LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Leanne Barrette clinched the top spot in the stepladder finals, holding a 24-pin lead Saturday over Kim Canaday in the Sam's Town Invitational with a total of 12,539 after 56 games.

Kim Adler was third with a pinfall of 12,498, 36 more than Carol Norman. Carol Gianotti was fifth with 12,423 pins.