Bigwigs Billiards in Newmarket hosted the 404 9-Ball Tour this past weekend. 62 players battled it out for a shot at the title.
In the top half of the bracket, Ian Argue was turning heads with wins over TJ Humber (5-5), Isaac Ramos (5-5), Chris Bartha (5-6), John Morra (5-9) and Ryan Clements (5-3). Erik Hjorleifson worked his way through the bottom bracket with wins over Ken DeFilippis (11-3), Ryan Murray (11-2), Rob Henry (11-6), Eric Hildebrand (9-3) and Mario Morra (9-7).
In the hot-seat match, Ian Argue ran out of steam as Erik came out on top with a convincing 11-2 score. Ian then faced John Morra in the b-bracket finals. John Morra played perfect securing his spot in the finals with a 12-0 whitewash. Only two players remain, John Morra and Erik Hjorleifson. Erik got the best of John at the last tour stop in Toronto. John Morra reclaimed his supremacy as he won the final match of the event 9-7.
Thanks to BigWigs Billiards and tournament director Blain Jorgensen for running another successful event.
This is how they finished:
|1st||JOHN MORRA 12||$850||$800|
|2nd||ERIK HJORLEIFSON 11||$540||$480|
|3rd||IAN ARGUE 5||$390||$300|
|4th||DAVE LETTNER 6||$270||$190|
|5-6th||MARIO MORRA 11||$180||$100|
|7-8th||ERIC HILDEBRAND 10||$130|
|7-8th||NICK BLANCHARD 7||$130|
|9-12th||NAOMI WILLIAMS 7||$90|
|9-12th||ANDY AUPIN 11||$90|
|9-12th||DEAN MacNAUGHTON 9||$90|
|9-12th||STUART MacTAGGART 5||$90|