Billiard Victory Goes to Vilmont
Pechauer All-American Tour / Clinton, IA
by InsidePOOL Staff
Chad Vilmont took an undefeated journey at the March 1 stop of the Pechauer All-American Tour to claim first place. Hosted by Legend’s Sports Bar in Clinton, IA, this $500-added event drew 42 pool players in a double-elimination 8-ball format on 7-foot bar boxes.
Vilmont, a local player, dominated Brad Thompson 7-2 after previously overcoming Jason Totten 7-2 in the A-side semifinals while Thompson clipped Josh Johnson 4-6. In the B-side last eight, Rich Bideaux and Ron Pluym eliminated at seventh place Rich Blauer 5-0 and Frank DeCastecker 5-2, respectively.
Johnson ousted Pluym 7-4 and Totten eliminated Bideaux 4-4, sending them both home with fifth place. In the quarterfinals, Johnson ousted Totten by a score of 7-0. The B-side finals featured Johnson stopping Thompson at third place 7-3. The final match featured the undefeated Vilmont versus Johnson, and Vilmont made short work of Johnson in the first set to claim the title 7-3.
1st Chad Vilmont
2nd Josh Johnson
3rd Brad Thompson
4th Jason Totten
5th Ron Pluym
7th Rich Blauer
9th Jessen Numer