Saez Sweeps Tiger Tournament
Tiger Southeast Open 9-Ball Tour / Vero Beach, FL
Robb Saez took first place at the August 1 installment of the Tiger Southeast Open 9-Ball Tour, defeating Anthony Meglino for the title. The $500-added event was hosted by Cunningham’s Pool and Darts in Vero Beach, FL, and attracted a 30-player field.Racing through the winners’ side of the chart, Meglino arrived at the final four to play Chris Gentile, whom he bested 7-4. The other winners’ side match saw Han Berber send Wyler Ball to the west side 7-3. In the ensuing hot seat match, Meglino easily dominated Berber 7-2 to await a finals opponent.
Ball went on to face Saez in the quarterfinal match, and Saez sent him rolling 7-4 to advance to the semifinals, where he eliminated Berber 7-3. In the final race to 9 against Meglino, it was touch and go, but at the end of it all, Saez stood in the winner’s circle, having won the match 9-8.
1st Robb Saez $450
2nd Anthony Meglino $340
3rd Han Berber $240
4th Wyley Ball $140
5th Jim Sandaler $75