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SEA Games: PH’s Kiamco, Ignacio also into quarterfinals in 9-ball doubles

/ 03:16 PM December 03, 2019

Cue artists Warren Kiamco and Jeffrey Ignacio. Photo by Denison Dalupang

MANILA, Philippines–Warren Kiamco and Jeffrey Ignacio, Philippines’ other bet in the 9-ball men’s double event, breezed past Darryl Chia and Amir Ibrahim of Malaysia, 9-3, in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at Manila Hotel Tent.

Kiamco and Ignacio put together a strong performance to gain the first two racks, then mounted an even stronger outing towards the end to give the hosts their second victory.

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“We’re looking good so far. We just had a couple of miscues” said Kiamco a veteran both in this meet and the Asian Games.

“We just need to be consistent, especially with breaks,” added Ignacio.

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Earlier, Carlo Biado and Johann Chua topped a Malaysian side, 9-2.

Both wins gave the Philippines slots in the quarterfinal.

The two Filipino tandems are on a collision course to meet in the Final, should they emerge victorious from the next two rounds.

Kiamco and Ignacio are set to battle the winner of the Brunei-Indonesia match. Biado and Chua, meanwhile, await the winner of the Indonesia-Laos contest.

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