Bellows-Valvair Open - Archived Standings
$50,000 BELLOWS-VALVAIR OPEN
Clover Lanes, Rochester, N. Y., Nov 20-23, 1969
Three For Dick Ritger
The fine bowling which carried Dick Ritger to a victory in the Japan Gold Cup in September and a second in the American Airlines Open in October carried through November as he captured the $50,000 Bellows-Valvair Open at Rochester, N. Y.
Ritger defeated 20-year-old Larry Lichstein, 235-210, in the championship game when Lichstein left a 2-4-7-8 split in the eighth frame. Ritger's win was worth $6,000.
*Alternate, **Ritger, Horn received $100 for 300 games. 24-Game qualifying leader Ritger, 5338. 16th Low-Nowicki, 5041. Pro-Am Cashers ($50)-Dick Battista, Wayne Zahn, Pete Tountas, Glenn Allison, DonJohnson. Bill Allen.