Dimick and Pierce Earn Midwest Billiards Titles
Midwest 9-Ball Tour / Tulsa, OK

by InsidePOOL Staff

Mark Dimick and Rhonda Pierce scored titles in their respective divisions at the Midwest 9-Ball Tour’s April 6-7 stop. The $2,000-added tournament was hosted by Magoo’s in Tulsa, OK, and drew a total of 79 entries.

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Mark Dimick 1st, Kathy McMinn manager, Chip Compton 2nd

In the men’s division, 61 players vied for their piece of the $1,600-added purse. Dimick went through the field undefeated, besting Gabe Owen in the hot seat match in a double-hill thriller. On the one-loss side, Chip Compton was making his move, whitewashing Rafael Martinez and sending him home in fourth place 5-0. Compton met up with Owen in the next round, and their hill-hill match ended with Compton advancing to the finals. In yet another double-hill affair, Dimick turned aside Compton and notched a 7-6 win.

Eighteen ladies came out for the women’s division, with featured a $400-added purse. Pierce faced off against Liz Lovely in the hot seat match and won handily 5-3. After a 4-3 defeat of Brittany Colbert in the quarterfinals, Wendy Kent went on to meet Lovely in the semifinals. Lovely took that match 4-2 and then sought revenge against Pierce in the finals. Pierce, though, proved too strong and only allowed Lovely one rack before claiming the title 5-1.

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Rhonda Pierce 1st, Shad McMinn manager, Liz Lovely 2nd

Men’s Results:
1st Mark Dimick $760
2nd Chip Compton $525
3rd Gabe Owen $340
4th Rafael Martinez $250
5th Jim Weast $150
Caleb Moore
7th Eric Pickar $125
Sean King
9th Marc Shelton $100
Joey Gray
Sonny Tiger
James Walden

Ladies’ Results:
1st Rhonda Pierce $300
2nd Liz Lovely $200
3rd Wendy Kent $100
4th Brittany Colbert $70