9th Annual Florida Junior State 9 Ball Championship Recap And Results
The Florida Junior State 9 Ball Championships took place February 17, 2017, at Park Avenue Billiards, Orange Park and contained many surprising twists and turns. This year the tournament utilized one bracket for all of the 18 and under boy’s divisions. The Junior National Championship qualifying spots then went to the highest placing 18UB and highest placing 14UB. The event had participants from S. Daytona, FL, Plant City, FL, Tampa, FL, Jacksonville, FL, and all the way from Greenville, SC!
There was a total of 9 players participating; 6 18UB and 3 14UB. They all played at a high level. Trenton White was sent to the 1 loss bracket early on, however, he fought his way back to take 3rd place in the tournament and won the 14UB National Qualifier!
In another turn of events, Parker Huggins, from Greenville, SC sent Logan Hultz to the loser’s bracket and claimed the hot seat. Logan won the right to come back and play a grudge match against Parker for the National spot. Both boys competed very well. Parker went undefeated and won the 18UB National Qualifier.
18 & Under Boys Division
1st Parker Huggins
2nd Logan Hultz
3rd Kodi Allen
14 & Under Boys Division
1st Trenton White
2nd Dalton Woods
3rd Aiden Kitler
This event was directed and reported by Mel & Tammy Leonard