Allison squeaks by Bryant for WPBA first round win

Allison Fisher

The 2008 WPBA Carolina Classic kicked off on September 11th in Durham, North Carolina, at the American Tobacco Historic District Campus and day one has already seen it's fair share of close matches.

All eyes were on Allison Fisher after her "two and out" showing last month in San Diego. Fisher's opponent in the first round was Canadian Brittany Bryant. The match was tied at 8-8 with Bryant breaking, but a missed bank shot on the 2-ball was the end of Bryant's upset dreams. Fisher could have her hands full with Yu-Ram Cha in round two.

One of the big stories of the year so far, Anna Kostanian, came back from a 5-2 deficit to defeat The Striking Viking, Ewa Laurance 9-7. Kostanian will face Melissa Little next.

Other results of interest were new #1 ranked Kelly Fisher's 9-3 win over Janet Atwell, Liz Lovely's 9-6 win over Debbie Schjodt and Line Kjorsvik's 9-8 win over Julie Kelly.

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