John Jennings, Bentonville and Bob Johnson, Neosho combined to win the doubles, 8-ball tournament held at the Newton County Senior Center. After losing the first match to second place winners, Bob Kley, Grove and Bob Boyd, Bentonville, Jennings and Johnson rebounded in the second match of the double elimination tournament, to win the tournament.
The first and second place winners were followed by: 3) Jack Jones, Neosho & JD Wendelson, Joplin: 4) Charles Higgins, Grove & Charles Donaghy, Bentonville and 5) Jim Storer & Pete Roberts, both of Grove. Other “also ran” players were Glen York, Joplin, Mary Jane Beu, Bentonville, Bob Teetzel, Grove, Malcolm Beu, Bentonville, Joe VanDorn, Neosho and Jerry Hale, Joplin. There were 48 senior players who competed.
Grove will host the next Senior Pool Tournament on Thursday, August 9 at the Grove Senior Center at 145 E. O’Daniel Street. Anyone, 60 years of age or older is eligible and welcome to join the fray among seniors who enjoy competitive pool playing. The tournament will commence play at 9:00 AM.