Jyawook Wins Lucasi Billiards Title
Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour / Decatur, IL
Marco Jyawook went undefeated through the 51-player field at the Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour’s February 18-19 stop to best Tony Gum in the finals for the title. The $500-added 9-ball tournament was hosted by Starship Billiards in Decatur IL.
The winners’ side final four saw Jyawook dominate Eric Naretto 7-0, while Gum eked out a hill-hill win over David Brown 7-6. Jyawook and Gum met for the first time in the hot seat match, where Jyawook remained unchallenged by outscoring Gum 7-5.
On the B-side, Bryan Wikoff eliminated Jason Phillips at seventh place by a 7-6 margin, while David Miller tied with Phillips after Chris Austin defeated him 7-2. In the B-side quarterfinals, Wikoff and Brown tied for fifth place after losses to Naretto 7-6 and Austin 7-2, respectively.
Naretto ousted Austin at fourth place by a 7-5 margin in the quarterfinal match, but the semifinals were all Gum, as he dispatched Naretto at third place 7-2. Gum had a hot hand on the day, but the final match was all Jyawook, as he claimed the title by a 7-2 margin over Gum.
1st Marco Jyawook $397
2nd Tony Gum $277
3rd Eric Naretto $190
4th Chris Austin $135
5th Bryan Wikoff $103
7th Jason Phillips $79
9th Yaming Tang $59
13th Kendall Vanover $44