By Matt Goisman
McALESTER — The nation’s best pool players came together for the 2013 Billiards Congress of America Pool League National Championships, which took place July 17-27 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
The Bull Shooters and Lady Bull Shooters, two teams composed of players from the McAlester and Tulsa areas, proved they’re right there among the best.
The Bull Shooters tied for fifth out of 554 total teams in the 8-Ball Men’s Mixed Open Team tournament. The Lady Bull Shooters finished second out 112 teams in the 8-Ball Women’s Open Team tournament.
“Second’s great,” Lady Bull Shooter and McAlester News-Capital writer Rachel Petersen said Tuesday.
“Everybody wanted to be in our place. Everybody wants to play that final match out there.”
For more on this story, see the print or electronic editions of the McAlester News-Capital. Click here for print edition home delivery or click here to see the Smart Edition for your computer, tablet, e-reader or smartphone.