4th March, Doha: 2018 World Men Championships Trio gold medallist and PBA pro, Kyle Troup of Taylorsville, N.C., took the lead of the Squad C first block qualifying round at the PBA-WBT H.H. Emir Cup 2019.
Qatar's Ahmed Al Ruwaili got off the first block with a superb 247 to lead Kuwaiti national bowler, Ebrahim Aljadi by 10 pins followed by Squad A winner, Ghanim Aboujassoum of Qatar in third, a further 10 pins away.
Abojassoum fired a stunning 267 to take over the running after the second game while Aljadi returned a respectable 232 to stay in second. Whilst Al Ruwaili suffered a 171 to drop away, Troup also posted a scintilating 269 to move into third.
The Kuwaiti continued a fast pace with 244 and 213 in his next two games to take over the lead as Aboujassoum stumbled to a lowly 187 in the third game. The American added 216 and 241 to move one spot up into second.