Testa Takes First on Blaze Billiard Tour
Blaze 9-Ball Tour / Vineland, NJ
The latest stop on the Blaze 9-Ball Tour was hosted by Jose Garcia’s room, Q-Ball, in Vineland, NJ, with Joey Testa taking top honors.
Testa led the top half of the bracket, with wins over Don Polo 7-0, Bill Smith Jr. 7-6, and Matt Krah 7-5. Leading the bottom half of the bracket, Adam Kielar showed wins over Scott Freeman 7-6, Jose Burgos 7-2, and Bob Madara 7-1.
Kielar and Testa met in a one-sided match that saw Testa easily win 7-4, earning the hot seat. Waiting for Kielar on the one-loss side was Wali Muhammad. This match was all Kielar from the start, as he dealt Muhammad a 7-0 donut.
In the finals it was a rematch between Kielar and Testa, with Kielar having to defeat Testa twice. In the first set it went to double-hill, with Kielar winning 7-6. After that set both players decided to be co-champions.