Lalisang posted two stunning and identical three-games series of 722 to lead the overseas pool with 1444 total pinfalls. 2017 ABF Tour Hong Kong leg champion, Nadia Pramanik gave Indonesia a one-two finish after taking up second with 1439.
Hot on their heels came reigning QubicaAMF World Cup champion, Sam Cooley of Australia in third position with 1438. he top three qualifers will earn a bye and automatically advance to Round 2 finals on December 15.
Debutant Park Dae Hee of Jeonnam City, Korea and a second Aussie, Jordan Dinham both missed the bye by 26 pins to share fourth position with 1412. Overnight leader, Syaffique Ikhwan of Kuala Lumpur remained the lead of the local pool with 1407.
Syaffique was joined by two-time Asian School Masters silver medallist, Aizuddin Mustaqim and Negeri Sembilan's Afizal Azizan in second and third with 1406 and 1361 earning all three a bye into Round 2 finals automatically.
Penang's Shafiy Zaim and ex-international turn PBA pro, Zulmazran Zulkifli completed the top five in the local pool with 1359 and 1329 respectively. Indonesia's Diwan Rezaldy headed the mixed pool with 1300 followed by his compatriot, Oscar in second with 1293.