Jeziorski and Mejia Split Tri-Sate Billiards Event

Jeziorski and Mejia Split Tri-Sate Billiards Event
Tri-State Tour / East Rutherford, NJ

by InsidePOOL Staff

Castle billiards Jeziorski and Mejia Split Tri Sate Billiards Event

Bryan Jeziorski and Ricardo Mejia opted to split top honors at the February 2 installment of the Tri-State Tour. The $1,000-added event drew a large field of 73 to Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, NJ. Pictured from left to right is Bryan Jeziroski , Ricardo Mejia, Bernard Vogelsang.

Bryan Jeziorski and Ricardo Mejia opted to split top honors at the February 2 installment of the Tri-State Tour. The $1,000-added event drew a large field of 73 to Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, NJ.

Jeziorski took the undefeated route to the finals, defeating Dave Shlemperis 7-3 in the winners’ side final four. In the other winners’ side match, Bernie Vogelsang sent George Poltorak to the one-loss side 6-2. Jeziorski went on to top Vogelsang 8-3 to claim the hot seat in the next round.

Making his move on the west side, Mejia eliminated Gary O’Callaghan in seventh place 7-4 and then relegated Shlemperis to fifth place 7-1. Tying with Shlemperis was Poltorak, who was ousted in fifth place 6-2 by Kyle Bubet. Mejia and Bubet met in the quarterfinals, and Mejia took that match 8-5.

Mejia claimed the semifinal match via forfeit over Vogelsang, and then in the finals Mejia and Jeziorski decided to split, with Jeziorski taking the title.

Results:
1st Bryan Jeziorski $830
Ricardo Mejia
3rd Bernie Vogelsang $320
4th Kyle Bubet $240
5th Dave Shlemperis $160
George Poltorak
7th Gary O’Callaghan $120
Kim Meyer-Gabia
9th Scott Simonetti $100
Jorge Vivianco
Paolo Valverde
Mike Strassberg

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