Walter Ray Williams Jr. has slow start, but takes lead at PBA Senior Decatur Open
Williams, the career leader with 47 titles on the PBA Tour, holds a 55-pin lead over Tim Kauble of Marion Ohio, in second with 1,845. Rounding out the top five are Dennis Psaropoulos, Lake Worth, Fla., 1,841; Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo, Mich., 1,828, and PBA Hall of Famer Dale Eagle, Tavares, Fla., 1,821. Williams top finishes include one title, two seconds and a third which have helped him stay alive in the Senior Player of the Year race with three tournaments remaining this season.
AHN Sports Staff
Decatur, IL, United States
August 15, 2011 04:49 pm EDT
Walter Ray Williams Jr. started with a 192 game and had four open frames in the first 13 frames in the first round of the Professional Bowlers Association Senior Decatur Open but he wasn’t worried.
It didn’t take long for the PBA Hall of Famer from Ocala, Fla., to get back on track as he emerged as the first-round leader with a 1,900 eight-game pinfall total (237.5 average) Sunday at Spare Time Lanes.
Williams came back with games of 219, 268, 237, 214, 278, 268 and 224 and didn’t have an open frame again until the last frame of the last game.
“The only thing that was a concern was that I had a couple pocket splits but they happen and come with the territory,” said the two-time Senior Tour titlist. “I was still getting a good ball reaction and there really wasn’t a need to make any drastic changes.”
Williams, the career leader with 47 titles on the PBA Tour, holds a 55-pin lead over Tim Kauble of Marion Ohio, in second with 1,845. Rounding out the top five are Dennis Psaropoulos, Lake Worth, Fla., 1,841; Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo, Mich., 1,828, and PBA Hall of Famer Dale Eagle, Tavares, Fla., 1,821.
Williams’ top finishes include one title, two seconds and a third which have helped him stay alive in the Senior Player of the Year race with three tournaments remaining this season. With three wins and no finishes worse than fourth, Alaskan Ron Mohr leads the Senior Player of the Year rankings by 26 points over Williams.
Mohr finished the round in a disappointing tie for 77th with a 1,518 pinfall and will have some serious work to do in tomorrow’s second qualifying round for any chance to make the top 32 for match play.
The field of 93 players will return for another eight-game qualifying round on Monday after which the field will be cut to the top 32 for Tuesday’s match play rounds. Round of 8 and championship rounds will get underway at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
PBA.com’s live Xtra Frame coverage will begin Monday at 3 p.m. and will continue all day on Tuesday. For subscription information visit www.xtraframe.tv.
PBA SENIOR DECATUR OPEN
Spare Time Lanes, Decatur, Ill., Sunday
FIRST ROUND (after eight games)
1, Walter Ray Williams Jr., Ocala, Fla., 1,900.
2, Tim Kauble, Marion, Ohio, 1,845.
3, Dennis Psaropoulos, Lake Worth, Fla., 1,841.
4, Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo, Mich., 1,828.
5, Dale Eagle, Tavares, Fla., 1,821.
6, Ricky Beck, Box Elder, S.D., 1,812.
7, Emilio Mora Sr., Defiance, Ohio, 1,811.
8, John Dudak, Orland Park, Ill., 1,801.
9, Bill Henson, Westerville, Ohio, 1,797.
10, David Axon, Bellevue, Neb., 1,788.
11, Peter Knopp, Germany, 1,783.
12, Tom Baker, King, N.C., 1,780.
13, Kenny Parks, Hammond, Ind., 1,776.
14, Richard Hunt, Valparaiso, Ind., 1,772.
15, Terry Metzner, Kentwood, Mich., 1,770.
16, Kent Wagner, Palmetto, Fla., 1,769.
17, Gary Hiday, Indianapolis, 1,768.
18, Dale Csuhta, Wadsworth, Ohio, 1,766.
19, Steve Ferraro, Kingston, N.Y., 1,764.
20, Roy Buckley, New Albany, Ohio, 1,763.
21, Dale Traber, Cedarburg, Wis., 1,753.
22, Kevin Croucher, Grants Pass, Ore., 1,752.
23, Al Pote, Lake City, Ill., 1,751.
24, Harry Sullins, Chesterfield Township, Mich., 1,740.
25, Marc Lineberry, Camanche, Iowa, 1,735.
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