owner, tournament director and veteran shuffleboard player,
Mike Koontz, had his first top finish in his own bar, Journey's
End Bar & Grill, Saturday, February 19, 2005. Though placing
in the money several times over the course of the last 18 months
on his home turf, he finally made the top spot this past weekend
in the open singles event.
finisher, Mike Johnson, forced an extra game in the finals by
winning the first match 15-14. In the final match, with the
score 10-11, Johnson, Koontz went around a weight to hide a
three and then lagged a two to win the match 15-11.