Josh Brothers Wins at Drexeline

(photo: Josh Brothers owner Bob Maidhof and Jeremy Sossei)

Mezz Pro-Am Tour made its way to Drexeline Billiards in Drexel Hill pa on Sunday July 25, 2010. A strong field of 52 players came out to play.  Players like Josh Brothers, Jeremy Sossei, Manny Chau, Eddie Abraham, Matt Krah, Shaun Wilkie, Dave Daya, Ed Matushonek, Brett Stottlemyer and Jennifer Barretta.

Leading the top half of the bracket was JoshBrothers with wins over Joe Dadich 7-0, Joe Chester 7-1, Raphael Saldana 7-2, Mark Stewart 7-4, and Danny Bell 7-5.  Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Jeremy Sossei with wins over Mike Miller 7-4, Tom Zippler 7-0, Brett Stottlemyer 7-5, and Shaun Wilkie 7-5.

Playing for the hot seat was Josh Brothers Vs Jeremy Sossei this was a great match that went hill hill when it was all said and done it was Josh Brothers coming away with the win 7-6 and sending Jeremy Sossei to the one lost side.  Waiting for Jeremy on the one lost side was Manny Chau, from the start it was all Jeremy Sossei winning easily 6-3 to get to the finals.

In the finals it was Jeremy Sossei Vs Josh Brothers, Sossie would have to beat Brothers twice to win the event it never got to that point both players decided to be co-champions of the event.
I would like to thank the sponsors and all the players for coming out to the event .

1st              Josh Brothers       $1056
2nd               Jeremy Sossei      $856
3rd             Manny Chau         $390
4th             Shaun Wilkie        $225
5th             Dave Daya/Danny Bell   $150
7th             Mark Stewart/Brett Stottlemyer $100
9th            Shaun Dobson/Ed Matushonek/Eddie Abraham/Matt Krah $80

New Jersey State 8 Ball Championships

(Picture winner Manny Chau, Billiards Manager Gary Serafine, 2nd place finisher Josh Brothers )

The 2nd annual New Jersey State 8 Ball Championships sponsored by Mezz Cues took place at Atlantic City Billiard Club on Saturday & Sunday July 17th & 18th.  A Strong field of 33 Players came out to play, players like Manny Chau, Josh Brothers, Rob Hart, Matt Krah, Jose Cruz, Joseph Testa, Randy Schwager, Adam Kiear and Bruce Nagle.
Leading the top half of the bracket was Manny Chau with wins over Ed Robson 7-0, Kevin Guimond 7-5, Brent Boemmels 7-0, and Josh Brothers 7-5.  Leading the bottom half of the bracket was Forty with wins over Chris Ruggerio 7-4, Bruce Nagle 7-5, Rob Metz 7-3, Jose Cruz 7-4.
Playing for the hot seat was Forty Vs Manny Chau this was a great match with Manny Chau pulling away late to win the match 7-5 and sending Forty to the one lost side.  Making a move on the one lost side was Josh Brothers with wins over Joey Testa 5-3, Matt Krah 5-2, and Forty 5-3 to get to the finals.
In the finals it was Josh Brothers VS Manny Chau, Josh Brother has to beat Manny Chau twice to win the event.  The first set was a great set at 5-5 Manny Chau went on to win the next two games and the set 7-5 and the new “New Jersey State 8 Ball Championship” Manny Chau.  I would like to thank Mezz for sponsoring the event.

1st             Manny Chau      $1000
2nd           Josh Brothers     $475
3rd            Forty                   $390
4th           Matt Krah            $225
5th          Jose Cruz               $150
5th          Joey Testa             $150
7th          Randy Schwager   $125
7th          Adam Kielar           $125