Newark Kiwanis Open - Archived Standings
$32,000 NEWARK KIWANIS OPEN
Valley Bowl Lanes, Newark, Ohio, Sep 11-14, 1969
Butch Bags Newark
BUTCH GEARHART, streaking to seven straight wins in the match-game finals, posted his third career PBA victory at Newark, Ohio. Gearhart locked it up in the 15th game when he converted a tough 1-3-7 leave in the ninth frame for a 224-214 victory over Johnny Petraglia.
The victory gave him a 102-pin lead going into the position round, which also was against Petraglia. Petraglia won that one, 232-213, but it was for naught.
Pro-Am Cashers ($50)-Larry Nordstrom, Bill Allen, Skee Foremsky, Dick Battista, Mike Durbin, Dick Ritger. 24-Game Qualifying Leader-Johnny Petraglia, 5224. 16th Low-Gary Dickinson, 5010. *Alternate Bob Manjos, Don Johnson received $100 each for 300 games.