Carter Crashes Oshkosh Event
Billiard Congress of Wisconsin Open 9-Ball Tour / Oshkosh, WI
Fourteen talented pool players made their way to Varsity Club in Oshkosh, WI, to compete in the November 8 installment of the Billiard Congress of Wisconsin’s Open 9-Ball Tour. Jeff Carter took top honors and the lion’s share of the $400-added prize purse.
On the top half of the winners’ side Carter played tough, notching wins over Oshkosh player Tylor Westhuis 8-2, Scott Kugel 8-4, and Willie Munson 8-7. On the bottom half, Tim Volkman of Oshkosh competing tenaciously, scoring victories over junior player Zack Marquardt 8-3, John Ribbich 8-4, and Bob Treffeisen 8-4. The two competitors finally meet in a showdown, and seasoned vet Carter took the hot seat 8-6.
Jonathan “Jonny Rocket” Demet lost his first match to John “Ribeye” Ribbich 8-3, but he fought back hard on the one-loss side, earning wins over Marquardt 6-1, Jerry Follis 6-4, Maurice Letourneau 6-4, Munson 6-5, Treffeisen 6-3, and Volkman 6-0 to reach the finals against Carter.In the double-elimination finals, Demet had to best Carter twice for the win. Carter went up to an early 3-0 lead in the first set, but it wasn’t long before Demet fought back to knot the score at 4-all. However, Carter again surged ahead, winning the next three racks in a row. He broke dry but didn’t leave Demet a shot on the 1. However, Demet jumped and pocketed the 1 ball, but after making the 2 ball, he missed. With this opportunity, Carter ran out to become the champion.
1st Jeff Carter $330
2nd Jonathan Demet $220
3rd Tim Volkman $150
4th Bob Treffeisen $100