Alvamar pro Randy Towner shot 76-73-75224 and won $311. Dick Stuntz, Alvamar's director of facilities, fired 75-75-77227 and won nothing. Stuntz was one of eight amateurs who made the cut. . .
This year's Mr. Consistency Award goes to Mike Grob, a pro from Billings, Mont., who carded identical rounds of 75 for a 225 total. He earned $301.66. . .
Defending champ Steve Gotsche of Great Bend was eight strokes off the pace, finishing at 73-74-71218. His check for $436.25 was $9,563.75 less than he received for winning last year. . .
Clay Devers and John Ogden, former tournament low amateurs who have since turned pro, each shot 218, same as Gotsche, and pocketed $436.25. . .
Kansas City native Tom Pernice, who has competed on the PGA Tour the past several years before losing his tour card, earned $1,750. He tied for fifth at 3-under 213. . .
Second-day leaders Butch Grattan and Skip Kendall, who fired identical rounds of 71-69-73, also turned in identical 9-hole scores of 36-37 on Saturday. They tied Pernice for fifth. . .
Topeka golf pro Tom Dawson fired a front-nine 33 and was just two strokes out of the lead after nine holes Saturday. He finished the back nine in 38 and finished in a tie for eighth at 214. . .
Former New York Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry also remained in the hunt after nine holes Saturday. He was four strokes off the pace after carding a 37. He finished in a tie for 15th at 217. . .