WPBA WOMEN’S US OPEN 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Round Two Results: Just 16 Players Remain Undefeated
|TULSA, OK – The WPBA US Open 9-Ball Championships continued with Round Two at the River Spirit Events Center and sixteen players have emerged undefeated so far in the 64 player field. The one big upset in the round was Phoenix sharp-shooter Angel Paglia knocking #2 ranked Monica Webb of Atlanta to the one loss side.
One loss side matches are in progress.
Round Two Winner’s Bracket Results
Allison Fisher d. Laura Smith 9-4
Kim Shaw d. Liz Cole 9-4
Jennifer Barretta d. Erin McManus 9-5
Jessica Barnes d. Cathy Metzinger 9-3
Ewa Laurance d. Kim White-Newsome 9-5
Brittany Bryant d. Mary Rakin 9-4
Stacy Novack d. Eleanor Callado 9-8
Jeanette Lee d. Joanne Ashton 9-0
Melissa Herndon d. Lisa Just 9-5
Line Kjorsvik d. Susan Williams 9-5
Vivian Villarreal d. Teruko Cucculelli 9-4
Angel Paglia d. Monica Webb 9-5
Gerda Hofstatter d. Belinda Calhoun 9-5
Helena Thornfeldt d. Vicki Paski 9-5
Sara Miller d. Cheryl Pritchard 9-8
Winners of these matches all play at 1:30 today. Losers move to the one-loss side to attempt to make the final eight for the single elimination final stage of the tournament. Fans and media can keep up with ongoing results athttp://www.wpba.com/images/stories/brackets/2012_us_open.pdf (refresh the link for the most up-to-date results!)
Schedule of Events:
Friday, June 8 at 10 am
About the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA)
The WPBA was established in 1976 as the Women’s Professional Billiard Alliance, and celebrates 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 world’s greatest women players. Visit www.wpba.com for more. The WPBA Classic Tour is sponsored by Diamond Billiards, Iwan Simonis cloth, Delta 13, Pooldawg and Aramith balls.
About River Spirit Casino and Event Center
River Spirit Casino, Tulsa’s $195 million casino project at 81st & Riverside, showcases 300,000 square feet of gaming space and is one of the largest gaming floors in Oklahoma. With over 2,600 high-tech electronic machines, 23 table games and 15 poker tables, River Spirit Casino offers the most current technology and latest games available. The facility features four dining and beverage venues including the largest casino buffet in Oklahoma, a steakhouse, a 24-hour café, a lounge and a sports bar. The newly renovated River Spirit Event Center is located at the site of the former Creek Nation Casino – Tulsa at 81st and Riverside Drive. The venue has nearly 20,000 sq. ft of useable space for sporting events, entertainment, conventions and meetings and all amenities. For more information on River Spirit Casino visit www.riverspirittulsa.com.
As an active community partner, River Spirit Casino provides a positive economic impact for Tulsa and surrounding towns. Proceeds from gaming operations help to fund a variety of Muscogee (Creek) Nation service programs such as housing, education, elderly assistance and healthcare. For more information on the tribe’s history and government, please visit the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s Web site atwww.muscogeenation-nsn.gov.