U.S. Amateur Championship:
11 November 2012
11 November 2012, Comments: Comments Off on Gordon Sends Bayaua to One-Loss Bracket

GrenShirtDude-152-195x129Daniel Gordon of Marietta, Ga., has handed defending champion Ernesto Bayaua his first loss.  The match opened in the 8-Ball set, with Gordon opening a strong 5-0 lead before Bayaua could get on the board.  Gordon’s dominance continued into the 9-Ball rack, where he captured the first two games.  Ernesto took the next two games, but Gordon’s lead was insurmountable as he closed out the match in the next game 7-3.  Gordon will face Brian Parks with a spot in the finals on the line at 3pm (EST).  Meanwhile, Bayaua will have to fight his way out of the one-loss bracket if he hopes to repeat as champion.



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