KUCHING: SMK Datuk Patinggi Haji Abdul Gapor and SJK Stampin won the secondary schools and primary schools categories of the Megalanes Adventure World (MAW) Inter School Invitational Bowling Meet Saturday.
The half-day event that rolled off at 9am saw the trio of Muhd Zuhayr Redza Noor Azrul, Melvin Gilbert Gimang and Marlon Umak of SMK DPHA Gapor 1, collecting a total of 1,692 pinfalls to win the title in the 14-team competition.
In second place with 1,643 pinfalls were the trio of Ronald Bega, Aiman Danial and Abang Afiq Yazid from SMK St Joseph 1 while SMK St Thomas’ team of Mohd Arif, Dominic Mathew and Mohd Nur Syafiq came in third with 1,485 pinfalls.
Fourth and fifth were Nur Haziqah, Abdul Kadir Harith and Abdul Kadir Haziq of SMK Green Road with 1,407 pinfalls and Ahmad Zikry, Muhd Nasiruddin and Mohd Azri Shukor of SMK St Joseph 2 with 1,287 pinfalls respectively.
Yenny Liu Yee Lin, Jashield Bong and Lim Jie of SJK Stampin were simply too good for seven other teams in the primary schools section as they amassed 1,000 pinfalls to finish as the best team.
They are also trainees of the MAW Super Stars programme.
The first runners-up were Dayang Yumi Azreen, Adibah Badrulzaman and Sherleina Alyana from SK Merpati Jepang who garnered 806 pinfalls.
In third to fifth positions were SK Rakyat Tupong (Asya Dania Azree, Aniq Ayubeidris, Arysha Mazwa Rusydena – 798 pinfalls), SK Green Road (Nur Hazirah Ramli, Alicia, Sufarhana Trisna – 797 pinfalls) and SK Gobil 1 (Nur Aezrariana, Aliff Haimin Annuar, Danial Taib – 549 pinfalls) respectively.
As for the teachers category, SMK Matang Hilir won three out of the five top placings, with William Muge emerging the champion after scoring 472 pinfalls over three games, Rozalina in third place with 469 pinfalls and Fuad Shamsudin was fourth with 444 pinfalls.
Anuar Hasbi of SK Haji Kelali, Semera was second, finishing just one pinfall behind the champion while Dayang Kamaliah ended in fifth spot with her score of 433 pinfalls.
The prizes were given away by Sarawak Schools Sports Council technical chairman Bong Hon Fah and MAW Super Star training programme coach Bong Kihow.
All top three finishers received a trophy, medals and a hamper while the fourth and fifth placed winners received medals and a hamper.