Hofstatter Pushes Pan to the One-Loss Side
WPBA Pacific Coast Classic / Lincoln City, OR
In a tightly contested match to see who would advance to the final eight undefeated at the WPBA Pacific Coast Classic, Gerda “G-Force” Hofstatter sent Xiaoting Pan to the west side with a 9-7 victory. Pan is currently ranked third on the tour, while Hofstatter is ranked tenth.
Other players to move on to the undefeated final eight include Monica Webb, scoring a hill-hill victory over Yu Ram Cha; Allison Fisher, who defeated Kim Shaw 9-5; Ga Young Kim; Line Kjorsvik; Iris Ranola, who bested Vivian Villareal 9-7; Anna Kostanian, who survived a double-hill bout with Sarah Rousey; and Jeanette Lee.
In the one-loss side, there will be one more round before the final round of 16 commences. Pan will face off against Melissa Little, who just eliminated Morgan Steinman in a hill-hill nail-biter. Helena Thornfeld and Janet Atwell with match up, while Melissa Herndon will face off against Kim Shaw. Kyoko Sone and Cha will meet, as will Karen Corr and Ewa Laurance. Kelly Fisher will face a challenge from Dawn Hopkins, and Villareal will play Shaw.
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