Houston-Sertoma Open - Archived Standings
$32,000 HOUSTON SERTOMA OPEN
Stadium Bowl, Houston, Tex., Jul 17-20, 1969
Piraino Pulls One Out
Marty Piraino, rolling in only his fourth PBA tournament of the '69 season, hit the jackpot in the Houston Sertoma Open. In gaining his title, Piraino had to withstand the challenge of Billy Hardwick, who was gunning for his sixth win of the season and 15th of his career.
Piraino had only a 36-pin lead going into the final game against Hardwick. He came through with a 195-189 edge and the championship. Piraino totaled 9026 and had a match game record of 12-3-1 enroute to his title.
Pro-Am Cashers ($50)-Pete Tountas, Ernie Schlegel, Jim Stefanich. Marty Piraino, Eddy Patterson, Nelson Burton Jr. 24-Game Qualifying Leader-Cooper, 5265. 16th Low-Lening, 5009. *Alternate. **Local Entry. ***$100 for 300 Game (Orlovsky).