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Creamer comes back from semifinals to defeat Tamavoughn and claim Western New York title

Though Dave Johnson would give him a little double (hill) trouble in the semifinals, Marc Creamer came back from a hot seat loss to meet and defeat Seth Tamavoughn in the finals of the September 26 stop on the Western New York Tour. The $500-added, bar table 8-ball event drew 18 entrants to Eastridge Billiards in Rochester, NY. 
Creamer got by Jason Hunt 5-3 to earn his spot in the hot seat match, as Tamavoughn was busy sending Angie Killips to the loss side 6-4. Tamavoughn claimed the hot seat 5-3 and waited for Creamer's return.
On the loss side, Hunt drew Ron Casanzio, who'd picked up a forfeit win over Chris Brainan, and defeated Tim Cassidy 7-3. Killips met up with Dave Johnson, who'd gotten by Roger Jackson 7-4 and tour director Nick Brucato 5-4. Though he'd jump out to a 4-0 lead, in a race to five, Casanzio gave way to Hunt, who won five in a row to advance to the quarterfinals. He was joined by Johnson, who'd defeated Killips 6-3.
Johnson took the quarterfinal match 5-3 over Hunt, but, as originally noted, while putting up a strong, double hill fight against Creamer in the semifinals, he had to settle for third place. Creamer took his second shot against Tamavoughn and claimed the title with a 7-5 win.