Bryant Wins Inaugural Houston Classic 10-Ball Event
Lone Star Billiards Tour / Houston, TX

by InsidePOOL Staff

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The event was hosted by Bogies Billiards and Sports Bar and drew 105 total entries and featured two days of non-stop action, as well as boasting $3,350 added with a payout totaling over $10,000.

Charlie Bryant scared away the competition at the inaugural Houston Classic, produced by the Lone Star Billiards Tour Halloween weekend. The event was hosted by Bogies Billiards and Sports Bar and drew 105 total entries and featured two days of non-stop action, as well as boasting $3,350 added with a payout totaling over $10,000.

There were 64 players in the open 10-ball event, which played down to the final 16 by the second day. Sunday, Doug Young ousted Ernesto Bayaua 9-8, Lanny Herrin defeated Denis Strickland 9-2, Bryant dusted Nick Hood 9-6, and Sylver Ochoa bested Danny Roland 9-2. The one-loss side saw Jason Brown over Barry Strickland, Brent Thomas defeating Robert Demetro, Derek Fontenot escaping Larry Wilson, and Strickland eliminating John Newsome. Towards the end, Bryant captured the winners’ bracket 9-5 over Young, while Ochoa and Hood fought their way back. Ochoa eliminated Hood 7-3 and Young 7-6 but was halted by Bryant in the final match.

The one-pocket event yielded 21 players with $600 added. Ochoa claimed the hot seat over Brown 3-2. Bryant then eliminated Brown but fell to Ochoa in the final 3-1.

Ming Ng captured the ladies’ 9-ball event with 14 entrants, and Joey Torres snapped off the juniors’ 9-ball event.

The next Lone Star Event is at Skinny Bob’s Billiards in Round Rock, TX, November 6-7.

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Bryant scared away the competition at the inaugural Houston Classic, produced by the Lone Star Billiards Tour Halloween weekend.

Open Results:
1st Charlie Bryant $980
2nd Sylver Ochoa $620
3rd Doug Young $420
4th Nick Hood $300
5th Lanny Herrin $230
Denis Strickland
7th Danny Roland $190
Derek Fontenot
9th Jason Brown $110
Brent Thomas
Ernesto Bayaua
John Newsome
13th Barry Strickland $80
Robert Demetro
Larry Wilson
Richard Rodriguez

One-Pocket Results:
1st Sylver Ochoa $640
2nd Charlie Bryant $450
3rd Jason Brown $280
4th Jerald Jackson $120
5th Derek Fontenot $80
Denis Strickland

Ladies’ Results:
1st Ming Ng $330
2nd Terry Petrosino$240
3rd Kim Pierce $160
4th Courtney Peters $80

Juniors’ Results:
1st Joey Torres $60
2nd Robyn Petrosino $30