7th September, Kuching: Siti Nurzulaika Binti Ismail of Malaysia topped the second qualifying squad of the Open division at the Sarawak International Open Bowling Championships 2019 while Isaac Yap of Singapore led both the Classified and Youth 25 & Under division.
Jeffrey Yeo of Singapore had a dream start with a stunning 243 to lead the Open division in the second squad, 19 pins ahead of Siti Nurzulaika in second and a second Malaysian, Matthew Ong in third.
Yeo was quick to hand over the lead to Siti Nurzulaika when he stumbled to a lowly 169. Siti Nurzulaika posted 196 to take over the running with a third Malaysian, Musayyar Bin Khalid moving into second, 10 pins adrift.
Siti continued to lead the field with lines of 197 and 233 before wrapping up the block with 184 for a total of 1089 to win the squad. Singapore's Ryan Toh stormed home with 247 and 224 in his fourth and fifth games to snatch second position with 1041.