World Class Pool – January 2023

This shot comes from the 2022 Derby City One Pocket match between Alex Pagulayan and John Gabriel. The score was tied at 2-2 and Pagulayan lead two balls to one in the case game. The right hand pocket was Gabriel’s pocket.

Gabriel studied the layout for nearly a minute and then came with this beauty. “I realize it looked crazy but the ball was dead. I honestly thought the cueball would come straight off the rail and kick the 5 ball to my hole” said Gabriel after the match. “I did take into consideration that I was playing Alex on his table! Sometimes you have to take the scary shot.”