Top players fall in Atlantic City

Earl Strickland

Day two of action at the Ten-Ball Challenge at Trump Marina is complete with a number of top players taking early trips to the one-loss side.

The match of the evening was won by Earl Strickland (pictured) who defeated Rodney Morris 10-5. Two surprises for the crowd on Wednesday evening were the losses by Ralf Souquet and Corey Deuel. Souquet fell 10-8 to Fabio Petroni while Deuel lost to Warren Kiamco 10-4. Other top players moving to the one-loss side on Wednesday were Teddy Garrahan, Ronnie Wiseman, Frankie Hernandez, Santos Sambajon, Jose Parica, Nick Varner, Allen Hopkins and Rodolfo Luat.

Marquee matchups scheduled for early Thursday will include Keith McCready vs Mike Lebron and Takashi Toda vs Teddy Garrahan. Matches scheduled for round three on the winners side include Efren Reyes vs Troy Frank, Jimmy Wetch vs Ronnie Alcano, Evgeny Stalev vs Scott Frost and Ramil Gallego vs Dee Adkins.

Brackets are updated and another 65 pictures have been added to our online photo gallery.

Photo courtesy of Diana Hoppe - Pool Pics by Hoppe