Bringing in forty-eight of the top women’s professional pool players from across the U.S. and around the world, the WPBA Masters is now in its second day of action at the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
Thus far, the first two rounds of competition have been completed in the winner’s bracket, and the next session of matches on the winner’s side will continue at 3pm today (Friday). The 3pm session will feature two matches from the winner’s bracket, and four matches from the one-loss side.
Allison Fisher vs Dawn Hopkins
Vicki Paski vs Helena Thornfeldt
Borana Andoni vs Nicole Keeney
Nicolle Cuellar vs Erin McManus
Cheryl Pritchard vs Emily Duddy
Belinda Calhoun vs Maureen Seto
With the tour’s top-ranked players receiving seeded positions in the second round of the event, the majority of those players moved forward with little trouble. However, some of non-seeded players did prevail. Among them, Vicki Paski defeated Brittany Bryant 9-6, Melissa Little defeated Vivian Villarreal 9-7, Joanne Ashton defeated Line Kjorsvik 9-8, and Jana Montour defeated Emily Duddy 9-3.
More winner’s bracket matches will continue in the 6pm session this evening, featuring:
Jasmin Ouschan vs Melissa Little
Monica Webb vs Kim White-Newsome
Jeanette Lee vs Jennifer Chen
Karen Corr vs Joanne Ashton
Ga-Young Kim vs Jana Montour
Jennifer Barretta vs Janet Atwell
11am and 1pm rounds were also held on the one-loss side today.
Vivian Villarreal def. Tina Hess 9-2
Eleanor Callado def. Samantha Patton 9-4
Barbara Lee def. Jessica Karacia-Human 9-4
Brittany Bryant def. Reni Rose 9-3
Carrie Williams def. Cathy Metzinger 9-7
Julie Kelly def. Stephanie Goens 9-1
Stay on the NYC Grind for more updates at the end of Day 2 of the WPBA Masters, and check out WPBA.com for the complete tournament bracket.