Maidhof Wins Home Blaze Stop

Bob Maidhof

The Blaze Nine-Ball Tour made its way to Drexeline Billiards in Drexel Hill, PA for it's 28th tour stop of the season. A strong field of forty players came out to play. Special thanks to Bob Maidhof for hosting the event.

Leading the way on the top half of the bracket was Joey Landi with wins over James Keegan 7-4, Trenton Marty Ciccia 7-4, Matt Krah 7-4, and Chuck Fought 7-4. Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Ryan McCreesh with wins over Ed Hugh 7-4, Ramon Mistica 7-4, Pete Calabrese 7-2, David Abraham 7-4, and Bob Maidhof.

Playing for the hot seat was Ryan McCreesh vs Joey Landi. This was a one sided match with Ryan McCreesh taking control from the start and winning the match easily 7-3, sending Joey Landi to the one loss side. Making his move from the one loss side was Bob Maidhof with wins over Shaun Wilkie 6-2, Chuck Fought 6-4, and Joey Landi 6-4 to get to the finals.

In the finals it was Bob Maidhof vs Ryan McCreesh. This was a great hill-hill match. A mistake by McCreesh when it was 8-8 cost him the match giving Bob Maidhof the 9-8 win.

Complete Results:
1st Bob Maidhof $700
2nd Ryan McCreesh $400
3rd Joey Landi $250
4th Chuck Fought $200
5th/6th Shaun Wilkie, David Abraham $150
7th/8th Eddie Abraham, Brett Stottlemyer $100
9th/12th Peter Calabrese, Matt Krah, Joe Cataldi, Kenny Rutman $75