Scott Herbeck wins in Dubuque

The 2011-2012 Lucasi Hybrid Cues All American Tour – presented by the American CueSports Alliance (ACS) – showcased its second stop at Cuemasters Billiards in Dubuque, IA, Saturday, October 8.  The $500-added 8-ball handicapped tourney on 7-foot Valley bar boxes drew 21 players.  On the A-side, John Gorsch Sr. (Cedar Rapids, IA) – rated a "4" on a regional handicap system utilized - marched to the hot seat, including a semifinals win over Ron Pluym [6] (Dubuque, IA) 4-1 and a finals win over Al Birkett [6] (Clinton, IA) 4-3.  Birkett had previously won his semi-finals match over Mike Rohner [5] (Dubuque, IA) 6-3.
On the B-side Scott Herbeck [6] (Prairie du Sac, WI) recovered from a 6-1 loss to Rom Pluym to eliminate David Duggan [5] (Platteville, WI)  6-4, Mike Rohner [5] 6-2, Ron Pluym [6] 6-4 and Al Birkett [6] in the B-side finals to gain a tourney finals shor at undefeated John Gorsch Sr. [4]  The finals went two sets, with both sets ending on the hill 6-3 in favor of Scott Herbeck – the titlist!
By virtue of John Gorsch Sr. being the highest-finishing ACS member in the event, he qualified for a free 9-Ball singles entry into the 2012 Lucasi Hybrid ACS Nationals at the Tropicana Las Vegas – courtesy of the ACS.  The ACS wishes to thank sponsors Lucasi Hybrid Cues, Championship Billiard Fabric and Nick Varner Signature Cases for their support in donating "Value-In-Kind" product for this and all stops on the Lucasi Hybrid All American Tour. Sponsorship opportunities and tour stop openings are still available for the 2011/2012 All American Tour by contacting the ACS.
The Tour continues on in the East and the Midwest on Saturday, October 15, with two more stops 1). a $500 added 9-Ball Tourney at Inland Reef in Virginia Beach, VA (contact Mike Wilson at 757-647-3421) and  2). a  $500 added 8-Ball Tourney at Sharky's Billiards in Davenport, IA (contact Michelle Miller at 563-359-7225 or Terry Stevens at 563-570-2613).  Further information, entry details and schedules for the 2011/2012 Lucasi Hybrid All American Tour are available at