The Open Singles was won by an improbable long shot, Raul de la
Flor of Makati City. From a field of 226 players, fast thrower Raul
was in the zone throughout the matches culminating the finals with
three (3) T80’s and a score of 4-1, against balikdarter Jojo
de Guzman of Malabon City. Rounding the top 4 were Ricky Mijares
of Robson and Tajie Tegudar of Baguio City. (Full details check
top 16 charting)
Jan-Jan Hinojales of Robson-Davao continued her dominance of the
Ladies Singles winning her 8th Darterong Pinoy Ladies Singles. Upcoming
player, Ging Martirez of Robson-Project 4 came in 2nd after disposing
ranked players Rose Noble, Thelma Pineda and NDFP no.1 ranked Sheila
Brana of Socodarts – South Cotabato. Joint 3rd were Edna Granada
of Amber and Sheila Brana.
Jemel Modesto of the Escopa Darts Club broke the dominance of the
UDT and ACDC in the Youth Singles, beating Nico Argamaso of ACDC
4-1 in the finals. Ren-ren Santos of UDT and Michael Relucio of
Navotas came in Joint 3rd in the biggest field of 50 youth singles
The revived Seniors Singles of 45 years old and over saw 52 players
vying for the championship. Al Sagario of Las Pinas beat Abat Logatiman
of Marikina, another balikdarter with a score of 4-1. Edu Paginag
NIA and Larry de la Cruz of Pasig were Joint 3rd.
Pier 1 of Duds Cansana composed of Toto Andrade, Dhoe Macasaquit,
Jessie Anion and Allen Macalino won the Fixed 4-Person Team Championship.
Robson Tungsten of Jan-Jan Hinojales, Bert Lozano, Ricky Mijares
and Noel Malicdem came in second while Joint 3rd were IDOL 1 of
Joel Hizon, Mon Oliveros, Joseph Veridiano and Norman Espiritu /
Team Sadati of Ritchie Ebol, Doods Tabo-oy, Ian Bolinget and Mike
NDFP ranked 1 and 2, Jojo Barellano and Ian Perez came through as
expected in the Fixed Doubles beating surprised finalist Jerry Salenga
and Marlon Tapang of Makati City. Ricky Mijares and Noel Malicdem
/ Sonny Santos and Eric Alfuente of Kalookan settled for Joint 3rd.
Abu Dhabi based Joel Hizon teamed up with Rose Noble to beat the
tandem of Mon Oliveros and Edna Granada. Noel Malicdem and Ging
Martirez / Gilbert Noble and Baby Villanueva were Joint 3rd.
Classified Draw Doubles
A record registration of three-hundred eighty six (386) players
saw action in the Classified Draw Doubles dominated by non-ranked
men’s players. Martin Pagulayan of Dartstorm-Proj 4 and Prussian
dela Cruz of Tondo won over Rose Noble and Danilo Cardeno of NFA.
Jan-Jan Hinojales and John Valdez of Cavite / Erwin Medina (UDT)
and Joel Palalay of Cavite came in Joint 3rd.