Vintage Paeng shows ‘em, bags 129th Masters title
SIX-TIME world champion Paeng Nepomuceno flashed deadly form anew as he ruled the 6th SCTBA Prima Pasta Eye Bowl for a Cause Championships for his 129th career Masters title on Sunday night at Playdium Center in Quezon City.
“I’m happy to have been able to hold my own against Philippine team members who are half my age,” said the 58-year-old Nepomuceno after he bested top qualifier Kenneth Chua, 2-0 (236-221, 217-199) in the final match.
Bowling World Cup’s only four-time winner earned a shot at Chua by knocking out Paulo Darroca in a one-game shootout, 224-216.
Nepomuceno came in second out of 36 participants in the 10-game eliminations with 2384 pinfalls, 49 pins behind topnotcher Chua (2433).
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