Top Eight WPBA Winners Winnowed

Top Eight WPBA Winners Winnowed
by InsidePOOL Staff
The top eight remaining ladies in the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Great Lakes Classic have been revealed. This event, hosted by the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, IN, will reduce its field further to the final four by the end of Saturday, with two semifinal matches and one final match to be played Sunday.
Defending champ Xiaoting Pan remains unscathed, having come through her third-round match with Monica Webb the 9-5 victor. Constants Allison Fisher, Karen Corr, and Ga Young Kim are also still undefeated. Fisher bested Vivian “The Texas Tornado” Villareal 9-7, Corr bested Helena Thornfeldt, and Kim came out ahead in her double-hill match with Sarah Rousey. semifinalist Anna Kostanian (pictured) is still going strong, having defeated Dawn Hopkins in the third round. Rounding out the top eight are Kelly Fisher, Jeanette Lee, and Sarah Ellerby.
Sixteen players are still battling it out in the one-loss side. After her first-round loss to Yu Ram Cha, Austrian Jasmin Ouschan slugged it out through three opponents to end up facing Webb for the right to advance to the final eight. Gerda Hofstatter, another Austrian, lost in the last round to Lee 9-5 and now faces Megan Minerich. Also still in contention are Cha, Thornfeldt, Joanne Ashton, Hopkins, Janet Atwell, Villareal, Kim Shaw, Rousey, Kim White, Jennifer Chen, Tiffany Nelson, and Debbie Schjodt.
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