Putnam takes the point at Viking Championship

Shawn Putnam

With an 11-7 win over Earl Strickland, Shawn Putnam has taken the hot-seat at the Viking Cue Tour National Championship.

Putnam, the #3 pick in the calcutta, has now defeated the #1 pick (Strickland), and the #2 pick Jose Parica.

Strickland will now face Marco Marquez, who he defeated 11-6 on Saturday night. Marquez defeated Will Slone and Chris Szuter already today.

Brackets are online and are being updated multiple times a day. Also check out Diana Hoppe's online photo gallery from the event.

Photo courtesy of Diana Hoppe - Pool Pics by Hoppe