A Win for Wilder on Lucasi Tour
Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour / Davenport, IA
Chris Wilder took down the November 21 installment of the Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour, besting Mason Parks in the finals. The $500-added event was hosted by Miller Time Billiards in Davenport, IA, and featured 27 non-master players in a double-elimination 8-ball format on 7-foot bar boxes.
Wilder took down the A-side, completing his undefeated trek via wins over Craig McLaren in the semifinals 5-2 and Parks in the finals 5-2. Parks had earlier vanquished Christ Aiardo 5-1 in the semifinals just prior to his loss to Wilder.
On the B-side Don Boll and Jason Totten eliminated Terry Anderson Jr. 5-1 and Roger Garnsey 5-2, respectively, at seventh place, In turn in the next round both Boll and Totten were resigned to fifth place at the hands of Aiardo and McLaren, respectively, 5-3 and 5-1. Aiardo then knocked out McLaren at fourth place by a 5-4 margin, but Aiardo’s run was ended at third place by Parks 4-5. Parks made the tournament finals interesting by eclipsing Wilder 5-4 in the first set, requiring a second set to settle the results. But Wilder was not to be denied the title, and he dominated Parks in the deciding set 5-1 to win the day.
1st Chris Wilder $300
2nd Mason Parks $200
3rd Christ Aiardo $120
4th Craig McLaren $90
5th Don Boll $60
7th Terry Anderson Jr $45
9th Robert Huskey $30
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