The finals of the 8-Ball Classic were the final championships to be decided in this year’s National Singles Championships.
Blue Tier (Skill Levels 2-3)In the Blue Tier, Brady Ward of Little Rock, Ark., defeated Heather Kidney-Butler of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Blue Tier Final Standings
Yellow Tier (Skill Level 4)In the Yellow Tier, Inessa Gelman of New York City defeated Michaela DeLaCruz-Negrete of Sacramento, Calif. Yellow Tier Final Standings
Red Tier (Skill Level 5)In the Red Tier, Ryan Garcia of Lake Jackson, Texas defeated Diana Wolfe of Oklahoma City. Red Tier Final Standings
Orange Tier (Skill Level 6)In the Orange Tier, Ken Geragosian of O’Fallon, Ill., defeated Terry Claiborne of Bakersfield, Calif. Orange Tier Final Standings
Purple Tier (Skill Level 7)In the Purple Tier, Ernesto Bayaua of Tomball, Texas defeated Kevin Frauenberger of Daisetta, Texas. Purple Tier Final Standings
Paul Langley of San Diego, Calif., was selected for the Sportsmanship Award in the 8-Ball Classic. More than 5,600 APA members competed in Regional competition for the 2015 8-Ball Shootout, with 472 players advancing to the championships in Las Vegas.