EFREN “Bata” Reyes captured the Chuck Markulis Memorial One Pocket Division crown in Sacramento, California recently, defeating Francisco ‘Django’ Bustamante in the title match.
Reyes bagged the US$1,100 prize after winning the race-to-four affair to finish the tournament unbeaten.
Bustamante, who pocketed US $750, had to hurdle compatriot Santos Sambajon to move into the finals via the losers’ bracket.
Reyes and Bustamante were coming off a stint in the World Cup of Pool where they bowed out in the quarterfinal round.
Sambajon finished third place while Ronnie Alcano placed seventh in the event. They pocketed US$500 and US$175 respectively.
The event drew 60 participants.