LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Gene Stus had games of 259, 258 and 247 to open a 157-pin lead over Dave Soutar going into the final match-game round Friday night at the Showboat Invitational PBA Senior Open.

Soutar, the leader through the first four rounds, is 185 pins in front of third-place Allie Clark, Zanesville, Ohio.

Defending champion Tommy Evans jumped from 18th to seventh, only 120 pins out of the top five.