Three Cathedral High School students — Sharon Villacres, Ariana Dumeng and Eliana Rodriguez are competing in the Billiard Education Foundation Junior National Billiards Tournament in Las Vegas that starts Aug. 2.
The three members of the Cathedral Billiard Club all qualified at a May tournament held at Eastside Billiards in Manhattan. For Ms. Rodriguez and Ms. Dumeng, this is their second trip to nationals.
“It’s amazing; it’s such a wonderful opportunity! I’m glad to be attending another outrageous year at the Junior Nationals with Eliana, and now my other friend, Sharon, will be there, too,” said Ms. Dumeng in a press release. “I’m looking forward to gaining more experience and to valuing my time there with my friends and my mom.”