Houston-Sertoma Open



$30,000 HOUSTON SERTOMA OPEN
Stadium Bowl, Houston, Texas, Jul 18-21, 1968

Zahn Mows 'Em Down

Wayne Zahn didn't lose a game through the first 14 in the finals as he scored a 92-pin win in the $30,000 Houston-Sertoma Open.

Zahn won his first 13 and tied the next one in building a 9,538 total for 40 games. This included 675 bonus pins he made for his 13-2-1 record in the finals. Tim Harahan was the second-place man at 9,446.

Therm Davis rattled off his second 300 game in the qualifying rounds.

40-GAME FINALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8863 13-2-1 675 9538 $3,000
2Tim Harahan, Encino, Calif. 8946 10-6-0 500 9446 1,600
3Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky. 8710 10-5-1 525 9235 1,400
4Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla. 8713 10-6-0 500 9213 1,200
5Mike Durbin, Burbank, Calif. 8747 9-7-0 450 9197 1,100
6Dave Soutar, Detroit, Mich. 8730 8-8-0 400 9130 1,050
7Don Glover, Bakersfield, Calif. 8613 10-6-0 500 9113 1,000
8Nelson Burton, Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 8599 9-7-0 450 9049 950
9Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill. 8720 4-11-1 225 8945 900
10George McDonald, Denver, Colo. 8551 7-9-0 350 8901 850
11Mike McGrath, El Cerrito, Calif. 8486 7-8.-1 375 8861 800
12Norm Meyers, Los Angeles, Calif. 8450 7-8-1 375 8825 750
13Jim Certain, Huntsville, Ala. 8343 6-9-1 325 8668 700
14Dick Battista, New York, N.Y. 8339 5-11-0 250 8589 650
15Ralph Engan, Monsey, N.Y. 8351 4-12-0 200 8551 625
16Bill Tucker, Louisville, Ky. 8227 6-10-0 300 8527 600

24-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*17Vern Downing, San Francisco, Calif.5047$440
18Art Trujillo, Seattle, Wash.5047365
19Ed Bourdase, Fresno, Calif.5041365
20Harry Johnson, Los Angeles, Calif.5039350
21Marty Piraino, Syracuse, N.Y.5037340
22Pete Mlenki River Vale, N.J.5006335
23John Ondo, Fairport Harbor, Ohio5000330
24Dick Ritger Hartfor, Wis4991325
25Steve Wallace, Houston, Texas4990320
26Jimmy Mack, Dover, N.J.4980315
27Cecil Caddell, Graham, Tex.4968310
28Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill.4964302.50
 Keith Wiltse, Vicksburg, Mich.4964302.50
30Jim Pennington, Rossville, Ga.4955295
31Therm Davis, Chicago, Ill.4948290
32Johnny Guenther, Seattle, Wash.4945285
33Jack Major, Vancouver, B.C., Canada4944280
34Skee Foremsky, El Paso, Tex.4936275
35Bill Johnson, New Orleans, La.4919270
36Bob McMillin, College Point, N.Y.4904265
37Tom Harnisch, Buffalo, N.Y.4903130
 Dennis Swayda, Phoenix, Ariz.4903130

Downing defeated Trujillo in roll-off for alternate. Therm Davis received $100 for 300 game.
24-Game Qualifying Leader-Harahan, 5386. 16th Place Low-Tucker, 5054. Pro-Am Cashers--$50-Dave Soutar, Norm Meyers, Wayne Zahn, Carmen Salvino, Mike Durbin, Billy Hardwick.
*Alternate.