Bauer Bashes Tri-State Billiards Competition
Tri-State Tour / New York City, NY
by InsidePOOL Staff
Geoffrey Bauer took down the competition at the March 6 installment of the Tri-State Tour, defeating Sam Li in the final match. The $500-added B-D event was hosted by Eastside Billiards in New York City, NY.
Bauer went undefeated through the event, besting Tony Eglesias 7-5 in the winners’ side final four to advance to the hot seat match. Meeting him there was Alan Chan, who squeaked past Li in a hill-hill match 6-5. The hot seat match also went double-hill, with Bauer moving on to the finals while Chan was sent to try his luck on the west side of the chart.
From the west side, Li went on to face Teddy Lubis down, going forward after their hill-hill bout 7-6. Kapriel Delimelkonoglu tied with Lubis in fifth place after Eglesias dealt him a 7-3 loss. Eglesias and Li then met in the quarterfinal match, and Li was the one who progressed 7-3. Li then steamrolled Chan 6-1 to move on to the final match against Bauer, but Bauer was the one who ended up the winner there, taking the finals and the title 7-5.
1st Geoffrey Bauer $440
2nd Sam Li $220
3rd Alan Chan $105