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Leroy Jones wins 2019 Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament

- beats Jason Callwood in final
From left: Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, and Ninth District Representative Hon Vincent O. Wheatley; wife of the late Kenroy C Millington, Mrs. Janet Millington; Honourable Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL); 3rd place winner Sivevine Joseph aka ‘Bushman’; 2nd place finisher Jason Callwood, and winner Leroy Jones. Photo: Provided
Winner of the 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament on May 5, 2019, Mr Leroy Jones. Photo: Provided
Winner of the 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament on May 5, 2019, Mr Leroy Jones. Photo: Provided
Jason Callwood aims to make a shot in the championship game against Leroy Jones in the 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament in Virgin Gorda on May 5, 2019. Photo: Provided
Jason Callwood aims to make a shot in the championship game against Leroy Jones in the 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament in Virgin Gorda on May 5, 2019. Photo: Provided
Leroy Jones, centre, proudly lifts the trophy as the winner of the 2nd Annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament in Virgin Gorda on May 5, 2019. Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), right, was also on hand to share in the celebration and present prizes. Photo: Provided
Leroy Jones, centre, proudly lifts the trophy as the winner of the 2nd Annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament in Virgin Gorda on May 5, 2019. Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), right, was also on hand to share in the celebration and present prizes. Photo: Provided
Jason Callwood of Tortola placed at the 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament in Virgin Gorda on May 5, 2019. Photo: Provided
Jason Callwood of Tortola placed at the 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament in Virgin Gorda on May 5, 2019. Photo: Provided
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament was held on Sunday May 5, 2019 at Thelma's Hideout in Virgin Gorda where monies were raised for the St Mary’s Episcopal Church.

The championship trophy was lifted this year by barber Leroy Jones of Tortola, who overcame Jason Callwood, also of Tortola, in the final. Jones took care of Dornel Barry in the preliminary rounds and overcame Maliyaa Stevens in the knock out round before defeating Sivevine Joseph aka "Bushman" in the semi-finals.

Awards & Giveaways

Jones pocketed $1,000.00, which was sponsored and presented by Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, and Ninth District Representative Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley, and a trophy sponsored by Bobby's Marketplace and presented by Mrs Janet Millington, Widow of The Late Kenroy C. Millington, LEM.

Callwood received $500, which was sponsored and presented by Territorial At Large Representative Honourable Shereen D. Flax-Charles.

Joseph, who claimed the third place spot, was awarded $250 sponsored by Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) and presented by Honourable Flax-Charles.

The Most Skillful Shot Award went to Kelaine Smith, who received a Full Body Massage sponsored by Royal Touch Day Spa.

Other giveaways at the 2nd Annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament were 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, Smart Phones, Microwave, Several Round-Trip Ferry Tickets between Virgin Gorda-Tortola-St. Thomas, Full Body Massages, Pedicure, Manicure, Facial, Gift Certificates, and Memorial Buttons.

Meanwhile, in exhibition games, Victor Creque outshot Reoven Sprauve aka “Zola” in a veteran matchup and

Janelle Smith got the best of Shaila Stevens in a female clash.

Another successful tournament

In a statement, the family of the late Millington said the memorial tournament was successful for a second year. “We would like to first recognise God, who is always front and a center from planning to execution on game day.”

The statement added that the family intends to keep Millington’s legacy alive with hosting annual and semi-annual tournaments. “We will begin plans to include Memorial Darts and Domino Tournaments, in addition to Pool, as Ken was very active in all three tournaments during his entrepreneurship as owner of The Crabhole Bar and Restaurant.

“Wholehearted thanks to everyone who attended and supported this great cause, where a portion of proceeds from these tournaments is donated to St Mary’s Episcopal Church in Ken’s honour. Thanks to all pool players for participating and showcasing their skills, we are always grateful to have players from Tortola join the fun. It was also a delight having Honourable Vincent Wheatley and Honourable Shereen Flax-Charles a part of the event.”

The platinum sponsors for the pool tournament were Hons Flax-Charles, Wheatley and Malone, Bobby's Marketplace, and Thelma's Hideout.

Other sponsors and contributors were Roadtown Wholesale Trading, RiteWay Food Markets, Fischer's Cove Beach Hotel, Speedy's Ferry Services, Rosy's Supermarket House and Home, Bucks Food Markets,  Smith’s Ferry Services, Royal Touch Day Spa,  Sensation Ferries, A Touch of the Caribbean Day Spa, CCT BVI, Spice Affair Catering, VOICESS, Mr Nice Guy, Flex Graphics, Fashion Plus, A Cut Above Hair Salon, Bolo Construction, Jahphix, and CBN Radio.

For more information on future memorial events in Millington’s honour, persons can visit www.celebratekenroymillington.com

5 Responses to “Leroy Jones wins 2019 Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament”

  • bad from long (15/05/2019, 15:09) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Leroy is a wicked barber...that's why he could cut so good. Advantage!! lol
  • Master at it (15/05/2019, 18:37) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    He needs to make this thing his profession. Take it higher. Thumbs up to the folks that organized something like this. Keep the folks busy.
  • The Real Bull (16/05/2019, 11:03) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations Leroy.
    You always a sharp shooter.
  • My barber from school days (19/05/2019, 08:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Boy Leroy I.kust everytime I come cut you got ur hardware there to talk bout boyy.... Leroy really carry a heavy name when it comes to pool... hurry come back I need a cut lol
  • Nice event (20/05/2019, 10:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Keep it going organizers.


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