza del Rosario will open their bids on Sunday, August 14 also at Coronado Lanes (Starlanes). The female pintopplers will play 10 games also to determine who will advance to the second day of competition on Wednesday, August 17 at Paeng’s Midtown.
The final day of competition will be held on Friday, August 19 at SM North EDSA, with the men’s and ladies’ champions earning the right to represent the Philippines in the international finals in Shanghai.
The men’s finalists are:
Paulo Valdez, James Fajardo, Noel Abad, Vicente Valdez, Larry Tinio, Ernie Jacinto, BJ Aganus, Renato R. Meneses, Alvin Pastrana, Lito Fabros, Ramel Francisco, Jun Garcia, Boyet Delfino, Paul Eluna, Eric Luciano Aranez Jr., Jorel Simbulan, July Vargas, Norman Lising, Angelo Constantino, Ezzie Gan, Kap Aguila, Raul Imperial, Merwin Tan, Don Tungala, Obet Bayot, Randall Go, Alex Ngoi, Proceso Surell; Angel Dilig, Edgar Gamboa, Lito A. Mondragon, John Christopher Dee, Allen Albert Laygo, Ruel Bucao, Benshir Layoso, Eugene Suarez, Wilson Sua, Norberto Ulgado, Sammy Say Sy, Reuel Rallos, Joebert Buenafe, Jules Pedrajas, Rene Rodelas, Jomin Wong, Simple Villajin, Gilbert Virata, Ronnie Javier, Rodel Tungala, Kevin Cu, Nicco Olayvar, J. R. Tan, Ronald Cruz, Dumo Bejare, Rodante Unay; Boy Roman, Raoul Miranda, Kurt Mendoza, R. J. Alquiza, Anton Alcazaren, Steward Dominic Ngo, Paul Angelo Sia, Nichole Andrew Jimeno, John Paule G. Macatula, Ren Cremen, Scott Uy, Art Gamolo, Marlon dela Cruz, John Paul Genciano, Jansen
Collantes, Joe Cabatulan, Jeff Carabeo, Jerome Kuizon, Francis de Leon, Andy Sta. Ana, Lawrence Ang, Evaristo Feliciano, Cesar Marquez, Fernand Manalo, Robert Plucena and Rjay Lawrence Magana.