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Pool stars: 'Comeback Kids,' 'Rainbow Rack' earn trips to Las Vegas

Two women's teams ready to rack 'em up in Sin City
By Staff | Jul 31, 2019
Courtesy of: AJ Designs "Rainbow Rack" includes, from left, Aisha Hixon, Megan Libby, Kay Thivierge and Lindsey Robbins.

Rockland — Two groups of women, most from the Midcoast, have earned spots in a world-wide billiard tournament on Friday through Thursday, Aug. 9-15 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The teams include "Comeback Kids" out of the Time Out Pub in Rockland, captained by Ashley Robinson, and "Rainbow Rack" of Waldoboro, captained by Megan Libby.

The "Kids" include Robinson of Cushing, Leslie Sullivan of St. George and Dennessa Robbins of Thomaston.

"Rainbow Rack" includes Aisha Hixon of Gardiner, Libby of Nobleboro, Kay Thivierge of Cushing and Lindsey Robbins of Thomaston.

Robinson said the process of earning a spot in Vegas is to play in a league during the year. Then there is state championship play and two teams earn spots.

The pool players will compete against more than 250 other women's league teams from across the country.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

"Comeback Kids" include, from left, Ashley Robinson, Leslie Sullivan and Dennessa Robbins. (Courtesy of: Ashley Robinson)
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