New Champions Crowned at 2013 BCAPL Texas State 8-Ball Championships

CueSports International, Henderson, Nevada (April 12, 2013) – The 2013 BCAPL Texas State 8-Ball Championships were presented at the E-Center in Harker Heights, Texas April 2-7 by Bad Boys Billiard Productions (BBBP) and CueSports International (CSI). Tournament direction and 80 Diamond pool tables were provided by BBBP. CSI provided the $5,000 added money plus the state of the art CueSports Tournament System (CTS) for live online brackets for all events — http://ctsondemand.com/ Live internet streaming was provided for the first time this year, by Rail2Rail Productions. CTS and Rail2Rail allowed friends and family members back home to watch what was happening in real time throughout the tournament.

Eight champions were crowned with over $45,000 paid out during the event.

B Singles Divisions: Steven Book of Fort Worth, Texas defeated Ricky Reed of Killeen, Texas in two hill-hill sets to take the title. On the ladies side, BB Fubara of Amarillo, Texas defeated Irene Arteaga of Fort Worth Texas 4-2 in the final match.

Open/Advanced Singles Divisions: Open players raced to 5 while advanced players raced to 6. In the Men’s Open/Advanced Singles, Patrick Werren dominated the 122 player field, defeating Dalton Riley 5-3 in the finals to claim the $1,750 first place prize and the title. Kim Pierce won her second Texas State title in the Women’s Open/Advanced Singles making it through the 43 player field unscathed, beating Angela Payne in a hill-hill final match.

Scotch Doubles Division: Kim Pierce also claimed the top spot in the Scotch Doubles division with partner, Patrick Hill. The duo whipped through a tough field of 27 teams to win the title defeating Landrum / Voelkring 4-2 in the final match.

Senior Singles Division: Shane Harvey ran through the 56 player field undefeated all the way to the hot seat in the Senior Singles division. His opponent in the final match, Patricio Soto was not willing to admit defeat however, taking the first set 5-4. In the second set, Shane Harvey rallied back to win the title 6-3.

Men’s / Mixed Open and Women’s Team Divisions: The finals in both groups went the full double set length and both the Men’s and Women’s Team divisions were decided by 13-12 scores. On the Men’s side, Little Joes “X-Men” of Victoria, Texas took the hot seat in the 103 team field. Their opponents in the finals were Caught Strokin of Killeen, Texas. Caught Strokin forced the second and deciding set with a 13-6 win in the first set of the finals. In the finals set, Patrick Werren, the Open/Advanced Singles Champion, won the deciding game to also lead his team to the championship. On the Women’s side, Fab Five of Fort Worth, Texas raced to the hot seat in the 25 team field. Their opponent in the finals, West Texas Bad Girls of Odessa, Texas took the first set of the finals 9-4. In the second set, Melinda Bailey made several tough shots to complete a thrilling out at 8-8 to give her team the title they had come up just short of claiming last year.

PAYOUTS: The groups below are listed only to 5th-6th place. Complete match by match results and payouts for the 2013 events are available on CueSports Tournament System (CTS) — http://ctsondemand.com/

Men’s B Singles
1st Steven Book $400
2nd Ricky Reed $235
3rd Adrian Womack $150
4th Willie Speed III $105
5th-6th John Geary $75
5th-6th Tony Laudadio $75

Women’s B Singles
1st BB Fubara $170
2nd Irene Arteaga $115
3rd Cynthia Parvala $75
4th Ashley Simmons $50
5th-6th Kim Steinle $35
5th-6th Deborah Ditmore $35

Men’s Senior Singles
1st Shane Harvey $800
2nd Patricio Soto $570
3rd Denis Strickland $350
4th Gale Gladden $225
5th-6th Adrian Sanchez $150
5th-6th Gary Marcum $150

Men’s Open / Advanced Singles
1st Patrick Werren $1,750
2nd Dalton Riley $1,200
3rd Ernesto Byaua $800
4th Jeff Franklin $500
5th-6th Tony Cuellar $300
5th-6th Juan Parra Jr. $300

Women’s Open / Advanced Singles
1st Kim Pierce $750
2nd Angela Payne $475
3rd Rebecca Arcangeli $275
4th Jamie Wilson-Tidmore $180
5th-6th Kimberly Sanders $120
5th-6th Monica Casillas $120

Mixed Open Teams
1st Caught Strokin $5,000
2nd Lil Joe’s “X-Men” Billiards $3,000
3rd The Assassins $2,000
4th Diamond Dogs $1,250
5th-6th Believe Movida $875
5th-6th The Guys of Club Movida $875

Women’s Open Teams
1st Fab Five $1,200
2nd West Texas Bad Girls $725
3rd Jenks $450
4th Elementals $300
5th-6th Daddy O’s Girls $175
5th-6th Boom Shaka Laka $175

Next year, the 2014 BCAPL Texas State 8-Ball Championships promise to be bigger and better than ever before. Ric Jones of Bad Boys Billiard Productions has inked a deal with the Frank Mayborn Convention Center to move the event to their state of the art facilities in 2014. Ric is working to add sponsors and striving to make the BCAPL Texas event the best state tournament in the country.

CueSports International is dedicated to creating more choices for all players. In the past 8 years CSI has directly paid out $8,000,000 to players. CSI is the parent company of the BCA Pool League and the USA Pool League. CSI also produces independent events such as the US Bar Table Championships, the Jay Swanson Memorial, the US Open One Pocket Championship and the US Open 10-Ball Championship. Visit www.playcsipool.com, www.playbca.com, and www.playusapool.com for more information about CSI and its divisions.

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