by Marlon Bernardino
HALL of famer Efren “Bata” Reyes will lead the Pinoy invasion in the Efren Reyes Retirement Tour First Annual Asian Culture Day Pool Tournament on May 16 to 19, 2018 at the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Reyes will be joining comrades Dennis "Robocop" Orcollo and Zoren James "Dodong Diamond" Aranas. Also vying for the title are Justin Bergman, Karen Corr, Jasmine Ouschan, Vivian Villarreal and Kelly Fisher.
Prior for his US trip, Reyes, the top player of Puyat Sports, acknowledged one of the greatest player of all time, meets former International Billiard and Snooker Champion Marlon "Marvelous" Manalo in a billiard hall in Macapagal Avenue on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
Reyes and Manalo, who have both spearheaded the country in numerous billiards international tournament. Meanwhile, the Marlon Manalo Basketball Cup gets underway on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Barangay Malamig elevated court in Mandaluyong City. According to tournament director Ariel Barroga Arcebal, no less than JR Quiñahan of NLEX Road Warriors is invited to grace the said affair hosted by Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas National PRO and Barangay Malamig chairman Marlon Manalo, Barangay kagawad Cynthia Caluya and Council.
At least 20 teams already signed up for the junior and senior division, 19 teams for the midget class and 6 teams for the mosquito category.-Marlon Bernardino-
Marlon Manalo and Efren Bata Reyes