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

    07/24/10

    Puerto Rico

    Silver and bronze go to Mexico and the Dominican Republic

    2010CACGMenTriosPRC.jpgIsrael Hernández, 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 at Bolera Caribe in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

    2010CACGMenTriosMEX.jpgThe trio averaged 237 for the last three games (759, 707, 667) to secure the title with 4027 six-game total and an average of 223.72. Sanchez led the team with the field-best 1406 series including the highest game (289) and the highest 3-game series (791) of the Games thus far. Hernández had 1356 and Simounet added 1265.

    Marcos Baeza, Alejandro Cruz and Daniel Falconi (pictured right, l-r), Mexico, jumped from fifth to second place in the sixth game (668) after posting 687 in game #5. The Mexicans finished with 3853 (214.06) trailing Puerto Rico by 174 pins.

    2010CACGMenTriosDOM.jpgThe trios from the Dominican Republic battled it out for the bronze medal. Manuel Fernandez, Fidel Marchena and Victor Richards (pictured left, r-l) beat out Doubles champions Jose Estrada, Francisco Prats and Rolando Sebelen by 14 pins, 3830 to 3816.

    The second Puerto Rican trio, Francisco Colon, Bruno Díaz and Luis Rodríguez landed in fifth place with 3777.

    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.

    74 men from 14 member federations of CONCECABOL (Confederacion Centroamericana y del Caribe de Bowling - Central and Caribbean Bowling Confederation) - Bahamas (6), Bermuda (6), Colombia (6), Costa Rica (6), Dominican Republic (6), Guatemala (6), Mexico (6), Panama (6), Puerto Rico (6), Venezuela (6), El Salvador (5), Honduras (4), Netherlands Antilles (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.

     


    Related Articles


    Colombian women dominate Trios event at Central American and Caribbean Games
    Restrepo, Otalora win second gold for Colombia in Mixed Doubles at Centroamericanos
    Estrada, Prats win second gold for Dominican Republic in Men's Doubles at CACG
    Dominican Republic's Guerra, Vilas storm to Doubles gold at Central American Games
    Luis Olivo earns title in Men's Singles at Central American and Caribbean Games
    Rocio Restrepo wins first gold of the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games
    21st Central American and Caribbean Games to start on Monday, July 19th

     


    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