Final Eight in WPBA Tour Championships

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Jeanette Lee has been eliminated in the first single elimination round of the final 16 in the WPBA Tour Championship by Ireland's Julie Kelly. Jeanette finishes 9-16th, along with Canada's Cathy Metzinger, Sweden's Helena Thornfeldt, Austria's Gerda Hofstatter and USA players Monica Webb, Melissa Little, Vivian Villarreal and Sarah Rousey.

Still in contention is Toronto's Brittany Bryant, hot off a win in the World Junior 9-Ball Championships in Reno earlier this week, along with BCA Hall of Fame player Allison Fisher!

Final Sixteen Single Elimination Round #1
Jennifer Chen (TPE) d. Cathy Metzinger (CAN) 9-2
Brittany Bryant (CAN) d. Monica Webb (USA) 9-3
Mary Rakin (USA) d. Melissa Little (USA) 9-3
Karen Corr (IRE) d. Vivian Villarreal (USA) 9-6
Xiaoting Pan (CHN) d. Gerda Hofstatter (AUS) 9-5
Julie Kelly (IRE) d. Jeanette Lee (USA) 9-4
Allison Fisher (ENG) d. Helena Thornfeldt (SWE) 9-6
Ga Young Kim (KOR) d. Sarah Rousey (USA) 9-6

The final eight are now playing in front of a packed house at the Seneca Niagara Events Center. These quarter final matches will determine the final four who will compete in tomorrow's ESPN televised semi and final matches.

Action also continues in the CPA Ontario Challenge team tournament, where the area's top amateurs are competing for nearly $10,000 in prize money! Visit for more info!

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