Two-time U.S. National Amateur Champion Bill Hoffman
, Columbus, Ohio, averaged 227 for six games to help the United States to the lead after Saturday's opening round of men's doubles in the 14th Pan American Games at the Sebelen Bowling Center. Hoffman, a 29-year-old bowler, totaled 1,362 of his team's leading 2,516 total. Scott Pohl
, Eagan, Minn., added 1,154 (192.33 average) to complete the U.S. scoring. Canada held onto second place (2,446) with Mexico third (2,416).