Hopkins falls in Mid Atlantic first round

Dave Bollman

Round one of the Mid Atlantic 9-Ball Championship is nearing completion where Q-Masters Billiards housepro Dave Bollman wowed the home crowd with an impressive 11-1 victory over Allen Hopkins.

Other players suffering early trips to the left side of the board included Tony Annigoni, Leonardo Andam, Michael Coltrain, Grady Mathews and Scott Frost.

Marquee matchups in round two include Marko Lohtander vs Paul Potier, Ralf Souquet vs Ronnie Wiseman, Frankie Hernandez vs Keith McCready, Rafael Martinez vs Troy Frank and in a match of two Joss NE 9-Ball Tour stars, Robb Saez vs Ronnie Alcano.

George San Souci, Fabio Petroni and Evgeny Stalev are all no-shows at this event, which brings the total # of players to 91.

We have more pictures from Diana Hoppe up in the Mid Atlantic Photo Gallery as well as complete brackets online.

Photo courtesy of Diana Hoppe - Pool Pics by Hoppe