Another Weekend Another Qualifier

Vicke Pineda, Ricardo Carranco, Jim Semerci, & Francisco Bonilla Qualify in Modesto

Twenty-two players participated in the qualifier held at The Billiard House in Modesto, CA, the host room for the 2024 USBA National Championship. The tournament was held beginning on February 3rd and Vicke Pineda, Ricardo Carranco, Jim Semerci, & Francisco Bonilla topped the field to qualify for the nationals. Nice to see a big turnout and plenty of activity at the new room that is hosting the nationals this year.

 

Busy Weekend of Qualifiers: Tacoma, Milpitas, New York

Three USBA National Qualifiers were held the weekend of January 26 to 28.

Ertan Tarhan & Roderick VanderVaart Qualify in Tacoma

There was a field of twelve players at the Elks Lodge #174 in Tacoma, WA for the first of three qualifiers over the weekend. Jesus Quinonez finished 1st overall but he will not be able to participate at the Nationals so the two spots went to 2nd and 3rd place finishers Ertan Tarhan and Roderick VanderVaart.

Link to Tacoma Results

 

Quoc Thinh Le, Vinh Nguyen, & Julio Cervantes Qualify in Milpitas

Sixteen players participated in the qualifier held at Jimmy’s Billiards in Milpitas with Quoc Thinh Le, Vinh Nguyen, and Julio Cervantes qualifying finishing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The tournament was run by room owner Jim Semerci.

 

Carlos Mario Villegas & Harry Pena Qualify in New York

At Carom Café Billiards in New York there were ten players that competed in two Groups of 5 and Carlos Mario Villegas & Harry Pena finished at the top of the field to qualify for the Nationals.

Link to New York Results