Muhammad Takes Blaze Billiards Event
Blaze ABCD Tour / Somerset, NJ
by Jose Burgos
Wali Muhammad took down the April 3 installment of the Blaze ABCD Tour, winning in the finals over Victor Nau. The $1,000-added event was hosted by One Shot Billiards in Somerset, NJ.
Leading the way on the winners’ side of the bracket, Muhammad scored victories over Joe Hong 9-8, John Woo 9-4, and Danny Persiano 9-6. He came upon Jose Burgos in the match for the hot seat. Though Burgos put up a good fight, Muhammad pulled away late in the match to win 9-6, earning the hot seat and sending Burgos to the west side of the chart.Victor Nau was making his move on the one-loss side, eliminating Ben Sadowski 7-4, Mario Persiano 7-4, Sandi 7-5, John Woo 7-6, Snooki 7-6, and Burgos 7-1 to reach the finals. In the double-elimination final match, Nau had to defeat Muhammad twice to take the title. But the day belonged to Muhammad, as he won the match 9-7.
1st Wali Muhammad $500
2nd Victor Nau $350
3rd Jose Burgos $225
4th Snooki $100