Allendorf Aces All-American Tour
Pure X cues All-American Tour / Dubuque, IA
by InsidePOOL StaffNick Allendorf aced the opening tournament of the 2012-2013 Pure X cues All-American Tour October 6, besting Tim Fox in the final match. Cuemasters Billiards in Dubuque, IA, hosted the $500-added 8-ball handicapped tournament on 7-foot Valley bar boxes, which drew 26 players.
Allendorf took the A-side route to the finals with consecutively slim wins over Jason Totten 4-4, Warren Meyer 4-3, Jason Gross 4-4, Will Kohl 4-5, and Shane Kelley 4-5.
In the title match, the undefeated Allendorf butted heads with Fox, who had earlier dispatched Tom Biddulph 6-0 before falling to Kelley 5-6. Fox then recovered with elimination wins over Will Thomson 6-3, Gross 6-3, Kohl 6-5, and Kelly 6-1. In the first and only title set, Allendorf finally opened up some space with his opponent and blanked Fox for the crown.
1st Nick Allendorf $500
2nd Tim Fox $300
3rd Shane Kelley $165
4th Will Kohl $130
5th Ron Pluym $85