Mike The Baby-Face Assassin Davis Wins Blaze 7th Stop

Mike Davis

The Blaze Nine-Ball tour made its seventh stop on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at Atlantic City Billiard Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A strong field of forty-six players such as Mike Davis, Danny Basavich, Joe Frady, Al Lapena, Ed Sheahan, and Dawn Hopkins made their way out. A special thanks goes out to Ernie Arcaro and his crew for helping make this stop successful.

On the winners side top half of the bracket was Joe Frady with wins over Eddie Abraham and Dawn Hopkins scoring 7-4 each. Frady also had wins against Jose Garcia and Mike Davis winning 7-5 and 7-6 respectively.

Leading the way on the bottom half of the bracket was Danny Basavich crushing each Jack McBoyle, Jose Lora, and Neil McGregor 7-2. A closer match was held against Wally Muhammad, but Basavich still came out the victor 7-4. Playing for the hot seat was Joe Frady verses Danny Basavich, with Basavich coming out on top 7-4.

The big story of the day was held on the one lost side won by Mike "The baby-face assassin" Davis. Davis came out winning against Lou Guynee, and Billy Kirshner 6-2 and 6-3. He had closer games with Joe Frady, Al Lapena, and Jose Garcia winning 6-4, 6-4, and 6-5 respectively. This in turn was sending "the baby-face assassin" to the finals.

In the finals it was Mike Davis against Danny Basavich. Basavich played a strong game but Mike "The baby-face assassin" was in dead stroke, there was nothing Basavich can do but watch as Davis ran away with the match 9-4.

Complete Results:
1st Mike Davis $800
2nd Danny Basavich $500
3rd Joe Frady $350
4th Al Lapena $300
5th/6th Jose Garcia, Neil McGregor $200
7th/8th Billy Kirshner, Eddie Sheahan $150
9th/12th Eddie Abraham, David Abraham, Marty Ciccia, Lou Guynee $100