The West Texas Shoota’s competed and won in the American Cue Sports National pool tournament May 22-23 in Las Vegas.
The Shoota’s defeated Hustlers II (Kan.), 13-12, to win the 8-Ball national championship, coming back from a 10-3 deficit to win the title.
Jesus Tremillo is the team captain, with team members Cesar Sanchez, Daniel Vasquez, Harvey Lujan, Joe Anthony Villarreal and Freddie Flores.
West Texas Shoota’s is sponsored by The Golden Cue and Tres Amigos Cantina.
The national championships were conducted by American Cue Sports Alliance (ACS), with 71 teams from across the country at in the event.
>> 9 ball teams (64 teams total): West Texas Shoota’s, 17th place.
>> 8 ball teams (71 teams total): West Texas Shoota’s, champion.
>> 9 ball individuals (109 total players): Sanchez, 17th.
>> 8 ball individuals (82 total players): Sanchez, first; Vasquez, third; Tremillo, seventh; and Lujan, 33rd.
Anyone wanting more information on joining ACS to compete in regional, state, or national events may call Golden Cue at 432-552-8272. Golden Cue is located at 1400 N. Grant Avenue. The pool hall is a family oriented place. Anyone is welcome to come and play. It is a non smoking establishment.
The next event is ACS State competition at the end of September in Allen.
For more information about ACS, visit tinyurl.com/4k9dzyfk.