Kessler Classic



$145,000 KESSLER CLASSIC
Active West Town Square Lanes, Riverside, Calif., Jun 26-30, 1990

Wiseman Classic In Winning 2nd

Danny Wiseman's record in championship round action remained perfect after capturing his second PBA title in as many appearances at the $145,000 Kessler Classic. Wiseman, Baltimore, Md., upended leading qualifier Ron Palombi Jr., Erie, Pa., 221-210, for the $24,000 first prize at Active West Town Square Lanes.

Barely surviving a roll-off In the semifinal game to earn his berth against Palombi, the 22-year-old Wiseman started the championship game with a four-bagger. Palombi spared twice, doubled and then opened after missing the 3-10 "baby split" in his fifth frame. Palombi came back with a triple and tightened the match to the point where he stepped up in the 10th frame needing a double and eight-count to clinch his fifth PBA title.

Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif., opened the finals with a strike, then struggled through two games, defeating Wayne Webb, Beaumont, Texas, 193-178. Nelson breathed easier in disposing Randy Pedersen, Santa Maria, Calif., 210-184, but his good fortune ended, 39-37, In a two-frame roll-off with Wiseman after both had tied at 200.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, Md.421 (2 games)$24,000
2Ron Palombi Jr., Erie, Pa.210 (1 game)13,000
3Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif.603 (3 games)8,000
4Randy Pedersen, Santa Maria, Calif.184 (1 game)6,000
5Wayne Webb, Beaumont, Texas178 (1 game)5,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Nelson defeated Webb, 193-178; Nelson defeated Pedersen, 210-184; Wiseman defeated Nelson in a roll-off, 39-37, after they tied at 200; and in the championship game, Wiseman defeated Palombi, 221-210.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Ron Palombi Jr., Erie, Pa. 9410 224.1 17-7-0 510 9920 
2Danny Wiseman, Baltimore, Md. 9295 221.3 17-7-0 510 9805 
3Randy Pedersen, Santa Maria, Calif. 9220 219.5 17-7-0 510 9730 
#4Wayne Webb, Beaumont, Texas 9389 223.6 11-13-0 330 9719 
5Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif. 9305 221.6 12-11-1 375 9680 
#6Joe Salvemini Oklahoma City, Okla. 9281 221.0 13-11-0 390 9671 $4,000
7Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo Mich. 9255 220.4 13-10-1 405 9660 3,600
8Don Genalo, Perrysburg Ohio 9215 219.4 14-10-0 420 9635 3,300
9Mike Edwards, Tulsa, Okla. 9223 219.6 13-11-0 390 9613 3,000
10John Mazza, Mount Clemens, Mich. 9205 219.2 12-12-0 360 9565 2,800
11Kelly Coffman, Topeka, Kan. 9155 218.0 12-11-1 375 9530 2,600
12Mike Shady, Ripon, Wis. 9089 216.4 12-12-0 360 9449 2,500
13Rowdy Morrow, St. Louis 9041 215.3 13-11-0 390 9431 2,400
14Philip Ringener, Big Spring, Texas 9005 214.4 14-10-0 420 9425 2,300
15Justin Hromek, Andover, Kan. 9032 215.1 12-12-0 360 9392 2,200
16Purvis Granger, Columbus, Ohio 9039 215.2 11-12-1 345 9384 2,100
17Hugh Miller, Seattle, Wash. 9118 217.1 8-16-0 240 9358 2,000
18Pete McCordic, Katy, Texas 8816 209.9 13-11-0 390 9206 1,900
19Larry Stephens, Hawthorne, Calif. 8893 211.7 9-14-1 285 9178 1,800
20Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. 8819 210.0 9-15-0 270 9089 1,700
21Ken Johnson, Garland, Texas 8823 210.1 8-16-0 240 9063 1,600
22Darin Youngman, Ogden, Utah 8766 208.7 8-15-1 255 9021 1,500
23Mark Thayer, Lafayette, Ind. 8701 207.2 8-16-0 240 8941 1,450
24Brad Kiszewski, Buffalo, N.Y. 8569 204.0 9-15-0 270 8839 1,400

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
25Pete Weber, Florissant, Mo.$1,158
*Steve Cook, Roseville, Calif.1,278
27Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela1,110
28Ed Richardson, Corpus Christi, Texas1,085
 Jerry Krupa, Richmond. Ind.1,085
30Del Ballard Jr., Richardson, Texas1,070
31John Forst, Woodridge, Ill.1,060
32Richard Wolfe, Arlington, Va.1,050
33Marc McDowell, Madison, Wis.1,040
34Curtis Odom, Winston Salem, N.C.1,030
35Rod Singer, Columbus, Ohio1,015
 Ricky Corona, Orange, Calif.1,015
37Jess Stayrook, San Diego, Calif.1,000
38Doug Kent, Canandaigua, N.Y.985
 Harry Sullins, Detroit985
40Mike Taylor, San Diego, Calif.965
 Jimmie Pritts Jr., Methuen, Mass.965
42Mark Turney, Corpus Christi, Texas950
43Dave Bolles, Lodi, Calif.940
44Dave Ferraro, Kingston, N.Y.930
45Parker Bohn III, Freehold, N.J.920
46Paul Ashby, Mentor on Lake, Ohio910
47Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas900
#48Bryan Alpert, Las Vegas, Nev.890
49Richard Abboud, Omaha Neb.880
 Butch Soper, Tustin, Calif.870
51Ryan Shafer, Elmira, N.Y.860
52George Branham III, Indianapolis850
@53Corky DeMaio, San Bernardino, Calif.840

*-Match play alternate. 18-game qualifying leader-Wayne Webb, 4159. 24th place-Darin Youngman, 3882. 53rd place-Corky DeMaio, 3783. #-Bryan Alpert, Joe Salvemini and Wayne Webb rolled 300 games ($100 each). PRO-AM CASHERS-Danny Wiseman, John Mazza, John Forst, Art Trask, Billy Young, Don Genalo. David Ozio and Parker Bohn III ($50 each). @-non-PBA member.