Bideaux Bests Them All on Lucasi Tour
Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour / Davenport, IA
Rich Bideaux went undefeated at the October 17 stop of the Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour, defeating Dan Kuhl in the finals. The $500-added event was hosted by Miller Time Billiards in Davenport, IA, and featured 22 players in a double-elimination 8-ball format.
Bideaux, rated a 6 on a regional handicap system, took the undefeated route to the hot seat that included A-side victories over Rodney Flenoi 6-5 in the semifinals and Dan Kuhl 6-4 in the finals.
On the one-loss side of the chart, Ron O’Meara Jr. eliminated Mason Parks at seventh place 6-1, while Danny Pena tied Parks with a 3-6 loss to Steve Parlow. Josh Johnson and Steve Parlow tied at fifth place in the next round, courtesy of losses respectively to O’Meara 5-6 and Flenoi 5-6. Staying true to the handicapping, O’Meara recorded another 6-5 win over Flenoi to stay Flenoi at fourth place. Kuhl, in turn, ended O’Meara’s run at third place via a 5-3 B-side finals win. The tournament finals went to the hill again, as Bideaux gained the title in the first set with a 6-4 win over Kuhl.
1st Rich Bideaux $350
2nd Dan Kuhl $210
3rd Ron O’Meara Jr. $160
4th Rodney Flenoi $100
5th Josh Johnson $40
7th Mason Parks $20