Johnny Petraglia won four of eight matches, with a high game of 267, and held a six-pin lead over Ron Winger after the opening session of match play in the PBA Brunswick Zone Senior National Championship in Jackson, Mich.
Petraglia has downed 9,433 pins for a 232 average as he tries for his first victory in his two years on the senior tour. Winger featured high games of 279 and 277 in winning six of eight matches, increasing his pinfall to 9,427.
Pete Couture was third with 9,382 pins. Jamestown's Pat Parisi finished tied for 37th with 6,859 pins and won $878.