Matches Continue at the 2010 DCC

Alex Pagulayan - Photo courtesy of Mike Fieldhammer (

Day 4 of the 2010 Derby City Classic wraps up with roughly 160 players remaining in the one-pocket division from the original 289. Tomorrow continues with round 3.

The one-pocket challenge, organized by Jay Helfert, concluded with some last minute high runs. The $50 entry gets players three tries in five innings each. $1,600 was added to this event. $1,000 from Greg Sullivan and $600 from various other contributors. High run for the first two days were in the thirties until Minnesota's fav, Beau Runningen shot a 48 to hold the lead for most of the day. In the eleventh hour, John Schmidt topped that score with a 53 before Alex Pagulayan came in with a 55 saying, “I just want to beat John's score.”

1st     Alex Pagulayan     55     $1,040
2nd    John Schmidt        53     $780
3rd     Beau Runningen   48     $520
4th     Corey Deuel          44     $260
Bob Jewett's straight pool challenge also continues. Current high runs are:
113     John Schmidt
111     Ralf Eckert
70     Mark Vidal
57     Charlie Williams

The FatBoy 10-Ball Challenge kicks off with 16 of the finest names in pool. FatBoy himself arrived on Sunday to attend the festivities. He's graciously adding $5,000 to the event. The $1,500 entry race-to-15 single-elimination tournament kept spectators up late sweating matches. One round will be completed tonight and another one tomorrow night.

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