CJ Jerome Wins at Hall of Fame Billiards

Angela Mears and CJ Jerome

The fourth stop of the J. Pechauer Michigan Women's 9-Ball Tour was held at Hall of Fame Billiards in Warren, Michigan February 7-8. Twenty-five women entered the event, and it was CJ Jerome who took first prize.

CJ started her conquest by beating Dana Wilton 7-2, Jaki Lovrince 7-1, Caryn Stroh 7-1, Alice Rim 7-4, and Angela Mears in the "hot-seat" match 7-3.

On the other side of the winners' bracket, Mears defeated Sheri Cole 7-4, Jody Taylor 7-2, Tracy Koss 7-5, and Andrea Knieper 7-4. After losing to Jerome, she defeated Rim 7-4 to regain her chance at first place.

In the finals, Mears took the lead at 4-1. The momentum then shifted and it was Jerome who tied the score at 4-4. She then went on to win the next three games, but Mears fought back to make the score 7-6 in Jerome's favor. From there, Jerome took off, winning the next two to win the title 9-6.

The event was co-sponsored by Hall of Fame Billiards and LaBaron's Billiard Supply. For more information about the tour, please call (586) 739-3758 or visit www.mw9ball.com.

Final Results:
1st CJ Jerome $450
2nd Angela Mears $250
3rd Alice Rim $175
4th Kelly Pendleton $125
5th/6th Andrea Knieper, Sheri Cole $75
7th/8th Caryn Stroh, Susan Wade $50