(center) of Flagstaff, Arizona won the 2009 Columbia 300 Mini-Eliminator Winter Classic and the $20,000 at South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Smaglik doubled in the tenth frame to beat out Steve Brode
of Downey, Calif., for the top spot, 231 to 224. Brode almost became the first 205 & under division Mini-Eliminator champion, but suffered an open frame in the 10th to settle for second place, worth $10,000. Finishing third was the Senior division champion Dick Baker
of Henderson, NV who rolled a 205 to earn $5,000.