Congratulations to Mike Chapa, Darren Bradford & Robert Berry of Ship It from Skip & Janís!  They are the #1 ranked team at 14-0 going into the AZPL State Championships!  Robert had the 2nd best season all-time going 39-3, scoring a new all-time high 422 points, allowing just 142, 11 30-point games, 2 8-ball breaks, 2 15-0s, an active 15-game winning streak and a match average of 30.14 to have a 12.356 Power Rating!!! Ironically falling to 11th all-time was Robertís 2008 season when he was in the middle of a record 4 consecutive championships!  Darren Bradford did his part with a 36-6 record along with a 29-game winning streak, 397 points, 10 30s and 2 15-0s to finish 3rd in the league with a 6.845 PR and be the Most Improved Player shooting 3.37 points over his career match average!  Mike Chapa finished 8th overall with a 28-11 win/loss, 344 points, 6 30s and 2 15-0s for a 5.195 PR. 

Congratulations to divisions winners Bucket List (John Ilk, Nathan Holliday & Richard Chavez) from Skip & Janís, Derailed Too (Justin King, Rick Albertsen & Jimmie Shay Jr) of 2 Lanes Saloon, Let It Ride (Charles Madrid, Skip Bales & Terry Lemke) also from 2 Lanes, Old Time Car Junkees (Chad Metivier, Calvin Balcom & Ken Burdick) from Daveís on Northern & Mountainaire (Jeff Koch, David Hetzler, Tom Snipes & Jamie Stafford) of the Mountainaire Tavern in Flagstaff! 

And a round of applause for those MVPs!!  Reynalda Cody & Gary Wimmer from Flagstaff!  Dolly Lucero & Calvin Balcom of Daveís on Northern!  Maggie Boone & Donald Hudgings from Globe!  Kat Dale & Joeneil Tolimao from 2 Lanes Saloon!  Jamie Eureste & Robert Berry from Skip & Janís Thursday!  And Jean Snow & Dave Smith from the Sunday Skips division! 

Top Rookie goes to Jamie Eureste from Chain of Command and Mark Storey of Habichual.  Most Improved Player in the league goes to Dee Ashworth who shot 2.52 over her career match average. 

Dave Webb had the highest score of the season, scoring 40 (2 15-0s & a 10) and allowing just 3 against Breaking Bad in week 8.  Harold Lyons hit for a perfect cycle in week 14 getting a 15-0, an 8-ball break & a 10-0!  Now thatís a rarity!

Robert Berry won his 1,300th game.  Pete Williams scored his 15,000th point this season!  Robert Berry needs 315 to reach the 15k mark!  Ryan Fedora is 10 points shy of 11,000.  John Ilk scored his 9,000th point.  Justin King reached the 9k mark finishing with 9,001.  Gary Wimmer won his 700th game.  Eric Ely passed the 8,000 point mark.  Carlos Preston scored his 8,000th point.  Alex Franklin won his 600th game.  Nathan Holliday reached 7,000 career points scored and 500 wins.  Chad Hibbard won his 500th game and scored his 7,000th point.  Jimmie Shay Jr won his 500th game.  Rick Albertsen & Donald Hudgings both scored their 6,000th point.  Donald won his 500th game.  Harold Lyons won his 500th game & scored his 6,000th point.  Calvin Balcom won his 400th game.  Dave Webb, Walt Seng, Chad Metivier, Russ Winders & Jim Shea all scored their 5,000th point.  Dave also won his 400th game.  Larry Cochran needs 4 wins to reach 400.  Eric Danielson Jr & Randy Amos both need just 11 points to reach 5k.  Ernie Encizo, Thoi Truong & Jose Cardenas all scored their 4,000th point.  Ernie won his 300th game.  Shawn Ashworth won his 300th game and is 15 points shy of 4k.  Albert Sanchez Sr & Sam Ricketts won their 300th games.  Michael Krause, Bubba Ashley, Enrique Gomez, Chris Gibson & DJ Powell all reached 3,000 points scored.  Winning their 200th games were Mike McGaughey, Joseph Demers, Nate Harney, Tom Snipes, Kent Bybee & Mindy Teague.  Scoring their 2,000th point is Kat Dale, Frank L Taylor, Jessica Lownsberry, Harry Begay, Mac Ashworth, George LaFar, Joe Garner and Wayne Salter! 

 

 

 

 

How teams qualify for the State Championship tournament:

Teams play in the league to qualify for the State Championships.  Only 48 teams will qualify.  The top 16 teams based on overall strength play on the 9' tables in the Championships Saturday only.  The other 32 teams play on 7' tables.  On Sunday all teams still in contention play on the 7' tables.  First place in the Championships is $2,500.  For teams that lose twice in the Championships fear not as we have a 3rd elimination bracket that plays out on the 9' tables!  Currently the top 24 teams in the tournament get paid out! 

 

The Biggest Party in Pool!

Over $15,000 in cash prizes!

The AZPL 2018 Spring State Championships!

May 3rd, 4th & 5th

Skip & Jan's Ė The Home of the AZPL!

1520 W Warner Rd, Gilbert - Northeast corner of Warner & McQueen

 

Order of Events:

Thursday Night, May 2nd

Weíre going to Slayerís last show ever in Phoenix at Ak-Chin Pavilion!  Get your tickets and meet us there! 

 

Friday Night May 3rd

 Player Appreciation Night complete with sandwiches & appetizer buffet!

 Wild Card Challenge - 6pm (1)

To win the Wild Card Tournament and become the 48th team in the State Championships you must go undefeated in a single-elimination team tournament that starts at 6pm on Friday.  It's still 3 on 3 but it's a race to 3 wins!  Whichever team wins 3 games advances!  Final 2 teams play a full 9-game match for the 48th spot in the tournament!

Scotch Doubles/Singles Tournament - 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm! (2) $300 ADDED!!

Players team up in a blind draw scotch doubles tournament to start on the 9í tables!  When you lose on the scotch side you ditch your partner and flip into a singles tournament on the 7í tables.  The final two players on the loserís side team up to take on the scotch winners.   It's a race to the 8 in every round. $10 entryLimit 64 players! 

 8-Ball Break & Run Derby - 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm!  (3) $100 ADDED!!

Players compete by breaking & running out the table!  Every player racks their own.  You get one freebie shot on the break meaning you don't have to make one on the break to continue shooting.  However, if you scratch your turn is over with 0. An 8-ball break counts as 20 points.  After that every ball you make counts as a point.  It doesn't matter what you shoot at - be it solids or stripes - as long as the 8-ball is the last ball.  Once you successfully make the 8 you'll re-rack the balls and break.  You MUST make a ball on this break to continue shooting.  Once you miss a shot your turn is over.                                                                         There are 3 ways to become eligible for this event:

Be in the Top 3 league leaders for 8 ball breaks!!  Be in the Top 3 league leaders for 15-0s!  Buy your way in!  $10 entry!

9-Ball/10-Ball Tournament on the 9-foot Tables - 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm!  (4) $100 ADDED!!

10-Ball Race to 2 on the winners side, 9-Ball race to 2 on the losers side - $10 entry Limit 16 players!

Ladies 8-Ball Singles on the 7s! Ė 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm!  (3) $100 ADDED!!

Itís a race to 2 on the winnerís side & a race to the 8 on the back side as the women of the AZPL compete to see whoís the best! 16-player limit, $10 entry!

 

Saturday, May the 4th Be With You & Cinco de Mayo Sunday!! (May 5th)

Star Wars Day followed by a Sunday Cinco de Mayo festival! Meet Juan Solo!

AZPL State Championship Team Tournament Ė The Main Event! $2,000 ADDED!!

 Doors open at 8am Ė First group of teams start at 9am!

Local teams $30 Entry / Out-of-Town Teams $100 Entry Ė Limit 48 teams! Ė First Place pays $2,500!!  Top 24 teams win cash!!

Breakfast Buffet at 10am

 

The Spring 2019 AZPL State Championships!

May 3rd, 4th & 5th!

Over $15,000 in prize money!! I ncludes $2,000 ADDED By Skip & Janís!

Top 24 teams win cash! (All 48 teams win cash with 96 teams playing during the season!)
Statewide Standings

Rank Team Name MW ML MW % Points GW GL GW % PA PR MA Shoot % OMA
Alpha Cue Up 1 0 1.000 95 9 0 1.000 38 22.50 95.00 105.56 38.00
Time Out 1 0 1.000 84 7 2 0.778 39 15.08 84.00 93.33 39.00
Derailed 1 0 1.000 80 7 2 0.778 55 10.18 80.00 88.89 55.00
I'd Hit That 1 0 1.000 79 6 3 0.667 65 7.29 79.00 87.78 65.00
Fearless 1 0 1.000 77 6 3 0.667 62 7.45 77.00 85.56 62.00
Get A Cue 1 0 1.000 72 5 4 0.556 65 5.54 72.00 80.00 65.00
Cover the Spread 1 0 1.000 69 4 5 0.444 70 3.94 69.00 76.67 70.00
Los Cochinos 1 0 1.000 68 5 4 0.556 66 5.15 68.00 75.56 66.00
Porkys Pub 1 0 1.000 46 2 7 0.222 78 1.18 46.00 51.11 78.00
Mountainaire 0 1 0.000 78 7 2 0.778 46 11.87 78.00 86.67 46.00
No Name 0 1 0.000 70 5 4 0.556 69 5.07 70.00 77.78 69.00
Let It Ride 0 1 0.000 66 4 5 0.444 68 3.88 66.00 73.33 68.00
Rank Team Name MW ML MW % Points GW GL GW % PA PR MA Shoot % OMA
Hoes Before Bros 0 1 0.000 65 4 5 0.444 72 3.61 65.00 72.22 72.00
Dead Pool 0 1 0.000 65 3 6 0.333 79 2.47 65.00 72.22 79.00
Los Borrachos Locos 0 1 0.000 62 3 6 0.333 77 2.42 62.00 68.89 77.00
Carey-n-us 0 1 0.000 55 2 7 0.222 80 1.38 55.00 61.11 80.00
Pool Hall Junkies 0 1 0.000 39 2 7 0.222 84 0.93 39.00 43.33 84.00
Krazie Ballers 0 1 0.000 38 0 9 0.000 95 0.00 38.00 42.22 95.00