The finals of the 9-Ball Shootout were held April 30 with three new champions being crowned.
This year 277 players competed in the 9-Ball Shootout from a field of more than 3,400 who competed in Regional competition. Forty-four states, Canada and Japan were represented in this year’s event.
Green Tier (Skill Levels 1-3)
In the finals of the Green Tier (SL 1-3) Nicole Goin of Danville, Ill., defeated Veronica Ovens-Head of Largo, Fla.
White Tier (Skill Levels 4-5)
In the finals of the White Tier (SL 4-5), Troy Cooper of Apoka, Minn., defeated Kyle Coleman of Niles, Mich.
Black Tier (Skill Levels 6-9)
In the finals of the Black Tier (SL 6-9), Alex Olinger of Kettering, Ohio, defeated Nick Chirco of Fort Hood Texas.