Haddad Holds off Lucasi Competition
Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour / Lakewood, CO
Mark Haddad recovered from a loss at the March 24 stop on the Lucasi Hybrid Cues All-American Tour to take the title from the undefeated Rick Field in a two-set final. The $1,000-added 8-ball scratch tournament was hosted by Greenfields Pool and Sports Bar in Lakewood, CO, and drew 32 players.
The finalists featured Field versus the once-defeated Haddad. Field had previously upended Robert Rodriguez 5-3, Ray Padilla 5-2, Sam Cordova 5-3, Frank Urbaniak 5-3, and Vidal 5-2 for the hot seat. Haddad outpointed Bill Skinner 5-2, Tony Piazza 5-1, and Melissa Little 5-3 before falling to Vidal in the winners’ side semifinals 4-5.
Haddad recovered to eliminate Piazza 5-4 and Skinner 5-1 before earning revenge on Vidal 5-1 to take his place in the final against Field. By the title match, Haddad was in great form, and he easily eclipsed Field in two sets 5-1 and 5-2 for the crown.
1st Mark Haddad $475
2nd Rick Field $350
3rd Marc Vidal $250
4th Bill Skinner $125
5th Frank Urbaniak $75
7th Melissa Little $50
9th Ray Padilla $35