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Scott MacDonald tops 9-Ball field of 72!

What a weekend of great pool action! On January 9 and 10, 2016, Shooters Snooker Club in Toronto held its first ever 7 and under straight race event. Players up to SL7 competed in a straight race to 7 on the A and B-Side. This unique tournament required that players also call the 9-ball. With 85 players attempting to register, Shooters capped the field at 72 in order to prevent long wait times in between matches.
This inaugural tournament hosted by Shooters had players of all skill levels competing for their share of a $3,140 prize pool and $2,410 Calcutta.
At the end of the first day, the field of 72 dwindled down to 12 strong players. The A-Side had:
Tom Hogan vs Jun Briones
Alfonso Haggerty vs Scott MacDonald
Jackson Revell vs Waleed Mukhtar
Nick Blancher vs Greg Johnson
The 4 players left on the B-Side were Rob Johnson, Jeff Dick, Jeremy Nazareth, and Jeremy Brown, who fought hard to win 5 consecutive matches after losing his opening match.
The A-Side Finals match would ultimately be between Scott MacDonald and Nick Blancher. Scott M came out on top 7-5 to earn his spot in the hot seat. Nick was sent to the B-Side to face Jun B in order to try and earn a rematch against Scott M. Nick B did just that, and he would try to get some revenge against Scott M. As fate would have it, Scott M defeated Nick B 7-5 once again to become champion. Congratulations Scott M, and credit goes out to the SL5s and SL6s that made a good run in the tournament.

Peter Chin, Scott McDonald and Nick Blancher
Peter Chin, Scott MacDonald and Nick Blancher
Players showed a great interest in this tournament format, and because of the outstanding reception, Shooters is pleased to announce that there will be another tournament with the same format coming within the next few months. Thank you to all the players and those who came out to support.
Shooters would like to remind everyone of the next 2 tournaments:
Jan 16/17: Shooters 404 9-Ball Tournament
Jan 23/24: Shooters ’47’ 8-Ball Classic
Please check the Shooters Snookerclub Facebook page and www.thepoolscene.com for dates and details for all upcoming tournaments. To register, please contact Peter Chin at (416)750-7787.
Date: January 9/10, 2016
Field: 72
Prize Pool : $3,140
Calcutta. : $2,410

1st Scott MacDonald $900
2nd Nick Blancher $600
3rd Jun Briones $380
4th Waleed Mukhtar $260
5-6th Jeremy Nazareth $180
5-6th Tom Hogan $180
7-8th Jackson Revell $120
7-8th Jeremy Brown $120
9-12th Greg Johnson $70
9-12th Alfonso Haggerty $70
9-12th Rob Johnson $70
9-12th Jeff Dick $70
13-16th Ronald Giron $30
13-16th Kevin Murphy $30
13-16th Adrian Fragoso $30
13-16th Chris Lee $30

Calcutta not included

Shooters Snooker and Sports Club

Shooters Snooker and Sports Club 1448 Lawrence Ave E Toronto, Ontario

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