Morris and Andoni Split Tri-State Event
Tri-State Tour / Brooklyn, NY
Vincent Morris and Borana Andoni opted to split top prize at the August 18 stop on the Tri-State Tour, with Morris claiming first place. The 9-ball tournament was hosted by Gotham City Billiards in Brooklyn, NY.
Andoni and Morris faced each other in the hot seat match after notching wins over Koka Davladze 7-4 and Mike Harrington 6-3, respectively. To remain undefeated, Morris then bested Andoni 7-3, sending her to the one-loss side of the chart.
Harrington stayed alive for another round on the west side, eliminating Mel McMullen 7-3 in fifth place. Davladze and Gary O’Callaghan fought a hill-hill battle, with Davladze eking out a 7-6 win. Harrington continued to dominate in the next round as he relegated Davladze to fourth place 8-5.
Andoni had to face Harrington in the semifinal match, and she turned him away with a 7-6 triumph. In the finals, she and Morris split, with Morris taking the title.
1st Vincent Morris $730
3rd Mike Harrington $350
4th Koka Davladze $230
5th Mel McMullen $140
7th Ron Gabia $100
9th Daniel Dagotdot $80