Final Sixteen Head to Single Elimination Round

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - American Poolplayers Association star player rep Jeanette Lee, appearing in her first event since the birth of her baby daughter Savannah, is storming through the field at the Seneca Hotel & Casino. Lee defeated defending champion and newly crowned World 10-Ball champ Jasmin Ouschan moments ago in a 9-8 thriller!

The Final Sixteen in the Single Elimination round represents players from nine nations and includes:
Melissa Little (USA) vs. Mary Rakin (USA)
Xiaoting Pan (CHN) vs. Gerda Hofstatter (AUS)
Julie Kelly (IRE) vs. Jeanette Lee (USA)
Ga Young Kim (KOR) vs. Sarah Rousey (USA)
Matches begin at 6 p.m.

Saturday Day Session First Elimination Round
(Matches are races to 9 - First player to 9 games wins match) Eliminated players finish 25-32nd.
Brittany Bryant d. Nicole Keeney 9-7
Jennifer Chen d. Melissa Herndon 9-6
Eleanor Callado d. Melissa Rademakers 9-7
Belinda Calhoun d. Rhio Flores 9-2
Gerda Hofstatter d. Liz Cole 9-3
Mary Rakin d. Janet Atwell 9-5
Jasmin Ouschan d. Naomi Williams 9-6

Saturday Day Session First Elimination Round
(Eliminated players finish 17-24th.)
Brittany Bryant d. Kyoko Sone 9-5
Jennifer Chen d. Kelly Fisher 9-6
Vivian Villarreal d. Eleanor Callado 9-7
Helena Thornfeldt d. Belinda Calhoun 9-6
Sarah Rousey d. Stacie Bourbeau 9-4
Gerda Hofstatter d. Line Kjorsvik 9-8
Mary Rakin d. Jennifer Barretta 9-7
Jeanette Lee d. Jasmin Ouschan 9-8

Action 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!

To arrange press credentials or schedule an interview with a top player, contact Shari Stauch at or call 843-834-1872.