Showboat PBA Doubles Classic



$125,000 SHOWBOAT PBA DOUBLES CLASSIC
Showboat Bowling Center, Las Vegas, Nev., Jun 27-Jul 1, 1985

Aulby, Cook "Double" Family Ties

Brothers-in-law Mike Aulby and Steve Cook defeated Jeff Bellinger and Tom Milton, 224-209, to capture the $125,000 Showboat PBA Doubles Classic. It was an emotional moment for Cook, who rolled a clutch strike in the 10th frame to seal the victory. The win was his eighth PBA title and his first since winning the 1983 Touring Players Championship.

To reach the title match, Bellinger and Milton routed Mark Baker and Joe Berardi, 244-204, and David White and Dennis Jacques, 236-194.

In the opening game, Baker, who was making his third championship round appearance in four weeks, and Berardi stopped Randy Pedersen and Warren Nelson, 207-184.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Mike Aulby, Indianapolis
Steve Cook, Roseville, Calif.
224 (1 game)$25,000
2Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C.
689 (3 games)13,000
3Dennis Jacques, Middletown, N.J.
David White, Okla. City, Okla.
194 (1 game)9,000
4Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif.
Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y.
411 (2 games)8,000
5Randy Pedersen, Santa Maria, Calif.
Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif.
184 (1 game)7,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Baker-Berardi defeated Pedersen-Nelson, 207-184; Milton-Bellinger defeated Baker-Berardi, 244-204; Milton-Bellinger defeated Jacques-White, 236-194; and in the championship game, Aulby-Cook defeated Milton-Bellinger, 224-209.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Steve Cook Roseville, Calif. (9946)
# Mike Aulby Indianapolis (8963)
 17909 16-8-0 480 18389 
2Dennis Jacques, Middletown, N J. (9821)
David White, Okla. City, Okla. (8795)
 17716 16-8-0 480 18196 
3Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla. (9000)
Jeff Bellinger Columbia, S .C. (8644)
 17644 15-9-0 450 18094 
4Warren Nelson, Fresno, Calif. (8759)
Randy Pedersen Santa Maria, Calif. (8855)
 17614 15-8-1 465 18079 
5Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y. (8301)
Mark Baker, Garden Grove, Calif. (9232)
 17532 18-6-0 540 18072 
6Mike Edwards Tulsa, Okla. (8752)
Del Ballard Jr., Richardson, Texas (8785)
 17533 16-8-0 480 18013 $6,000
7Bruce Carter, New Braunfels, Texas (9032)
** Greg Nesbit, Pittsburgh, Pa. (855 )
 17591 13-11-0 390 17891 5,150
8Paul Gibson O'Fallon, Ill. (8560)
# Greg Shields, Independence, Mo. (9000)
 17560 11-13-0 330 17890 4,000
9Derek Banks, Chicago (8768)
Del Warren, W. Palm Beach Fla. (8649)
 17417 12-12-0 360 17777 3,300
10Rick Sajek, Margate, Fla. (8597)
Mats Karlsson, Sweden (8721)
 17318 15-9-0 450 17768 3,000
11Mark Roth, Spring Lake Hts., N.J. (8724)
Marshall Holman, Jacksonville, Ore. (8614)
 17338 12-12-0 360 17698 2,900
12Larry Barwick, Wauchula, Fla. (8493)
Tom Crites, Tampa, Fla. (8756)
 17249 12-12-0 360 17609 2,800
13Jim Murtishaw, San Marcos, Calif. (8671)
Richard Bramwell, San Marcos, Calif. (8546)
 17217 13-11-0 390 17607 2,700
14Troy Kendrick, Cypress, Calif. (8427)
George Branham III, Arleta, Calif. (9735)
 17162 13-11-0 390 17552 2,600
15Mal Acosta, Manteca, Calif. (8666)
Mark Fahy, Chicago (8521)
 17187 11-13-0 330 17517 2,500
16Steve Wunderlich St. Louis (8698)
David Ozio, Vidor, Texas (8512)
 17210 8-16-0 240 17450 2,400
17Bobby Jacks, New Orleans (8540)
Jimmy Certain Milwaukee, Wis. (8527)
 17067 11-13-0 330 17397 2,300
18Randy Lightfoot, St. Charles, Mo. (8505)
Alan Granat, Palisade, Colo. (8445)
 16950 12-12-0 360 17310 2,200
#19Jim Winklepleck, Gladstone Ore. (8689)
Rick Minier, Vancouver, Wash. (8285)
 16974 9-15-0 270 17244 2,100
20Gary Skidmore, Albuquerque, N. M. (8488)
Casey Berry, Albuquerque, N.M. (8313)
 16801 10-14-0 300 17101 2,000
21Randy Johnson, Webster Groves, Mo. (8316)
John Forst, Woodridge, III. (8528)
 16844 8-15-1 255 17099 1,900
22Bob Glass, Lawrence, Kan. (8532)
Bryan Goebel, Mission, Kan. (8264)
 16796 9-15-0 270 17066 1,840
23Bill Straube, Lincoln, Neb. (8549)
Matt Surina, Bremerton, Wash. (8203)
 16752 6-18-0 180 16932 1,780
24Mitch Jabczenski, Taylor, Mich. (8144)
Bob Chamberlain, Auburn Hills, Mich. (8398)
 16552 6-18-0 180 16732 1,740

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Brian Voss, Tacoma, Wash., Pete Weber St. Louis$1,730
26Henry Gonzalez, Colo. Springs, Colo., Art Trask, Fresno, Calif.1,500
27Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas, George Pappas Charlotte, N.C.1,480
28Bob Handley, Pompano Beach Fla.1,460
 Alvin Lou, El Caon, Calif.1,460
29Gerry Kesler, Seward, Neb., Bill Netzhammer Alton Ill.1,440

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternates # - Mike Aulby, Greg Shields and Jim Winklepleck rolled 300 games ($100 each). 18-game qualifying leaders - Paul Gibson and Greg Shields, 7948. 24th lace - Marshall Holman and Mark Roth, 7524. 29th place - Gerry Keslar and Bill Netzhammer, 7496.
FINALISTS AVERAGES - Aulby 213.4; Cook, 213.0; White 209.4; Jacques, 210.0; Bellinger, 205.8; Milton, 214.2; Pedersen, 210.8; Nelson, 208.5; Baker 219.8; Berardi, 197.6; Ballard, 209.1; Edwards, 268.3; Nesbit, 203.5; Carter, 21 .0; Shields, 214.2; Gibson, 203.8; Warren, 205.9; Banks, 208.1- Karlsson,, 207.6; Sajek, 204.6 Holman, 205.8; Roth, 207.7; Crites, 208.4; Barwick 2022; Bramwell, 203.4; Murtishaw, 206.4; Branham, 20§.0; Kendrick, 200.6; Fahy, 2018; Acosta, 206.3; Ozio, 202.6; Wunderlich, 207.0; Certain, 203.0; Jacks, 203.3; Granat, 201.0; Lightfoot, 202.5 Minier, 197.2; Winklepleck, 206.8; Berry, 197.9; Skidmore, 202.0; Forst, 203.0; Johnson, 198.0; Goebel, 196.7; Glass, 203.1, Surina, 195.3; Straub, 203.5; Chamberlain, 199.9; Jabczenski, 193.9.