There was simply no stopping the Thai after he registered yet another huge game of 277 to stretch his lead to 194 pins after the fourth game. Wong traded second spot with Li with 208 while Li rolled 200.
Another strong game of 223 in the fifth gave Lapasdanai a comfortable 226 pins margin as he eased off with 169 in the sixth and final game to end the finals with 1390. 2017 Asian School two silver medallist, Chi Yun-Fan of Chinese Taipei stormed home to snatch second spot with 1241.
Wong settled for third position with 1223 while Li and another Taiwanese youth, Lai Wen-Hsien rounded out the top five with 1168 and 1159 respectively. The champion took home a trophy and a cash prize of NT$30,000 (approx. US$950.00).
Chi and Wong picked up NT$15,000 and NT$12,000 and trophies as first and second runners-up respectively. The Senior Masters finals will be contested shortly after lane maintenance while qualifying for the Open and Graded division will end late tonight.
Photos by Terence Yaw in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei.