Aro and Gabia Split Top Billiard Honors
Tri-State Tour / Staten Island, NY

by InsidePOOL Staff

Michael Aro and Ron Gabia opted to split the top prize at the October 14 stop of the Tri-State Tour because of the late hour. The 9-ball tournament attracted a field of 28 to House of Billiards in Staten Island, NY.

tri 10 12 Aro and Gabia Split Top Billiard Honors

Michael Aro and Ron Gabia opted to split the top prize at the October 14 stop of the Tri-State Tour because of the late hour. The 9-ball tournament attracted a field of 28 to House of Billiards in Staten Island, NY.

Gabia and Aro met in the hot seat match after wins over Chris Kelly 7-4 and Anthony Dahab 6-4, respectively. Aro then claimed the winners’ bracket final 7-5 over Gabia to remain undefeated.

Kelly was eliminated in fifth place by Dave Shlemperis 7-3, as Mike Davie joined Kelly after being ousted by Dahab 6-3. Dahab then relegated Shlemperis to fourth place after the quarterfinal match ended in his favor 7-5.

Gabia won the semifinals 8-6 to deposit Dahab in third place. In the final match, Aro and Gabia chose to split first place.

Results:
1st Michael Aro $425
Ron Gabia
3rd Anthony Dahab $200
4th Dave Shlemperis $120
5th Chris Kelly $70
Mike Davie

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