BPAA U.S. Open



$131,000 BPAA U.S. OPEN
Big Texan Lanes, Houston, Texas, Jan 31-Feb 6, 1982

Husted "Opens" Fire

Dave Husted steamrolled four opponents by a total of 224 pins to capture the $131,000 BPAA U.S. Open Championship and his first pro title.

Husted rolled 1,011 for four games, defeating Frank Ellenburg, 269-200, Charlie Tapp, 258-189, Earl Anthony, 229-188, and top-seeded Gil Sliker, 255-180.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore.1,011 (4 games)$21,000
2Gil Sliker, Nashua, N.H.180 (1 game)11,000
3Earl Anthony, Dublin, Calif.188 (1 game)7,500
4Charlie Tapp, S. St. Paul, Minn.189 (1 game)6,000
5Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz.200 (1 game)5,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Husted defeated Ellenburg, 269-200; Husted defeated Tapp, 258-189; Husted defeated Anthony, 229-188; and in the championship game, Husted defeated Sliker, 255-180.

56-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Gil Sliker, Nashua, N.H. 12187 217.6 15-8-1 465 12652 
2Earl Anthony, Dublin, Calif. 12112 216.2 13-11-0 390 12502 
3Charlie Tapp, S. St. Paul, Minn. 12101 216.0 12-12-0 360 12461 
4Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. 11965 213.6 13-11-0 390 12355 
5Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz. 11929 213.0 14-10-0 420 12349 
**6Philip Ringener, Big Spring, Texas 11839 211.4 14-10-0 420 12259 $4,050
7Jim Murtishaw, Escondido, Calif. 11790 210.5 12-12-0 360 12150 3,500
8Mike Aulby, Indianapolis 11679 208.5 15-9-0 450 12129 3,000
9Rick Vittone, Salem, Ore. 11666 208.3 15-9-0 450 12116 2,800
10Don Genalo, North Merrick, N.Y. 11674 208.4 12-11-1 375 12049 2,600
11Sam Zurich, Huntington, N.Y. 11693 208.8 11-12-1 345 12038 2,400
12Guppy Troup, Jacksonville, Fla. 11738 209.6 9-15-0 270 12008 2,300
13Kenny Hall, Latham, N.Y. 11655 208.1 10-11-3 345 12000 2,200
14Pete McCordic, Houston 11586 206.8 13-11-0 390 11976 2,100
15Joe Hutchinson, Scranton, Pa. 11602 207.1 12-12-0 360 11962 2,000
16Mark Roth, Spring Lake Hts., N.J. 11532 205.9 11-13-0 330 11862 1,900
17Bob Handley, Fairway, Kan. 11511 205.5 11-13-0 330 11841 1,750
 Jay Robinson, Van Nuys, Calif. 11511 205.5 11-13-0 330 11841 1,750
19Jeff Morin, Cleveland 11450 204.4 13-11-0 390 11840 1,600
@20Mike Cox, Angleton, Texas 11437 204.2 10-14-0 300 11737 1,500
21Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 11315 202.0 10-13-1 315 11630 1,400
22John Denton, Midland, Texas 11227 200.4 13-11-0 390 11617 1,300
23Barry Warshafsky, Chelmsford, Mass. 11346 202.6 8-15-1 255 11601 1,250
24Bruce Carter, Round Rock, Texas 11152 199.1 7-17-0 210 11362 1,200

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Steve Fehr, Cincinnati, Ohio$1,075
26Pete Weber, St. Louis980
27Dave Soutar, Leawood, Kan.960
28Dale Glenn, Santa Maria, Calif.940
29Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Tex.920
30John Petraglia, Manalapan, N.J.900
31Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W.Va.870
 Dan Ghezzi, Childs, Pa.870
33Arnie Goldman, Chicago840
34Paul Moser, Somerset, Mass.820
35Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y.800
36Jim Miller, Mesa, Ariz.780
37Dick Weber, St. Louis770
38John Forst, LaGrange, Ill.760
@39Don Fowler, Kansas City, Mo.750
40Tom Kohler, Tucson, Ariz.740
41Chuck Pierce, Dallas730
42Tom Kress, Rochester, N.Y.720
43Bill Beach, Sharon, Pa.705
 Marty Letscher, Aberdeen, Md.705
@45John Weltzien, Huntley, Ill.690
@46Stephen Levering, Elizabethtown, Pa.680
47Ernie Schlegel, Vancouver, U.S.A.670
48Mal Acosta, Hayward, Calif.660
@49Bob Guilliams, Akron, Ohio650
@50Billy Wilhite, Houston640
@51Alex Seymore, Kannapolis, N.C.630
52Fred Conner, Mar Vista, Calif.615
@Mike Rahe, Albuquerque, N.M.615
54Boysie Huber, St. Louis600
@55Dave Olm, Pompano Beach, Fla.590
56Keith Kolozsi, Xenia, Ohio580
57Ed Ressler Jr., Merrimack, N.J.570
58Gary Skidmore, Albuquerque, N.M.560
@59Dave Allen, Lakewood, Colo.550
@60Paul McCordic, Houston540

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 32-game qualifying leader -Tapp, 7114. 24th place-Zurich, 6568. Low qualifier after 24 games (60th place) - Conner, 4800. PRO-AM CASHERS - Jay Robinson, Gary Dickinson, Steve Lickliter, Joe Greco, Tim Miller, Tom Milton, Frank Ellenburg, Dave Frame, David Jones, Earl Anthony, Joe Berardi, Dave Husted, Shawn Christensen, Bob Handley, Alvin Lou, Mark Fahy, Dale Glenn, Pete Couture ($50 each). Keith Kolozsi ($100). @ - BPAA League Entry.