ISHPEMING - VFW broke a three-team tie and took over first place alone in the Ishpeming Women's Pool League in matches played Sept. 25.
VFW scored an 11-5 victory over Jack's I to go up a game on Paradise, which defeated Hickey's II, 12-4, to jump up from sixth place.
In other matches, American Legion nipped Rainbow, 9-7, while Hickey's I and Rumorz played to an 8-8 tie, as did Jack's III and Wonder Bar.
In Week 2, Tilden Club beat Jack's III, 14-10; Paradise bested Hickey's II, 15-9; Jack's I squeaked by Rumorz III, 13-11; and Hickey's I thrashed Rumorz II, 17-7. Also, Wonder Bar drubbed Wayside, 15-9; Jack's II hammered Rumorz I, 17-7; and Riverside edged Rainbow, 13-11.
Pete Epper of Jack's I and Steve Nelson of Hickey's I each posted a break and table run.
Mike Peterson of Rumorz III and Mike Kjellman of Wonder Bar each turned in an 8-ball break.
In Week 4 stats, VFW dumped Fat Boyz, 12-3; Cascade Inn II sank Cascade Inn III, 12-3; American Legion II bombarded Full Throttle II, 12-3; and Full Throttle beat Jack's Hideaway, 11-4. Also, Crossroads Bar doubled up Up North Lodge, 10-5; Cascade Inn edged Happy Hour, 8-7; as did Jack's Hideaway over Happy Hour II and Sturgis over Sturgis II.
In Week 3, Full Throttle defeated Up North 2, 15-0; VFW beat Richmond Township Club, 12-3; Up North 1 topped Full Throttle 2, 11-4; Sturgis took out HideAway Tribe, 11-4; Rowdies downed Crossroads Bar, 11-4; Happy Hour 1 edged Happy Hour 2, 8-7; and Cascade got by American Girls, 8-7.
In Results from Sept. 27, Bayou Bar defeated Sturgis II, 11-5; Holiday Inn defeated Fat Boyz I, 13-3; Dry Dock I defeated Wooden Nickel, 11-5; Longshot I defeated Fat Boyz II, 11-5; Remie's defeated Dry Dock II, 11-5; Longshot II defeated Sturgis I, 10-6; and Pat's II tied Third Base, 8-8. Pat's I had a bye.
Al Peterson from Pat's II and O.J. from Longshot II had table runs. Mike Kantola from Dry Dock I had an 8-ball break.