WPBA MASTERS: Another Eight Are Eliminated – Sixteen Players Remain
WPBA Masters action continues at the Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino where another round in the one loss bracket has eliminated eight more players.
MT. PLEASANT, MI – The WPBA Masters 9-Ball Championship third round of the one loss bracket is complete. Defeated players finished 17th, including Grand Ledge, Michigan’s own Vicki Paski, who suffered her second loss at the hands of Norway’s Line Kjorsvik. Vivian “Texas Tornado” was upset 9-8 by Canadian Jana Montour. Winning players below are guaranteed a spot in the final 16 and play their next elimination round at 3 p.m.
ONE LOSS ROUND RESULTS (Losers finish 25th)
Jana Montour d. Vivian Villarreal 9-8
Kim White Newsome d. Borana Andoni 9-6
Dawn Hopkins d. Hiroko Makiyama 9-5
Melissa Litte d. Maureen Seto 9-1
Jennifer Barretta d. Kelly Cavanaugh 9-3
Brittany Bryant d. Joanne Ashton 9-4
Julie Kelly d. Jennifer Chen 9-4
For the first time in the history of the Women’s Pro Billiard Tour (celebrating its 20th anniversary this year!), the entire semi final and final matches will run LIVE on ESPN3, beginning Sunday at 1 p.m. Fans can head to http://www.wpba.com for more info and tournament brackets, or visit the link direct at http://espn.go.com/
watchespn/index/_/id/817665/ wpba-masters. During the broadcast, fans can tweet questions to players and commentators Include #WPBAlive in your Tweet!
WPBA Masters Sponsors
Michigan-based Auto-Owners Insurance joins WPBA Masters sponsors Diamond Billiard Products, Iwan Simonis Cloth, Aramith pro balls, Delta-13 (racks) and online gameroom supplier Pooldawg in sponsoring this historic event on the 2013 Women’s Pro Billiard Tour.
About the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA)
The WPBA was established in 1976 under the name of the Women’s Professional Billiard Alliance and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2011 as the oldest pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women’s Pro Billiard Tour, which features ESPN-televised events with the greatest women players from around the world. For more information about the WPBA, its top players and sponsors, visit www.wpba.com. The WPBA Masters is sponsored by Diamond Billiards, Iwan Simonis, Auto-Owners Insurance, Delta-13, Pooldawg, and Aramith.
About Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is the Midwest’s premier AAA Four Diamond gaming and hospitality destination offering top-name entertainment year-round, award-winning dining, high stakes bingo and a full-service spa. For more info, visit www.soaringeaglecasino.