February 23, 2017 (Denver, CO): On Saturday, February 4th, the 2nd Annual Wisconsin Junior State 8-Ball Championship once again took place at the Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center during the Badger State Games. This event is made possible with the efforts of American CueSports Alliance (ACS) Executive Director, John Lewis.

The winners from each of the four divisions received paid entry into the 2017 BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships. The top three finishers from each division received medals and the honor of being crowned the 2017 Wisconsin Junior State 8-Ball Champion of their division.

18 & Under Boys Division

Silver – Jared Johnson [17] (Wisconsin  Rapids)

Gold – Mason Koch [17] (Oshkosh)

Bronze – Jacob Johnson [17] (Wisconsin  Rapids)

14 & Under Boys Division

Silver – James Kincaid [14] (Tomahawk)

Gold – Joey Krizenesky [14] (Pickett)

Bronze – Alexander Jacoby [11] (Nekoosa)

18 & Under Girls Division

Gold – Jayda Resch [15] (Birnamwood)

14 & Under Girls Division

Silver – Magdalene Jacoby [13] (Wisconsin Rapids)

Gold – Alice Adams [13] (Eau Claire)

Bronze – Danielle Markow [10] (Eau Claire)

The BEF is grateful for the continued support of its premier sponsors for helping to make the 2017 Junior State Championships (JSC) program possible: Simonis Cloth, Aramith Balls, Pechauer Cues, BRAD Scuffer and Tweeten Fibre. Official Promoter: GoPlayPool.com & Official Tournament App: ZenSports.com. Special Thanks also goes to all the national tournament directors and hosts.

For more information on sponsoring, hosting, or participating in a Junior State Championship, visit billiardeducation.org or call (303) 926-1039. Complete list of nationwide junior events listed here: http://billiardeducation.org/events/

About the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF)

The BEF was formed in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity committed to promoting a lifelong love of pool and building the next generation of players through youth programs and academic scholarships. Visit billiardeducation.org or call(303) 926-1039 to learn more about junior billiard programs in your area

Samm Diep-Vidal

Executive Director
Billiard Education Foundation


PO Box 5012

Denver, CO 80217

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