Colombian women dominate Trios event at Central American and Caribbean Games

    07/24/10

    Puerto Rico

    Venezuela shoots big final game to take the silver medal

    2010CACGVENMenRestrepoGuerreroGomez.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.

    Restrepo, who won her third gold medal after Singles and Mixed Doubles (with Manuel Otalora) led the team with 1309, two-time world champion Guerrero was next with 1287 and Gomez contributed 1247.

    Their team mates Luz Adriana Leal, Natalia Rico and 2006 World Ranking Masters champion Sara Vargas fell one spot in the final game and had to settle for the bronze medal with 3760 and an average of 208.89.

    2010CACGVENMenKarenAliciaMarcanoDeFaria.jpgSitting in fifth place and trailing the Colombians by 62 pins heading into the final game were Patricia De Faria (right) and the Marcano sisters, Karen and Alicia (l-r), from Venezuela. The trio closed things out with a huge 707 game to leap three spots in second place to claim the silver medal with 3806 pinfall total (211.44).

    That feat came at the expense of Doubles champion Aumi Guerra, Paula Vilas and Annie Henriquez from the Dominican Republic, who slipped out of the medals to land in fourth place with 3693 (205.17). Guerra rolled back-to-back 269 games, in the second three games and led her team to a 742 total in game #5, the highest team game of the event.

    The 21st Central American and Caribbean Games (XXI Juegos Deportivos Centroamericanos y del Caribe) will take place in the city of Mayagüez and in other cities of the Porta del Sol region in the west of Puerto Rico. The Bowling competition will be held at Bolera Caribe in Ponce from July 19-25, 2010.

    Guerra, who qualified for the PBA Women's Series last year, had the highest game (269) and the highest individual 3 and 6-game series (727, 1351).

    72 women from 14 member federations of CONCECABOL (Confederacion Centroamericana y del Caribe de Bowling - Central and Caribbean Bowling Confederation) - Aruba (6), Bahamas (6), Bermuda (6), Colombia (6), Guatemala (6), Mexico (6), Panama (6), Puerto Rico (6), Venezuela (6), Dominican Republic (5), Costa Rica (4), El Salvador (4), Honduras (3), Virgin Islands (2) - will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Trios, 5-Player Teams, All Events and Masters.

     


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    Women's Trios - Final Standings after six games



    Team High Games/High Series:
    1 Game - Aumi Guerra/Ana Henriquez/Maria Vilas, Dominican Republic, 742
    3 Games - Patricia De Faria/Karen Marcano/Alicia Marcano, Venezuela, 1954
    6 Games - Paola Gomez/Clara Guerrero/Rocio Restrepo, Colombia, 3843

    Individual High Games/High Series:
    1 Game - Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic, 269
    3 Games - Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic, 727
    6 Games - Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic, 1351

     


    Men's Trios - Final Standings after six games



    Team High Games/High Series:
    1 Game - Israel Hernández/Gabriel Sanchez/Andraunick Simounet, Puerto Rico, 759
    3 Games - Israel Hernández/Gabriel Sanchez/Andraunick Simounet, Puerto Rico, 2133
    6 Games - Israel Hernández/Gabriel Sanchez/Andraunick Simounet, Puerto Rico, 4027

    Individual High Games/High Series:
    1 Game - Gabriel Sanchez, Puerto Rico, 289
    3 Games - Gabriel Sanchez, Puerto Rico, 791
    6 Games - Gabriel Sanchez, Puerto Rico, 1406