APPLETON VS HOHMANN - 2014 ALL STAR 8-BALL
The top finishers from the previous “Make It Happen” events were invited back to compete in 14.1, One Pocket, 8-Ball and 9-Ball. This 8-Ball match between Darren Appleton and Thorsten Hohmann was the first to get to the hill and was filled with suspense, exhilaration and drama. After 147 minutes and a score of 10-9, only Appleton was standing. Bill Incardona and Danny D. commentate.
BUSTAMANTE VS STRICKLAND - 2014 ACCU-STATS 8-BALL
In this race-to-ten “Make It Happen” 8-Ball match, Earl Strickland gave his all for 110 minutes before losing to Francisco Bustamante at the hill 10 to 9. On the way, though, Earl proved that nothing is safe as he cemented his shot-making dominance by delivering the undisputed, greatest shot of the series. Bill Incardona and Danny Diliberto comment throughout.
DEUEL VS ARCHER - 2012 ACCU-STATS 8-BALL
In this “Make It Happen” round-robin event all six players were US Open Champions, still considered by many to be the most highly desired title to own. This 126 minute match features two of the three U.S. players, Corey Deuel and Johnny Archer, in a classic American showdown. It was nick and tuck all the way to the hill with Deuel pocketing the last 8-Ball to win 8 to 7. Commentary is by Bill Incardona and Geoff Conway.
FAST & LOOSE IN THE ROCKIES
This 2-DVD set is a ‘must see’ contest between Efren “The Magician” Reyes and Johnny “The Scorpion” Archer at the height of their careers. Both players go on the offensive in this winner take all 9-Ball & 8-Ball challenge match. After shooting safeties for a couple of games, they bust loose and hit you with 2 hours and 40 minutes of the most go-for-it, pocket splitting, position playing, perfect run-out pool you’ve ever seen! Set in the beautiful Foundry Billiard Club in Boulder, Colorado, pool legend Bill “Weenie Beenie” Staton and trick shot champion Paul Gerni commentate and predict plays with uncanny accuracy. Their combined knowledge about the sport would fill volumes. $24 (FAL)
GRIFFIS VS REYES - ACCU-STATS 2001 8-BALL
Roger Griffis played run out pool all week long at this six-player invitational event. His scores in the 8-Ball round robin were impressive and saw him going into the last day of the tourney with four wins and zero losses. This 106 minute DVD is his first match with Efren Reyes which he played with text book precision and won 8-6. The professional booth analysis is from Bill Incardona and Tony Annigoni.
ORCULLO VS VAN BOENING - 2014 ALL STAR 8-BALL
In this All Star 8-Ball match Dennis Orcullo and Shane Van Boening both showed championship speed, but it was clearly Orcullo’s turn to shine. With a relatively short match time of 88 minutes and an almost full score of 10-8, you would suspect that there might be some great run-out pool and you’d be right! There’s also insightful commentary from Bill Incardona and Thorsten Hohmann.
PAGULAYAN VS V. BOENING - 2012 ACCU-STATS 8-BALL
Alex Pagulayan only posted one loss in this six-man “Make It Happen” round-robin event and this 99 minute match with Shane Van Boening was not it! All the moves Shane learned in his years in the BCA Pool League were not enough to hold off the pressure of a Pagulayan onslaught and the final score went into the books at 8 to 6. Bill Incardona and Ken Shuman provide the commentary.
REYES VS ARCHER - ACCU-STATS 2001 8-BALL
After losing to Roger Griffis in his previous match Efren Reyes came into this one loaded with bear and ready to rock. Johnny Archer put up a great 140 minute fight to avoid his third straight loss in 8-Ball, but eventually succumbed to Reyes 8-7. This is a long match with pro-level strategy and excellent commentary from Bill Incardona and Tony Annigoni.
REYES VS BUSTAMANTE - ACCU-STATS 2001 8-BALL
In this all Filipino match, Efren Reyes and Francisco Bustamante battled it out with Reyes winning 8 to 6 and reminding everyone that he is still the Michael Jordan of Filipino pool players, not to mention a champion of the first degree in almost all pool disciplines. This match lasted 95 minutes and was sweated from the commentary booth by Bill Incardona and Tony Annigoni.
REYES VS IMMONEN - ACCU-STATS 2001 8-BALL
Mika Immonen showed great talent throughout this round-robin invitational tournament. In fact, in this 8-Ball show down with Efren Reyes, he never missed a ball. Not one. And he still lost! That should give you an idea of the caliber of play you will see on this 80 minute DVD. You'll also get top-notch analysis from Bill Incardona and Tony Annigoni.
STRICKLAND VS V. BOENING - 2014 ACCU-STATS 8-BALL
Earl Strickland is always willing to put on a show and is often toted as the greatest shot-maker in pool. When he takes on Shane Van Boening in this race-to-ten “Make It Happen” event, the match becomes a head-to-head fight to see who is the greatest shot-maker when it comes to 8-Ball. Here’s a clue: Earl won 10 to 8! See what Bill Incardona and Danny Diliberto have to say about it.