Josh Brothers Top Field at Atlantic City Billiard Club

(Photo Winner Josh Brothers Owner Gary Conover and 2nd Place finisher Matt Krah)

The Mezz Pro-Am Tour made its way to Atlantic City Billiard Club in Egg Harbor NJ Sunday May 2, 2010.  A field of 31 players came out to play. Special thanks to Gary Conover for hosting the event Gary is the  new owner of Atlantic City Billiard Club all of us at Mezz Cues wish him the best of luck.

Leading the top half of the bracket was Lou Loupy  Patrikios with wins over  Jose Burgos 7-3, Randy Mackin  7-3 Forty 7-5, and John Alicea 7-5.  Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Matt Krah with wins over Bill Gallagher 7-3, Bob Burt 7-4, Derek Scwager 7-4 and Joe Wright 7-6.

Playing for the hot seat was Matt Krah vs Lou Loupy Patrikios, This was a great match that went to the hill but when it was all said and done it was Matt Krah coming away with the win 7-6 sending Lou Loupy Patrikios to the one lost side.

Making his way through the one lost side once again was Josh Brothers after losing to Eddie Abraham 7-6 Josh went on to beat Denise Reeve 7-0, Ed Medina 7-0, Wali Muhammad 7-2, Forty 7-6, Joe Wright 7-1, Joey Testa 7-2, and Lou Loupy Patrikios 7-2.

In the finals it was Josh Brothers Vs Matt Krah, Josh Brothers has to beat Matt Krah twice to win the event.  The first set was all Josh Brothers winning easily 7-2,The second set also was all Josh Brothers winning by the same score 7-2 to win the event.

I would like to thank all the players that came out to play, Josh Brothers would like to thank Dan Dicola Custom Cues, and Mike Main Line Billiards and Bob Maidhof of Drexeline Billiards for all their support

1st             Josh Brothers              $935
2nd            Matt Krah                    $400
3rd             Lou Loupy Patrikios   $330
4th             Joey Testa                   $150
5th/6th      John Alicea                  $75
Joe Wright                   $75
7th/8th     Derek Schwager           $80 Split
Forty
Top C/D
Jack SpringField                        $50 split
Bob Burt

Joey Testa & Josh Brothers Co-champions

(Pictured Co-Champions Joey Testa and Josh Brothers)

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