The finals of the 8-Ball Doubles Championship on Friday, May 1 paired South GA Hustlers – Roderick Rentz (SL7) and Stephanie Rentz (SL3) – of Hazlehurst, Ga., against Hard Luck – Bruce Bare (SL5) and Bradley Miller (SL5) – of Winder, GA. The race was 4-4.
Hard Luck started out strong, immediately capturing a 3-0 lead. But, South GA Hustlers weren’t going home without a fight, coming back to win the next three games and taking the match hill-hill. It was a tough break for Hard Luck, as a scratch on the 8-Ball would give the win to South GA Hustlers.
South GA Hustlers took home $5,000 for their win, while Hard Luck earned $3,000 as Runners-Up.
Heartbreak – Monica Mccaslin and Curtis Mccaslin – of Albuquerque, N.M., were the Sportsmanship winners.