Starlanes-Ebonite Open



$50,000 STARLANES-EBONITE OPEN
Bertrand Lanes, Waukegan, Ill., Aug 22-26, 1974

Ritger Coasts In Waukegan

Showing the form that carried him to two titles on the winter tour, Dick Ritger topped Earl Anthony, 266-202, in the championship game of the $50 000 Starlanes-Ebonite Open at Waukegan's Bertrand Lanes.

It was Ritger's second straight 266 in his three-game march to the title, in which he totalled 779 pins while defeating Jay Robinson, Skee Foremsky and then Anthony.

Ritger's win was his first since the $100,000 Midas Open, the 1974 season opener at Oakland, Cal., and the $70,000 Fair Lanes Open title at Baltimore.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis.779 (3 games)$5,000
2Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash.202 (1 game)2,800
3Skee Foremsky, Houston, Texas180 (1 game)2,300
4Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif.431 (2 games)2,000
5Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.229 (1 game)1,700

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Robinson defeated Weber, 236-229; Ritger defeated Robinson, 247-195; Ritger defeated Foremsky, 266-180, and in the championship game, Ritger defeated Anthony, 266-202.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
#1Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash. 9378 16-8-0 480 9858 
2Skee Foremsky, Houston, Texas 9219 15-9-0 450 9669 
3Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis. 9130 14-10-0 420 9550 
4Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif. 9022 12-11-1 375 9397 
5Dick Weber, St. Louis Mo. 9037 11-12-1 345 9382 
*6Bobby Fenon Upland, Calif. 8953 13-10-1 405 9358 $1,650
7Johnny Petraglia, Broolyn, N.Y. 8959 13-11-0 390 9349 1,500
8Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn. 8925 14-10-0 420 9345 1,400
9Louie Moore, Columbus, Ohio 8921 13-11-0 390 9311 1,300
10Don Helling, St. Louis, Mo. 8837 14-9-1 435 9272 1,200
11Wayne Broadwell Houston, Texas 8821 13-10-1 405 9226 1,100
12Ron Stromfeld, Columbus, Ohio 8757 14-10-0 420 9177 1,000
13Teata Semiz, River Edge, N.J. 8750 14-10-0 420 9170 950
14Tony Maresca, Mesa, Ariz. 8733 13-11-0 390 9123 900
15Butch Gearhart, Houston, Texas 8739 12-12-0 360 9099 850
16Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio 8822 8-16-0 240 9062 800
17Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 8781 9-15-0 270 9051 750
@18Fred Hansen, Chicago, Ill. 8717 10-14-0 300 9017 700
19Mark Estes, Euclid, Ohio 8699 10-13-1 315 9014 650
20Les Schissler, Denver, Colo. 8673 10-14-0 300 8973 600
21Palmer Fallgren, Sacramento, Calif. 8639 10-14-0 300 8939 575
22Dave Bash, Parersburg, W.Va. 8561 11-13-0 330 8891 550
23Bob Hood, San Francisco, Calif. 8574 9-15-0 270 8844 525
24Mike Orlovsky, Johnson City, N.Y. 8512 7-17-0 210 8722 500

18-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
25Bobby Jacks, New Orleans, La.3722$410
*26Mike McGrath, Lake St. Louis, Mo.3720480
27Keith Craycraft New Martinsville, W.Va.3716400
28Mickey Higham, Kansas City, Mo.3714395
29Ken Jacobsen, Aberdeen, Md.3712390
30John Denton, Midland, Texas3709385
31Harry Mickelson Kodiak, Alaska3705380
32Art Trask, Miami, Fla.3703375
33Dave Soutar, Kansas City, Mo.3702370
34Les Zikes, Palatine, Ill3700365
35Wayne Zahn, Tempe Ariz.3697360
36Bill Beach, Sharon, Pa.3691352.50
 Paul McCordic, Houston, Texas3691352.50
38Dick Armstrong, Round Lake Beach, Ill.3689345
39Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W.Va.3687337.50
@Dave Norton, Calumet City, Ill.3687337.50
41Vince Mazzanti, Levittown, Pa.3679330
42Floyd Wilson, Waukegan, Ill.3676325
43Sam Guarino, Detroit, Mich.3674320
44Rich Wonders, Racine, Wis.3669315
45Gary Dickinson, Ft. Worth, Texas66430
46Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.3657305
47Tommy Hudson, Akron, Ohio3651300
48Tim Harahan, Woodland Hills, Calif.3650300
49Dale Glenn, Chatsworth, Calif.3649300
50Gary Patterson, St. Louis, Mo.3635300
51Tom Franklin, Gahanna, Ohio3631300
 Alex Seymore, Kannapolis, N.C.363130
53Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill.3626300

*Alternate. # Anthony received $100 for 300 game. @Local entry. 18-game qualifying leader-Foremsky 4076. 24th low-Orlovsky 3732. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50 each-Johnny Petraglia, Butch Gearhart, Les Zikes, Bob Hood, Mickey Higham, Paul McCordic.