Central American Games

2014 CAC Games

11/30/14

Góngora, Perez conclude Central American & Caribbean Games with victory in Masters

El Salvador and Guatemala earn final two spots for the 2015 Pan American Games

2014CACGMastersWomenTop4_small.jpg2014CACGMastersMenTop4_small.jpg Sandra Góngora of Mexico and Puerto Rico's Francisco Perez concluded the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games with victory in Masters. In the women's gold medal match, Góngora defeated Kamilah Dammers, Aruba, 235-211, to claim her second gold medal. Perez defeated Mario Quintero, Mexico, 245-207, to become the only three-time gold medalist.

2014 CAC Games

11/29/14

Colombian women, Venezuelan men earn gold in Trios at Central American & Caribbean Games

Aruba's Kamilah Dammers and Venezuela's Ildemaro Ruiz lead eight women and men into round robin match play Masters

2014CACGTriosMenVenezuela_small.jpg Colombia' Rocio Restrepo, Maria Jose Rodriguez and Clara Juliana Guerrero and Amleto Monacelli, Ildemaro Ruiz and Eddy Fuentes (l-r) of Venezuela earned the gold medals in the Trios event of the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games Thursday at Bolerama in Veracruz, Mexico. Kamilah Dammers of Aruba and Ruiz led the 58 women and 60 men in All-Events. No medals were awarded in All-Events, which served as the qualifier for the Masters event.

2014 CAC Games

11/28/14

Colombian women, Puerto Rican men emerge as Doubles Champions at CAC Games

Colombia's Anggie Ramires shoots the third perfecto of the Games and the second by a woman; Puerto Rico's Francisco Perez, Cristian Azcona become the first multiple gold medalists

2014CACGLogo_small.jpg Anggie Ramirez and Maria Jose Rodriguez of Colombia and Puerto Rico's Francisco Perez and Cristian Azcona emerged as champions in the Central American & Caribbean Games Doubles event Thursday at Bolerama in Veracruz, Mexico. Ramirez and Rodriguez won the first gold medal for Colombia with 2584 total and an average of 215.33. The series was boosted by a perfect 300 game by Ramirez, the third perfecto of the Games and the second by a woman. Perez, Azcona became the first multiple gold medalists in the bowling competition.

2014 CAC Games

11/27/14

Mexican women, Puerto Rican men claim gold in Team event at CAC Games

2014CACGTeamMexicoWomen_small.jpgThe women from Mexico (l.) and the men from Puerto Rico claimed the prestigious Team gold medals in the Central American & Caribbean Games Wednesday  in Veracruz, Mexico. Adriana Ortega, Lilia Robles, Aseret Zetter, Iliana Lomeli and Sandra Góngora cruised to the women's title with 6250 total (208.33 ave.). Jose Diaz, Francisco Perez, Francisco Colon, Israel Hernandez and Cristian Azcona of Puerto Rico maintained a slim 5-pin lead over Venezuela to claim the men's gold with 6605 (220.17).

2014 Central American & Caribbean Games

11/26/14

Dammers, Prats start Central American & Caribbean Games with victory in Singles

2014CACGSinglesWomenTop3a_small.jpg2014CACGSinglesMenTop3_small.jpgKamilah Dammers of Aruba and Dominican Republic's Alejandro Prats started the bowling competition at the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games with victory in Singles. Dammers rolled a perfect 300 game to win the women's title with 1516 and the field-best 252.67 average.Prats emerged as the men's champion with 1454 (242.33).

Costa Rica

03/19/13

Quintanilla, Madriz end X Central American Games 2013 with victory in Masters match play

2013CAGEdithQuintanilla3_small.jpg2013CAGRodolfoMadriz2_small.jpgEdith Quintanilla (pictured left) of El Salvador and Rodolfo Madriz (right) of Costa Rica captured the coveted gold medals in Masters match play to end the bowling competition at the X Central American Games 2013 Sunday at Bol Cariari in San José, Costa Rica. Quinanilla defeated All Events champion Sofia Granda, Guatemala, for the women's title, 2-1, while Madriz topped compatriot James Stanley in the men's finals also in three games.

Costa Rica

03/17/13

Guatemala's women, Costa Rican men dominate Team event at X Central American Games 2013

Alejandro Reyna (CRC) and Sofia Granda (GUA) win the gold medal in All Events

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The women from Guatemala and the men from the host country Costa Rica (pictured) earned the gold medals in five-player Team event and in Team All Events in the X Central American Games 2013 Saturday at Bol Cariari in San José, Costa Rica. Alejandro Reyna of Costa Rica and Sofia Granda of Guatemala captured the gold medal in Men's and Women's All Events. The top eight men and the top 8 women in All Events advanced to Sunday's Masters match play.

Costa Rica

03/16/13

Costa Rica, Guatemala win the Trios titles at X Central American Games

Alejandro Reyna (CRC) and Sofia Granda (GUA) take over lead in All Events after 24 of 30 games

2013CAGMenTriosReynaValverdeLizano_small.jpg The Costa Rican men and the women from Guatemala captured the Trios titles in the X Central American Games 2013 at Bol Cariari in San José, Costa Rica. It was the fourth gold medal for the host country and the second for Guatemala. Alejandro Reyna, Mario Valverde and Alberto Lizano (l-r) posted a 3885 series, an average of 215.83, including a high game of 727 on the WTBA Montreal pattern to beat out their compatriots for the gold medal by 53 pins.

Costa Rica

03/15/13

Sofia Granda, Armando Batres win first gold medal for Guatemala at Central American Games

Guatemala's Luis A. Herrera, Pamela Monzon lead in All Events after 18 of 30 games

2013CAGMixedDoublesTop3_small.jpgSofia Granda and Armando Batres teamed to win the first gold medal for Guatemala on the third day of competition at the X Central American Games 2013 Thursday at Bol Cariari in San José, Costa Rica. The duo, which led the event from the beginning, put together games of 453, 403, 501, 458, 446 and 392 on the WTBA Stockholm pattern for 2653 total and an average of 221.08 to cruise to the title in the Mixed Doubles event. Competition resumes Friday with the Trios event.

Costa Rica

03/14/13

Costa Rica sweeps Doubles gold at X Central American Games 2013 in San José

Alberto Lizano/Rodolfo Madriz and Viviana Delgado/Marie Ramirez win the titles in Men's and Women's Doubles; Costa Rican men achieve a clean sweep in 10th frame drama

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The team from the host country Costa Rica won the gold medals in Men's and Women's Doubles at the X Central American Games 2013 when Alberto Lizano/Rodolfo Madriz and Viviana Delgado/Marie Ramirez captured the titles Wednesday at Bol Cariari in San José, Costa Rica. The medals in Men's Doubles were decided in a 10th frame drama featuring three teams from Costa Rica and one team from Guatemala. When the dust had settled Costa Rica had swept all three medals.


Costa Rica

03/13/13

Alejandro Reyna, Edith Quintanilla win Singles gold at Central American Games

Costa Rica's Viviana Delgado shoots first 300 game of the Games to capture the bronze medal in Women's Singles

2013CAGEdithQuintanillaAlejandroReyna_small.jpgAlejandro Reyna (r.) of Costa Rica and El Salvador's Edith Quintanilla (l.) started the bowling competition at the 10th Central American Games 2013 in San José, Costa Rica, with victory in men's and women's Singles. Reyna gave the host country its first gold medal when he rolled a 1354 series on the WTBA Stockholm pattern to capture the Men's Singles title with an average of 225.67. Quintanilla had six games between 200 and 255 to claim the women's gold with 1321 (220.17).

Costa Rica

03/12/13

Tenpin Bowling is back on the Central American Games schedule

Bol Cariari in San José, Costa Rica (March 3-17, 2013; bowling competition March 12-17)

2013CAGLogo_small.jpg The X Central American Games 2013 are underway in San José, Costa Rica. After two consecutive editions without taking part, Tenpin Bowling celebrates its return at the quadrennial Games. The bowling competition will be held from March 12-17 at Bol Cariari. 51 bowlers - 27 men and 24 women - from five countries (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and the host country, Costa Rica) will compete for the medals in Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Trios, Teams, individual All Events, Country All Events, and Masters.

Puerto Rico

07/26/10

Andraunick Simounet is the surprise winner in CAGC Men's Masters

Wins final gold medal of the Central American Games for host Puerto Rico

2010CACGAndraunickSimounet_small.jpg2010CACGArmandoBatres_small.jpgAndraunick Simounet (l.) ended the bowling competition of the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games with a surprise victory in Men's Masters. In the best-of-three title match between the two lowest-seeded players, No. 15 Simounet defeated No. 16 Armando Batres (r.), Guatemala, two-games-to-none, to win the second gold medal for the host country. Simounet's compatriot Gabriel Sanchez and Luis Olivo, Venezuela, shared the bronze.

Puerto Rico

07/26/10

Karen Marcano sweeps Iliana Lomeli to win Women Masters at Centroamericanos

Clara Juliana Guerrero and Sandra Gongora share the bronze medal

2010CACGKarenMarcano_small.jpg2010CACGIlianaLomeli_small.jpgKaren Marcano (l.) from Venezuela won the coveted Women's Masters title in the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games when she defeated Iliana Lomeli (r.), Mexico, two-games-to-none, Sunday at Bolera Caribe in Ponce. In the semis, Marcano, seeded 13th, eliminated No. 16 Sandra Gongora, Mexico, and No. 2 Lomeli ousted No. 3 Clara Juliana Guerrero, Colombia. Lomeli received the silver medal while Gongora and Guerrero shared the bronze.

Puerto Rico

07/26/10

Venezuelan women's team follows in the footprints of the men; wins team gold at CACG

Colombia's Rocio Restrepo wins her fourth gold medal of the Games in All Events

2010CACGVENWomen_small.jpg2010CACGRocioRestrepo2_small.jpgThe Venezuelan women followed in the footprints of the men when they captured the gold medal in the five-player team event at the Central American Games in Puerto Rico. The fivesome led the field of 10 countries with 6380 pinfall total (212.67 ave.). Mexico earned the silver medal and Colombia took the bronze. Colombia's Rocio Restrepo (right) won her fourth gold medal of the Games in All Events.

Puerto Rico

07/25/10

Venezuelan men claim gold in prestigious Team event at Centroamericanos

Jose Estrada survives strong charge by Andres Gomez to win in All Events

2010CACGVENMen_small.jpg2010CACGJoseEstrada_small.jpgVenezuela (l.) claimed the prestigious men's Team title in the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games in Ponce, Puerto Rico, with 6510 six-game total and an average of 217. Colombia took silver and Puerto Rico got the bronze. Jose Estrada (r.), Dominican Republic, survived a late charge by Andres Gomez, Colombia, to win the gold medal in All Events by 10 pins. Alejandro Reyna, Costa Rica, took bronze.

Puerto Rico

07/24/10

First gold for host Puerto Rico in Men's Trios at Central American and Caribbean Games

Silver and bronze go to Mexico and the Dominican Republic

2010CACGMenTriosPRC_small.jpgIsrael Hern√°ndez, Gabriel Sanchez and Andraunick Simounet (pictured) won the first bowling gold medal for the host country, Puerto Rico, in the men's Trios event of the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games. The trio averaged 237 for the last three games to secure the title with 4027 six-game total and an average of 223.72. Mexico was 174 pins behind with 3853 to earn the silver medal with the trios from the Dominican Republic in third and fourth place with 3830 and 3816, respectively

Puerto Rico

07/24/10

Colombian women dominate Trios event at Central American and Caribbean Games

Venezuela shoots big final game to take the silver medal

2010CACGVENMenRestrepoGuerreroGomez_small.jpgThe Colombian women dominated the Trios event in the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games winning gold and bronze at bowling center Caribe in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Paola Gomez, Clara Juliana Guerrero and Rocio Restrepo (pictured r-l) rolled six games between 603 and 673 to win the third bowling gold for Colombia with 3843 pinfall total and an average of 213.50. Venezuela leaped three spots in the final game to earn silver, while the second Colombian trio took the bronze.

Puerto Rico

07/23/10

Restrepo, Otalora win second gold for Colombia in Mixed Doubles at Centroamericanos

Silver and bronze for Venezuela and Mexico

2010CACGRocioRestrepo_small.jpg2010CACGManuelOtalora_small.jpgRocio Restrepo (l.) and Manuel Otalora (r.) both posted 1328 individual six-game series to cruise to the title in Mixed Doubles at the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games 2010 at Bolera Caribe in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Venezuela's Patricia De Faria and men's Singles champion Luis Olivo were 70 pins behind the Colombians to earn silve. Lilia Robles and Ernesto Franco captured the first medal for Mexico by finishing in third place.

Puerto Rico

07/22/10

Estrada, Prats win second gold for Dominican Republic in Men's Doubles at CACG

Silver and bronze for Colombia and also bronze for Venezuela

2010CACGFranciscoPratsJoseEstrada_small.jpgJose Estrada (r.) and Francisco Prats (l.) followed in the footprints of Women's doubles champions Aumi Guerra and Paula Vilas when they captured the second gold medal for the Dominican Republic in Men's Doubles at the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico. Colombia's Andres Gomez and Manuel Otalora, were 10 pins behind to take the silver medal while their compatriots Fabio Garcia and Juan Rodriguez tied with Rafael Medina and Ildemaro Ruiz, Venezuela, for the bronze medal.

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