Sports in brief
Huntington billiards players travel to Vegas
HUNTINGTON -- Twenty-four players on four teams in the R&S Tri-City 8-Ballers pool league of Huntington participated in the BCA Pool League National Championships, July 17-27, in Las Vegas.
League players Larry Layman, Nikki Shepherd, Kenny Bontz and John Young finished in the money.
Following are the teams that went to the nationals:
SONNY'S: Larry Layman, Trista Layman, Nikki Shepherd, Nate Epling, Joe Blake.
R&S OUTLAWS: Jack Elkins, Burgess Rowe, Terry Adkins, Amber Kelly, Michael Ward, Todd Dent.
BULLSHOOTERS: Craig Evans, Dave Robertson, Charley Copley, Quentin King, George Newman, Estella Morrison.
ZIGGY'S: Kenny Boltz, John Young, Jerry Lusher, Scott Mastaglio, Van Adkins, Ziegler "Red" Morrison.
The R&S Tri-City 8-Ballers is a traveling league with about 80 players that competes in a 42-week season at area establishments.
Red and Estella Morrison are the league operators.
Pridemore of Point Pleasant makes ace
MASON, W.Va. -- Kenny Pridemore, a left-handed fixture at Riverside Golf Club, scored the course's ninth hole-in-one of the season on Aug. 1.
Using a four-hybrid on the 155-yard 11th hole, Pridemore made an ace that was witnessed by Kenny Williams, James Casey and former Point Pleasant mayor Jim Wilson. All of the golfers are from Point Pleasant.
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