Champions crowned at Midwest Open

The Midwest Open Main Floor

The Midwest Billiard Expo and Midwest Open were in full swing Saturday and the first champions were crowned.

Amy Latzko remained undefeated to win the Women's 9-Ball Event. Latzko defeated 2003 VNEA 9-Ball Champion Tammie Jones in the finals.

The Men's 9-Ball Event, Brandon Ashcraft defeated Duane Tuula for the win.

The 8-Ball events are still in progress and will crown winners on Sunday.

The Expo floor itself is busy with over 2500 billiards enthusiasts in attendance on Saturday. Check out our online photo gallery for pictures from the event.

Photo courtesy of Diana Hoppe - Pool Pics by Hoppe