Ackerman and Feliz Split Tri-State Billiards Win

March 12, 2013

Ackerman and Feliz Split Tri-State Billiards Win
Tri-State Tour / East Rutherford, NJ

by InsidePOOL Staff

Greg Ackerman and Yomaylin Feliz opted to split the title at the March 9 installment of the Tri-State Tour. The $1,000-added stop drew a full field of 64 to Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, NJ.

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Ackerman and Feliz Split Tri-State Billiards Win

Ackerman and Feliz did match up once during the event in the hot seat match after scoring wins over Ben Castaneros 6-3 and Bryan Jeziorski 7-3, respectively. It was Ackerman who took the ensuing victory 7-4, sending Feliz to the west side of the chart.

Jeziorski was sent home in fifth place by John Trobiano 7-2, while Castaneros cast out Ambi Estevez in the same spot 6-4. In the next round, Trobiano trumped Castaneros 7-2, sending him home in fourth.

Trobiano went on to challenge Feliz in the semifinals, and they fought until Feliz came out the 7-6 winner. In the finals, Ackerman and Feliz chose to split top honors.

1st Greg Ackerman $625
Yomaylin Feliz
3rd John Trobiano $260
4th Ben Castaneros $180
5th Ambi Estevez $90
Bryan Jeziorski
7th Ricardo Mejia $70
Eddie Perez
9th Jimmy Rivera $50
Geoffrey Bauer
Kyle Bubet
Gregory Costanza

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