Vilmont Goes Undefeated for Lucasi Billiards Win
Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour / Davenport, IA
Chad Vilmont dominated the 26-player field that attended the Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour’s December 17 stop, besting Anthony Garcia in the finals for the title. The $500-added 8-ball tournament was hosted by Sharky’s Billiards in Davenport, IA.
Despite the handicapping, the heavyweights dominated on this day. On the A-side Vilmont, rated a 7 on a regional handicap system used, and Garcia, ranked a 6, won their semifinal matches over Josh Johnson 7-4 and Ronnie Martin 6-5, respectively. Vilmont then took the hot seat by dispatching Garcia 7-4.
On the B-side Ronnie Martin and Rich Bideaux were relegated to fifth place at the hands of Jesse Bowman 8-4 and Josh Johnson 7-5, respectively. Johnson then eliminated Bowman at fourth place by a 7-4 margin. The B-side finals went in favor of Garcia, as he turned back Johnson 6-5. The final went to the hill, but the undefeated Vilmont prevailed in the first set to claim the title by a 6-5 margin.
1st Chad Vilmont $350
2nd Anthony Garcia $250
3rd Josh Johnson $200
4th Jesse Bowman $120
5th Ronnie Martin $60