John Jennings, Bentonville, perhaps playing his best ever pool, won over Malcolm Bue, also of Bentonville to capture first place at the Bentonville Senior 8-Ball Tournament. Thirty two seniors competed for the top three trophies, making a perfect bracket in the double elimination, best of three game tournament.
Malcolm Bue took second place, having gone through the winners bracket undefeated, only to lose two straight matches to Jennings. Placing third was Rodney Atkeson, Grove.
Several players had “break and run” games and Atkeson pocketed the 8-Ball twice on the break. once against fellow player, Charley Higgins of Grove. Fourth place went to Roy Wright, Bentonville. Fifth place was shared by Bob Boyd and Jr. Arvin, both of Bentonville.
The next senior tournament will be held at the Miami Senior Center, March 19, 2009.