U.S. Open One Pocket updates

NH Steve

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First of all I would like to thank you guys for putting your faith in me to represent onepocket.org in this prestigious event! I will do the best I can :)

The field is just 16 players, with the favorites imho being Alex, Shane and Corey. Appleton had to cancel due to illness and Dennis Orcullo had flight issues from Houston ( which may have effected some of the Senior Classic players too).

I will post the bracket as soon as it goes up.

There is streaming by CSI ppv available.

I guess I just drew Shane Van Boening on the TV table in about a half hour, so tune in if you want to watch a lamb led to slaughter lol.
 

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Take him down, Steve!!!!! You move better than he does.
 

Cory in dc

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Take him down, Steve!!!!! You move better than he does.
Yes, in fact, if you almost never miss a shot no matter how far away, how frozen the cue is on the rail, or how extreme the cut, you'll definitely have a big edge!

Good luck and have fun!
 

NH Steve

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Just finished played at 5. The best I can say is that I beat him to the first shot in the first two games lol. Because after that he drilled me 4 games to 0.

Ok I am shifting gears to being the photographer for the rest of the day. I play again tomorrow at 11 AM
 

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Thanks for the report, Steve. Sorry you ran into a buzz saw, but with that field...

I'm shocked that there were only 16 entries! I hope that doesn't sour Mark on having an event next year. At least some of his expenses were a lot less.:(

~Doc
 

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Yes expenses here are low although I just paid over $14 for an iced coffee and baileys lol -- and that was before tip!! That will be my last one here 😳
 

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Thanks for the update Steve and sorry about the first round draw, you will get em next time! Again, don't give up, in a short race anyone can win. Play smart, be patient and let the chips fall where they may!
 

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Next up for me in a few minutes is Eric Jacob. I don't know him.
 

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Well I got it to the hill (2-2 in games because the one loss side is a race to 3). It was my opponents break and he made a ball on his break but fortunately for me nothing else went for him. So we nipped and ducked a bit and he developed balls by his hole of course. But when he went up table I spotted a 3 ball combo which went. Unfortunately after running a couple balls I missed a thin cut and opened the door for him. The pockets are generous so needing just two he banked a ball cross corner even though I had a ball very near my hole. You can do that on loose equipment. So, I am going to sit in the commentary booth now.
 

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Well I got it to the hill (2-2 in games because the one loss side is a race to 3). It was my opponents break and he made a ball on his break but fortunately for me nothing else went for him. So we nipped and ducked a bit and he developed balls by his hole of course. But when he went up table I spotted a 3 ball combo which went. Unfortunately after running a couple balls I missed a thin cut and opened the door for him. The pockets are generous so needing just two he banked a ball cross corner even though I had a ball very near my hole. You can do that on loose equipment. So, I am going to sit in the commentary booth now.
Ouch, sorry Steve!

I am somewhere in the middle on pocket size but I definitely lean towards wanting a tighter pocket than looser one. Especially since I don't run balls as well as I used to and rely more on my moves and knowledge than being able to string runs together.

Tough break and keep us posted on what's going on, thank you!
 

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Coming up next on the tv table will be Corey Deuel vs Alex P. The other winner side match is Shane vB vs James Adams.

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Any more results?

If it's a secret please don't say anything, I can keep it but we would have to worry about the people I tell.
 
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