Miller Stellar at Cosmo’s Biliards
Blaze 9-Ball Tour / Dickson City, PA
by InsidePOOL Staff
The Blaze 9-Ball Tour made its way to Cosmo’s Billiards in Dickson City, PA, July 13. A strong field of 32 came out to play, with Mike Miller taking home top honors.
Miller led the top half of the bracket, notching wins over Chuck Fought Jr. 7-5, Chuck Fought Sr. 7-3, and Joey Korsiak 7-3. Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Lester Smulowitz, with wins over Angelo Inness 7-2, Dave Daya 7-2, Eddie Abraham 7-4, and Justin Muller 7-5.
Miller ended up playing for the hot seat against Smulowitz. He pulled away easily to win 7-3, sending Smulowitz to the one-loss side. Waiting for him was Tim Tanana, who Smulowitz ousted 6-4 to earn a rematch with Miller.
In the true double-elimination finals, Smulowitz had to defeat Miller twice to take home the title. But Miller was too much for Smulowitz that day, winning the match 7-4.
1st Mike Miller
2nd Lester Smulowitz
3rd Tim Tanana
4th Adam Kielar
5th Justin Muller