Congratulations to the number one ranked team in the league the Stoner Sloths of Mill’s Modern Social in Tempe on Thursday night!  WOW!  Might the Sloths be in for a 2nd championship?  Eric Danielson Jr, Sean Goodfellow and Chad Hibbard are looking forward to the challenge!  Coming in 2nd just a mere 9 points behind are the Cool Arrows led by Louie Hidalgo of Barefoot Bob’s in Prescott Valley.  Taking the number 3 spot is Mountainaire led by 8-ball break leader Dave Hetzler of the Mountainaire Tavern in Flagstaff who beat out Cover the Spread by 20 points and finishing in 4th overall and taking the last 7pm time slot is the Pool Tang Clan from 2 Lanes Saloon in Globe!  Those teams all finished in 1st in their respective divisions and are your top 4 teams!  Reigning champions Tough Times of 2 Lanes Saloon in Globe and What the Hec from Mill’s Modern Social in Tempe also finished in first in their respective divisions and get 5pm start times!   Congratulations to all of you! 

Congratulations to MVPs in Flagstaff Reynalda Cody of Scratch This & John Gurung of the Flagstaff Hustlers, in Globe Maggie Boone of the Pool Hall Junkies and Skip Bales of Tough Times, from the 2 Lanes In-House division the husband/wife knockout duo of Carey & Donald Hudgings of the Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies, at Mill’s Modern Social on Thursdays Brandi Veltri of the Psychedelic Swirleez & Sean Goodfellow of the Stoner Sloths, Sunday’s MMS Lou Smith of the Three Shooters & Philip Packer of the Drifters and from Barefoot Bob’s in Prescott Valley Three’s a Crowd captain Lisa Tarlip and Louie Hidalgo of the Cool Arrows!  I might add that Donald Hudgings Maggie Boone are the statewide MVPs, both playing in Globe!  How about that!  Donald Hudgings and Maggie Boone are also the multi night MVPs.  Congratulations to all of you! 

Philip Packer of the Drifters and Laura Anne Ashley of Just the Tip are the men’s and women’s statewide top rookies!  Sean Goodfellow is the league’s most improved shooter shooting 4.35 points above his career average!  All those days practicing sure did pay off!  Lou Smith is the female most improved shooter shooting just under 3 points above her average!   Dave Hetzler led the league with 3 8-ball breaks!  Four players – Donald Hudgings, Gary Atkinson, Nate Korey & Ryan Fedora – each scored two break and runs this season.  Gary Wimmer led all players with 4 10-0s!  Congratulations to all of you! 

Statistically speaking…Pete Williams passed Chris Negrin for 4th All-time in wins finishing the season with 1,305!  He needs 2 more 30s to move into 4th all-time!  Tim Ashley passed Phil Anderson to move into 8th place with his 1,044th win.  Darren Bradford cracked the top 10 passing Mark Tomlinson and winning his 1,000th game finishing the season with 1,003 overall!  Laura Boothroyd passed Sandra Danielson on the All-Time top 10 list moving into 6th all-time.  Laura also moved into 5th in total points scored passing Lynn Beckstead.  Seven more wins and she’ll pass Sandra there too.  3 more 30s and she’ll move into 6th all-time passing Jacki Spradling.  Scott Elliott scored his 12,000 point in his return to the league!  Flagstaff leader Anthony Begay scored his 11,000th point!  Alex Franklin won his 700th game.  Kevin Phillips, Eric McKay and Donald Hudgings all scored their 9,000th point!  Steve Key won his 600th game.  Kip Anderson reached the 7,000 point mark!  Enrique Gomez got his 6,000th point and 400th win this season.  Eric Danielson Sr won his 500th game.  Josh Branham & Jose Cardenas scored both scored their 5,000th point!  Mike McGaughey and Eric Danielson Jr both got their 400th wins!  Jamie Stafford reached 4,000 scored!  Jason Miller scored his 3,000th point!  Maggie Boone, Daryl Begaye and Mark Higgins each won their 200th game!  Truett Opdahl, Matt Miller and Logan Roberts all scored their 2,000th point!  Chris Navas and Jaye Begay won their 100th games this season!  Scoring their 1,000th points this season were Lisa Tarlip, Brandi Veltri, Sheryl Rasmussen, Louie Hidalgo, Milt David & Pepe Garcia! 

Our first season at Mill’s Modern Social has gone well.  It was a pleasant surprise to see Taffy here on Thursday nights!  The food is awesome, the beer is cold and the tables are 7’ Diamonds!  Shoot well this weekend! 

Next season will be starting up the week of September 6th thru September 12th.  The Sunday Mill’s Modern Social In-House is moving to 4pm starting September 12th.  There will be a new Phoenix traveling division on Tuesdays with all teams meeting at Dave’s on Northern.  If you haven’t noticed we’ve raised the prize for 1st place to $3,000 next season!  Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

 

How teams qualify for the State Championship tournament:

Teams play in the league to qualify for the State Championships.  Only 32 teams will qualify.  All teams play on 7' Diamond tables.  First place in the Championships is $3.000!  For teams that lose twice on Saturday in the Championships fear not as we have a 3rd elimination bracket that plays out on Sunday for 9th place!  

 

The Biggest Party in Pool!

The AZPL 2021 Fall State Championships!

January 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2022

Mill's Modern Social – The Home of the AZPL!

83 E Broadway Rd, Tempe

Order of Events:

 

Thursday Night – SINGLES!

8-Ball Singles Tournament – 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm (1)

It’s a 3-game set every round both sides! Double-Elimination!  Points wins the match!  Handicapped! $20 entry! Limited to 32 players!

Friday Night – FIVE EVENTS TO PLAY IN!

Wild Card Challenge - 6pm (1)

To win the Wild Card Tournament and become the 32nd 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 32nd spot in the tournament!

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

Players team up in a blind draw scotch doubles tournament to start!  When you lose on the scotch side you ditch your partner and flip into a singles tournament.  The final two players on the loser’s side team up to take on the scotch winners.   It's a race to the 8 in every round. $10 entryLimit 32 players!

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

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 or Break & Runs!!  Be the league leader for 10-0s!  Buy your way in!  $10 entry!

9-Ball/10-Ball Tournament - 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm!  (4)

10-Ball Race to 2 on the winners side, 9-Ball race to 2 on the losers side - $10 entry Limit 32 players!

Ladies 8-Ball Singles on the 7s! 7:00pm, sign up starts at 6pm!  (5)

It’s a race to 2 on the winner’s side & a race to the 8 on the back side as the women of the AZPL compete to see who’s the best! 16-player limit, $10 entry!

 

SATURDAY!

AZPL State Championship Team Tournament – The Main Event!

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

Time

Team

10am

Psychedelic Swirleez

10am

Three Shooters

10am

Travis Bickle's Balls in Hand

10am

The Drifters

10am

Ball Busters

10am

Unnamed

10am

Stick Deep

10am

The Real Deal

11am

No Name

11am

Just the Tip

11am

These Guys

11am

Desert Rats

1pm

Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies

1pm

On Cue

1pm

Thanks for the Points

1pm

All 8 Up

3pm

Black Shirts

3pm

Dr J

3pm

Liquor in the Middle

3pm

The Big Cacti

5pm

Three's a Crowd

5pm

The Girthy Sirs

5pm

Drink About It

5pm

What the Hec!

7pm

Pool Tang Clan

7pm

Mountainaire

7pm

Cool Arrows

7pm

Stoner Sloths

Local teams NO Entry / Out-of-Town Teams $100 Entry – Limit 32 teams! – Top 9 teams win cash!!

 

Sunday!

AZPL State Championship Team Tournament – The Main Event!

 Doors open at 8am

On the 7s - the Final 16 teams start at 10am!

The Third Elimination bracket! Starts at 9am!

 

The Fall 2021 AZPL State Championships!

January 6, 7, 8 & 9th, 2022

Top 9 teams win cash!
Statewide Standings

Rank Team Name MW ML MW % Points GW GL GW % PA PR MA Shoot % OMA
No Name 2 0 1.000 153 13 5 0.722 98 20.30 76.50 85.00 49.00
What the Hec! 2 0 1.000 149 12 6 0.667 117 15.28 74.50 82.78 58.50
Desert Rats 2 0 1.000 142 9 9 0.500 144 8.87 71.00 78.89 72.00
Que Buds 2 0 1.000 135 8 10 0.444 145 7.45 67.50 75.00 72.50
Que Buds 2 0 1.000 135 8 10 0.444 145 7.45 67.50 75.00 72.50
Cover the Spread 1 0 1.000 90 9 0 1.000 31 26.13 90.00 100.00 31.00
Wong Ho 1 0 1.000 83 7 2 0.778 62 9.37 83.00 92.22 62.00
The Girthy Sirs 1 0 1.000 82 8 1 0.889 51 12.86 82.00 91.11 51.00
The Remnants 1 0 1.000 79 6 3 0.667 56 8.46 79.00 87.78 56.00
Because Matt Left us 1 0 1.000 78 7 2 0.778 53 10.30 78.00 86.67 53.00
Ball Busters 1 0 1.000 73 5 4 0.556 69 5.29 73.00 81.11 69.00
The Real Deal 1 0 1.000 70 6 3 0.667 55 7.64 70.00 77.78 55.00
Rank Team Name MW ML MW % Points GW GL GW % PA PR MA Shoot % OMA
Sass and Ass 1 0 1.000 61 4 5 0.444 75 3.25 61.00 67.78 75.00
On the Rail Again 1 1 0.500 160 12 6 0.667 126 15.24 80.00 88.89 63.00
Tappers 1 1 0.500 148 10 8 0.556 134 11.04 74.00 82.22 67.00
Stick Deeper 1 1 0.500 133 7 11 0.389 144 6.47 66.50 73.89 72.00
Psychedelic Swirleez 1 1 0.500 127 6 12 0.333 156 4.88 63.50 70.56 78.00
The Drifters 1 1 0.500 126 6 12 0.333 152 4.97 63.00 70.00 76.00
Scratch This 1 1 0.500 125 8 10 0.444 144 6.94 62.50 69.44 72.00
8 Ball Outlaws 1 1 0.500 123 6 12 0.333 150 4.92 61.50 68.33 75.00
Still 8nt Enough 1 1 0.500 118 8 10 0.444 135 6.99 59.00 65.56 67.50
Thanks for the Points 1 1 0.500 86 3 15 0.167 168 1.54 43.00 47.78 84.00
Travis Bickle's Balls in Hand 1 2 0.333 209 14 13 0.519 195 15.01 69.67 77.41 65.00
M-E-N 0 2 0.000 140 9 9 0.500 143 8.81 70.00 77.78 71.50
Rank Team Name MW ML MW % Points GW GL GW % PA PR MA Shoot % OMA
Hit It And Quit It 0 2 0.000 138 9 9 0.500 132 9.41 69.00 76.67 66.00
Mountainaire 0 2 0.000 122 7 11 0.389 147 5.81 61.00 67.78 73.50
Pool Hall Junkies 0 2 0.000 122 7 11 0.389 150 5.69 61.00 67.78 75.00
Bad Decisions 0 2 0.000 120 7 11 0.389 141 5.96 60.00 66.67 70.50
Beer Me 0 1 0.000 73 6 3 0.667 65 6.74 73.00 81.11 65.00
Sticks and Stones 0 1 0.000 72 4 5 0.444 70 4.11 72.00 80.00 70.00
Sloth Chaos 0 1 0.000 69 5 4 0.556 67 5.15 69.00 76.67 67.00
NBC Krew 0 1 0.000 52 2 7 0.222 78 1.33 52.00 57.78 78.00