Pool Gold: Rubilen Amit grabs the crown of 10 balls

Rubelin defeated Amit Chezka Senteno 7-5 in the women's 10-ball final at the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam.  Sea Games Pool

Rubelin defeated Amit Chezka Senteno 7-5 in the women’s 10-ball final at the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sea Games Pool

Rubelin Amit ends his Southeast Asian (SEA) Games deadline with another billiards. This time, it was a 10-ball gem at the expense of teammate Chezka Senteno on Saturday.

“I am just happy to be free. The gold went to the Philippines, ”said Amit, 40, who now has gold in 10 SEA games, having won the 9-ball title earlier in the week.

Senteno, a 22-year-old four-time SEA Games champion himself, proved to be a tough nut to go from 5-2 to tie the series at 5-5.

“It’s always fun to play Chezka, whose game is very strong; He will really force you to pay for your mistake and no lead is safe for him, ”said Amit.

Carlo Beado captured the men’s 10-ball teammate Johan Chua 9-3 in the final of the 9-ball final.

The country’s pool stars – led by legendary Efren “Bata” Reyes and Francisco “Django” Bustamante – won four gold, four silver and two bronze medals, giving them what they hoped for.

Reyes won bronze in the men’s 1-cushion carom, while Bustamante served as head coach.

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