Buffalo Open



$110,000 BUFFALO OPEN
Suburban Lanes, Buffalo, N.Y., Aug 10-14, 1984

Pappas "Buffalos" Four

George Pappas achieved a lofty career goal when he collected his 10th PBA title in the $110,000 Buffalo Open.

The veteran Pappas eliminated Bob Chamberlain, 237-194, Ron Bell, 237-233, and Mark Roth, 226-177, to earn a shot at the title. From there he struck in eight of the first nine frames to defeat top-seeded Brian Voss, 253-220. The winner totaled 953 for four games.

One of the Tour's most consistent money winners over the past 15 years, Pappas became the 25th man In PBA history to win 10 or more titles. Among his previous titles was the 1970 Buffalo Open when he won $6,000, compared to $15,000 for his 1984 effort.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C.953 (4 games)$15,000
2Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash.220 (1 game)8,000
3Mark Roth, Spring Lake Heights, N.J.177 (1 game)5,500
4Ron Bell, Akron, Ohio233 (1 game)4,500
5Bob Chamberlain, Pontiac, Mich.194 (1 game)4,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Pappas defeated Chamberlain, 237-194; Pappas defeated Bell, 237-233; Pappas defeated Roth, 266-177; and in the championship game, Pappas defeated Voss, 253-220.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, CityPinsAvg  WLT+TotAmt
1Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash. 9199 219.0 15-8-1 465 9664 
2Mark Roth, Spring Lake Hts., N.J. 9130 217.3 17-6-1 525 9655 
3Ron Bell, Akron, Ohio 8965 213.4 15-9-0 450 9415 
4Bob Chamberlain, Pontiac, Mich. 8890 211.6 14-10-0 420 9310 
5George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 8828 210.1 15-9-0 450 9278 
**6Steve Wunderlich, St. Louis 8779 209.0 16-8-0 480 9259 $3,550
7William Peters, Englewood, Ohio 8864 211.0 13-11-0 390 9254 3,000
8Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J. 8867 211.1 10-13-1 315 9182 2,700
9Ernie Schlegel, Vancouver, U.S.A. 8793 209.3 12-11-1 375 9168 2,500
10Kent Wagner, Allentown, Pa. 8776 208.9 13-11-0 390 9166 2,400
11Jim Murtishaw, Vista, Calif. 8834 210.3 10-14-0 300 9134 2,300
12Sam Maccarone, Glassboro, N.J. 8722 207.6 13-10-1 405 9127 2,200
13Gary Shultis, Mineola, N.Y. 8716 207.5 13-11-0 390 9106 2,100
@14Jack Jurek, Lackawanna, N.Y. 8735 207.9 11-12-1 345 9080 2,000
15Dennis Pate, Temple, Texas 8749 208.3 9-15-0 270 9019 1,900
16Alvin Lou, El Cajon, Calif. 8686 206.8 11-13-0 330 9016 1,800
17Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla. 8798 209.4 7-17-0 210 9008 1,700
18Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. 8571 204.0 12-11-1 375 8946 1,600
19Bruce Carter, New Braunfels, Texas 8645 205.8 9-15-0 270 8915 1,500
20Jim Miller, Mesa, Ariz., 8545 203.4 12-12-0 360 8905 1,400
21Daniel Ghezzi, Childs, Pa. 8563 203.8 10-13-1 315 8878 1,350
22Fran Bax, Lewiston, N.Y. 8536 203.2 11-13-0 330 8866 1,300
23Guppy Troup, Jacksonville, Fla. 8407 200.1 9-15-0 270 8677 1,250
24Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y. 8416 200.3 7-17-0 210 8626 1,200

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C.$1,195
26John McCarron, Ludlow, Mass.1,090
 Gus Yannaras, Milwaukee, Wis.1,090
28Mike Aulby, Indianapolis1,055
29Tom Baker, Buffalo. N.Y.1,035
30Don Genalo, N. Merrick, N.Y.1,015
31Derek Banks, Chicago995
32Dale Eagle, Chicago975
 Mike Fiedler, Lockport, N.Y.975
34Steve J. Martin, Kingsport, Tenn.960
35Dennis Moody, Mobile, Ala.950
36Mike Bouvia, Portland, Ore.940
37Gary Skidmore, Albuquerque, N.M.930
38Doug Heim, Niagara Falls, N.Y.920
39Greg Nesbit, Pittsburgh, Pa.905
 Mark Stibora, Brooklyn, Ohio905
41Mats Karlsson, Sweden890
42Jim Gostovich, New Baltimore, Mich.880
43Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas870
44Pete McCordic, Houston, Texas860
45Willis Rasely Jr., Butler, Pa.850
46Mike Lucente, Detroit, Mich.840
47Mitch Jabczenski, Taylor, Mich.830
48Steve D. Martin, Great Falls, Mont.820
49Teata Semiz, Cedar Grove, N.J.810
50Pete Couture, Windsor Locks, Conn.800
51Walter Ray Williams Jr., Chino, Calif.790
52Norm Duke, Mt. Pleasant. Texas780
53James Stanley, Cincinnati, Ohio770

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 18-game qualifying leader- Tom Milton, 4013. 24th place Dan Ghezzi, 3737. 53rd place - James Stanley, 3654. PRO-AM CASHERS - Mitch Jabczenski, Dave Chappell, Tom Baker, Roger Bowker, Gus Yannaras, Fran Bax, Les Zikes, Frank Ellenburg, Steve Fehr and Warren Eales ($50 each). @ non-PBA member.