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Champions Reignite at Space City Open VII

Josh Roberts (Photo courtesy of Chris Lue, Next Action Media)

James Davis, Jr., “Junior”, of Austin, Texas, went undefeated in a 128-player field, to win the Space City Open VII, open 9-ball title, becoming the second player to win it twice. Josh “The Beast” Roberts not only defended his one pocket title, but finished second in banks, and thirty-third in the 9-ball, earning himself the “All-Around” title, and a hefty $1,500 bonus. First-time competitor, Evan Lunda of Detroit, Michigan, cleaned up in the 32-player, 9-ball banks division, going hill-hill with only a single opponent. In the 32-player, ladies 9-ball, Ming “The Empress” Ng redeemed herself in the second set of the true, double elimination final, securing her second title, and becoming the first, two-time winner in this division. Nine junior players, including eight young men, and one young lady, traveled from across Texas to compete in their very own division. Lazaro “Little Laz” Martinez, III, of San Antonio, Texas, went undefeated in this category, earning the first win in this division debut.
 
For years, Space City Open has featured top players from across America, and this year was no exception. Former Mosconi Cup players, contenders, and champions alike were in attendance, vying for a piece of the $53,415 payout. Space City Open superstars included Justin Hall, Josh Roberts, Danny Smith, Shane McMinn, John Morra, Charlie “Hillbilly” Bryant, Richie Richeson, Alex Calderone, Sylver Ochoa, Ernesto Bayaua, James Davis, Jr., Can Salim, Chris Robinson, Evan Lunda, Jamie Baraks, Manny Perez, Justin Espinosa, Tommy Tokoph, and Jesus Atencio.  
 
This year’s $7,500 added, Space City Open VII, was held December 6th-9th, 2018, and implemented a number of positive changes, including a $1,500 All-Around bonus, and a seventeen-and-under, juniors 9-ball division. In its seventh year, the “derby-like” event, now hosting five divisions over four days, was also held at a brand new venue. Big Tyme Billiards in Spring, Texas, stepped up to host, generously adding $4,000 to the purse, providing twenty Diamond bar tables and six nine foot tables, on which to compete. Twenty-six, brand new, Cyclop “Zeus” ball sets, and Accu-Racks by Outsville, were provided by Space City. The bar tables were a popular change from the eight foot tables used in previous years (for the open 9-ball division), and the format changes for one pocket and banks were also a huge hit. These divisions were still held on nine foot tables, but in a single elimination format as opposed to double, and the consensus was clear. Players loved the expediency, along with the added pressure and intensity of the “one-and-done” arrangement. For the first time, all divisions filled, with players on stand-by.
 
The open 9-ball division presented a monstrous, challenging field, played on the great equalizer; the bar table. On the road to victory, James Davis, Jr. defeated Matt Williams, Charlie Bryant, 9-8, Evan Lunda, 9-8, and Shelby Green, 9-5, to reach the winners’ side final eight. Espinosa logged wins over Angelina Dean, 9-1, Marshal Ward, 9-2, Eric Aicinena, 9-4, and Victor Rojas, 9-7, while Danny Smith defeated Mike Landry, 9-2, Colton Berzins, 9-1, John Morra, 9-5, and Mike Alonzo, 9-8. Jamie Baraks made quick work of Beto Cavazos, 9-3, Rick Moreno, 9-3, David Thomas, 9-7, and Shane McMinn, 9-4. Houston’s Andy Jethwa passed Grady Cooper, 9-1, Mark Galicia, 9-5, Sylver Ochoa, 9-8, and Corey Flud, 9-6. Richie Richeson ousted Alan Myers, Jerry Miller, 9-8, David Chow, and Billy “Big Tyme” Sharp, 9-4, while Alex Calderone overcame Chase Wheeler, 9-2, Ricki Casper, 9-6, Aaron Springs, 9-7, and Germany’s Can Salim, 9-8. On the one loss side and in the money, Kenneth Price upset Chris Robinson, 7-5, and bested Flud, 7-7, while Morra topped Curt Sheldon, 7-3, and Shelby Green, 7-2. Bryant subdued Angel Mentzel, but fell to Sharp by the same score, 7-2. Galicia upended Aicinena, 7-4, but fell to Salim, 7-2, while Moreno won an impressive five matches, ousting Springs, 7-3, and Rojas, 7-4. Following a second round loss to Morra, Ernesto Bayaua made a phenomenal comeback, securing five matches, including wins over Derek Fontenot, 7-3, and Poon, 7-0. Jesus Atencio, on a similar mission, marked up five on the one loss side, among the ruins, Reginal Samples, 7-1, and Alonzo, 7-5. Jimmy Krone racked up five victories on the one loss side, but was stopped by Ochoa, 7-4. Ochoa was taken out by McMinn, 7-6, wrapping up top sixteen action. Back on the east side, Espinosa throttled Perez, 9-1, Baraks triumphed over Smith, 9-7, while Davis, Jr. snuck by Jethwa, 9-7, and Calderone inched by Richeson, 9-8. Espinosa squeaked by Baraks, 9-8, and Davis Jr. served it up cold to Calderone, 9-4. The hot seat match-up marked an Austin-area shoot-out, and a short-lived set for Espinosa, who sustained his first blow from Davis, Jr., 9-5. On the west side, Morra took a stand, ending Price, 7-3, and Perez, 7-2, while Salim took out heavy hitters  Sharp, 7-3, and Smith, 7-2. Bayaua recorded his seventh win on the one loss side, ending Moreno, 7-1, and Jethwa, 7-3. Ochoa finished off Atencio, 7-3, but fell to Richeson, 7-5. Salim went on to defeat Morra, 7-5, and Calderone, 7-3, while Bayaua buried Richeson and Baraks, 7-3. Bayaua registered his ninth win, but no more. Winning the case game against Bayaua, Salim secured his sixth win, and slid into third place. Espinosa was ready for Salim, but got off to a slow start. At a 6-3 deficit, Espinosa came back to win, 7-6, earning himself a second shot at Junior, and the title. Once again, Espinosa found himself in troubled waters, as Davis was in perfect rhythm with the table, and couldn’t be denied. Davis Jr. surged to a 9-3 win, and his second 9-ball title since the inception of Space City. 
 
In the one pocket division, Josh Roberts took no prisoners, eliminating Charlie Bryant, Jamie Baraks, and Chris Robinson, 4-3, while Alex Calderone defeated Greg Trent, Jim McCary, and Sylver Ochoa, 4-2. Local favorite, Richie Richeson, defeated Marc Garza and Manny Perez, by the same score, 4-1, and John Morra, 4-1. Ernesto Bayaua rounded out the final four, booking wins over Bobby Roland, Aaron Springs, 4-3, and Evan Lunda. In the final four round, Roberts shut-out Calderone, 4-0, and Richeson slid past Bayaua, 4-3. For the first time, Richeson found himself at the end of the board, facing the defending champion. The pressure was on, as both players were in close running for the All-Around bonus. In the final, numerous games came down to the case ball. The fans were treated to an offensive juggernaut; a display of maneuvers and banks, not soon forgotten, but even the creativity of the venerable Richeson, was not enough. With an accounting of two, eight-and-out runs, Roberts was up 3-2, with one ball remaining in game six. Following an unforced error by Richeson, Roberts took it home, along with his second, Space City Open one pocket title.
 
Evan Lunda was in charge of the banks. The Detroit product eliminated Jim Walker, 4-0, Danny Smith, 4-3, and Jose Barbosa, 4-1. His upcoming challenger, Shane McMinn, took out Mike Alonzo, Gail Eaton and James Davis, Jr. by the same score, 4-2. Josh Roberts overwhelmed Marc Garza, 4-1, Kent Berthelot, 4-0, and John Morra, 4-1, while Richie Richeson completed the final four, with wins over Bret Harlan, 4-0, Jamie Baraks, 4-2, and Justin Hall, 4-3. Lunda ended McMinn, 4-2, and Roberts robbed Richeson, 4-1. Lunda and Roberts found themselves in their first, banks final, vying for new milestones; Lunda, aiming for his first title, and Roberts, going for first-time champion of two different divisions. Lunda’s casual style showcased epic moves, and wowed spectators as he banked his way to victory. He shut out Roberts in the final of the single elimination schedule, 4-0, to win his first Space City Open title.
 
On Sunday morning, thirty-two women started battling it out in the ladies 9-ball division. The 2013 ladies 9-ball division champion, Ming “The Empress” Ng, began her trek with wins over Terri Resendez, 7-2, two-time ladies 9-ball champion, Gail “Virginia Slim” Eaton, 7-6, and Kim “Texas Heat” Pierce, 7-1, as Robyn Petrosino plowed through Ruth Paine, 7-0, Brittany Kromer, 7-3, and Teresa “Princess of Pool” Garland, 7-1. Yvonne “Casher” Asher made her way to the cash, defeating Karen Reilly, Tam “MZ Tam” Trinh, 7-3, and Jillian Nickerson, 7-6, while Ricky “The Ghost” Casper, drifted past Matty Sword, 7-1, Sara Bork, 7-3, and Hopey “Hurricane” Lawrence, 7-2. Ng went on to shut out Petrosino, 7-0, and Casper stopped Asher, 7-4. In the hot seat match, Ng emerged victorious over Casper, 7-4. On the one loss side and in the final eight, Pierce and Eaton shut out Garland and Nickerson, respectively, 5-0. Pierce derailed Asher, and Eaton eliminated Petrosino, moving into the final four. Eaton went on to eliminate Pierce, 5-0, and Casper, 5-4, to meet Ng in the finals. Ng, going for her second title, and Eaton, searching for her third, battled to the bitter end. In the first set, Ng simply couldn’t get it together, and Eaton was on fire, taking the first set, 7-1. Following a five minute break, the second set got underway. This time, Ng took her turn, beating Eaton 5-3, to win her second, Space City Open title. 
 
Nine players, seventeen and under, competed in the inaugural, juniors 9-ball division. Lazaro Martinez, III, aka “Little Laz”, outplayed April Gonzales, 5-2, and Alex Fonseca bested Jonathan Cortez, 5-1. Jacob Gonzales beat John Benavides, but fell to Kyle Yi, while Gabriel Martinez passed Nathan Garay, 5-1. Martinez, III logged a third win against Fonseca, 5-2, and G. Martinez ousted Yi, for a brother versus brother, hot seat match-up. G. Martinez denied his brother, and awaited his final opponent. On the one loss side, and in the final six, Fonseca eliminated Garay, and Yi overcame Benavides. Yi eliminated Fonseca, but fell to Martinez, III. Once again, “Little Laz” faced off with brother, Gabriel, in the final. The final told a different story, as Little Laz overwhelmed Gabriel, 5-2, 5-3, to win his first Space City Open title.
 
Space City Open VII goes down in the record books as the most successful one to date. “I have no words for the outpouring of support from the Texas pool community. Even with the last minute venue and format changes, the event over-filled. Billy Sharp and Deborah Sharp of Big Tyme Billiards came through for all of us” commented Kim Newsome, Space City Open Founder and Director. Space City Open extends a heartfelt “thank you” to everyone involved in the production of this event; John Newsome and Johnny Gonzales of Eagle Plumbing who sponsored the $1,500, All-Around bonus; staff members Kim Newsome, John Newsome, Erica Hanlon, and Chuck Adams who managed every facet of the event; Ceferina Ramirez and Ruth Paine for their contributions; Mike Fabacher with Southern Streaming who provided a free, four-day live stream; Chris Lue of Next Action Media, whose photographs captured the essence of the event; sponsors Roger Schuett with the APA of North Harris County, Mike McDonald of VaporKnightsUSA.com, Poison by Predator Cues, Cyclop Pool Balls, Chris Renfro with Outsville Billiards, Charlie and Heather Bryant of Brutal Game Gear, and David Taylor and Teresa Garland with Houston Best of Billiards; vendors Jerry Olivier Cue Repair, Joe Salazar Connoisseur of Custom Cues, Arthur Politte with Qxtender.com, Darrold Stiehl with Champions Cues, and Brutal Game Gear. 
 
Finally, Space City would like to extend its deepest gratitude to the players who support this event, year in and year out. Without the players, none of this would be possible.
 
Space City Open is one of the biggest billiard events in Texas, and is held annually, the first week in December. For more information, visit www.SpaceCityOpen.com
 

Bourgeois, Jr. and Davis, Sr. Strike on Poison Lone Star Tour

Paul Jobe, Jude Rosenstock, James Davis Sr. and Ruben Escalera

Joey Bourgeois, Jr., of Baytown, Texas, ran through the 64-player, amateur 9-ball division, in the Poison Lone Star Billiards Tour, Texas Open Warm-Up 9-Ball Event, defeating Austin newcomer Jude Rosenstock in the final set, 5-1. This marked Bourgeois’ second, consecutive victory, in his Tour career. In the 64-player, open 9-ball division, local favorite James Davis, Sr. took down Jude Rosenstock in the final, 6-3, securing his fifth win on Tour, of the past nine Tour events held at Skinny Bob’s. Rosenstock came very close to winning both divisions, a feat only one player has accomplished in the Tour’s ten years, while Austin’s Kim Sanders became the highest female finisher in an open or amateur division, in Tour history!
 
On August 4th-5th, 2018, Skinny Bob’s Billiards in Round Rock, Texas, along with tour title sponsor Poison by Predator Cues PoisonBilliards.com, and sponsors Cyclop Pool Balls, www.VaporKnightsUSA.com, APA of North Harris County, and OutsvilleBilliards.com, facilitated another successful event for the players of the Poison Lone Star Tour. Skinny Bob’s added a generous $1,000 to the two-day event, which paid out a whopping $8,745. The Tour would like to thank room owners John and Sue Cielo for their continued support, nine years running!
 
Each 64-player division kicked-off on Saturday afternoon, and brought back the final 32 in each, on Sunday. In the amateur 9-ball division, Joey Bourgeois, Jr. began his journey to the winners’ side final four with wins over Daniel Campos, 5-4, Mike Hoffman, 5-4, Nancy French, 5-1, and Jacob Case, 5-2, as Jose Ybarra tagged San Antonio’s Vance Rodriguez, 5-0, Lazaro Martinez, III, 5-2, Ryan Lane, 5-4, and Michelle Cortez, 5-4. Florida’s Chris Gentile plowed through Joel Acevedo, 5-2, Danny Wyatt, 5-1, J.C. Torres, 5-1, and Kim Sanders, 5-0, while Jude Rosenstock denied Chuck Adams, 5-3, Eddie Palmer, 5-1, Ricardo Espinosa, 5-3, and Shane Hvamstad. On the one loss side, J.C. Torres fell to Matt Wong, 4-2, and Oklahoma’s Micah Ott eliminated Ricardo Espinosa, 5-3. Kim Pierce passed Ryan Lane, and Eddie Palmer sent home Benito Cazares, 4-0. Wong was eliminated by Case, 4-1, and Cortez was shut out by Ott, 4-0, while Pierce caved to Hvamstad, 4-1, and Sanders dusted off Palmer, 4-2. Back on the east side, Rosenstock slid by Gentile, and Bourgeois, Jr. edged out a victory over Ybarra, both by the same score, 5-4. In the hot seat match, Bourgeois, Jr. eased pass Rosenstock, 5-4. On the west side, Case defeated Ott, but fell to Gentile, while Sanders ousted Hvamstad, then derailed Ybarra. Sanders went on to eliminate Gentile, 5-4, but fell to Rosenstock. Sanders settled into third place, becoming the highest female finisher in a Poison Lone Star Tour division. In the finals, Bourgeois, Jr. fought to avoid another hill-hill match. He ended Rosenstock’s run, 5-1, securing his second Tour victory of the 2018 season.
 
In the open division, James Davis, Sr. overcame Michael Parrott, 6-0, Laz Martinez, III, 6-5, Jacob Watson, 6-2, Laz Martinez, Jr., 6-2, and while Jason Roessler defeated Chris Habgood, John Demmett, 6-3, Justin Wright, 6-1, and Kim Sanders, 6-3. First-timer, Jude Rosenstock cut through Rene Rodriguez, Jose Ybarr, 6-5, Joel Acevedo, 6-4, and Paul Jobe, 6-1, as Jimmy Krone powered past Mike Englund, Vance Rodriguez, 6-2, Ralph Cardona, 6-5, and Benito Cazares, 6-5. On the west side, Eric Aicinena eliminated Joe Heinaman, 5-1, but fell to Jobe, 5-4, while Joey Torres took out Ybarra, and Cazares, 5-3.  Upset by Ybarra in the first round, open-only player, Ruben Escalera, struck down Ryan Lane, and Kim Sanders, 5-0, marking up six wins on the one loss side, as Acevedo upset James Davis, Jr., 5-4, and Laz Martinez, Jr. Down to the final eight, winners’ side final four witnessed Davis, Sr. defeat Roessler, 6-1, and Rosenstock roll Krone, 6-0. In the hot seat match, Davis, Sr. wasted little time, overwhelming Rosenstock, 6-1. Back on the west side, Jobe edged out Torres and Roessler by the same score, 5-4, while Escalera ended Acevedo and Krone, both sets, 5-2. Escalera iced Jobe, 5-0, checking off his ninth win on the one loss side, but faltered against Rosenstock, losing 5-3. This was Rosenstock’s first Tour event, and first trip to the finals, where he faced the indomitable, James Davis, Sr. Although Rosenstock gave it his best shot, Davis Sr. took control and maintained the lead, securing his fifth Tour victory, 6-3.
 
The Tour would like to thank all the new players, some of which traveled from great distances, who competed in this event, and congratulate players who reached milestones. Paul Jobe achieved his highest finish to date, while Jude Rosenstock and Kim Sanders also made great strides, Jude finishing second in both divisions, and Kim, becoming the highest finishing, female player in a Poison Lone Star division. The Tour would also like to thank tournament co-director, Erica Hanlon, for all her assistance in running the boards and ensuring a smooth, seamless event, and photographer Mille Almaraz who captured some memorable, tournament moments. Finally, congratulations to this weekend’s Poison raffle winner, Louis Acosta from Jarrell, Texas. Acosta took home a Poison Arsenic3-2 playing cue.
 
The next event will be October 13th-14th, 2018, at Bogies Billiards West, located at 9638 Jones Road, in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.LoneStarBilliardsTour.com. Alongside the next Poison Lone Star event, there will be a Gulf Coast Women’s Regional Billiards Tour 9-Ball Event. For more information, visit www.GulfCoastWomensTour.com.   

Aicinena Takes Poison Lone Star San Antonio Open

Eric Aicinena, Rudy Sanchez and Manny Chau

Eric Aicinena proved he is the player to beat in San Antonio, going undefeated in a field of 57 competitors, overcoming Manny Chau in the finals, 6-5, to capture the inaugural Poison Lone Star Billiards Tour, San Antonio Open 9-Ball Event. 
 
Recently named the #1 Sports Bar by the San Antonio Express News, Fat Racks Sports Bar and Billiards hosted a stellar event this past weekend, July 8th-9th, featuring some of the best players Texas has to offer. Champions in attendance included Manny Chau, Ruben Bautista, David Guttierrez, and local favorites, Rudy Sanchez, Sam Manaole, and Frank Ferrer, Jr. Fat Racks added a generous $1,000 to the purse, and with 100% payback in the player auctions, the tournament paid an impressive $10,870. Thanks to the support of Fat Racks’ owners, Daniel and Alice Tarpley, title sponsor Poison by Predator Cues, PoisonBilliards.com, and sponsors Cyclop Pool Balls facebook@CyclopPoolBalls, Ozone Billiards OzoneBilliards.com, APA of North Harris County, facebook@APANorthHarrisCounty,  OutsvilleBilliards.com, and Jimmy Jenkins Realty , the Poison Lone Star Billiards Tour posted one of its largest payouts to date. 
 
This special event featured one, open 9-ball division, as opposed to the two-division format (amateur and open), typical of Poison Lone Star Tour Events. On Saturday, players raced to six on both sides, and on Sunday, the one loss side was a race to five. San Antonio’s Eric Aicinena carved out wins over Cassidy Adams, 6-0, Fernando Colunga, 6-5, Joey Barajas, 6-1, and Candy Ramos, 6-1, while David Gutierrez “David G”, bested Jimmy Jenkins, 6-2, Daniel Tarpley, 6-0, Mickey Woinicki, 6-5, and Santiago Garza, 6-1. Sam Manaole logged wins over Clem Saenz, Justin Espinosa, 6-2, and Nuevo Laredo’s Felipe Yniguez, 6-3, while Manny Chau ousted Rudy Sanchez, 6-4, Albert Luna, 6-3, and Lynn Mascheck, 6-2. As the final four winners’ side took shape, one loss side matches were underway. Following a second round loss to Aicinena, 6-5, Colunga took out Chris Ramoz, 6-3, Neil Khan, 6-5, Martin Ramos, 5-2, Luna, 5-4, and Candy Ramos, 5-2. Following a third round loss to Garza, 6-4, Frank Ferrer, Jr. took out David Gonzalez, 6-5, Mark Canchola, 6-1, Joe Heinaman, 5-2, and Ariel Estrada, 5-1, before falling to Garza, once again, 5-2.  After suffering a second round loss to Chau, 6-4, Sanchez made an incredible comeback, securing eight wins, eliminating Ruben Bautista, 6-5, Jenkins, 6-0, Gail Eaton, 5-2, Sophia Lopez, 5-0, and Mascheck, 5-2. Newcomer Benje Piamonte eliminated Mingo Ybarra, 6-2, Espinosa, 6-2, and David Leal, 5-3, before falling to Mickey Woinicki, 5-4. In turn, Woinicki met his fate with Yniguez, 5-4. As the final four on the one loss side panned out, winners’ side action witnessed Chau defeat Manaole, 6-4, and Aicinena slide by Gutierrez, 6-5. Still alive on the one loss side, Colunga defeated Garza, 5-3, while Sanchez claimed his sixth win over Yniguez, 5-3. Manaole ended Colunga’s run, 5-2, while Sanchez overwhelmed Gutierrez, 5-2. Meanwhile, Chau and Aicinena teed off for the hot seat. Overwhelming play by Aicinena sent Chau to unfamiliar territory, 6-3. On the west side, Sanchez overcame Manaole, 5-2, but was stopped short by Chau, 5-1. Once again, Chau would face off with Aicinena, going head to head in the true, double elimination final. The crowd was silenced as Aicinena took the lead, 4-1, and Chau came back to tie it up, 4-4. Aicinena won the next game and Chau answered back. It was hill-hill and the tension was so thick, you could cut it with a knife. Following a series of forced and unforced errors in the second half of the rack, Aicinena caught a break, winning the final game, and his first win on the Poison Lone Star Billiards Tour.
 
There were six ladies competing in this event, including Gail Eaton, Sophia Lopez, Kawania Watson, Megan Hardin, Angela Garza, and Clem Saenz. Congratulations to Sophia Lopez who finished 13th-16th, taking home the “Last Lady Standing” award in this open 9-ball event.
 
On Thursday, July 6th, 2017, the Texas billiard community suffered a great loss with the sudden passing of a dear friend and fellow pool player, Helen Hayes (43 years-old). Upon hearing the news, Fat Racks organized a balloon release on Saturday, raffled off product, and accepted donations, all on behalf of the Hayes family. Over 100 balloons were released in Helen’s honor, and $1,100 was raised to assist with medical and funeral expenses. The tour would like to express its deepest condolences to Helen’s family and friends, and thank each and every person who came out on Saturday to support this impromptu remembrance and benefit.
 
There were a number of players at this event competing on tour for the first time.  The tour would like to thank all those players and invite them back at every opportunity. The tour would also like to thank Jimmy Jenkins for his assistance in running the event, and Jerry Olivier for performing cue repair throughout the weekend. Congratulations to one of our newest players, Eddie Martinez, on winning the Poison Armour Cue Case, and Charlie Elders and Chase Nevels on winning Poison VX Break Jump Cues, in the Poison Raffles. 
 
The tour would like to acknowledge and thank its “special supporters” of this event, Veteran Albert Cortez, “Nino”, Tito Fernandez, Pat Castro “Chicago”, and Zach Ballas. 
 
Serving pool players, pool rooms, and sponsors since 2009, the Poison Lone Star Billiards Tour celebrates its 10th Anniversary in 2018 as the longest-running billiards tour in the south. A special 10th Anniversary Event will be held for players who compete in at least two events between now, and January 1st, 2018. The tour strongly encourages all players to meet the eligibility requirements, in order to gain entrance into this one-of-a-kind tournament. The next tour stop will be held on August 26th-27th, 2017, at Bogies Billiards West in Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit www.LoneStarBilliardsTour.com

San Antonio Teams Grab the Headlines at 2012 Lucasi Hybrid ACS Nationals in Las Vegas

The American CueSports Alliance (ACS) conducted its most successful national championships to date with a record $36,500 in added prize monies drawing players from throughout North America to twenty-three divisions of competition at the 2012 Lucasi Hybrid ACS National Championships in Las Vegas.  Over 90% of attendees chose the host hotel, the Tropicana Las Vegas, for lodging – primarily attracted by early-bird hotel rates and discounted entry fees.  The Tropicana Las Vegas is near the center of the action on the Las Vegas strip, and the dates – May 5-11 – and the gorgeous setting of this renovated property have quickly won over the players as a great site for pool action!  The biggest highlight of these Championships was San Antonio TX capturing four of the nine team titles up for grabs!

Singles action began at the first of the week with handicapped 9-ball.  Dustin Gunia of Omaha, NE,  improved on his 4th place performance in 2011 by outperforming fellow Nebraskan – Chris Siefken (Lincoln, NE) – in the finals for the title by a 10-4 margin.  On the distaff side, Susan Orr (Las Vegas, NV) took two sets in the final against Richmond, Kentucky’s Samantha Patton (2-5, 5-2) to earn her crown! Results from the many divisions of 8-ball singles included: Dustin Gunia performing a rare double by outpointing Glenn Atwell (Clay Center, KS) 7-4 in the finals of Men’s Advanced Singles 8-Ball;  Jessica Frideres (Fort Dodge, IA) adding to her growing list of ACS Nationals titles with a come-from-behind, two-set finals decision over undefeated Kawania Watson (San Antonio, TX) in the Women’s Advanced 8-Ball Singles – 7-3/7-4;  Richard Louapre (Jersey City, NJ) double-dipping undefeated Robert Nelson (Sycamore, IL) 5-4/5-3 for the Men’s Open 8-Ball Singles championship; Susan Orr scoring another title with a 4-2 finals defeat of Mandy Schneider-Hood (Houston, TX) for the Women’s Open 8-Ball Singles laurels; undefeated Joey Glover (Virginia Beach, VA) outdistancing David Field (Calgary, AB) in the first set of the finals – 5-3 – for the Men’s Standard 8-Ball Singles division success; and Bernadine Crowchild (Calgary, AB) besting Arlene David (Virginia Beach, VA) by a 4-1 margin for the Women’s Standard 8-Ball Singles glory.  

In the senior-aged 8-ball singles divisions, Dennis Brown (Creston, BC) took down Claude Gragg III (Arlington, TX) in the deciding set of the finals, 5-3, for the Men’s Senior (55+) 8-Ball Singles crown;  Shawn Modelo (Antioch, CA) captured her third straight Women’s Senior (50+) 8-Ball Singles title by clipping Susan Kornerly (Two Rivers, WI) 4-3 in the finals; and Keith Parker (Henderson, NV) needed only one finals set to take the Super Senior (65+) Singles 8-Ball Singles title from Charles Smith (Whitesboro, TX) by a 5-2 margin!

The two Scotch Doubles 8-Ball divisions included the powerhouse duo of Dustin Gunia and Jessica Frideres (each winners of their respective Advanced Singles 8-Ball divisions) defending their 2011 title in the Advanced Scotch Doubles division with a narrow 7-6 finals win over Susan Orr/Ricky White (Las Vegas, NV); while the Canadian team of Anne Sinclair/ Michael Therrien (ON) needed just one set as well to claim 4-2 victory over Grand Junction, Colorado’s Sandra Walsh and David Miles in the Open Scotch Doubles category.

With the ACS schedule in the latter portion of the week allowing non-conflicting accommodation of entry into both 9-ball and 8-ball team competitions, there was still plenty of competition to keep every player involved – especially those out of the money who automatically qualified for free second-chance team divisions!  In the Men’s Advanced 8-Ball Team division, Dick’s Pick [Greg Kuhl, Donnie Branson, Rocky Phipps, Fred Boggs, Lyn Wechsler and Jimmy Moore] (Las Vegas, NV) defended its 2011 title by eclipsing Virginia’s Brass Bell 13-8 in the title match.  The Women’s Advanced 8-Ball Team division showcased Knaw Kaw Min [Becky Mowdy, Brandy Phillips, Judy Griffith, Sherry Griffin and Jan Aust] (WA) battling to a final’s win over Ontario’s Eenie Meenie Miney Moe.  At this point, Team Mireles from San Antonio, TX started collecting titles.  In the Men’s Open 8-Ball Team competition, undefeated Team Mireles [Frank Ferrer, Shane Manaole, Pat Powers, Jacob Jimenez, Rick Robles, Gerard Jimenez, Lupe Sanchez and Eric Aicinena] outdistanced New York’s Foreign Policy 13-9 in the title match.  The Women’s Open 8-Ball Team division showcased the Virginia team of Footers Femme Fatale [Alena Joyce, Tiffiny Ebner, Diana Wirt and Marcia Schomburg] recovering from big deficits in two sets of the finals (2-7/4-7) to claim the top prize by 10-8/10-7 scores over Iowa’s No Balls Just Racks.  

The Men’s Standard 8-Ball Team division witnessed a similar rebound for eventual winner, The Tribe (BC) [Tyler Chan, Doug Narcisse, Charles Narcisse, Adam Beeds and Bill Armstrong].  In the first match of the tournament, The Tribe faced Las Vegas’s Dick’ Pick and trailed 8-12 before recovering for a 13-12 win.  Dick’s Pick was not deterred and marched through the B-side of the bracket for another shot at The Tribe in the finals.  Again, The Tribe was down again at 9-12, but won the last four games for the Championship by another 13-12 margin!   In the Women’s Standard 8-Ball Team division, Virginia’s Inland Reef 1 [Michelle Carawan, Tavonia Millender, Beverly Michelle Carawan, Teresa Price, Jennifer O’Brien and Ashley Hoover] took the undefeated route to the finals and repelled El Paso’s Twinz by a 10-7 margin for the crown.

The 3-person 9-ball team divisions were swept by San Antonio TX!  Once-defeated Team Mireles Too [Rick Robles, Shane Manaole, Pat Powers and Gerard Jimenez] took down Las Vegas’s Ray’s Babys in two sets by 19-17/19-11 margins for the Men’s Advanced 9-Ball Team title.  Another San Antonio team, Vito’s Ladies [Mary Ida Gamez, Elizabeth Blancas, Kawania Watson and Sophie Lopez], captured the Women’s Open 9-Ball Team laurels with a 10-8 victory over Eenie Meenie Miney Moe [ON].  In the Men’s Open 9-Ball Team category, Team Mireles [Frank Ferrer Jr., Jacob Jimenez, Lupe Sanchez and Eric Aicinena] struck again with a 19-13 finals decision over New York’s Foreign Policy (victims in the MOT8 finals as well!).

In the 8th Annual ACS National Artistic Pool Championships, Connie Eddins of Santee CA. edged out the boys for the title.  ACS would like to especially thank our title sponsor – Lucasi Hybrid Cues, as well as Gary Benson and his tournament direction staff at High Country Promotions, as well as the exhibiting vendors and the host site – the Tropicana Las Vegas!  The ACS Nationals is already looking to returning to the Tropicana May 11-17, 2013!  The ACS is a national non-profit, member-governed association which will sanction any local pool league (whether player-run or owner-operated) via a $10 annual sanction fee.  Contact the ACS at 1-888-662-1705 or www.americancuesports.org for complete information on sanctioning your league! 

The ACS currently sanctions leagues in 38 states and enjoys reciprocal relations with its sister organization in Canada (Canadian Cue Sport Association – CCS).  Twelve state associations are affiliated to ACS; and the ACS offers a Lucasi Hybrid Midwest ACS Championships each January at the Riverside Resort & Casino in Iowa.  The ACS produces a national amateur Lucasi Hybrid All American Tour each Fall thru Spring and offers certification for both instructors and referees dedicated to the sport.

FINAL RESULTS: 

Men’s 9-Ball Singles ($1,500 added) 
1st Dustin Gunia (Omaha, NE) $1,350 + Trophy
2nd Chris Siefken (Lincoln, NE) $1,000 + Trophy
3rd Wayne Graves (Orillia, ON) $705 + Trophy
4th Bill Mason (Virginia Beach, VA) $450
5-6th Brian Jones (Monmouth, IL) $300
Don Branson II (Las Vegas, NV)
7-8th Kenneth Brisbon (Oxford, MI) $250
Richard Burke (St. John’s, NL)
9-12th Victor Tyynismaa (Lake Havasu, AZ) $200
Jason Kane (New York, NY)
James Dozier (Scotia, NY)
Ted Mauro (Pueblo, CO)
13-16th Rodney Browne III (Westlake, LA) $150
David Sowards (Huntington, WV)
Austin Sissel (Sioux City, IA)
Dennis Brown (Creston, BC)
17-24th Michael Bein (Virginia Beach, VA) $100
Joseph Evinger (Milwaukie, OR)
Ricardo Espinosa (Austin, TX)
William Frisby (Floodwood, MN)
Freddie Boggs (Henderson, NV)
Zenon Rawley (Jensen Beach, FL)
Robert Brown (Leesville, LA)
Thomas Carawan (Virginia Beach, VA)

Women’s 9-Ball Singles ($1,000 added) 
1st Susan Orr (Las Vegas, NV) $800 + Trophy
2nd Samantha Patton (Richmond,KY) $500 + Trophy
3rd Shari Rice (Omaha, NE) $350 + Trophy
4th Claudia Morado (Phoenix, AZ) $280
5-6th Rhonda Wright (Westlake, LA) $225
Connie Eddins (Santee, CA)
7-8th Sylvia Flater (West Valley, UT) $175
Jennifer Fugman (Monmouth, IL)
9-12th Mandy Schneider-Hood (Houston, TX) $125
Jamie Toennies (Largo, FL)
Jessica Frideres (Fort Dodge, IA)
Teresa Perser (Ball, LA)

Men’s Advanced 8-Ball Singles ($3,000 added) 
1st Dustin Gunia (Omaha, NE) $2,000 + Trophy
2nd Glenn Atwell (Clay Center, KS) $1,200 + Trophy
3rd Chris Siefken (Lincoln, NE) $800 + Trophy
4th Donald Branson (Las Vegas, NV) $500
5-6th Freddie Boggs (Hendersaon, NV) $300
Kenneth Brisbon (Oxford, MI)
Men’s Advanced 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Seaqn Morgan (New York, NY) $400
2nd Derrick Cantu (Alexandria, LA) $190

Women’s Advanced 8-Ball Singles ($3,000 added) 
1st Jessica Frideres (Fort Dosge, IA) $1,500 + Trophy
2nd Kawania Watson (San Antonio, TX) $1,000 + Trophy
3rd Paula Reeder (Ewing, MO) $700 + Trophy
4th Toni Sakamoto (Calgary, AB) $500
5-6th Teresa Perser (Ball, LA) $300
Kit Dennis (Ridgefield, WA)
Women’s Advanced 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Jamie Toennies (Largo, FL) $300
2nd Jan Aust (Bend,OR) $195

Men’s Open 8-Ball Singles ($1,500 added)
1st Richard Louapre (Jersey City, NJ) $2,000 + Trophy
2nd Robert Nelson (Sycamore, IL) $1,300 + Trophy
3rd Jason Kane (New York, NY) $1,000 + Trophy
4th Wendell Dean Lawson (Versailles, KY) $710
5-6th Ephriam Day (Hamilton, ON) $550
Richard Robles (San Antonio, TX)
7-8th Donald O’Connor (Sulphur, LA) $400
David Sowards (Huntington, WV)
9-12th Ricardo Espinosa (Austin, TX) $300
Harry Kernodle (Norfolk, VA)
Aaron Watchmaker (Kehewin, AB)
Joseph Hughes III (Chesapeake, VA)
13-16th Calvin Gulley (Lexington, KY) $200
Ted Harms (Calgary, AB)
Samuel Bruso (Calgary, AB)
David Perry (Virginia Beach, VA)
17-24th Bruce Moorhees Sr. (Waverly, NY) $150
Jason Weinhold (Ennismore. ON)
Lupe Sanchez (San Antonio, TX)
Brian Carson (Calgary, AB)
Julian Russell (Fort McMurray, AB)
John Pawluk (Calgary, AB) 
Austin Sissel (Sioux City, IA)
Wayne Graves (Orillia, ON)
Men’s Open 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Lance Mayer (Sycamore, IL) $300
2nd Chris McCreary (Las Vegas. NV) $200
3-4th Erik Otto (Bloomingdale, IL) $100
Michael McNaughton (Virginia Beach, VA)

Women’s Open 8-Ball Singles ($1,500 added)
1st Susan Orr (Las Vegas, NV) $1,500 + Trophy
2nd Mandy Schneider-Hood (Houston, TX) $1,000 + Trophy
3rd Melinda Bailey (Fort Worth, TX) $700 + Trophy
4th Samantha Patton (Richmond, KY) $500
5-6th April Jockisch (Rio Rancho, NM) $350
Amy Encinias (Las Vegas, NV)
7-8th Sylvia Flater (West Valley City, UT) $250
Michelle Jarrell (Spring Hill, FL)
9-12th Sophia Lopez (San Antonio, TX) $150
Trina Blackman (Cold Lake, AB)
Stefanie Virag (Georgetown, ON)
Jennifer Fugman (Monmouth, IL)
13-16th Janet Smith (Clearwater, FL) $120
Rachel Klein-Johnson (Lockport, IL)
Mary Ellen Clements (Winter Park, FL)
Tiffiny Ebner (Norfolk, VA)
Women’s Open 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Anne Sinclair (Orono, ON) $300
2nd Valerie Porter (Los Angeles, CA) $200
3-4th Michele Gonzalez (Peoria, AZ) $100
Claudia Miller (Tulsa, OK)

Men’s Standard 8-Ball Singles ($1,000 added)
1st Joseph Glover (Virginia Beach, VA) $1,500 + Trophy
2nd David Field (Calgary, AB) $1,000 + Trophy
3rd Michael Nichols (Virginia Beach, VA) $700 + Trophy
4th Gordon Graham (N. Las Vegas, NV) $505
5-6th Jeffrey Huston (Antioch, CA) $350
David Miles (Delta, CO)
7-8th Paul Cochran (Minneapolis, MN) $250
Shane Evans (Milton, WV)
9-12th Brad Hedges (Virginia Beach, VA) $175
Norbert Fonte (Las Vegas, NV)
Doug Douglas (Menomonee Falls, WI)
David Newnam (Virginia Beach, VA)
13-16th Anthony Ortiz (Virginia Beach, VA) $125
Christopher Pemberton (Virginia Beach, VA)
Francis Kornerly (Two Rivers, WI)
Eldon Vansandt (Calgary, AB)
Men’s Standard 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Ryan Peterson (Burnsville, MN) $300
2nd Mark East (Creston, BC) $200
3-4th Layne Arthur (Regina, SK) $100
Mark Dancel (Virginia Beach, VA)
Women’s Standard 8-Ball Singles ($1,000 added)
1st Bernadine Crowchild (Calgary, AB) $900 + Trophy
2nd Arlene David (Virginia Beach, VA) $600 + Trophy
3rd Joanne Ricard (Hamilton, ON) $380 + Trophy
4th Suzanne Shoul (Glen Rock, PA) $250
5-6th Sarah Justis (Virginia Beach, VA) $200
Christie Tipper (Campbell River, BC)
Women’s Standard 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Tina Miles (Suffolk, VA) $300
2nd Heidi McCarter (Portsmouth, VA) $200
3-4th Jennifer Schlichting (Taylorsville, UT) $100
Edith Waldon (Norfolk, VA)

Men’s Senior 8-Ball Singles ($1,000 added)
1st Dennis Brown (Creston, BC) $1,100 + Trophy
2nd Claude Gragg III (Arlington, TX) $720 + Trophy
3rd William Mason (Virginia Beach, VA) $500 + Trophy
4th Raynald Deveault (W. Kelowna, BC ) $350
5-6th Brian Trudel (Calgary, AB) $250
Stewart Hunter (Cambridge, ON)
7-8th Robert Brown (Leesville, LA) $150
Richard Arensdorf (Lexington, KY)
Men’s Senior 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Rodney Browne (Westlake, LA) $300
2nd Richard Burke (St. John’s, NL) $150
3-4th Roger Anderson (Boise, ID) $90
Derrell Smith (Lake Charles, LA)

Women’s Senior 8-Ball Singles ($1,000 added)
1st Shawn Modelo (Antioch, CA) $1,000 + Trophy
2nd Susan Kornerly (Two Rivers, WI) $700 + Trophy
3rd Kim Anderson (Boise, ID) $500 + Trophy
4th Patience West (Litchfield Park, AZ) $300
Women’s Senior 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st Katherine Noordman (Courtice, ON) $200
2nd Connie Lackey (Portage, IN) $100
Super Senior 8-Ball Singles ($1,000 added)
1st Keith Parker (Henderson, NV) $1,000 + Trophy
2nd Charles Smith (Whitesboro, TX) $700 + Trophy
3rd Randy Goettlicher (Carrollton, TX) $500 + Trophy
4th Joseph Turner (Tampa, FL) $350
5-6th Thomas Fankhauser (Decatur, IL) $250
Madison Adkins (Winchester, KY)
7-8th Zenon Rawley (Jensen Beach, FL) $150
Vincent Modelo (Antioch, CA)
Super Senior 8-Ball Singles – 2nd Chance Division
1st John Alexis (St. Paul, MN) $200
2nd Jerome Iafollo (Steger, IL) $110 

Advanced Scotch Doubles ($500 added)
1st Jessica Frideres/ Dustin Gunia (NE/IA) $1,000 + Trophies
2nd Susan Orr/ Ricky White (NE) $600 + Trophies
3rd Teresa Perser/Derrick Cantu (LA) $330 + Trophies
4th Shari Rice/Jerrod Frideres (NE/IA) $200
5-6th Gina Knight/Kenneth Brisbon (IL/MI) $100
Rhonda Wright/ Robert Hawes (LA)

Open Scotch Doubles
1st Anne Sinclair/ Michael Therrien (ON) $1,000 + Trophies
2nd Sandra Walsh/ David Miles (CO) $654 + Trophies
3rd Claudio Morado/ Breck Young (AZ) $400 + Trophies
4th April Jockisch/ Richard Jockisch (NM) $300
5-6th Misty Bennett/ David Sowards (WV) $250
Ashley Hoover/ Kory Velazquez (VA)
7-8th Arlene David/ William Mason (VA) $200
Traci Reilly/ David Newnam (VA)
9-12th Rumi Brown/ Joey Glover (VA) $150
Melissa Carawan / Joseph Hughes (VA)
Maria Simonson/ Christopher Carpenter (AZ)
Sandi Peterson/ Dan Johnson (AB)
13-16th Yvonne Roadcap/ Rodney Roadcap (VA) $100
Michele Gonzalez/ Ronnie Vires (AZ)
Alena Joyce/ Joe Wood (VA)
Cassandra Bein / Michael Bein (VA)

Men’s Advanced 8-Ball Teams ($3,000 added)
1st Dick’s Pick (NV) $2,245 + Trophies
2nd Brass Bell (VA) $1,400 + Trophies
3rd American Legion 313 (KY) $1,000 + Trophies
Men’s Advanced 8-Ball Teams – 2nd Chance Division
1st Wrecking Crew (LA) $500

Women’s Advanced 8-Ball Teams ($3,000 added)
1st Knaw Kaw Min (WA) $2,290 + Trophies
2nd Eenie Meenie Miney Moe (ON) $1,300 + Trophies
Men’s Open 8-Ball Teams ($2,000 added)
1st Team Mireles (TX) $2,500 + Trophies
2nd Foreign Policy (NY) $1,600 + Trophies
3rd Hot Shots (AZ) $1,000 + Trophies
4th Damaged Goods (AB) $750
5-6th Nite Hawk (OR) $500
Knuckleheads (VA)
7-8th Rose & Jim’s 2 (KY) $360
Untouchable (WV)
Men’s Open 8-Ball Teams – 2nd Chance Division
1st ERO Speedwagon (ON) $300
2nd Classic Cues (CO) $200
3-4th Tap Out Trio (OK) $100
T’s Bar (CO)
5-8th Str8 Ballin’ (BC) $75
Squires Fryars (KY)
Bull Shooters (OH)
43rd Avenue Tavern Rumors (AZ)

Women’s Open 8-Ball Teams ($2,000 added)
1st Footers Femme Fatale (VA) $2,000 + Trophies
2nd No Balls Just Racks (IA) $1,080 + Trophies
3rd Lucky Monkey 4-Some (TX) $600 + Trophies
4th One Shot Wonders (OK) $400
Women’s Open 8-Ball Teams – 2nd Chance Division
1st After Eight (FL) $300
2nd No Where To Go (OK) $200
3-4th Deli Avengers (AZ) $100
NDN Time (AB)
Men’s Standard 8-Ball Teams ($2,000 added)
1st The Tribe (BC) $1,500 + Trophies
2nd Dick’s Picks (NV) $1,000 + Trophies
3rd Rack-Em Inc. (BC) $615 + Trophies
4th Ball Busters (MN) $400
5-6th Rearview Athletic League (NM) $300
Koushins (AB)
7-8th Ready Room (VA) $225
Footers Rack Attack (VA)
9-12th Know Names (UT) $150
Greenie’s (VA)
Don’t Break Our Balls (BC)
Megalomania (SK)
Men’s Standard 8-Ball Teams – 2nd Chance Division
1st Don’t Hold It Against Us (CO) $300
2nd Cue Ball Wizards (SK) $200
3-4th Lights (TX) $100
Screaming Pterodactyls (NM)
5-8th Moosefits (KY) $75
Enochs Troublemakers (AZ)
Banque Just The Tip (VA)
Hollie’s Hopefuls (ON)

Women’s Standard 8-Ball Teams ($2,000 added)
1st Inland Reef 1 (VA) $1,200 + Trophies
2nd Twinz (TX) $900 + Trophies
3rd Finish Line (IL) $600 + Trophies
4th Hard 2 Handle (TX) $370
Women’s Standard 8-Ball Teams – 2nd Chance Division
1st Venus Envy (BC) $300
2nd Blane’s Cue T’s (UT) $100

Men’s Advanced 9-Ball Teams ($2,000 added)
1st Team Mireles Too (TX) $1,785 + Trophies
2nd Ray’s Babys (NV) $1,100 + Trophies
3rd Dick’s Picks (NV) $700 + Trophies
4th Team Canada Eh! (AB) $300 

Women’s Open 9-Ball Teams ($1,500 added)
1st Vito’s Ladies (TX) $1,200 + Trophies
2nd Eenie Meenie Miney Moe (ON) $800 + Trophies
3rd The Spin Stops Here (IL) $500 + Trophies
4th Beach Brats (VA) $325

Men’s Open 9-Ball Teams ($1,500 added)
1st Team Mireles (TX) $1,500 + Trophies
2nd Foreign Policy (NY) $1,000 + Trophies
3rd Island Reef Bob (VA) $700 + Trophies
4th Nite Hawk (OR) $485
5-6th Zang !!! (AB) $300
Make It Hurt (VA)
7-8th The Buccaneers (FL) $150
Easy 9 (PA)

8th Annual ACS National Artistic Pool Championship ($500 added)
1st Connie Eddins (Santee, CA) $300 + Plaque 
2nd   Mark East (Creston, BC) $200 + Plaque 
3rd Jerrod Frideres (Fort Dodge, IA) $100 
4th Stacey Lantz (St. Petersburg, FL) $37.50  
5th Dean Lawson (Lexington, KY) $37.50   
6th Darren Blackman (Edmonton, AB) $25 
7th Ralph Cohan (Virginia Beach, VA) $25 
8th Jason Kane (New York, NY) $25 

Scotch Doubles Best Dressed:
Ashley Hoover and Thomas Carawan (VA)

Men’s Best Dressed Team:
Easy 9 (York, PA)  

Women’s Best Dressed Team:
 Felt On Table (Hamilton, ON) – sponsored by Hank’s Place and Dizzy Weasel

League Operators of the Year:
Stanley Bare – Greater Huntington Amateur 8-Ball League (Huntington, WV)
Wayne Hicks – 8-Ball Express (Rhome, TX) 
Steve Smith – Illinois Valley ACS (Ottawa, IL) 
Diane Thompson – Tri-Cities Independent Pool League (Haltom City, TX)
Mike Wilson – Southern Amusement Pool League (Norfolk, VA) 

Referee of the Year:
W.C. Dixon (Holly Lake Ranch, TX)

2012 USBA National 3-Cushion Championships
Name Grand Average Prize Money
1. Pedro Piedrabuena 1.497 $4,000
2. Mazin Shooni 1.139 $3,000
3. Sonny Cho 1.091 $2,000
4. Hugo Patino 1.073 $1,800
5. Jae Hyung Cho 1.199 $1,600
6. Khalil Diab 0.777 $1,400
7. Miguel Torres 1.265 $1,200
8. Michael Kang 0,836 $1,000
9. Thank Vu 0.916 $400
10. Lupe Cuzzi 0.752 $400
11. Frank Torres 0.750 $400
12. Victor Cuzzi 0.676 $400
13. Dung Nguyen 0.630 $350
14. Peter Banyai 0.675 $350
15. Gary Elias 0.538 $350
16. Tom Rossman 0.414 $350
17. Fred Lamers 0.723 $300
18. Gary Cohen 0.622 $300
19. Jim Henrickson 0.488 $300
20. Joe DeAmato 0.480 $300

Best Game: Pedro Piedrabuena $200
High Run: Hugo Patino $200