Columbia Senior/Touring Pro Doubles Championship



$130,000 COLUMBIA SENIOR/TOURING PRO DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP
Ponderosa Bowl, San Antonio, Texas, Oct 16-20, 1984

Forst-Blancarte Triumph

John Forst teamed with hometown senior favorite Louie Blancarte to carry off the trophies and $25,000 first prise for winning the $130,000 Columbia Seniors/Touring Pro Doubles Championship.

They toppled the leading qualifying team of Brian Voss and Les Zikes, 203-1118, when Voss, needing a mark to win for his team, left an 8-7-10 split on his first ball in the 10th frame.

The five teams earned their way into the finals after 80 Seniors and 80 Touring Pros started In separate divisions before being paints for match play In the Inaugural event.

For both Forst and Blancarte It was their first PBA title*.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Louie Blancarte, San Antonio, Texas
John Forst, La Grange, III.
432 (2 games)$25,000
2Les Zikes, Palatine, III.
Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash.
198 (1 game)13,000
3Bob Perry, Pooenix, Ariz.
Marshall Holman, Jacksonville, Ore.
364 (2 games)9,000
4Roy Ryan, Massapequa Park, N.Y.
Norm Duke, Mt. Pleasant, Texas
381 (2 games)8,000
5Teata Semiz, Cedar Grove, N.J.
Kent Wagner, Palmetto, Fla.
192 (1 game)7,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Ryan-Duke defeated Semiz-Wagner, 200-192; Perry-Holman defeated Ryan-Duke, 187-181; Blancarte-Forst defeated Perry-Holman, 229-177; and in the championship game, Blancarte-Forst defeated Zikes-Voss, 203-198.

36-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash. (8005)
Les Zikes, Palatine, III. (7586)
 15591 13-5-0 620 16211 
2John Forst, La Grange, III. (8109)
Louie Blancarte, San Antonio, Texas (7176)
 15285 14-4-0 620 15905 
3Marshall Holman, Jacksonville, Ore. (7998)
Bob Perry Phoenix, Ariz. (7355)
 15353 10-8-0 530 15883 
4Kent Wagner, Palmetto, Fla. (7835)
Teats Semiz, Cedar Grove, N.J. (7441)
 15276 8-10-0 425 15701 
5Norm Duke, Mt. Pleasant, Texas (7830)
Roy Ryan, Massapequa Park, N.Y. (7353)
 15161 11-7-0 515 15676 
6Don Genalo, N. Merrick, N.Y. (7754)
** Carmen Salvino, Chicago (7391)
 15145 11-7-0 510 15655 $6,150
7Dennis Jacques, Belford, N.J. (7931)
Larry Cassera, Bayonet Point, Fla. (7254)
 15185 8-9-1 420 15605 5,000
8Pete McCordic, Houston (7774)
Dick Weber, St. Louis (7290)
 15064 10-7-1 520 15584 4,000
9Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz. (7766)
Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C. (7325)
 15091 10-8-0 490 15581 3,400
10Art Trask, Fresno, Calif. (7699)
Bill Beach, Sharon, Pa. (7253)
 14952 13-5-0 590 15542 3,000
11Henry Gonzalez, Colo. Springs, Colo. (7750)
Billy Walden, Troy, Mo. (7242)
 14992 9-9-0 415 15407 2,800
12Alan Granat, Palisade, Colo. (7822)
Bob Chase, Kansas City, Kan. (7083)
 14905 6-12-0 360 15265 2,600
13Bobby Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. (7614)
Bob Kwolek, Dayton, Ohio (7229)
 14843 8-10-0 410 15253 2,500
14Steve Wunderlich, St. Louis (7614)
Chet Dziedzina, Chicago (7086)
 14700 5-13-0 330 15030 2,400
15Philip Ringener, Big Spring, Texas (7425)
Bill Bunetta, Fresno, Calif. (7114)
 14539 9-9-0 435 14974 2,300
16Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y. (7688)
Bill Miller, De Bary Fla. (6889)
 14577 5-13-0 295 14872 2,200
17Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla. (7518)
Jim Schroeder, Tonawanda, N.Y. (6865)
 14383 6-12-0 365 14748 2,100
18Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif. (7646)
Bob Williams, San Carlos, Calif. (674.2)
 14388 4-14-0 260 14648 2,000

SENIOR CASHERS/TOURING PRO CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
19AI Pujol, Bronx, N.Y.$1,200
*Pete Weber, St. Louis1,250
20Robert Snell, Stamford, Conn.875
 Wayne Webb, Carmel, Ind.875
*21Harry Smith, Akron, Ohio900
 Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J.850
22Joe Callaway, Aurora, Colo.825
 Hugh Miller, Everett, Wash.825
23Bob Strampe, Warren, Mich.800
 Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif.800
24Fuzzy Shimoda, Mt. View, Calif.775
 Bill Peters, Englewood, Ohio775
25Jim Vernacchio, Orlando, Fla.750
 Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore.750
 Bob Williams, Sparks, Nev.750
28Chuck Pierce, Dallas735
29Dale Eagle, Chicago720

* - Match play alternates. * - TV finals alternates. # - Dennis Jacques and Norm Duke rolled 300 games ($100 each). 18 game qualifying leaders - Louie Biancarte 3,794 and John Forst 4,050. 18th place- Bob Williams 3,525 and Mark Williams 3,882. 26th place Senior - Bob Williams 3,470. 27th place Touring Pro - Dale Eagle 3,781. PRO-AM CASHERS - Les Zikes, Art Trask, John Forst, Steve J. Martin, Carmen Salvino, Gary Skidmore, Walter Ray Williams Jr., Casey Berry, Dennis Pate, Bob Handley, Mike Steinbach, Butch Soper, Mark Williams, Lou Procaccino, Steve Wunderlich, Joe Hutchinson, Dexter Harrod, Alvin Lou and Billy Walden ($50 each).
FINALIST'S AVERAGES - Zikes 210.7; Voss 222.4; Blancarte 199.3; Forst 225.3; Perry 203.8; Holman 222.2; Semiz 208.7; Wagner 217.6; Ryan 204.3; Duke 217.5; Salvino 205.3; Genalo 215.4; Cassera 201.5; Jacques 220.3; Weber 202.5; McCordic 215.9; Tuttle 203.5; Ellenburg 215.7; Beach 201.5; Trask 213.9; Walden 201.2; Gonzalez 215.3; Chase 196.8; Granat 217.3; Kwolek 200.8; Knipple 211.5; Dziedzina 196.8; Wunderlich 211.5; Bunetta 197.6; Ringener 208.3; Miller 191.4; Berardi 213.8; Schroeder 190.7; Milton 208.8; Williams 187.3; Baker 212.4.