Bubet and Osipov Split Tri-State Billiards Title
Tri-State Tour / Staten Island, NY
Osipov took the winners’ side by storm, besting George Poltorak 7-4 in the final four to reach the hot seat match. Meeting him there was Thomas Rice, who had just dealt Chris DeCaprio his first loss 6-1. Osipov dominated Rice in the winners’ side finals, taking the match 7-2.
Bubet was making his play on the west side, sending home DeCaprio in fifth place 6-4 as Poltorak eliminated Chris Derewonski in the same slot 9-4. In the quarterfinal match, Bubet ousted Poltorak in fourth place 6-2.
Rice was waiting for Bubet in the semifinals, but Bubet overcame him 6-2 to reach the finals. Osipov and Bubet then chose to split first place.
1st Kyle Bubet $470
3rd Thomas Rice $230
4th George Poltorak $135
5th Chris DeCaprio $80