2006 WPBA Florida Classic Second Semifinal


Karen Corr from Northern Ireland - Snooker to 9 Ball 2004 National Champion
Jeanette Lee 2004 Florida Classic Champion

Seminole Hard Rock

Mitch Laurance and Ewa Laurance are doing the commentary.

2006 WPBA Florida Classic

The other semifinal was between Allison Fisher and Monica Webb. Fisher was able to move on after 10 racks:
#1 Allison Fisher 7
#4 Monica Webb 3

Jeanette Lee is ranked #9 in the world.
Karen Corr is ranked #2 in the world.

Jeanette Lee sinks the 1 ball on the first rack and gets to work.
The 2 ball goes in easily for Jeanette Lee.
Ewa Laurancenotes that the 5 is the key shot.
Jeanette Lee makes another ball and comes straight back with the cue ball.
Jeanette Lee asks for an extension and makes some bizarre facial expression.
A safety is the preferred move for Jeanette Lee as the cue hides behind the 9 ball.
Karen Corr doesn't hit any balls on her shot.
Jeanette Lee hits the 5 ball in the side pocket.
There is a piece of lint or something on the table that Jeanette Lee moves.
The 6 ball goes in nicely for Jeanette Lee.
Jeanette Lee hits the 7 in the side.
The 8 ball goes in the corner for Jeanette Lee.
The 9 ball goes in the same corner and Jeanette Lee wins the first rack.

Karen Corr 0
Jeanette Lee 1

Cheyenne & Jeanette Lee talk to Mitch Laurance during a break.
Jeanette Lee says she's hungrier to win now but she is enjoying herself more now.

Summaries of rack 2 are shown with a mistake so it is now re-played.

Karen Corr breaks and then sinks the 1 ball.
The 2 ball goes in the corner for Karen Corr.
The next ball falls in the side as the cue ball goes to the end of the table for Karen Corr.
Karen Corr makes 2 corner shots and then sinks the 7 in the side leaving only the 8 and the 9.
Karen Corr makes the 8 in the side and sets up the 9.
Karen Corr makes the 9 ball to tie it up at a rack each.

Karen Corr 1
Jeanette Lee 1

Jeanette Lee sinks the cue ball on the break.
Karen Corr uses ball-in-hand to make the 1 ball.
The 2 ball rattles in for Karen Corr and Ewa Laurancenotes that she put some nice draw on the cue.
Karen Corr continues to make balls leaving the 5, 6, 7 8 and 9.
The 6 is pocketed by Karen Corr setting up the 7 ball.
Karen Corr makes the 7 in the corner setting up the 8 ball.
The 8 ball goes in for Karen Corr setting up the 9 ball perfectly.
Karen Corr closes back to back racks by making the 9 ball.

Karen Corr 2
Jeanette Lee 1

Editing takes us to rack 6 highlights.

Karen Corr breaks but nothing goes in.
Ewa Laurance notes that Jeanette Lee will be playing a safety here.
Ewa Laurance likes the safety Jeanette Lee played on the 1 ball.
Ewa Laurance notes that the options are limited for Karen Corr on the 1 ball.
Jeanette Lee tries another safety but she scratches the cue ball in the corner giving Karen Corr a ball in hand.
The 1 ball goes in for Karen Corr setting up the 2 ball in the corner.
Karen Corr makes the 2 ball and sets up the 3 ball.
Ewa Laurance notes that although Karen Corr made the 3 ball she has some setup issues for the 5 ball now.
Karen Corr makes the 3 ball nicely and brings the cue ball all the way back for the 5 ball.
Ewa Laurance says, "oh my" as Karen Corr misses the 5 ball in the corner.
Ewa Laurance notes that Karen Corr has gone from a pretty certain 5-1 lead scenario to some uncertainty now as Jeanette Lee has hope again.
Jeanette Lee quickly sinks 2 balls leaving just 3 balls remaining.
We hear Jeanette Lee talking and chalking as she lines up the 8 ball.
The 8 ball shot sets up the 9 ball nicely.
Jeanette Lee makes the 9 ball to pick up her second rack.

Karen Corr 4
Jeanette Lee 2

Editing shows highlights where Jeanette Lee misses the 8 ball in the next rack.

Karen Corr 5
Jeanette Lee 2

Karen Corr has a square break but the 1 ball is now on the opposite rail of the cue ball.
Ewa Laurance notes that Karen Corr comes up short on her 1 ball safety.
Jeanette Lee makes the 1 ball in the corner.
The 2 ball goes in as Jeanette Lee gets some action on the 9 ball.
Ewa Laurance notes that from here the only tricky thing is the angle on the 6.
Jeanette Lee makes a series of balls leaving just 3 left.
Jeanette Lee misses the 7 ball in the corner giving control to Karen Corr.
Karen Corr makes the 7 ball in the side setting up the 8 ball in the corner.
The 8 ball goes in the corner for Karen Corr setting up the 9 ball.
Karen Corr makes the 9 ball in the corner and takes a 4 rack lead just 1 rack away from the finals.

Karen Corr 6
Jeanette Lee 2

Mitch Laurance notes that the air is thick with excitement in South Florida.
Jeanette Lee says that it is a long road but she is ready to take it.
Mitch Laurance says, "you gotta like that attitude" when noting that Jeanette Lee will not give up.
The 1 ball goes in the corner for Jeanette Lee as the cue ball comes back for the 2 ball.
The 2 ball goes in the corner for Jeanette Lee and the applause from the crowd is quite loud.
Jeanette Lee makes a few more shots and then says, "too much" in reference to the draw on the cue ball.
Jeanette Lee makes the 6 and moves the 8 down the table.
The 7 goes in for Jeanette Lee moving the cue ball closer to the 8 ball.
Mitch Laurance and Ewa Laurance note that Jeanette Lee wants to buy an angle here on the 8 ball shot.
Jeanette Lee takes her extension.
Jeanette Lee makes the 8 ball, leaving herself a long shot on the 9 ball.
The 9 ball shot looks daunting but Jeanette Lee makes it and they yells afterwards.

Karen Corr 6
Jeanette Lee 3

Karen Corr makes the 5 and the 4 on the break.
Ewa Laurance notes that like the other breaks from Karen Corr, the 1 ball is on the other end of the table.
Karen Corr plays a push out.
Karen Corr goes rail first on the 1 ball but Ewa Laurance notes that it leaves an open shot for Jeanette Lee.
Jeanette Lee angrily calls for an extension and says, "can you get them to stop that door while I'm on time?"
The 1 ball goes in for Jeanette Lee.
The 2 ball goes in for Jeanette Lee.
The 3, 6, 8 and 9 balls are left.
Jeanette Lee makes the 3 ball with a bank and the crowd loves it.
A lot of green is covered when Jeanette Lee makes the 6 ball in the corner.
Mitch Laurance notes that Jeanette Lee has a tough shot on the 8 ball but she makes it in the side pocket.
Karen Corr doesn't look happy.
Jeanette Lee makes the 9 ball in the corner and swings her fist in the air.

Karen Corr 6
Jeanette Lee 4

We're taken to rack 11 where someone wants to take control per ML.
Ewa Laurance uses the bridge to make a shot.
The 3 ball bounces around and misses in the corner for Jeanette Lee.
Ewa Laurance notes that she hit it so poorly that it is behind the 8 so it is like a built-in safety.
Karen Corr goes "all out" per Mitch Laurance to make the 3 ball in the corner.
We have the 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9 left.
Karen Corr plays the safety and Mitch Laurance notes that Jeanette Lee needs to come with something.
Karen Corr is now in a situation where she has 3 balls left.
The 7 ball goes in for Karen Corr but the crowd lets out some "oohs" as the cue ball is hidden behind the 9 ball.
Ewa Laurance notes that Jeanette Lee has the upper hand emotionally right now.
The crowd cheers as Jeanette Lee approaches the table.
Jeanette Lee lets out a groan.
The 8 ball goes in for Jeanette Lee and the cue ball moves towards the 9 ball.
Jeanette Lee makes the 9 ball in the side to come within one rack of Karen Corr.
Jeanette Lee grabs here purse and rubs her hands together as we go to the commercial.

Karen Corr 6
Jeanette Lee 5

Karen Corr is shown lining up and Ewa Laurance notes that this is a very emotional match.
Karen Corr now has only 3 balls left for the rack.
Ewa Laurance notes that this is the last touchy shot for Karen Corr and she makes it leaving only the 8 and the 9.
The 8 has to cover a lot of felt to go in the corner but it goes in for Karen Corr.
Karen Corr makes the 9 ball and hugs Jeanette Lee.

Karen Corr 7
Jeanette Lee 5

Karen Corr stops what would have been an amazing comeback from Jeanette Lee as she advances to the finals.