Maloney Kicks Off Season With A Win At Pool Ranking #1
The 2017/18 CSNS Pool Season kicked off at RailBirds Billiiards in Halifax on September 23rd. The field consisted of 43 players from all corners of Nova Scotia. Ranking events will alternate this season between 9-Ball and 8-Ball, which was the format this day. Races were to 5 on the A & B side.
Colin Maloney earned the hot seat beating John Snyder, Lynne Palmer, Mike Belliveau, Mark Potter, Richard Young and Bill MacPherson. The other finalist, Richard Young, had victories over Bob Massia. Dick Barker, Bruce Lilly, and John Rushton before dropping a match to Maloney. Young rebounded with wins over Moe Sutherland, Dale Brimicombe, and Bill MacPherson. The final resulted in Maloney edging Yound by a one game margin. Bill MacPherson was 3rd, and Dale Brimicombe was 4th.
The 10-Ball break contest had a pot that carried over from last year, and with ticket sales from event # 1, got to $100 per ball. Dave Gallant had his ticket drawn and elected to break for himself. Unfortunately, Dave came up dry on the break. The pot will carry over to event # 2 in Cape Breton on Oct 21. There should be upwards of $130 a ball on the line.
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In The Money
1st Colin Maloney $385
2nd Richard Young $260
3rd Bill MacPherson $210
4th Dale Brimicombe $160
5th,6th Moe Sutherland $110, Bill Martin $110
7th,8th Mark Potter $70, Gieno Mantolino $70
9th-12th Brian Bedford $30, Mike Belliveau $30, John Rushton $30, Bruce Lilly $30