Slaughter a Shore Thing

Slaughter a Shore Thing

Great Southern Billiard Tour / Myrtle Beach, SC

 

by InsidePOOL Staff

 

Mike Slaughter slew the competition at the June 9-10 installment of the Great Southern Billiard Tour, taking the title over Josh Roberts in the final match. The $1,500-added prize purse drew a field of 51 amateurs to Shore Thing Bar and Billiards in Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

Daulton, Mike Slaughter, Josh Roberts, and Brent Hudgins, owner of Shore Thing Bar and Billiards.

Daulton, Mike Slaughter, Josh Roberts, and Brent Hudgins, owner of Shore Thing Bar and Billiards.

Slaughter streaked to the winners’ side final with a victory over Chase Gilbert 7-4. His opponent, Josh Roberts, had just sent Larry Faulk to the one-loss side with an 11-5 win. The hot seat match saw Slaughter edge out Roberts 7-5.

 

On the west side, Faulk was soon sent home in fifth place courtesy of Brian Capps 7-6. By the same score, Billy Thorpe was ousted in fifth as well by Gilbert. Gilbert went on to win a tight quarterfinal match over Capps 7-5.

 

Roberts awaited Gilbert in the semifinals and sent him home in a respectable third-place finish 11-5. In the double-elimination final match between Roberts and Slaughter, Roberts was able to capture the first set 11-4. In the second set, though, Slaughter notched a final 7-6 win.

 

Results:

1st Mike Slaughter $1,000

2nd Josh Roberts $500

3rd Chase Gilbert $300

4th Brian Capps $200

5th Larry Faulk $150

Billy Thorpe

7th Shawn Padgett $75

Josh Newman

 

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