STAR National Tournament Los Angeles, CA January 15-17, 1997

Pete Nelson Wins Nationals

Pete Nelson defeated Ed Killmer 4 games to 2 in world series.

Pete Nelson defeated Dave Graf 4 games to 0 in semi finals.

Ed Killmer defeated Kirk Tallant 4 games to 1 in semifinals.

Kirk Tallant defeated Dave Graf 4 games to 3 for third place.

Randy Davidson, Mike Meszaros, Dan Polis and Peter Lewis were division runner-ups.

Division A First Round Second Round Semi-finals Finals Money
Pete Nelson 18 - 10 26 - 22 30 - 22 34 - 24 $2678
Peter Lewis 17 - 11 25 - 23 $123
Mike Naduis 15 - 13 25 - 23
Sal Caridi 16 - 12 23 - 25
Brian Smith 8 - 20
Ben Leong 13 - 15
Ed Daley 15 - 13 25 - 23
Joe Garcia 10 - 18
Division B First Round Second Round Semi-finals Finals Money
Bill Jempty 14 - 14 19 - 25
Bill Meinhar 12 - 16
Joe Sheehan 10 - 18
Dan Polis 18 - 10 24 - 24 $123
Stan Suderman 12 - 16
Kirk Tallant 15 - 13 25 - 23 26 - 27 $492
Craig Schneider 15 - 13 23 - 24
Don Leong 15 - 13 21 - 25
Division C First Round Second Round Semi-finals Finals Money
Vince Velton 15 - 13 25 - 23
Bill Halpren 15 - 13 27 - 21
Steve Helling 9 - 16
Mike Meszaros 15 - 13 27 - 21 $123
Mark Giddings 9 - 16
Steve Davidson 15 - 13 27 - 21
Hank Smith 13 - 15
Dave Graf 16 - 12 27 - 21 27 - 25 $246
Division D First Round Second Round Semi-finals Finals Money
Ed Killmer 20 - 8 36 - 12 40 - 13 42 - 17 $821
Noel Steere 12 - 16
Andrew Bywaters 12 - 16
Wayne Schneider 14 - 14 17 - 26
Randy Davidson 14 - 14 31 - 17 $123
Marshall Palmer 9 - 19
Keith Johnson 15 - 13 28 - 19
Bruce Layton 15 - 13 24 - 22