Greater Hartford Open



$140,000 GREATER HARTFORD OPEN
Bradley Bowl, Windsor Locks, Conn., Apr 17-21, 1990

Aulby Wins 19th Title

Mike Aulby took full advantage of his first championship round appearance of 1990 by capturing his 19th PBA title in the $140,000 Greater Hartford Open. Aulby, Indianapolis, defeated leading qualifier Dave Husted, 224-193, at Bradley Bowl for the $24,000 first prize.

"I owe Johnny Petraglia for this win," Aulby said of fifth-seeded PBA Hall of Famer Petraglia, who bowed to Dave Arnold, 236-205, in the opening game of the championship finals. "In practice, I was set to play inside, but saw Johnny move outside with some success and I followed."

Both players opened the title game with a spare and strike, but Husted missed a 10-pin in his third frame, while Aulby tacked on a double to lead by 31 pins after four frames. Husted cut the lead slightly with his own double, then opened again in his eighth frame when he couldn't convert the 4-9 leave. Aulby stayed clean and coasted home.

Enter Aulby in the third-seeded position, who survived, 196-195, in part because of a successful conversion of a third frame 3-7 split. Aulby continued to roll In the semifinal as the 1979 PBA Rookie of the Year defeated '88 PBA Rookie of the Year Rick Steelsmith, Wichita, Kan., 236-205.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Mike Aulby, Indianapolis646 (3 games)$24,000
2Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore.193 (1 game)13,000
3Rick Steelsmith, Wichita, Kan.165 (1 game)8,000
4Dave Arnold, Mesa, Ariz.431 (2 games)6,000
5Johnny Petraglia, Manalapan, N.J.205 (1 game)5,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Arnold defeated Petraglia, 236-205; Aulby defeated Arnold, 198-195; Aulby defeated Steelsmith, 224-165; and in the championship game, Aulby defeated Husted, 224-193.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. 9702 231.0 16-8-0 480 10182 
2Rick Steelsmith, Wichita, Kan. 9488 225.9 18-5-1 555 10043 
#3Mike Aulby, Indianapolis 9476 225.6 13-11-0 390 9866 
4Dave Arnold, Mesa, Ariz. 9444 224.9 14-10-0 420 9864 
5Johnny Petraglia, Manalapan, N.J. 9450 225.0 13-11-0 390 9840 
6Mark Thayer, Lafayette, Ind. 9433 224.6 13-11-0 390 9823 $4,000
7Tom Baker, Buffalo, N.Y. 9386 223.5 13-10-1 405 9791 3,600
8Ryan Shafer, Elmira, N.Y. 9397 223.7 12-12-0 360 9757 3,300
9Marc McDowell, Madison, Wis. 9396 223.7 12-12-0 360 9756 3,000
10Bob Handley, Pompano Beach, Fla. 9304 221.5 13-10-1 405 9709 2,800
11Jim Johnson Jr., Wilmington, Del. 9315 221.8 12-12-0 360 9675 2,600
12Charlie Standish, Mattawan, Mich. 9314 221.8 12-12-0 360 9674 2,500
13Hugh Miller, Seattle, Wash. 9278 220.9 13-11-0 390 9668 2,400
14Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela 9279 220.9 11-13-0 330 9609 2,300
15Curtis Odom, Winston-Salem, N.C. 9276 220.9 10-14-0 300 9576 2,200
16Wayne Webb, Beaumont, Texas 9178 218.5 10-14-0 300 9478 2,100
17Brad Kiszewski, Buffalo, N.Y. 9077 216.1 13-11-0 390 9467 2,000
18Norm Duke, Fort Worth, Texas 9071 216.0 12-11-1 375 9446 1,900
19Doug Kent, Canandaigua, N.Y. 9106 216.8 11-13-0 330 9436 1,800
20Bruce Hamilton, Seattle, Wash. 9123 217.2 9-15-0 270 9393 1,700
21Joe Berardi, Wellington, Fla. 9019 214.7 10-14-0 300 9319 1,600
22Brian LeClair, Chatham, N.Y. 9059 215.7 8-16-0 240 9299 1,500
23John Kirker Jr., Norwich, Conn. 8957 213.3 11-13-0 330 9287 1,450
24Don Genalo, Perrysburg, Ohio 8897 211.8 7-17-0 210 9107 1,400

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
25Dave Ferraro, Kingston, N.Y.$1,150
*26Ted Glattke, Modesto, Calif.1,250
27Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, Md.1,110
28Pete McCordic, Houston1,090
29Parker Bohn III, Freehold, N.J.1,080
30Billy Young, Tulsa, Okla.1,070
31Butch Soper, Tustin, Calif.1,060
32Bill Hall, Marion, Ohio1,050
33Frank Edwards, Moscow, Pa.1,040
34Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C.1,030
35Sam Maccarone, Glassboro, N.J.1,020
36Jim Pencak, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.1,010
37Jess Stayrook, San Diego, Calif.1,000
38Jimmie Pritts Jr., Methuen, Mass.990
39Steve Cook, Roseville, Calif.980
40James Miller, Two Guns, Ariz.970
41W.R. Williams Jr., Stockton, Calif.960
42Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo, Mich.950
43Andy Neuer, Milton, Pa.940
44Purvis Granger, Columbus, Ohio925
 James Oliver, Cheshire, Conn.925
46Gary Morgan, Trabuco Canyon, Calif.910
47Randy Shewmake, Tulsa, Okla.900
48Mike Shady, Ripon, Wis.890
49Kelly Coffman, Topeka, Kan.875
 Del Warren, Lake Worth, Fla.875
51John Mazza, Mount Clemens, Mich.855
 Chuck Pierce, Dallas855
53Mike Jasnau, Fishkill, N.Y.840

*-Match play alternate. 18-game qualifying leader-Mike Aulby, 4116. 24th place-Amleto Monacelli, 3972. 53rd place-Mike Jasnau, 3864. #-Mike Aulby rolled a 300 game ($100). PRO-AM CASHERS-David D'Entremont, Rich Abboud, Mike Whittington, Mark Williams, Charlie Standish, Duane Fisher, Dennis Rakauskas, Dave Husted, Marc McDowell ($50 each), Steve Lang and Brad Snell ($25 each).