The 5th Annual Western Canadian 8 Ball Championships
were held Apr 25-29th at the Acadia Recreation Centre in Calgary
AB. A new year and new Champions in every Event. Special
congratulations to the Juniors who had a Singles Event for the first time.
In the Mens A – Advanced, it was the Goodfellas
(Captain – Barry Hooey, Danny Gilbert, Matt Woolstencroft, Josh Silva and Chris
Harms) from Calgary AB, who followed up winning the 2007 BC Title in February
with also winning the 2007 Westerns. They once again managed to get the best of
their perennial rival, the formidable Team Spain OLA (Captain
– Mike Burton, Jeremy Smith, Pete Sky, Kevin Beavis, Mark Vinogradov and Dwayne
Bjornstad) also from Calgary AB and last year’s Western Champions. They’ll both
be at the 2007 Canadians for what will be a rubber match for these two great
The Mens B Open was won by Team Tips of
Calgary AB over XLR8 from Victoria BC and the C Standard
was won by the Hooligans from Regina SK over Who’s on 3rd
from Medicine Hat AB.
In the Women’s A – Advanced, it was the Killer B’s
(Captain Maryann McConnell, Janice Stroman, Michelle Gamble and Andrea Wilson)
of Nanaimo BC who also proved their Title in the 2007 BC Championships (twice
now) was no fluke. In the Finals, they bested the team of Good To Go
(Captain Mary Rayner, Kara Leonard, Marilee Watson, Brenda Ouellette and Aurora
Burdeyney) of Calgary AB to also take the 2007 Westerns Title.
The Womens B Open was won by Aged To Perfection
of Calgary AB over Venus Envy from Burnaby BC.
In the Men’s A – Advanced, it was two of Canada’s very best
players squaring off with Tyler Edey besting Edwin Montal
to take the 2007 Title.
The B Open was won by Desmond Barry of New
Westmister BC over Lake McKay of Victoria BC and the C
Standard was won by Kristin Dutchak from Regina
SK over Eugene Cardinal from Kehiwin AB.
In the Women’s A – Advanced, it was Andrea Wilson
of Victoria BC who managed to win out over her long time rival and teammate,
Maryann McConnell of Port Alberni BC.
The B Open was won by Lynn Worrell of
Saskatoon SK over Toni Reesor of Walsh AB.
Their enthusiasm was incredible and so was their play. The 18&Under
was won by Trevor Bolland over Mike Dugan and
the 14&Under was won by Justin Beavis over
The Canadian Cue Sport Association wishes to thank the Acadia
Rec Centre for splendid job in hosting us once again, Hi
Country Promotions of Colorado for the 40 Valley Tables, Mike
Burton of Game Guys for the Set Up, Chris Kelly of DK Tek
for the always smooth Tournament Direction, the ACS
Certified Referee Crew headed by Jeff Phythian and all the Sponsors
– Falcon Cues, Bob and Kara Leonard of TIPS Cue Services,
Dave Melnyk of Q’s 4 Less and Jackie Bigelow of JB’s Pins
n Things for helping to make the Tournament a success.
For more information, visit www.cdnqsport.com
or call (403) 278-4180. The 6th Annual 2008 Westerns will be
back in Calgary at the Acadia Rec Centre Apr 30th – May 4th.
FINAL RESULTS (select a link below)
PRIOR YEAR'S RESULTS: