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Thailand youth triumphs

11th September, Singapore: Topseed, Dechochai Tinjiratip of Thailand, defeated challenger, Shaun Lau of Singapore, 184-178 in the second deciding stepladder match to win the 3rd Opulent Singapore Sports School Under-18 International title on Friday.

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Topseed, Dechochai had tied with challenger, Shaun Lau at 164 in the first match but lost 26-40 in the 9th and 10th frame tie-breaker forcing a sudden-death decider. In the second match, Lau had a double in the fifth and sixth frames to go ahead one frame when Dechochai had a split in the sixth frame.

But a costly open frame in the eighth frame prove the turning point as the Thai went on to end the match with 184 while Lau could only knock down 178.

Dechochai had topped the earlier 12-game finals with 2618 to move into the stepladder finals as topseed with Lau in second with 2536. Asian Youth Games Masters gold medalist, Basil Low finished third with 2459.

Dechochai Tinjiratip
Newly-crowned champion, Dechochai Tinjiratip

In the first match, Lau easily ousted Low, 189-147 to earn a crack at the title. Asian Youth Games Team gold medalist, Leo Tse Chung Yin missed the cut by just five pins with 2454. Dechohai won S$2,000 as champion while Lau settled for S$1,000 and Low took home S$500.

Photos courtesy of Singapore Sports School.

SSP youngster takes overall lead

10th September, Singapore: Singapore Sports School's Keith Saw took the overall lead at the end of preliminary rounds of qualifying in the 3rd Singapore Sports School Under-18 International Bowling Championship.

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Despite finishing second to Daphne Aw in Squad B, Keith Law of SSP posted 1171 to end up third after Asian Youth Games Masters gold medalist, Basil Low of SBF had topped the opening Squad A on Day 1.

Chinese Taipei's Chang Yu-Hsuan posted 1230 with an 8-pin handicap to pip Low by 4 pins to take the overall lead at the end of the first block. Law dropped to ninth overall after the three squads were combined.

Saw then made an improvement by topping the opening Squad B on the second day with 1265 to add to his 1171 for an aggregate total of 2436. Justin Lim Chia Loong of SBF took over Squad A lead with 2412 ahead of Basil Low in second.

Keith Saw
Keith Saw leading the top 24 into the semi-finals

But the second day belonged to Chang when he shot 1166 to add to his 1230 first block for a total of 2444 to top Squad C and the overall lead. Law and Lim settled for second and third overall.

The final day of qualifying rounds ended with Squad B leader, Saw taking pole position with 3680, followed by Squad C leader, Chang in second with 3641 while Low settled for third with 3584 after recovring from a poor second block.

The top 24 advanced to the 12-game semi-finals at the end of which the top 4 will proceed to the stepladder finals.

Basil Low
Basil Low settling for third overall

Photos courtesy of Singapore Sports School.

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