Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Norwegian 9-ball Championship

With 90 players in the Norwegian 9-ball Championship, 15 (or 16) year old Mats Schjetne did like he did in the Norwegian 14-1 Championship last year, and went through the field undefeated.

He was down 7-4 in the quarterfinal against favourite Vegar Kristiansen, but managed to turn the alternate break match around and win 8-7.

In the final he played the winner of the Oslo 10-ball Open from last year, Malvin Bjelland, and won 8-4.

Congratulations Mats. Looking forward to see how you and the rest of the Team Norway will do in the upcoming European Championship!!!

The rest of the Norwegian Team will be Vegar Kristiansen, Malvin Bjelland, Ronny Oldervik and Joakim Haugen.

Team Norway will also have two women to represent them, and that will be Line Kjorsvik and Ine Helvik.

"Everyone" guessed that these two would end up in the final of the Norwegian Women 9-ball Championship the past weekend, but surprisingly Christine Ingrebrigtsen won 8-7 in the semifinal against Ine. Line won the final against Christine with a 8-1 victory, just minutes after she lost 8-7 in the quarterfinal of the mens division. Once again Line won a Norwegian Championship, and I think even her has lost the count of how many she now has...

If you want to read more about the upcoming European Championship in Austria, visit www.europeanpoolchampionships.com

3 kommentarer:

Alexander said...

Actually he is almost 18 I think.

Roy Steffensen said...

Looks like he is 12 :p

Anonymous said...

Looks like this young player will make a statement on the Internatioanal level.

With Line losing a squeaker in the men's quarter finals it appears she had a good tune up for EPC 2009
and will get the "Gold".

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