Three TBAM-Prima regulars, Jomar Jumapao, Paolo Darroca and Raoul Miranda occupied third to fifth positions with 1328, 1209 and 1303 respectively while Jay-Ar Tan held sixth position with 1241. The top six local qualifiers will earn a bye and automatically advance to Round 2 finals.
India's Dhruv Sarda topped the overseas pool with 1339 well ahead of Hengki Suasanto of Indonesia in second with 1295. Early leader, Hashim Alhashimi of UAE slipped down to third with 1177. American debutant, Rick Guevarra took fourth spot with 1170.
Two Bahrainis, Ayoob Haji and Esa Taqi occupied fifth and sixth postions with 1067 and 1011 respectively. Similarly, the top six overseas qualifiers will earn a bye and automatically advance to Round 2 finals. Bowlers from Guam, Hong Kong and Singapore will be arriving Manila soon and will definitely dirve the qualifying scores higher.