3rd March, Doha: Overnight leader, Ghanim Aboujassoum of Qatar won the high series award after topping Squad A second block of the PBA-WBT H.H. Emir Cup 2019 ahead of compatriot, Mansoor Al Awamy and Ryan Lalisang of Indonesia in second and third.
Aboujassoum, who led the first block yesterday by 113, got off the second block with 211 but saw his lead reduced to 98 pins after Lalisang fired a stunning 258 to move up to second from sixth. Qataris Abdulrahman M Jaidah and Al Awamy slipped down to third and fourth.
The leader stumbled to a lowly 162 in the eighth game, which saw his lead reduced further to just 36 pins. Al Awamy posted a superb 235 to move up to second while Lalisang managed 199 and dropped to third. Jaidah continued to drop down to fifth behind a third Qatari, Nasser Jamal Al Sahoti in fourth.
Aboujassoum bounced back brilliantly with 252 in the ninth game to take his leading margin back up to 97 pins as Al Awamy and Lalisang continued to trail in second and third. The Qatari youngster added another strong game of 237 to extend his lead further to 111 pins.