Treadway eliminates Jans in Vegas

Pamela Treadway

Day four is complete at the 9-Ball Championship and a number of top seeds have now been eliminated.

The ladies division saw Pamela Treadway eliminate Wendy Jans late Wednesday. The win over Jans was Treadway's 4th straight victory on the one loss side. Other players eliminated in the ladies division included Dawn Hopkins, Jennifer Barreta, Julie Kelly, Sarah Rousey.

In the men's division, Mike Davis eliminated Earl Strickland late Wednesday night 11-9. Strickland had eliminated Charlie Bryant by the same 11-9 score earlier on Wednesday. Other top players eliminated included Shawn Putnam, Marcus Chamat and John Schmidt.

On the winners side, Allison Fisher will face Gerda Hofstatter and Shin-Mei Liu will face Helena Thornfeldt in the ladies division while Johnny Archer will face Charlie Williams and Ralf Souquet will face Efren Reyes in the men's division.

Complete brackets for both events are posted and will be updated all week.

The 2006 9-Ball Championships are sponsored by Olhausen Billiards (table), Iwan Simonis (cloth), Imperial International/Aramith (balls), Sardo Tight Rack (rack), McDermott Handcrafted Cues (cue), Brunswick Billiards (furniture), Tweeten Fibre Company (chalk), (closed caption & arena), American Poolplayers Association (arena) and Original Italian Slate (arena).