Waukegan Open



$100,000 WAUKEGAN OPEN
Bertrand Lanes, Waukegan, III., Aug 26-30, 1983

Yikes! It's Zikes-14 Years Later

Les Zikes rekindled memories of 14 years ago by winning four straight matches to emerge victorious for the second time in his pro career at Bertrand Lanes in the $100,000 Waukegan Open.

Zikes had won his only previous title here in 1969 and repeated in overwhelming fashion. He rolled past four opponents, including top qualifier Johnny Petraglia, and tied a PBA record by advancing to the championship from 24th-place, where he qualified for match play.

Ironically, It was Petraglia who placed second to Zikes In 1969. This time around, Zikes topped Petraglia, 258188, In the title match, tossing seven consecutive strikes midway through the game to seal the win and $13,000 winner's check.

The championship round started with Zikes topping Jimmy Certain, 249-203. Zikes then rolled past Earl Anthony, 210-150, and Tom Baker, 246-206, before facing Petraglia.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Les Zikes, Palatine, Ill.963 (4 games)$13,000
2Johnny Petraglia, Manalapan, N.J.168 (1 game)7,500
3Tom Baker, Buffalo, N.Y.206 (1 game)5,500
4Earl Anthony, Dublin, Calif.150 (1 games)4,500
5Jimmy Certain, Milwaukee, Wis.203 (1 game)4,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Zikes defeated Certain, 249-203; Zikes defeated Anthony, 210-150; Zikes defeated Baker, 246-206; and in the championship games, Zikes defeated Petraglia, 258-168.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Johnny Petraglia, Manalapan, N.J. 9156 218.0 15-8-1 465 9621 
2Tom Baker, Buffalo, N.Y. 9153 218.1 15-9-0 450 9613 
3Earl Anthony, Dublin, Calif. 8996 214.1 14-9-1 435 9431 
4Les Zikes, Palatine, III. 8911 212.1 15-8-1 465 9376 
5Jimmy Certain, Milwaukee, Wis. 8863 211.0 16-8-0 480 9343 
6Ted Hannahs, Zanesville, Ohio 8964 213.4 11-13-0 330 9294 $3,500
**7Pete Weber, Jacksonville, Fla. 8725 207.7 15-9-0 450 9175 3,050
8Bobby Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 8723 207.6 14-9-1 435 9158 2,800
9Alan Granat, Palisade, Colo. 8753 208.4 13-11-0 390 9143 2,600
10Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J. 8840 210.4 10-14-0 300 9140 2,400
11Rickie Sajek, Highland, Ind. 8808 209.7 10-14-0 300 9108 2,200
12Steve Giljum, St. Louis 8676 206.5 14-10-0 420 9096 2,100
13Charlie Tapp, S. St. Paul, Minn. 8745 208.2 11-13-0 330 9075 2,000
14Steve Wunderlich, St. Louis 8643 205.7 12-10-2 390 9033 1,900
15Darwin Skrzynecki, Chicago 8713 207.4 10-13-1 315 9028 1,800
16Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash. 8703 207.2 10-13-1 315 9018 1,700
17Rich Gradley, Westwood, N.J. 8717 207.5 9-14-1 285 9002 1,600
18Mike Durbin, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 8626 205.3 11-12-1 345 8971 1,500
19Randy Lightfoot, St. Charles, Mo. 8681 206.5 9-15-0 270 8951 1,400
20Tom Laskow, Commack, N.Y. 8580 204.2 8-14-2 270 8850 1,300
21Wayne Webb, Carmel, Ind. 8462 201.4 11-13-0 330 8792 1,200
22Jim Wolfe, Alexandria, Va. 8426 200.6 10-14-0 300 8726 1,150
23John Forst, La Grange, Ill. 8441 200.9 9-15-0 270 8711 1,100
24Ray Shackelford, Fredericksburg, Va. 8324 198.1 10-14-0 300 8624 1,050

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Steve Lewis, Columbus, Ind.$965
26Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C.940
27Jimmie Pritts Jr., Lawrence, Mass.910
 John Weltzien, Huntley, Ill.985
29Tommy Kress, Rochester, N.Y.890
30Bob Hoeger Jr., Indianapolis880
31Pete Couture, Windsor Locks. Conn.870
32Pat DellaPenna, Valley Cottage, N.Y.860
33Bill Spigner, Chicago850
34Storm DeVincent, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla..840
35John Bicker, Cleveland.820
 Jim Gostovich. New Baltimore. Mich.820
 Mark Williams. Beaumont, Texas.820
38Chuck Pierce. Dallas.800
39Bob Chamberlain, Pontiac, Mich.790
40Warren Nelson, Downey, Calif.780
41Bob Worrall, Flagstaff, Ariz.770
42Art Trask, Fresno, Calif.760
43Randy Stoughton, Indianapolis750
44Rowdy Morrow, St Louis740
45Scott Poe, Glen Burnie, Md.725
 Walter Ray Williams Jr., Pomona, Calif.725
47Doug Laird, Grand Island. Neb.710
48Curt Aemisegger, Florissant, Mo.350
 Carmen Salvino, Chicago.350

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 18-game qualifying leader- Tom Baker, 4,023. 24th place - Zikes, 3,744. PRO-AM CASHERS ($50 each) - Butch Soper, Mark Fahy, Charlie Tapp, Gil Sliker, Pete McCordic and John Bicker.