Pagulayan reigns in Canada 8-Ball


Posted at Jun 18 2012 05:07 PM | Updated as of Jun 19 2012 01:07 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Former world 9-ball champion Alex "The Lion" Pagulayan earned yet another title when he triumphed at the Canadian 8-Ball Championship over the weekend.

Pagulayan defeated local bet John Morra, 11-7, in the finals en route to the coveted crown.

The tournament was held at the Shooter Snooker and Sports Club in Ontario, Canada.

Pagulayan earlier beat Mario Morra, father of John, 9-5, to set up a finals meetings against the younger Morra.

Pagulayan also finished third in the US Open 10-Ball Championships last May 14-19 at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The US Open 10-Ball competition was dominated by Filipinos, with Dennis Orcollo winding up in first place and Francisco "Django" Bustamante in second. By Marlon Bernardino