Sports — 06 August 2013 — by Antoine Balona – Vice-President, TBA

The Toledo Guinness 9-Ball Tournament regular season came to the end over the weekend. Bejerano’s Challengers, claiming first spot with 54 points, was already in the playoff and was just waiting to see who their opponent would be. With this we had 3 teams fighting for the #2, #3 and #4 spot, namely Embassy Knights – 38 pts, Anaconda Celebrities – 30 pts, and Seaside Heights – 34 pts.

The weekend started with Anaconda Celebrities hosting Embassy Knights on Saturday night with attendance of 41 persons. At the end of the game, Anaconda Celebrities won, 3-2. Winners for Anaconda Celebrities were: Travis Jacobs over Davin Foreman, 5-3; Randolph Tulcey over Densford Mangar, 5-3, in a very unsportsmanlike game from Mr. Mangar; and Elias Coleman over Kenrick Galvez, 5-3. Winners for Embassy Knights were: Evans Mangar over Roland Tillett, 5-1; and Lyndon Parham over Eugene Jacobs, 5-3.

Then on Sunday, August 4, Seaside Heights hosted Anaconda Celebrities. Seaside Heights won, 5-Zip. Winners for Seaside Heights were: Ewart Duncan over Travis Jacobs, 5-Zip; Reylando Castro over Elias Coleman, 5-1; Allan Chen over Eugene Jacobs, 5-1; Errol Myvette over Randolph Tulcey, 5-1; and Leroy Vernon over Andy Edwards, 5-2. Attendance at this game was 34.

So, here is the standing after the regular season. 1st Bejerano’s Challengers – 54 pts; 2nd Seaside Heights – 44 pts; 3rd Embassy Knights – 42 pts; and 4th Anaconda Celebrities – 36 pts.

With this, the playoff will begin with a home-and-away series. This Wednesday, August 7, Bejerano’s Challengers host Anaconda Celebrities at 7:00 p.m.; and on Friday, August 9, Seaside Heights host Embassy Knights at 7:00 p.m. Then on Saturday, August 10, at 7:00 p.m., Anaconda Celebrities host Bejerano’s Challengers in the return match; and also on Sunday, August 11, at 2:00 p.m., Embassy Knights host Seaside Heights in their return match.

The Toledo Billiards Association (TBA) would like to say a big Thank You to Guinness for sponsoring the tournament, and also Thank You to Mr. German Vega and Sons for sponsoring the trophies for the Toledo District.

“It’s all about the Guinness 9-Ball, so let the games keep rocking; and don’t hate the player, hate the game!!”

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