Young poolplayers made their way to the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, Mo., for the Junior Championships June 22-25, 2023. After four days of competition, four kids returned home junior champions!
Champions received a prize package that included a $300 Amazon gift card, Griffin cue and case, along with the championship trophy. Runners-Up took home a prize package that included a $175 Amazon gift card, Griffin cue and case, and trophy. Third-Place finishers received a prize package with a $100 Amazon gift card, APA backpack, and trophy.
Green Tier (SLs 1-2)
In the Green Tier, Jocelyn Flores (SL2) of Dallas, Texas, defeated Alexandra Deacon of Cambridge, ON. The Green Tier featured 98 participants.
Red Tier (SL3)
In the Red Tier, Sebastian Bernal (SL3) of Panama City, Fla., defeated Ryan Barcomb of Rexford, N.Y. The Red Tier featured 68 players.
White Tier (SLs 4-5)
In the White Tier, Brayden Rogers (SL6) of Peoria, Ill., defeated Kaito Okumura (SL4) of San Diego, Calif. The White Tier featured 69 participants.
Black Tier (SLs 6-9)
In the Black Tier, William Banda (SL6) of Dallas, Texas, defeated Carlos Jinez (SL9) of Haslet, Texas. The Black Tier featured 28 players.