Kwikfire Tour / Monroe, NC
Kelly “Kwikfire” Fisher bested Monica Webb 9-4 in the finals of the October 9-10 Kwikfire Tour, taking her second tour title of 2010. The $2,000-added event was hosted by Burrkat Billiards in Monroe, NC, and drew a strong field, including six top-sixteen WPBA pros.
Returning for Sunday’s matches, Gerda Hofstatter squared off against Fisher in the winners’ side. Their match was close early on, but then Fisher pulled away to win 9-5. Webb played a nearly flawless match against Lisa Davids, leaving very little opportunity for Davids to get on the board as she defeated her 9-0.
On the one-loss side, Allison Fisher couldn’t find a groove against Lisa Davids, who capitalized nicely by taking a 4-1 lead, ultimately winning 7-4. Hofstatter and Line Kjorsvik were neck and neck for most of their match, but Kjorsvik pulled away late to win 9-7.
The hot seat match between Fisher and Webb was close early on at 3-3, but then Fisher made quick work of a few racks and went ahead 8-3. Webb was able to get one more game before Fisher clinched it 9-4. In the quarterfinal match, Kjorsvik took down Davids 9-3 to advance to the semifinals.
Now with three players remaining, Kjorsvik and Webb squared off, with Webb taking total control of the match. Kjorsvik struggled to find any rhythm and lost 9-1. In the finals, Fisher maintained her dominating form and never allowed the match to get tense, taking the title 9-4.