Joss Northeast 9-Ball

Wilkie holds off Casanzio for Al Conte Memorial Win

Shaun Wilkie
Shaun Wilkie

Shaun Wilkie scored a hard fought win in the second set of the finals to defeat Ron Casanzio and win the Joss NE 9-Ball Tour’s Al Conte Memorial at Hippos House of Billiards in Utica, NY on November 2nd – 3rd.
Casanzio, who finished in second place to Danny Hewitt last weekend, dropped a 9-6 decision to Martin Daigle in the final four on the winners side Sunday. Daigle then lost to Wilkie 9-6 for the hot-seat.
On the one loss side, Casanzio got his revenge over Daigle with a 9-5 victory that sent Daigle to the seats in third place,
The first set of the double elimination finals went to Casanzio 9-8, but Wilkie came back to capture the second set of the finals 9-7 for first place.
Fourteen players came back on Sunday to compete in the $500 added second chance tournament. This event saw Alain Parent bounce back from a loss to Paul Enslin in the winner’s side final four to defeat Enslin 3-0 in both sets of the finals for first place.
The Joss NE 9-Ball Tour will take next weekend off, but will be back in action on November 16th and 17th at Snookers in Providence, RI for the 25th Annual Ocean State 9-Ball Championship.

Payout
1 Shaun WILKIE $1,000
2 Ron CASANZIO $650
3 Martin DAIGLE $500
4 Mike DONNELY $400
5 Chance CHIN $275
5 Danny HEWITT $275
7 Jerry CROWE $175
7 Jared ZIMMERMAN $175

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