Rocha Rocks San Antonio on Gulf Coast Tour

Garcia, Cox, Rocha, Watson

Natalie Rocha went undefeated in a 15-player field to capture the second stop of the 2024 Gulf Coast Tour season, held at Fast Eddie’s (Embassy) in San Antonio, Texas. In the final match, Rocha ousted San Antonio’s Kawania Watson, 7-4, to claim her second, consecutive win of the year.    

On February 3rd, 2024, sponsors Poison by Predator Cues, Predator Cues, APA of North Harris County, Alamo Billiards, Outsville Billiards, and Team Straight Pool Eye, produced another successful event for the women of the Gulf Coast Tour. The Tour would like to thank Fast Eddie’s Embassy for hosting a first-rate event and adding a generous $500 to the prize fund. Predator provided Predator Arcos II Balls for each table, and Outsville Billiards supplied Accu-Racks for discussion-free racking.

In the final four on the winners’ side, Naomi Garcia defeated Sophia Lopez, 7-1, while Natalie Rocha bested Tamara Kieschnick, 7-3. In a hot seat showdown, Rocha ousted Garcia, 7-4. On the west side, and in the final eight, Yvette Cox denied newcomer, Summer Bowen, 5-3, and edged out Kieschnick, 5-4. Kawania Watson eliminated Brittany Kromer, 5-2, and Sophia Lopez, 5-4. Watson bested Cox, 5-3, and Garcia, 5-2, to meet Rocha in the finals. Following a solid effort by Watson, Rocha pulled ahead to secure the set, and the victory, 7-4.

The Gulf Coast Women’s Regional Billiards Tour welcomes its newest player members and looks forward to welcoming them back at the next event!

Payouts – Total $875

1st Natalie Rocha $400

2nd Kawania Watson $250

3rd Naomi Garcia $135

4th Yvette Cox $90