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Timberly
07-23-2006, 09:43 PM
I just got home and I'm tired as all get out so I can't go into detail tonight but there were some great matches played this weekend at the Playing Field in Richmond, VA. Josh "The Mayor" Dickerson put on a heckuva tournament!

I suspect RichR might be posting the upsets, trials, & tribulations along with some great photographs tomorrow. To tide the curious over until then, here's the run down. /ccboard/images/graemlins/cool.gif

1st Chris Loar $900 + paid entry into the US Open

2nd Eric Moore $700

3rd Jordan Newton $400

4th Chris Futrell $300

5th/6th David Alley & Brandon Shuff $200

7th/8th Walter Koch & Ignacio Medina $150

9th/12th $50
Curtis Coleman
Jimmy Harris
David Hunt
Mitch Trainham

9 Ball Girl
07-24-2006, 06:42 AM
Thanks Tims! IIRC, Chris Loar won 2 years ago.

Timberly
07-24-2006, 05:22 PM
Wendy, I'm not sure who won it a couple of yrs ago but I recall someone telling me that Chris did, so I'm pretty sure you're right.

If any of you are interested, I've made a full write up on the event... matches, players, upsets, action... it's all HERE (http://www.insidepoolmag.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101) /ccboard/images/graemlins/cool.gif

Rich R.
07-25-2006, 06:35 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Timberly:</font><hr>I suspect RichR might be posting the upsets, trials, &amp; tribulations along with some great photographs tomorrow. To tide the curious over until then, here's the run down. /ccboard/images/graemlins/cool.gif<hr /></blockquote>

Timberly, I will leave the main reporting to those who can put a complete sentence together. /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif

I will try to get some pictures up ASAP, but they have to be edited and resized first. My pictures are way to large to post, as they are. As I have been away from my home for almost a week, because of some other things, I have some catching up to do.

I think the biggest story was that 16 year old Chris Futrell was ahead of Chirs Loar, by 6-0 or 6-1. Chris Loar kicked into another gear and came back to win.

The most interesting fact of the tournament is that there were 5 players, all under the age of 21, who made it to day two, in the top 16 of the field. Four of those players went on to finish in the money. That says a lot about pool and the younger generation. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

JMD in VA
07-25-2006, 06:52 PM
Rich:

That was my mistake. There were only 4 under 21; 3 in the $, 1 out. I thought Brandon was under 21. My mistake brother!

JMD in VA

Rich R.
07-25-2006, 08:06 PM
Here are a few pictures from the Va. State Tournament.

I am sorry I do not know the names of all of these players.

Parrot Cues is now located inside the Playing Field pool room and was one of the major sponsors for this event. This is "Rayman" behind the counter.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pb50c6097da064dfa9151cebaed605d37/edd30fdc.jpg

This is promoter/tournament director Joshua Dickerson, known to us all as "The Mayor" or JMD in Va.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p5dc09e50934c0b566eb97f72c3b4ccf7/edd30fda.jpg

This is what they were playing for, the trophy and the cash. The trophy was made by our own Brian in Va., who also makes our CCB Tournament trophy.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p733ebcfe4f91c057cb2756dab83626b8/edd30fdb.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pa71425355ed9a3bbc6287cf6d4495528/edd30fd9.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p412fa2310892617fabbc8cce772d65b2/edd30fab.jpg

This is 16 year old Chris Futrell, last year's second place finisher and this year's fourth place finisher. Keep an eye on this kid, he is very good. However, he is smart enough to be doing well in school also. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p21eb8ce2324b492710dd1a80a5bb0199/edd30f9a.jpg

Brian in Va. seems to be checking out the competition at the next table.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p951a6f63c7a8584c7d19b6c9a52a4296/edd30f89.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pd7b4f12fe195bc701fb6d0d58f47d526/edd30f74.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pbf971cadd27d11a8ca4822633dfb445b/edd30f68.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pee390e1ebb164164c6c28f5a6e34637e/edd30f5d.jpg

Dave Hunt, "The Dentist".
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p8c631fa789d77d1ef733539f0331ce66/edd30f4b.jpg

Curtis Coleman.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pb46afb88bb05787a33bc6f84123c9ba2/edd30f4e.jpg

Mitch Trainham.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p5ee3a8085338445bc7750513b42e1cad/edd304de.jpg

Luther Farley, if I'm not mistaken, was the youngest player in the tournament and he finished in the top 16.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p7548af809779642cf98cfe4f030d459c/edd30f38.jpg

Walter Koch.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p6b06136130cf537c421176a8c4be8322/edd30f16.jpg

Chris Futrell.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p15ca2302277c89e09a06892c467eb62d/edd30f18.jpg

This is a rare photo of Brandon Shuff, without his hat. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pcb6ab4c5bc335b2da5108e240394b3ea/edd30f05.jpg

Second place finisher, Eric Moore.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pca0a9cf78063696d66a0ae6c5674441f/edd30ef0.jpg

And the winner is........Chris Loar. Chris also won this event in 2004, but did not play last year.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/pe4d8831216a0974064404a789ce1b31c/edd30efd.jpg

From left to right, Eric Moore, second place finisher, Joshua Dickerson, promoter/tournament director, and the winner, Chris Loar.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid210/p0291af7e59e113b544d8d183bf2397a1/edd30ee6.jpg