Sullivan with Home Honors

June 17th, 2010  |  Published in Breaking News

Neil Sullivan, 30, a Maltese sales representative, kept the second squad leader’s prize on home territory by winning with a

Neil Dent congratulates Neil Sullivan on his squad victory.

humble total of 1244 on Thursday evening.

In a full squad dominated by a group of 20 from from Cyprus, Sullivan edged out Charis Panayioto from the other Mediterranean island by just six pins.

Eleven nations are represented in this year’s event.

“This is the first time in ten years that I have won one of the Malta Open squads,” remarked Sullivan at the end of the squad. “Several times I have come close to winning, but this is the first time I have broken in. I have a 205 average in the third division of the local league and have had a high game of 298 this year. ”

Sullivan had a pair of 257s in his opening six-game series but his four 200-plus games were sandwiched by a 152 and a 175.

Competition resumes Friday morning at 09:00 local time (GMT + 1.00).

TOP TEN STANDINGS AFTER SQUAD 2:

SQ Name Ctry HC 1 2 3 4 5 6 Score Aver Total
E Neil Sullivan MLT 0 152 202 257 257 201 175 1244 207.3 1244
E Charis Panayiotou CYP 0 178 215 233 222 197 193 1238 206.3 1238
E Bo Winther DEN 0 192 215 169 194 222 221 1213 202.1 1213
E Kyriakos X’ttofis CYP 0 199 208 195 176 224 185 1187 197.8 1187
E Marcus Berndt SWE 0 150 242 179 158 234 196 1159 193.1 1159
E Andreas Christophorou CYP 0 186 180 212 187 180 205 1150 191.6 1150
E Sokratis Sokratous CYP 0 184 171 224 184 166 210 1139 189.8 1139
E Troels Jakobsen DEN 0 170 236 181 151 195 196 1129 188.1 1129
E Philippe Vancell MLT 0 168 172 201 201 190 184 1116 186 1116
E Paul Baldacchino MLT 0 200 158 168 183 202 203 1114 185.6 1114

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