Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)


Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Eldorado sophomore grew up with pool cue in her hand and now she's taking on the world's best billiards players

Anna Kostonian has spent more time in her family-owned billiards parlor than she cares to remember, and it's paying early dividends for the 15-year-old. Anna, a sophomore at Eldorado High School, will be the youngest competitor among the top 64 female billiards shooters in the world at the Billiards Congress of America Championship. The 9-ball tournament takes place Saturday at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

The Kostonian family owns the 31-table Billiards Palace on Wyoming at the intersection with Menaul. …

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