Guimond goes undefeated; shares win with Sossei on East Coast Pool Tour

Kevin Guimond and Jeremy Sossei split the winnings and shared the title on the East Coast Pool Tour stop on Saturday, April 24. A small field of 10 entrants was on hand for the $580 total purse event, hosted by Shooters Billiards in Southington, CT. 

Guimond got into the hot seat after defeating Sal Bevilacqua 9-7 among the winners' side final four, and then besting Karl Bertelson 9-5. Bertelson had defeated Jeff St. Onge 5-4. 

On the one-loss side, Sossei  was awarded a Bye and then defeated Christian Cabrera 10-8 to meet Bevilacqua. St. Onge was met by Bob Tausek ,who'd defeated Ronnie Jackson 5-3 and Lou Ferrara in a double hill battle.  It was Sossei versus St. Onge in the quarterfinals, after Sossei had chalked up a 10-8 win over Bevilacqua and St. Onge had gotten by Tausek 5-3. In the hill-hill match that followed, Sossei dropped St. Onge into fourth place and advanced to the first money slot – the semifinals. 

In the final match of the event, Sossei defeated Bertelson 10-5. Sossei and Guimond opted to split the winnings and share the event victory.