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APA Nine-Ball Local Team Champs crowned

Published 4:53pm Tuesday, June 11, 2013

FROM STAFF REPORTS

PELHAM — The Birmingham American Poolplayers Association’s 2013 Nine-Ball Local Team Championship was held May 31-June 2.

The tournament, held at the Pelham Civic Complex, had 64 Nine-Ball teams competing to earn the Area Champion Trophies, a slot in the upcoming 2013 APA Nine-Ball National Team Championship held at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, and $5,000 cash for travel assistance.

The overall winners were:

At It Again: Elvis Jones, Callis Lynch, Sergio Galloway Nellie Lynch Telisa Mills, Michaela Lynch and Greg Summers;

Deja Voodoo: Cliff Crosby, Nelson Deaver, David Henson, Tommy Thompson, Susan Crosby, Timothy Parker, Will Handley and Dexter Leigeber.

Nice Lags: Mark Jacques, Happy Jacques, Larry Hale, Vaun Jemison, Patricia Fultz, Daryle Peacock and Chalres Loggins.

Thunderstruck: Wade Stanton, Olen Gaines, Jason Weldon, Kimberly Ming, Tina Mashburn, Jeff Capps and Laura Romei.

Those four teams will compete with hundreds of other APA teams, from all over the United States, Canada and Japan, for their share of over $1.5 million in cash and prizes.

The four runner-up teams were:

3 Lucky Guys: Ryan Pappas, Bayonne White, David Morrison, Josh Gwin, Anna Shinn, Allison Shratter, Jennifer Madara.

Eliminators: Jerry Parmer, Jeannie Parmer, Ricardo Levia, Patrick Robinson, Vaun Jemison, Gabby Abruzzese, Alyssa Sokolowski and Cam Foster.

Goofballs: Meghan Pappas, Megan Cox, Rick Epperson, Eddie Reaves, Jennifer Madara, Michael Holloway, Greg Summers, and Steven Lackey.

Top Right: Rachel Hodges, Bryan Hassinger, Tara South, Mary Beth nix, Ben Thomas, Rachel Finner, John Hinkle and Kevin Cline.

The runner-up teams won $140 each and a slot in the 2014 Nine-Ball Local Team Championship.

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