Manalo leads King of the Hill field in Hall of Fame round

Marlon Manalo remained undefeated on Thurdsay

Day two at the International Pool Tour's King of the Hill Invitational 8-Ball Shootout is complete and the fifteen round robin players in action on Thursday is now down to just six players.

Group one sees Mika Immonen and Corey Deuel advance while Gabe Owen, Raj Hundal and Charlie Williams are all eliminated in 20th place.

Group two includes the only undefeated player on day two, Marlon Manalo. Manalo was one of only two undefeated players on Wednesday and is joined by Johnny Archer moving into Friday play. Shawn Putnam, John Schmidt and Thorsten Hohmann were all eliminated on Thursday.

Group three Francisco Bustamante and Nick Van Den Berg advance while Karen Corr, Tony Robles and Niels Feijen are all eliminated.

All eliminated players on Thursday earned $13,000 for their 20th place finish.

The six advancing players will join the hall of fame field of Nick Varner, Loree Jon Jones, Dallas West, Lou Butera, Efren Reyes, Buddy Hall, Ray Martin, Robin Dodson, Jim Rempe, Mike Massey, Ewa Laurance and Ed Kelly in Friday's three round robin groups.

The most up to date results are available on the International Pool Tour website at and we have a photo gallery of over 100 photos from Diana Hoppe who is at the event.

Photo courtesy of Diana Hoppe - Pool Pics by Hoppe