Crosby Upsets Schmidt & Orcullo

Tony Crosby

Tony "The Sniper" Crosby of the USA took out #5 seed John Schmidt 9-3 and then played an exciting back and forth match against Dennis Orcullo and broke and ran the case game 9-8.

"I never knew Tony was capable of playing a set like that. He played a great match" said one local fan in Jacksonville. Crosby advances to the final 4 on the winners side and will face Johnny Archer in his next match.
Neil Fujiwara knocked out past US Open Champion David Howard 9-6 and then fell to Spain's Mark Vidal. Charlie Williams won a thriller 9-8 over young gun Ryan Stone while Thorsten Hohmann stayed alive with wins over junior champ Landon Shuffett and a 9-8 over Brandon Shuff. Johnny Archer took out Dominic Jentsch GER 9-5 and then took out The Korean Dragon Williams 9-3.
Matches continues today with the finals at 830pm. The Finals of the World Junior 10-Ball Championships are also scheduled in the pro arena at 5pm with the juniors playing next to the pros.
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All the events are sponsored by Lucasi Hybrid, Cue & Case, Ozone Billiards, and Bankshot Billiards. Official equipment is Simonis Cloth, Aramith Balls, Master Chalk, and Delta-13 Rack. Clothing wear will be available at event by Gambler Clothing and cue repair by Image Que's John Spidel.
Tickets on sale now at Bankshot Billiards
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The Ozone Billiards US Amateur 9-Ball Open drew in over 120 amateur players vying for the 9-Ball titles during the Lucasi Classic Pro events. The 9-Ball division continues through Sunday along with over 30 juniors in the World Junior 10-Ball Championships and a full 48 man field in the Lucasi Hybrid Pro 10-Ball event . Over 200 players are participating in all the events.