WPBA Championships Down to Sweet Sixteen

Final 16 Players Compete in Single Elimination Stage for the Title 
LINCOLN CITY, OR - The Women's Pro Billiard Tour's WPBA Tour Championships is down to the final 16 players who will compete in the single elimination stage to determine the eventual champion on Sunday.
On the winner's side, eight players emerged victorious after the second seeded round of play:

Ga Young Kim d. Jennifer Barretta 9-5   
Line Kjorsvik d. Cathy Metzinger 9-2    
Kim Shaw d. Kim White 9-1
Kelly Fisher d. Eleanor Callado 9-3
Monica Webb d. Ewa Laurance 9-2
Jeanette Lee d. Tamara Rademakers 9-1
Maureen Seto d. Mary Hopkin 9-7  
Allison Fisher d. Nicole Keeney 9-3   
Liz Ford d. Val Finnie 9-4
The eight winners were then drawn into the eight emerging from the one loss side, including Vivian Villarreal, with wins over Shelby Locati 9-1 and Eleanor Callado 9-7; Melissa Little, with wins over Jennifer Chen 9-4 and Kim White 9-7; Liz Cole, with wins over Dawn Hopkins 9-3 and Cathy Metzinger 9-6; Jennifer Barretta, with a win over Maureen Seto 9-4; Brittany Bryant, with wins over Tina Hess 9-1 and Val Finnie 9-6; Erica Park, with wins over defending champion Xiaoting Pan 9-6 and Nicole Keeney 9-3; Helena Thornfeldt, with wins over Teruko Cucculelli 9-4 and Tamara Rademakers 9-7; and Ewa Laurance, with a win over Emily Duddy 9-4.
Fans can keep up with match results at www.wpba.com via the Tour Championship Tournament Board. The final sixteen will narrow to eight players late this evening. Those eight be featured in the ESPN televised quarter finals on Saturday!
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About the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA)

The WPBA was established in 1976 as the Women's Professional Billiard Alliance, and celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2011 as the oldest pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women's Pro Billiard Tour, which features ESPN-televised events with the world's greatest women players. Visit www.wpba.com for more. The WPBA Classic Tour is sponsored by the American Poolplayers Association, Diamond Billiards, Iwan Simonis, Delta 13, Pooldawg and Aramith.