Kodak Invitational



KODAK INVITATIONAL
Marcel's Olympic Bowl, Rochester, N.Y., Oct 26-31, 1987

Devers Treats On Halloween

Scott Devers of Centerville, Ind., didn't let the championship finals lineup of PBA heavyweights intimidate him en route to his second title in four months in the Kodak Invitational. In fact, leading qualifier Devers "haunted" Marshall Holman, 258-217, on Halloween afternoon to collect the $27,000 first prize treat.

Second-seeded Holman accounted for 20 PBA titles in the championship field, third-seeded Mike Aulby owns 13 victories and fourth-seeded Pete Weber has claimed 10 PBA crowns.

Against Devers, Holman started with a strike then opened in the second frame, added a turkey and opened again in the sixth frame. Devers struck only in the second of his first four frames but struck out from the fifth frame to win going away, clinching in the ninth.

In the first game of the NBC-TV Fall Tour-opening finals, non-winner Purvis Granger topped Weber, 210-205. Granger then bowed to Aulby, 232-222, before Holman came from behind to defeat Aulby, 227-172.

Devers becomes the PBA Tour's fifth two-time winner of 1987, joining Randy Pedersen, Kent Wagner, Brian Voss and Walter Ray Williams Jr. Weber could have made a solid move in the '87 PBA Player of the Year race, which has tightened even more.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Scott Devers, Centerville, Ind.258 (1 game)$27,000
2Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore.444 (2 games)14,000
3Mike Aulby, Indianapolis404 (2 games)8,000
4Purvis Granger, Lafayette, La.432 (2 games)6,500
5Pete Weber, Florissant, Mo.205 (1 game)5,500

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Granger defeated Weber, 210-205; Aulby defeated Granger, 232-222; Holman defeated Aulby, 227-172; and in the championship game, Devers defeated Holman, 258-217.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Scott Devers, Centerville, Ind. 9201 219.1 17-7-0 510 9711 
2Marshall Holman, Medford, Ore. 9028 215.0 17-7-0 510 9538 
3Mike Aulby, Indianapolis 9026 214.9 17-7-0 510 9536 
4Pete Weber, Florissant, Mo. 9047 215.4 14-9-1 435 9482 
5Purvis Granger, Lafayette, La. 8907 212.1 17-6-1 525 9432 
6Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela 8948 213.0 15-8-1 465 9413 $4,500
7Philip Ringener, Big Spring, Texas 8955 213.2 15-9-0 450 9405 4,000
8Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y. 8938 212.8 14-10-0 420 9358 3,500
9Craig Rourke, Santa Clara, Calif. 8883 211.5 14-10-0 420 9303 3,200
10Sam Maccarone, Glassboro, N.J. 8811 209.8 12-11-1 375 9186 3,000
11Randy Lightfoot, St. Charles, Mo. 8789 209.3 12-12-0 360 9149 2,800
12Norm Duke, Fort Worth, Texas 8788 209.2 12-12-0 360 9148 2,600
13Jon O'Drobinak, Hammond, Ind. 8802 209.6 11-12-1 345 9147 2,400
14Tom Crites, Tampa, Fla. 8773 208.9 12-12-0 360 9133 2,300
15Jess Stayrook, San Diego, Calif. 8756 208.5 10-14-0 300 9056 2,200
16Mal Acosta, Manteca, Calif. -- 9624 205.3 12-12-0 360 8984 2,100
17Harry Sullins, Sterling Hts., Mich. 8730 207.9 8-16-0 240 8970 2,000
18Dale Eagle, Lake Havasu, Ariz. 8653 206.0 10-14-0 300 8953 1,900
19Dick Weber, St. Louis 8663 206.3 9-14-1 285 8948 1,800
20Tom Baker, Buffalo, N.Y. 8614 205.1 11-13-0 330 8944 1,700
21Don Genalo, Perrysburg, Ohio 8644 205.8 8-15-1 255 8899 1,550
22Les Richmond, Dryden, N.Y. 8526 203.0 7-17-0 210 8736 1,500
+23Michael Tryniski, Fulton, N.Y. 6893 202.7 2-14-0 60 6953 1,365
24Daniel Eberl, Tonawanda, N.Y. 8261 196.7 7-17-0 210 8471 1,350

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
+25Mark Roth, Spring Lake Heights, N.J.$1,315
*26Sam Zurich, Hernando Beach, Fla.1,280
27Ron Palombi, Erie, Pa.1,180
28Mike Edwards, Tulsa, Okla.1,170
29Patrick Sullivan, Vestal, N.Y.1,160
30Billy Yinger, Arlington, Texas1,150
31Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif.1,140
32Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore.1,130
33Dave Tulak, Monroe, Mich.1,115
 Walter Ray Williams Jr., Stockton, Calif.1,115
35Butch Soper, Windsor, Ont., Can.1,100
36John Gant, Independence, Ky.1,090
37David D'Entremont, Cleveland, Ohio1,080
38Richie Sposato, Syracuse, N.Y.1,070
39Palmer Fallgren, Sacramento, Calif.1,050
 Marc McDowell, Madison, Wis.1,050
 Todd H. Thompson, Reno, Nev.1,050
42David Traber, Woodstock, Ill.1,030
43Ted Hannahs, Zanesville, Ohio1,020
44Steve Cook, Roseville, Calif.1,010
45Jack Jurek, Lackawanna, N.Y.1,000
46Randy Pedersen, Santa Maria, Calif.990
47Don Sylvia, New Bedford, Mass.980
48Gil Sliker, Sarasota, Fla.970
49Jim Pencak, Richmond Hts., Ohio960
50Ron Williams, Cahokia, Ill.950
51Hugh Miller, Mercer Island, Wash.935
 Jeff Miller, Canal Winchester, Ohio935
53Kent Wagner, Palmetto, Fla.920

18-game qualifying leader - Philip Ringener, 3922. 24th place - Tom Baker and Mike Tryniski, 3734. Baker defeated Tryniski, 235-222, in a one-game rolloff to quality for match play. PRO-AM CASHERS - Jeff Lowe, Pete Weber, Tom Baker and Leroy Bornhop ($50 each), Brian Voss, Mark Williams and Mike Edwards ($33.33 each). + - Mike Tryniski replaced Mark Roth after eight games of match play. He received a 119-pin penalty -the difference between their qualifying score (44 pins) and bonus pins Roth earned (75). They split 23rd and 25th-place money. Tryniski received an additional $40 for acting as alternate for eight games. * - Sam Zurich received $80 for acting as alternate for the final 16 games of match play.