Rousey Survives to Final 16 Undefeated
The Turning Stone Classic XII played another round out Friday night, leaving only 16 players in the winners’ bracket. Of the three ladies left after round two, Rousey is the only undefeated lady left, having bested Matt Tetreault 9-5.
A frequent contender on the Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour, Karen Corr was dealt her first loss after a tight hill-hill battle against another Joss winner, Dennis Hatch. In a highly anticipated match-up, fellow Brits and world champions Daryl Peach and Allison Fisher met in the third round, with Peach advancing after a hill-hill victory.
Recent Derby City Classic 9-ball division winner Shane Van Boening is unscathed, having won his third-round match against defending champion Johnny Archer 9-7. Van Boening’s next opponent will be Mike “Iron Man” Davis, who just defeated Bruce Nagle 9-6, while Archer awaits the winner of the Allen Hopkins-Mike Yednek match Saturday.
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The European players are still going strong, with Ralf Souquet advancing over Matt Krah 9-4, Mika Immonen defeating Shawn Putnam 9-8, Darren Appleton besting Dave Grau 9-4, and Thorsten Hohmann winning 9-5 over George San Souci.
Still fighting it out on the one-loss side are Ernesto Dominguez, who ousted Julie Kelly 9-4; Corey Deuel, who eliminated Matt Douglas 9-1; Steve Moore, who survived a tight 9-7 match against Tony Crosby; Hunter Lombardo; and Shaun Wilkie.
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