8-Ball National Team Championship
After 10 days of virtually non-stop pool tournament action, the Trenton, N.J. team of Hate “Joey”. Not Us. was the last team standing in the finals of the 734-team 8-Ball Open Division. Hate “Joey”. Not Us. defeated Shark Week of Warren, Ohio, 3-1. The championship earned Hate “Joey”. Not Us. a $25,000 payday!
Hate “Joey”. Not Us. eliminated Come Get Us of Oklahoma City earlier in the day to advance to the $25,000 finale. Shark Week advanced to the final round with a win over Eliminators of Jefferson, La.
Shark Week took home a respectable $15,000 consolation prize as Runners-Up. Come Get Us and Eliminators tied for 3rd Place and received $7,500 in cash.
TFF – Onaka Pan Pan of Tokyo, Japan, received the Sportsmanship Award in the 8-Ball Open Division.