Round 3 Produces Final 8 Undefeated at WPBA Masters

Ewa Laurance

MT. PLEASANT, MI - Action continues tonight in the WPBA Masters at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, featuring the best female billiard players in the world this week as the Women's Professional Billiard Association WPBA Masters kicks off the 2011 Women's Pro Billiard Tour season.

In an exciting match for the packed house of local fans, former Lansing resident, BCA and WPBA Hall of Famer Ewa Mataya Laurance defeated "The Black Widow" Jeanette Lee 9-1! Ewa plays back at noon tomorrow in Round 4. Jeanette now plays out of the one-loss side looking for a shot at the final four.

Round 3 Results:
Ga Young Kim d. Nicole Keeney 9-2
Ewa Mataya Laurance d. Jeanette Lee 9-1
Karen Corr d. Line Kjorsvik 9-8

Winners bracket matches continue this evening followed by another one-loss round, where the next eight eliminations will take place. Full brackets are available at

Concurrent with the WPBA Masters is the Soaring Eagle Open, featuring amateur 8-Ball and 9-Ball tournaments in men and women's divisions, with over $10,000 in prize money. Visit for more information.