King Louie Open



$120,000 KING LOUIE OPEN
King Louie West Lanes, Overland Park, Kan., Mar 15-19, 1983

Genalo Jolts Fehr

Don Genalo upset leading qualifier Steve Fehr in the finals of the $120,000 King Louie Open, 223-188, capping a 663 three-game series as he defeated two other opponents en route to the title. Genalo toppled Sam Maccarone, 228-222, after Maccarone opened the championship round by defeating defending King Louie champ, Pete Couture, 215-167.

Genalo then beat veteran Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas, 212-210, with a "must" double in the final frame.

In the championship game, Fehr suffered splits in the third and seventh frames, while Genalo doubled In the fourth and fifth frames and again in the ninth and tenth to cement the $18,000 first prize.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Don Genalo, N. Merrick, N.Y.663 (3 games)$18,000
2Steve Fehr, Cincinnati, Ohio188 (1 game)10,000
3Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas210 (1 game)7,000
4Sam Maccarone, Glassboro, N.J.437 (2 games)5,500
5Pete Couture, Windsor Locks, Conn.167 (1 game)4,500

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Maccarone defeated Couture, 215-167; Genalo defeated Maccarone, 228-222; Genalo defeated Dickinson, 212-210: and in the championship game, Genalo defeated Fehr, 223-188.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Steve Fehr, Cincinnati, Ohio 9154 217.9 18-6-0 540 9694 
2Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas 9011 214.5 16-8-0 480 9491 
3Don Genalo, N. Merrick, N.Y. 9052 215.5 13-11-0 390 9442 
#4Sam Maccarone, Glassboro, N.J. 9127 217.3 10-14-0 300 9427 
5Pete Couture, Windsor Locks, Conn. 8962 213.3 15-9-0 450 9412 
**6Bill Straub, Lincoln, Neb. 8960 213.3 13-11-0 390 9350 $4,280
7Mal Acosta, Hayward, Calif. 8899 211.8 15-9-0 450 9349 3,830
8Bob Handley, Fairway, Kan. 8920 212.3 12-12-0 360 9280 3,530
9Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. 8860 210.9 13-10-1 405 9265 3,330
10Jimmie Pritts Jr., Lawrence, Mass. 8827 210.1 14-10-0 420 9247 3,130
11Rick Vittone, Salem, Ore. 8850 210.7 13-11-0 390 9240 2,930
12Butch Soper, Newport Beach, Calif. 8809 209.7 13-11-0 390 9199 2,730
13George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 8816 209.9 11-11-2 360 9176 2,530
14Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash. 8805 209.6 11-13-0 330 9135 2,330
15Pat Henderson, Kansas City, Mo. 8798 209.4 11-13-0 330 9128 2,230
16Mike Truitt, Rockford, 111. 8771 208.8 10-14-0 300 9071 2,130
17Roger Haskell. Renton, Wash. 8691 206.9 11-11-2 360 9051 2,030
18Steve Giljum, St. Louis 8648 205.9 13-11-0 390 9038 1,930
19Pete McCordic, Katy, Texas 8736 208.0 10-14-0 300 9036 1,830
20Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla. 8637 205.6 10-14-0 300 8937 1,730
21Bruce Carter, Round Rock, Texas 8742 208.1 6-18-0 180 8922 1,630
22Steve tang, Indianapolis 8492 202.1 10-13-1 315 8807 1,530
23Charlie Tapp, S. St. Paul, Minn. 8487 202.0 7-17-0 210 8697 1,480
+24Warren Nelson, Downey, Calif. 8350 199.2 10-14-0 300 8650 1,425

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
+25Pete Weber, St. Louis$1,350
26Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif.1,250
27Kevin Gillette, Florence, Ky.1,230
28Storm DeVincent, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.1,210
29Steve Hiscox, Tucson, Ariz.1,200
30Kyle Shedd, Carmel, Ind.1,190
31Bo Bowden, Dallas1,180
32Wayne Webb, Carmel, Ind.1,170
33Tom Laskow, Commack, N.Y.1,160
34Greg Shields, Independence, Mo.1,150
35Henry Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo.1,140
36Marshall Holman, Jacksonville, Ore.1,130
37Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y.1,120
38Chuck Pierce, Dallas1,110
39Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio1,100
40Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla.1,090
41Mark Roth, Spring Lake Heights, N.J.1,080
42Toby Contreras, Kansas City, Mo.1,070

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 18-game qualifying leader-Sam Maccarone, 4097. 24th place -Jimmie Pritts Jr., 3819. # - Sam Maccarone rolled a 300 game. PRO-AM CASHERS - Kent Wagner, Keith Koloszi, Alan Granat, Gary Dickinson, Joe Berardi, Tony Marrese, Charlie Tapp, Jim Miller, AI Stonum, Steve Fehr, Bruce Carter, Joe Greco, Mike Steinbach, Gary Skidmore and Brian Voss ($50 each); Mike Durbin and Jeff Mattingly ($25 each).
+ - Warren Nelson replaced Pete Weber in match play after the 39th game. He was penalized 295 pins which was the difference between their qualifying totals plus the bonus pins Weber had earned in match play. They split prize money of 24th and 25th places, plus Nelson received $75 for serving as alternate for three squads. Nelson's actual pinfall for 21 games was 4501. Weber's 39-game pinfall was 7961. Weber was 9-12 in match play, and Nelson was 12.