The Mezz Pro -Am Tour made its way to Hot Shot Billiards in Deptford NJ, A Strong field of 38 players came out to play players like: Josh Brothers, Joey Testa, Dominic Noe Adam Keilar, Matt Krah, Denise Reeve, Joe Hong, Derek Schwager and Bob Madara to name a few.
Leading the top half of the bracket was Dominic Noe with wins over Manny Chau 7-3, Al Tonelli 7-5, Derek Schwager 7-5, and Adam Kielar 7-5. Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Joey Testa with wins over Mark Horne 7-2, Sharon O’Hanlon 7-0, Denise Reeve 7-3, and Matt Krah 7-5.
Playing for the hot seat was Joey Testa Vs Dominic Noe this was a great match with Joey Testa pulling away late in the match to win 7-4 sending Dominic Noe to the one lost side.
The big story was Josh Brothers after losing his first match to Al Tonelli 7-5 Brothers went on a winning streak by beating Jose Burgos 7-3, Manny Chau 7-1, Bill Gallagher 7-1, Wali Muhammad 7-2, Jack Springfield 7-2, Devon Ward 7-3, Matt Krah 7-2, Adam Kielar 7-3 and Dominic Noe 7-4 to get to the finals.
In the finals it was Josh Brothers VS Joey Testa, the Mezz tour is a true double elimination event so Josh Brothers has to beat Joey Testa twice to win the event. The first set was a great match that came to the end but when it was all said and done it was Brothers winning the first set 7-5. Both Josh Brothers and Joey Testa decided to spit and become Co-Champions of the event. Congratulations to top female finisher Denise Reeve with a 7th place money finish.
Joey Testa would like to thank his sponsor Mezz Cues and Jose Garcia for all their support and Josh Brothers would like to thank his sponsor Dan Decola from Decola custom cues and Bob Maidhof for their support. I would like to thank all the players that came out to play also all the sponsors for there on going support.
1st Joey Testa $800
Josh Brothers $800
3rd Dominc Noe $350
4th Adam Kielar $200
5th Matt Krah $125
Shawn Dobson $125
7th Denise Reeve $75
8th Devon Ward $25
Joe Hong $25
Derek Schwager $25