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Aug. 04, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

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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