Triad 8-ball team takes tourney, $10 grand


Pool Hall Junkies, an 8-ball pool, team playing out of Tailgators Bar & Billiards in Winston-Salem, took home a first-place trophy in the Fall 2009 8-Ball Express tournament in Matthews after a 14-week journey that saw them defeat 17 division champions. The last shot came down to Justin McDaniel to win it all, with his team cheering him on. First prize was a trophy and $10,000 in cash. Pool Hall Junkies is the first team EVER out of the Winston-Salem area to take home a 1st place trophy and their area manager, Tina Foster, couldn’t be more proud.

The Pool Hall Junkies Winner picture names from left to right are: Tim Williams, Marc Ellis, Mark Sutton-Pattee, Justin McDaniel, David Kessler, Darrell Brown, Bryan Gray and Darrell “Pops” Brown, Sr.