McCloskey Double-Dips Dobosenski
McDermott All-American Tour / Middleton, WI
by InsidePOOL Staff
Tom McCloskey survived the one-loss side to emerge in the final match and double-dip Ron Dobosenski for the McDermott All-American Tour title. Held April 14 at The Blue Chalk Club in Middleton, WI, this stop featured a $1,000-added purse with 17 billiard players.
This double-elimination 8-ball event saw Dobosenski run undefeated to the finals, having outmaneuvered Tom Cox 5-1 in the hot seat match. Earlier in the winners’ side, Dobosenski had outplayed Pat Hall 5-1, while Cox dominated Jim Fitzpatrick 5-2.
In the west side of the chart, McCloskey took out Tom Oman 5-4 and then gained more momentum by eliminating Tom Cox 5-3. He then had to best Dobosenski two sets for the title, and he succeeded by a slim 5-3, 5-4 margin.
The weekend of April 20-22 will feature three McDermott All-American Tour stops: 1). Las Vegas Cue Club in Las Vegas, NV, hosting the $500-added “ACS 8-Ball Open” stop Saturday (for onsite entry details contact Henry Nogiec at 702-735-2884); 2). Nite Hawk in Portland, OR, hosting a $1,500-added 9-ball stop Friday evening through Sunday, limited to 48 players (for onsite entry details contact Bill Mildenberger at 503-285-7177); and 3). Q’s Sports Bar and Girl in Port Charlotte, FL, hosting the $1,000-added “Q’s 1st Annual Southwest 9-Ball Amateur Open” stop Saturday and Sunday (for onsite entry details contact Ken Coulter at 941-764-6969). Information, entry details, and schedules for the 2006/2007 McDermott All-American Tour are available at www.americancuesports.org.
1st Tom McCloskey
2nd Ron Dobosenski
3rd Tom Cox
4th Tom Oman