The Docomo Pacific Home Boyz of Joe's Steakhouse and 19th Hole Bar's Titans II currently hold control in Saipan Billiards Association's 15th Budweiser Open 8-Ball League.
The Docomo Home Boyz traveled to Bammy's Restaurant & Bar and routed the Triggers (81-99), 12-3, to maintain the top spot in the Tuesday field with its 111-69 record. The league frontrunner managed to hold off two-time defending champions IT&E's Voyagers (110-70) despite the latter's dominating12-3 road victory this week over 19th Hole's Titans I (67-113).
In other results, the third-ranked Utopia Sports Bar's Blue Ice-Hustlers (109-71) defeated Poseidon Bar & Grill's Crazy 8 (67-113), 9-6, on the road and Oceanside Bar & Grill's IT&E Incredibles (107-73) steamrolled Poseidon's Yuichiros Printing (68-112), 14-1, at home.
Notably, IT&E Incredibles' Chester Hamoy ran the table for the seventh time this week and leads Blue Ice Hustlers' Jerry Soriano (5) and Docomo Home Boyz duo, Nolan Cultura (5) and Juancho Mendoza (5). The Home Boyz's Robert Sanciangco, IT&E Voyagers' Arjay Nonato, and Yuichiros' Mario Diola have each sunk the 8-ball on the break one time, thus far.
Last Thursday, the Titans II smashed sister team Eagles (55-125), 14-1, in a home draw to nab a three-game lead in the Thursday league.
The Titans II improved to a 113-67 slate, ahead of rival squad Equalizers (110-70). The Equalizers worked out a 9-6 home win over The Waterfront's Eight It! (98-82), and Jonny's Bar & Grill's Team SCS (79-101) pulled off a 9-6 upset at home over Wild Bill's Bar & Grill's Shark Attack (85-95).
Notables remain, one-time “8-ball on break sinkers,” Ken Phillips of the Eagles and the Equalizers' Jerry Soriano; Team SCS's Erwin Gomez has ran the table a league-high five times and leads Soriano (3) and Eight It!'s Rey Pinangay (3).