Jeong Taehwa and Kim tied fourth position with 1172 with Simonsen in sixth position with 1166. Early pace-setter fizzled off to hold the cut at 11th position with 1124, averaging 224.8 with Park missing by 2 pins in 12th position.
With the four squads combined, Squad C winner, Yun Huiyeo of KPBA topping the standings with 1234. Squad A leader, Kim Seungmin of KPBA remained second with 1225 and Squad C winner, EJ Tackett of Huntington, Ind., third with 1222.
Squad D winner could only finish 14th. The cut at 44th position went to Lee Doheon with 1124. The players will resume with their second block of 5 games tomorrow. The top 11 from each squad will advance to the next round finals which will take place on May 26.
The top 44 qualifiers in the Women's Division and top 44 qualifiers in the General Division will contest their 6-games finals on May 25. The top 44 finishers oin the Open Division will contest their Final round on May 25. The top 4 finishers at the end of the final round will proceed to the Stepladder shootout finals to be telecast LIVE by SBS Sports from the Outdoor Arena @ Busan Metropolitan City complex on May 26.