Putnam goes undefeated to take Fast Eddie’s stop in San Antonio

Shawn Putnam
Shawn Putnam got by Frank Ferrer twice - once in the hot seat and again, in the finals - to complete an undefeated run on the Saturday, October 6 stop on the Fast Eddie's tour. The $500-added event drew 23 entrants to Fast Eddie's in San Antonio, TX.
Putnam, fresh off his tied-for-9th-place finish at the Houston Open the week before, advanced among the winners' side final four in this Fast Eddie's event for a match against Roland Martinez. Ferrer, in the meantime, squared off against Rudy Sanchez. Putnam defeatEd Martinez 9-2 and was met in the battle for the hot seat by Ferrer, who'd sent Sanchez loss-side packing 9-6. Putnam took the first of his two against Ferrer 9-6 and waited in the hot seat for his return.
Martinez and Sanchez moved to the loss side and immediately picked up their second straight loss; Martinez, falling to Justin Whitehead 7-2, and Sanchez giving ground to the Texas Tornado, Vivian Villareal 7-5. Whitehead had sent Villareal to the loss side, previously, so their quarterfinal get-together was a re-match. The Tornado took it 7-5 for a crack at Ferrer in the semifinals.
Ferrer stopped Villareal's six-match, loss-side run with a 7-5 win and got his second chance at Putnam in the hot seat. Putnam closed out his undefeated run with a 7-5 win over Ferrer to claim the event title.