The finals of the 8-Ball Classic were decided on Friday, May 3 in this year’s Poolplayer Championships. Champions in the 8-Ball Classic receive $15,000 in cash and prizes!

There were 1,030 players in the 8-Ball Classic this year. 


Blue Tier (Skill Levels 2-3)

In the Blue Tier, Daisy Dresden Mollinedo of San Gabriel, Calif., defeated Melissa Bisig of Kalamazoo, Mich.

A total of 86 players competed in this year’s Blue Tier.

Yellow Tier (Skill Level 4)

In the Yellow Tier, Stephen Sleasman of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., defeated Ariel Frias of Lawrence, Mass.

A total of 198 players competed in this year’s Yellow Tier.

Red Tier (Skill Level 5)

In the Red Tier, Drew Zardeneta of Tomball, Texas, defeated Richard Byrnes of Ottawa, Ill.

A total of 278 players competed in this year’s Red Tier.

Orange Tier (Skill Level 6)

In the Orange Tier, Josh Schexnayder of Rayne, La., defeated Don Bass of Grandville, Mich.

A total of 260 players competed in this year’s Orange Tier.

Purple Tier (Skill Level 7)

In the Purple Tier, Nayan Tamrakar of San Diego, Calif., defeated Michael Cummins of Byhalia, Miss.

A total of 209 players competed in this year’s Purple Tier.

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