9-Ball Open Team Championship
Oh Shot of Gastonia, N.C., defeated Frank’s Team of Leominster, Mass., in the finals of the Open 9-Ball Division of the 2008 National Team Championships. Their amazing run through the tournament earned them $15,000 in 1st Place prize money! Frank’s Team headed back to Leominster $7,000 richer for their outstanding Runner-Up finish.
Oh Shot advanced to the finals with a victory over Shoot ‘Em Down of Waterloo, S.C. Frank’s Team punched their ticket to the finals with a win over Cue Tips of Metairie, La.
The Open 9-Ball Division saw a record 357 teams compete this year.
Champions – Oh Shot of Gastonia, NC
Gerald Bridges, Misty Wyatt, Evan Wyatt, Bryant Cooper, Derrick Cooper, Christopher Painter
Runners-Up – Frank’s Team of Leominster, MA
Anthony Nguyen, Christopher Primeau, Joseph Sacramone, Francis Richard, Kenneth Richard, Annmarie Gaudet, Eric Delrio, Chester Ruckey
3rd Place – Shoot Em’ Down of Waterloo, SC
Glen McDonald, Jimbob Jordan, Buddy Simpson, Katie Plake, Jason Burroughs, Amanda Henry, Robin Burroughs,Tony Butler
3rd Place – Cue Tips- Metairie, LA
Jesse Roper, William Mays, Stephen Tesvich, Scott Saucier, Leeallen Guidry, Jr., Jeremy Hempel, Tina Hempel (not pictured: Kari Hempel)