Uzdejczyk Bests Brooklyn Billiard Field
Tri-State Tour / Brooklyn, NY
Bogie Uzdejczyk claimed another Tri-State Tour title December 1, slicing through the field undefeated to best Luis Jimenez in the finals. The $1,500-added tournament was hosted by Gotham City Billiards in Brooklyn, NY, garnering a 36-player field.
With a 7-4 victory over Dave Shlemperis, Uzdejczyk found himself one of two undefeated players in the winners’ side finals. His opponent, Jimenez, had just delivered Keith Diaz to the one-loss side of the chart 6-4. Uzdejczyk went on to deal Jimenez a 7-3 loss and await a finals opponent.
Gary Murgia quickly put an end to Shlemperis’ tournament, sending him home in fifth place with a hill-hill win. Joining Murgia in fifth was Yomaylin Feliz, who was eliminated by Diaz 6-5. Diaz then delivered Murgia home in fourth place with a 7-3 win.
But Diaz’s day was done, for Jimenez dealt him a 6-3 loss in the next round, and he took third place. In the finals, it was Jimenez versus Uzdejczyk for the second time in the event. Jimenez took a promising 2-0 lead, but Uzdejczyk quickly countered and took control to win 7-3.
1st Bogie Uzdejczyk $870s
2nd Luis Jimenez $570
3rd Keith Diaz $360
4th Gary Murgia $220
5th Dave Shlemperis $140
7th Kokja Davladze $100