Heal Helps Himself to Tri-State Billiard Win
Tri-State Tour / Staten Island, NY
Recovering from a loss in the hot seat, Trevor Heal took revenge on Brian Jeziorsky in the finals to claim the title at the March 24 stop of the Tri-State Tour. The $750-added event was hosted by Port Richmond Billiards in Staten Island, NY, and drew a field of 30.
In the winners’ side final four, Heal trounced Gary Murgia 7-1 before moving on to the hot seat match. It was his first meeting with Jeziorsky, who had just bested Chris Luethi 7-4. It was a close match, but Jeziorsky triumphed over Heal 7-5 to claim the hot seat.
Once on the one-loss side, Luethi forfeited to Bill Suden, earning fifth place. Tying with him was Murgia, who was eliminated by David Danchak 8-2. Suden went on to face down Danchak in the hill-hill quarterfinal match.
Heal awaited Suden in the semifinal match and claimed it with a 7-4 win. In the final match, Heal was able to revenge his only loss by defeating Jeziorsky for the title 9-4.
1st Trevor Heal $550
2nd Brian Jeziorsky $310
3rd Bill Suden $200
4th David Danchak $120
5th Gary Murgia $75