Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Walter Ray Williams Jr. Still Leads PBA Senior Jackson Open After Round Two

Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Ocala, Fla., continued to pace the field in the PBA Senior Jackson Open, maintaining the qualifying lead after the second round Monday with a 237.4 16-game average at Airport Lanes in Jackson MI.

The 115-player field was cut to the top 32 who will advance to match play Tuesday morning
in the final event of the 2010 PBA Senior Tour season. Also advancing to match play were
Senior Player of the Year points leader Wayne Webb of Columbus, Ohio, and Mark Williams of
Beaumont, Texas, who also has a chance
to win Senior Player of the Year honors.

Williams Jr., who earned two match play round byes as a result of finishing in the top eight,
had a 3,799 pinfall total after two rounds to hold a 21-pin lead over last week’s Senior Pepsi
Open winner and four-time Senior Player of the Year Tom Baker of King, N.C., who finished
with 3,778 pins.

In Monday’s second round, Williams Jr. had a 1,753 eight-game pinfall with games of 185, 222,
219, 206, 226, 235, 225 and 235.

“Today was a case where I didn’t have the same ball reaction as yesterday and just threw
too many bad shots,” said Williams, a “rookie” on the Senior Tour, “but I wasn’t too worried
because I knew was bowling well enough to make the top eight.

“Having the two byes has its advantages and disadvantages, but at the same time I don’t
think anyone would turn them down. I’m still going to have to win four matches against four
good bowlers.”

Williams Jr. is second in Senior Player of the Year points, trailing fellow Hall of Famer Webb by
12 points. Webb, who was in danger of missing the cut after Sunday’s round, qualified 25th
and will also advance to Tuesday’s match play without the advantage of any byes. Williams Jr.,
who earned a record seventh PBA Tour Player of the Year crown earlier in the year, can also
win the Senior Player of the Year title if he wins in Jackson and Webb finishes fourth or

Webb is nursing an injured knee which has bothered him since the Senior U.S. Open in June.

“I was able to manage it through medication and a knee brace,” said Webb, who won the USBC
Senior Masters and Senior Columbus Open earlier this season. “I thought everything might be
okay after the break in July, but I aggravated it here again and I’m having to work through
quite a bit of pain.”

Heading into Tuesday’s finals, Hall of Famer Mark Williams (no relation to Walter Ray) was in fourth
place with 3,589 pins. He also earned two bye rounds.

Match play begins Tuesday at 9 a.m. with the Round of 8 scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Eastern followed
by the semifinal and championship matches.

Final day coverage of the Senior Jackson Open will be available on a delayed basis through PBA.com’s
Xtra Frame video service. For subscription information visit pba.com and click on the Xtra Frame logo.
Airport Lanes, Jackson, Mich., Aug. 23

SECOND ROUND (after 16 games; top 32 advance to match play)

1, Walter Ray Williams Jr., Ocala, Fla., 3,799.
2, Tom Baker, King, N.C., 3,778.
3, Dale Csuhta, Wadsworth, Ohio, 3,627.
4, Mark Williams, Beaumont, Texas, 3,589.
5, Patrick King, Yankton, S.D., 3,558.
6, Robert Harvey, Boise, Idaho, 3,543.
7, Bob Chamberlain, The Villages, Fla., 3,542.
8, Christopher Keane, New City, N.Y., 3,533.
9, Tom Carter, Rockford, Ill., 3,529.
10, Michael Henry, Brunswick, Ohio, 3,523.
11, Don Sylvia, Reno, Nev., 3,518.
12, Terry Metzner, Kentwood, Mich., 3,504.
13, Sammy Ventura, Syracuse, N.Y., 3,488.
14, Pete Kaczmarczyk, Warren, Mich., 3,470.
15, Michael Lucente, Warren, Mich., 3,465.
16, Dale Traber, Cedarburg, Wis., 3,445.
17, Peter Knopp, Germany, 3,441.
18, Bill Henson, Westerville, Ohio, 3,436.
19, Kerry Painter, Henderson, Nev., 3,431.
20, Patric Donaghue, Honeoye Falls, N.Y., 3,426.
21, Roy Buckley, New Albany, Ohio, 3,404.
22, Bob Faragon, Schenectady, N.Y., 3,402.
23, Steve Ferraro, Kingston, N.Y., 3,390.
24, John Chapman, Canada, 3,376.
25, Wayne Webb, Columbus, Ohio, 3,375.
26, Ray Johnson, Battle Creek, Mich., 3,367.
27, Gary Hiday, Indianapolis, 3,363.
28, (TIE) Derek Smith, Hicksville, Ohio and John Dudak, Orland Park, Ill., 3,361.
30, (TIE) Emilio Mora Sr., Defiance, Ohio and Ron Profitt, Brookville, Ohio, 3,354.
32, Andrew Ippolito, Forest Hills, N.Y., 3,352.

Failed to advance to match play
33, (TIE) Kenny Parks, Hammond, Ind., Harry Sullins, Chesterfield Township, Mich. and Dick Selgo, Archbold, Ohio, 3,350, $900.
36, Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo, Mich., 3,347, $900.
37, (TIE) Marc Lineberry, Camanche, Iowa and Henry Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo., 3,345, $900.
39, Dave Patchen, Oregon, Ohio, 3,338.
40, Kent Wagner, Palmetto, Fla., 3,325.
41, Keith Sharp, Orlando, Fla., 3,324.
42, s-Fred McClain, Allen Park, Mich., 3,321, $700.
43, Larry Popp, Marion, Ohio, 3,320.
44, Roger Kossert, Lithia, Fla., 3,318.
45, s-Leonard Cianciolo, Warren, Mich., 3,312, $700.
46, Tom Howison, Chillicothe, Ohio, 3,306.
47, s-Don Blatchford, Santa Monica, Calif., 3,295, $700.
48, s-Timothy Kauble, Marion, Ohio, 3,291, $700.
49, s-Richard Hunt, Valparaiso, Ind., 3,286, $700.
50, s-Ted Staikoff, Black Hawk, S.D., 3,271, $700.
51, Doug Spicer, Canton, Mich., 3,270.
52, Mitchell Jabczenski, Novi, Mich., 3,268.
53, Bob Brady, Santa Monica, Calif., 3,259.
54, Bennie Holman, Decatur, Ill, 3,258.
55, s-John Petraglia, Jackson, N.J., 3,248, $700.
56, (TIE) Ed Marzka, Orlando, Fla. and s-Larry Graybeal, Elizabethton, Tenn., 3,245, $700.
58, s-Michael Truitt, Orland Park, Ill., 3,236, $700.
59, Dave Bernhardt, Shelby Twp., Mich., 3,234.
60, Steve Easterday, Strasburg, Ohio, 3,223.
61, Mike Dias, Lafayette, Colo., 3,217.
62, Dale Eagle, Tavares, Fla., 3,209.
63, Dave Soutar, Bradenton, Fla., 3,201.
64, Leo Scantamburlo, Riverview, Mich., 3,194.
65, John Shreve Sr., Elyria, Ohio, 3,193.
66, Kim Kirkpatrick, Rockford, Ill., 3,189.
67, Larry Walker, Garden City, Mich., 3,187.
68, Mike Mineman, Belleville, Ill., 3,182.
69, Bobby Johnson, Chillicothe, Ohio, 3,178.
70, Ron Garr, Ridgedale, Mo., 3,175.
71, Steve Fulton, Lansing, Mich., 3,173.
72, Brian Miller, Springfield, Ohio, 3,160.
73, (TIE) George Lord, Lakeland, Fla. and Robert Teeters, Lapel, Ind., 3,152.
75, John Milletics, Sandusky, Mich., 3,151.
76, Daniel Miner, East Moline, Ill., 3,125.
77, Michael Chrzanowski, Shepherd, Mich., 3,120.
78, Dannie Hettinger, Circleville, Ohio, 3,114.
79, Dave Flemming, Fairborn, Ohio, 3,113.
80, Jim Gordin, Modesto, Calif., 3,104.
81, Harley Trumbull, New Boston, Mich., 3,103.
82, Darryl Traber, Waterford, Wis., 3,102.
83, John Bennett, Clarkston, Mich., 3,098.
84, Douglas Weese, Carson City, Mich., 3,095.
85, Paul Kwiecien, Lansing, Mich., 3,080.
86, Dave Schultz, Jackson, Wis., 3,077.
87, Ken Waters, Kingsport, Tenn., 3,074.
88, Jerry Walls, Kennewick, Wash., 3,072.
89, Gary Johnson, Romulus, Mich., 3,067.
90, (TIE) Harv Pallas, Stevensville, Mich. and Paul Mielens, Menomonie, Wis., 3,060.
92, Dave Osim, Roscommon, Mich, 3,054.
93, (TIE) Donald Breihan, Columbia, S.C. and Alan Brown, Fort Wayne, Ind, 3,051.
95, Vic Portalatin, Jackson, Mich., 3,046.
96, Bob Andersen, Forest City, N.C., 3,033.
97, Bob Edwards, Lima, Ohio, 3,028.
98, Patsy DellaPenna, Palm Harbor, Fla., 3,027.
99, Norm Ginsberg, Kissimmee, Fla., 3,017.
100, Bob Kelly, Dayton, Ohio, 3,003.
101, Dan Clausse, Reno, Nev., 2,992.
102, Phillip Moros, Lombard, Ill., 2,990.
103, James Souder, Greeneville, Tenn., 2,976.
104, Sam Perrotta, Lincoln Park, N.J., 2,966.
105, Bill McCorkle, Westerville, Ohio, 2,952.
106, Bill Idzior, Crown Point, Ind., 2,935.
107, Nick Tjotjos, Westlake, Ohio, 2,897.
108, Ray Randall, Dearborn, Mich., 2,835.
109, Fred Baldwin, Sturgis, Mich., 2,830.
110, Hubert Harrison, Middletown, Ind., 2,806.
111, Richard Felten, Rockville, Md., 2,765.
112, Edward Buco, Berlin, Md., 2,712.
113, Allen Meskan, Addison, Ill., 2,691.
114, Dave Rossi, Morgantown, W.Va., 2,652.
115, Dave Sill, Rockledge, Fla., 2,470 (WD).
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