13th December, Seberang Prai: 2017 Hong Kong Open first runner-up, Johnathan Chan of Sunway Megalanes shot the second perfect game of the 46th Penang Pesta International Bowling Championships en-route to taking over the lead of the Mixed Open qualifying table.
Chan, who was fifth in the local pool with 1421, improved his lower 681 three-games series to 769 for a new total of 1509 to lead the standings. The leader is also the only qualifier to surpass the 1500-mark with his sizzling effort.
Anis Shazlin, who led briefly with 1458 after the rolling 760 and 650, slipped down to second while Malaysian national bowler, Nur Syazwani Sahar claimed third position with 1456. Overnight leader, Syaffique Ikhwan dropped out of the top braket to fourth with 1440. Amirah Auni of Penang completed the top five local qualifiers with 1425.
The lead of the overseas pool also changed hands after 2017 ABF Tour Hong Kong leg champion, Nadia Pramanik of Indonesia improved by 20 pins to move ahead of compatriot and defending champion, Ryan Lalisang with 1459.