Frady Faces Down Marietta Billiards Field
Great Southern Billiard Tour / Marietta, GA
Aaron Frady edged past Jeff Jordan in a hill-hill final match to take first place and the lion’s share of the prize money at the February 16-17 stop on the Great Southern Billiard Tour. The $1,000-added tournament was hosted by Johnny Archer’s Marietta Billiard Club in Marietta, GA, and attracted a field of 61 amateur players.
In the winners’ side final four, Frady went up against Tim Miller and won by a narrow 7-7 margin, while in the other bracket Jesse Middlebrook whizzed through his match with Jeff Jordan 9-2. Frady had few troubles in the next round with Middlebrook, claiming the hot seat 7-1.
Moving through the one-loss side of the charts, Jeff Jordan eliminated Randy Jordan in fifth place 7-5, as Miller ousted Justin Hightower in the same slot 9-4. Jordan advanced to face off against Miller in the quarterfinal match and sent him home in fourth place 7-4.
Middlebrook put up a good fight against Jordan in the semifinals but fell in third place 7-5. In the single-set final match, the undefeated Frady and Jordan fought to double-hill before Frady claimed the final game and the title 7-6.
1st Aaron Frady $700
2nd Jeff Jordan $500
3rd Jesse Middlebrook $300
4th Tim Miller $200
5th Randy Jordan $150
7th Tommy Najar $100
9th Bernardo Chavez $50