WORLD’S TOP WOMEN POOL PLAYERS IN NIAGARA FALLS
WPBA Tour Championship Friday Evening Results
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – The final eight undefeated players were determined tonight in the WPBA Tour Championships. They now wait on the final eight from the one loss side for the 16 player single elimination round.
Friday Evening Session Round 3: Winners Side Box Scores
(Matches are races to 9 – First player to 9 games wins match)
Complete Round #3 Results:
Cathy Metzinger d. Helena Thornfeldt 9-4
Monica Webb d. Vivian Villarreal 9-3
Melissa Little d. Kelly Fisher 9-8
Karen Corr d. Kyoke Sone 9-6
Xiaoting Pan d. Jeanette Lee 9-6
Julie Kelly d. Jennifer Barretta 9-5
Allison Fisher d. Line Kjorsvik 9-2
Ga Young Kim d. Sarah Rousey 9-5
On the one loss side, the field narrowed as sixteen more players were eliminated. Further eliminations take place tomorrow beginning at noon to determine the eight who will compete against the remaining eight undefeated players. Toronto’s World Junior 9-Ball champion Brittany Bryant kept her hopes alive, while defending champion Jasmin Ouschan also moved forward:
Complete Round #3 One Loss Round Results:
Brittany Bryant d. Amy Chen 9-2
Nicole Keeney d. Erin McManus 9-8
Jennifer Chen d. Tamara Rademakers 9-5
Melissa Herndon d. Christiane Boulay 9-0
Melissa Rademakers d. Ewa Laurance 9-7
Eleanor Callado d. Emily Duddy 9-6
Rhio Flores d. Joanne Ashton 9-5
Belinda Calhoun d. Angel Paglia 9-6
Stacie Bourbeau d. Val Finnie 9-7
Gerda Hofstatter d. Laura Smith 9-4
Liz Cole d. Morgan Steinman 9-8
Mary Rakin d. Liz Taylor 9-6
Janet Atwell d. Vicki Paski 9-3
Naomi Williams d. Liz Ford 9-4
Jasmin Ouschan d. Kim Benson 9-5
Action was also heavy in the CPA Ontario Challenge team tournament, where the area’s top amateurs are competing for nearly $10,000 in prize money! Visit www.poolplayers.ca for more info!
Tickets are available at all Seneca Casino box offices, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or by phone at 716-852-5000 (USA) or 416-870-8000 (Canada). Sunday’s ESPN televised finals are sold out!
SESSION #5: Saturday, Dec. 4 – noon to 4 p.m. – $12, $20 (VIP)
SESSION #6: Saturday, Dec. 4 – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. – $12, $20 (VIP)
FINALS: Sunday, December 5 – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
(semifinals), 5 p.m. finals – $20, $35 (VIP)
TOURNAMENT PASS: $85, $140 VIP seating
(includes all days/times and finals)
To arrange press credentials or schedule an interview with a top player, contact Shari Stauch at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-834-1872.
About the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA)
The WPBA was established in 1976 under the name of the Women’s Professional Billiard Alliance and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2011 as the oldest pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women’s Pro Billiard Tour, which features ESPN-televised events with the greatest women players from around the world. For more info about the WPBA, its top players and sponsors, visit www.wpba.com. The WPBA Classic Tour is sponsored by the American Poolplayers Association, Diamond Billiards, Iwan Simonis, Cuetec Cues, Delta 13, Pooldawg, Mueller Recreational Products and Aramith.
About Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in located just minutes from the world-famous Niagara Falls in Western New York, near the Canadian border. The property is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year, and self- and valet-parking are always free. Guests can enjoy 147,000 square feet of gaming space with 4,000 slot machines and 100 table games, eight restaurants, live entertainment and a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning, 26-story hotel with 594 deluxe suites, a spa and salon, fitness center and indoor pool. Please visit www.senecaniagaracasino.com for more information