By Rusel Valenciano
Saturday afternoon on April 22,2017
was gloomy and rainy outdoors, but it thundered with cheers and laughter inside the Pleasant Hills Lanes as CFC ANCOP Delaware held its 2nd Annual Bowling FUNdraising event
It was an afternoon of fun, fellowship
and giving, as 24 teams from Delaware and neighboring states of Maryland and Pennsylvania came to offer their support and participate in the fundraising tournament. The proceeds
from the sold-out event will allow ANCOP Delaware to provide sponsorship
for the education of poor students in the Philippines.
Marc Crew from Maryland emerged as the champion in the Advanced Team category . Marc’s team also received one of the special awards from the tournament,the Most Creative Team award.
The High Game Advanced medal went to Kevin DePeel of Harley Bowlers, also from Maryland. Jing Capucao of Mortal Pins team from PA
swept the two big awards in the female intermediate category: High Average and High Game awards
For the Male Intermediate category, the High Game
award went to Anthony Gubitosi of Bowleros from DE ; and High Average was awarded to Larry Vaught of Poppop’s team , also from DE. The Poppop’s team came with an aim to support the poor kids and have some fun, but ended up going home with the First Place trophy , followed by The Team Kalog
in second place, and Bowl’s Eye won third place – both teams are from Delaware.
The other special team awards were awarded to Most Spirited team of all, Glory Bowl from PA, and the Crusaders from DE for their Sportsmanship.
It was a very exciting afternoon of fun and friendly competition with families, friends, co-workers and Ancop supporters. The event also aimed to help raise awareness about Ancop and the funds needed to support and sustain the child sponsorship program.