Williams Notches Arizona Billiards Win
Arizona Women’s Billiard Tour / Glendale, AZ
by Tres Kane
Longtime Arizona Women’s Billiard Tour favorite Susan Williams won the tour’s April 14-15 stop over Terri Johnson-McCauley. Stinger’s Sports Bar and Grill in Glendale, AZ, hosted the tour’s second stop of the season.
Williams won the hot seat by besting Jodie Villegas 5-1 and then overcoming a two-game deficit to defeat Johnson-McCauley. Veronica Poore took time out from her doctoral studies to win 5-4 over Bev Cook, only to be ousted by Villegas 5-3 and take home a nice fifth-place finish. Sara Miller eliminated Justine Bishop 5-3 to then go home in fifth after a 5-3 defeat by Leandrea Gaff, who had originally put Miller on the one-loss side.
Villegas ended Gaff’s run by defeating her 5-3 in the quarterfinal match. Then it was Johnson-McCauley’s turn to stop Villegas 5-3 in third place.
The race-to-7 finals were a rematch between Williams and Johnson-McCauley. The match stayed close up until 3-3, but then Williams pulled away, winning the next four games in a row for the match and the title.
1st Susan Williams $250
2nd Terri Johnson-McCauley $180
3rd Jodie Villegas $150
4th Leandrea Gaff $110
5th Sara Miller $70
7th Justine Bishop $50
9th Vilene Stutesman $25
Mary Helen Mondragon