Canadian Cue Sport Association
Ontario 8-Ball Championships
Special Events Building at the Western Fair grounds in London, Ontario was the
site of the 1st Annual CCS Ontario 8-Ball Championships. The event ran from
Thursday November 4th to Sunday November 7th, 2004.
The Mens Teams A finals produced an exciting match with Frank
Binck, Jordan Katz, Sean Grossett, Roger Chau, Andre Bilek and Dan Scarel of
the Smokin Chicos (Windsor) coming from the B side to beat the Brew Crew
(Newmarket), crewed by Norm Glover, Ken Botham, Ryan Miller, Tol Kuy and Rob
Blair, twice to win the championship.
Mark Johnston (Brantford) prevailed over Al Smart (Oakville) to
win third place in the Mens A singles. Aaron Thomas (Newmarket) won the B side
of the board and had to beat Scott Yanke (Kitchener) twice. Aaron won the first
set but Scott was able to come back and win the second set and claim the title.
Cathy Lafreniere (Fergus) is becoming a force to be dealt with
in womens pool. She topped her second place finish in the 2004 Canadian=s by
beating Mia Bielak (Cambridge) to win the inaugural Ontario championships
Ladies A singles. Carrie Dwyer (Cambridge) beat Melanie Kowalsky (Brantford) to
Sharp Shooters (Kitchener) with Kelly Park, Cathy Sowa,
Tara-Lynn Burton, Cathy Lafreniere, Sue Sandul and Sheri Blakely prevailed over
Wild 8's (Cambridge) Carrie Dwyer, Darlene Gardiner, Kelly Sullivan, Jennifer
Flietstra, Sophie Houle and April Frieberger to win the Ladies A team title.
In Scotch Doubles Darlene Gardiner from the Wild 8's and Mike
Patay from Good To Go proved to be too strong for the rest of the field and won
over Scott Yanke from Smokin Arsholes and Kelly Park from Sharp Shooters.
The A-B-C divisional format was used for the event and players
and teams were filtered into each category.
Dan Wilcox (London) won over Kevin Nadeau (Timmins) for the Mens
Singles B crown. In the Mens singles C division Matt LeClerc (Timmins) fell
victim to Neil Buzza (Stoney Creek).
Darlene Gardiner and Kelly Park both playing in the same
Kitchener/Waterloo league fought it out for the Ladies Singles B division with
Darlene coming out on top.
The Rodeo Bullshooters (Brantford) with Mark Johnston, Darryl
Doolittle, Phil Fraser, Ron Butcher and Scott Richards defeated the Crazy 8's
(Barrie), Bob Hannah, Leo Sauve, Nick Copecog, Phil Millen and Miles Zinck for
first place in the Men=s Teams B division. The 250 Boys (Barrie) Brian Bedford,
Guy Ingram, Ron Smith, Bob Reid and Bruce Nakamura won over Damage Inc JC
Madore, Tony Lefebvre, Lisa Taylor, Cliff Taylor, Vuthi To and Dave Egan to
take the Mens Teams C division title.
The Ladies B division team event was won by What The *** Was
That (Brantford) with Lee Johnston, Melanie Kowalsky, Lauren Dean, Lisa Bate
and Lanny Green over As If (Cambridge) Nicole Lavigne, Jo-Anne Mason, Tracy
Elliott, Carrie Smith and Elizabeth Crawford.
The Canadian Cue Sport Association would like to thank Roy Mason
(Event Organizer), Chris Kelly (Tournament Director), Tally Ho (table
supplier), Falcon Cues, Western Fair staff and the many volunteers. We had
players at the event from Barrie, Brantford, Caledonia, Cambridge, Chelmsford,
Fergus, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener/Waterloo, London, Lynden, Muncey, New
Dundee, Newmarket, Oakville, Ohsweken, Oneida, Paris, Simcoe, Smithville,
Southwood, Stoney Creek, St Thomas, Sudbury, Timmins, Toronto, Union, Woodstock
Next year's 2nd Annual Canadian Cue Sport Ontario 8-Ball
Championship will take place at the Western Fair Grounds in London, Ontario
from November 17th to November 20th, 2005. For more information contact Roy
Mason at 519-622-0756 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit the CCS web site at www.cdnqsport.com.
FINAL RESULTS (select a link below)