The Loyas

Spring 2016 I had the honor of joining Rick Loya’s APA 8ball team – Just Playin.
This is a family affair and Rick’s team was filled with Loyas. They are all good shots — must be something in the DNA! It was fun to play with them this season – there were nights the 2s and 3s were holding it down and coming up 3-0 and of course it’s always fun to watch Rick shut it out 5-0. He’s a regular winner at the Ujpest Saturday Night Tournaments and while it’s easy to underestimate him, it would be a mistake. His banks, kicks and cuts are always on point!

#rickloya playin at the #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament made a great shot on the #tenball to get #shape on the #eightball. #fieldgoal.  Still a tight cut... and then the bar walked through and he not only stopped to reset but took a nice long #walk around the table. #smart. The bar people... #smh #theydontknow #oblivious #highlevel #poolplayers know how to play around #environmental #challenges.

#rickloya playin at the #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament made a great shot on the #tenball to get #shape on the #eightball. #fieldgoal. Still a tight cut... and then the bar walked through and he not only stopped to reset but took a nice long #walk around the table. #smart. The bar people... #smh #theydontknow #oblivious #highlevel #poolplayers know how to play around #environmental #challenges. ...

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#rickloya nice #carom 
He went down to the #cuetimetournament tonight and hit the #Eightball #breakpot πŸ’°πŸ€‘πŸŽ‰ #SFVPOOLPLAYERS #represent

#rickloya nice #carom
He went down to the #cuetimetournament tonight and hit the #Eightball #breakpot πŸ’°πŸ€‘πŸŽ‰ #SFVPOOLPLAYERS #represent
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#janessaturdaynitespecial #ujpestsportslounge #eightball #tournament. 
#congrats to @omarvachhani for taking first, it was a close #final #match with #rickloya and #joseamaya @tesorito_amaya took #third. Nice #shooting #boys. 
#goodpool #goodfriends #goodfun #instagood #billiards #pooltherapy #poolaholics #poolhalljunkies #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament

#janessaturdaynitespecial #ujpestsportslounge #eightball #tournament.
#congrats to @omarvachhani for taking first, it was a close #final #match with #rickloya and #joseamaya @tesorito_amaya took #third. Nice #shooting #boys.
#goodpool #goodfriends #goodfun #instagood #billiards #pooltherapy #poolaholics #poolhalljunkies #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament
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Such a #sweet #kick on the #eightball 
#RICKLOYA you are a #poolmonster!! A freakin #beast! #second only to Amaya last night, #niceshooting. Making #shots like this look easy. #backofthepocket #nailedit #goodpool #tournament #ujpestsportslounge #janessaturdaynitespecial #gimmethatgreen #notsafe #poolplayers #poolhalljunkies #poolaholics #pocketspeed #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament

Such a #sweet #kick on the #eightball
#RICKLOYA you are a #poolmonster!! A freakin #beast! #second only to Amaya last night, #niceshooting. Making #shots like this look easy. #backofthepocket #nailedit #goodpool #tournament #ujpestsportslounge #janessaturdaynitespecial #gimmethatgreen #notsafe #poolplayers #poolhalljunkies #poolaholics #pocketspeed #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament
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#RICKLOYA
Rick #hit this with his #playing #cue. His comment afterwards "I don't need a break cue!" Well I guess not!!! #billiards #poolaholic #poolhalljunkie #locals #players #nineball

#RICKLOYA
Rick #hit this with his #playing #cue. His comment afterwards "I don't need a break cue!" Well I guess not!!! #billiards #poolaholic #poolhalljunkie #locals #players #nineball
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#rickloya with a #perfect #kick on the #eightball. #ramsfan since #waaaayback #rolled #right in. #larams since #dayone #westcoastbestcoast #Rams #footballseasonishere #billiards #poolplayers #janeskicks #oldiebutgoodie #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament #pocketspeed #loyastrut #tbt

#rickloya with a #perfect #kick on the #eightball. #ramsfan since #waaaayback #rolled #right in. #larams since #dayone #westcoastbestcoast #Rams #footballseasonishere #billiards #poolplayers #janeskicks #oldiebutgoodie #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament #pocketspeed #loyastrut #tbt ...

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Here are the #results from last nights #eightball #tournament at #ujpestsportslounge. 
#rickloya took first 
@OmarVachhani for second 
And me for third... @tesorito_amaya came in fourth. 
There were some #crazy #shots made... And would you #believe I beat Omar onto the #Bside? #Firstforme. In a #realtournament with #peoplewatching 
#omg #awesome #saturdaynite #goodtimes. #billiards #poolgame #poolplayers #poolaholics #poolhalljunkies #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament

Here are the #results from last nights #eightball #tournament at #ujpestsportslounge.
#rickloya took first
@OmarVachhani for second
And me for third... @tesorito_amaya came in fourth.
There were some #crazy #shots made... And would you #believe I beat Omar onto the #Bside? #Firstforme. In a #realtournament with #peoplewatching
#omg #awesome #saturdaynite #goodtimes. #billiards #poolgame #poolplayers #poolaholics #poolhalljunkies #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament
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#rickloya nailed this common cut #forthewin at the #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament #practice this shot. #know this shot. Be able to #hitit in your sleep. It comes up #allthetime. Object ball on the #footspot #cueball behind the side pocket or longer. 
#helpfulhints #billiardology #eightball #nineball #billiards

#rickloya nailed this common cut #forthewin at the #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament #practice this shot. #know this shot. Be able to #hitit in your sleep. It comes up #allthetime. Object ball on the #footspot #cueball behind the side pocket or longer.
#helpfulhints #billiardology #eightball #nineball #billiards
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#RICKLOYA #Eightball #sidepocket #bank #calledit #NAILEDIT #win #goodtimes #ujpestsportslounge #tournament #poolplayers #funtowatch #getout #poolhalljunkies #backofthepocket #poolaholics #love this #game #neverdisappoints #cocky #bastard #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament

#RICKLOYA #Eightball #sidepocket #bank #calledit #NAILEDIT #win #goodtimes #ujpestsportslounge #tournament #poolplayers #funtowatch #getout #poolhalljunkies #backofthepocket #poolaholics #love this #game #neverdisappoints #cocky #bastard #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament ...

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#ChazLoya @chaz_filthiesthatch 
#pressure #shot for the #win. #perfect #bank on the #eightball. 
#StopPlayin #teamsport #apaleague #plushpockets #hesaLoya its in the #DNA. #attaboy
#mantiquilla #butter #nailedit. 
#check the #attitude in the #stance and #swagger.  #gtfo 
#billiards #diamonds #poolplayers #poolhalljunkies #poolaholics #banksr4stupidpeople #rickloya #wallofminnows

#ChazLoya @chaz_filthiesthatch
#pressure #shot for the #win. #perfect #bank on the #eightball.
#StopPlayin #teamsport #apaleague #plushpockets #hesaLoya its in the #DNA. #attaboy
#mantiquilla #butter #nailedit.
#check the #attitude in the #stance and #swagger. #gtfo
#billiards #diamonds #poolplayers #poolhalljunkies #poolaholics #banksr4stupidpeople #rickloya #wallofminnows
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#thatdude #RICKLOYA 
This was the second #bank he #nailed on film for me almost #backtoback that night. He's a #beast. #ondemand #whatpressure? #backofthepocket #Eightball #poolhalljunkies #billiards #poolplayers #poolaholics #oldguysrule #noproblem #ujpestsportslounge #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament

#thatdude #RICKLOYA
This was the second #bank he #nailed on film for me almost #backtoback that night. He's a #beast. #ondemand #whatpressure? #backofthepocket #Eightball #poolhalljunkies #billiards #poolplayers #poolaholics #oldguysrule #noproblem #ujpestsportslounge #ujpestsaturdaynighttournament
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#RICKLOYA 
On the #eightball for the #runout. 
#sweet #cut to the #cornerpocket. #love the #winning #strut #cocky #apaleagues #poolplayers #teamcaptain #poolaholics #poolhalljunkies #billiards #snaps #ainttrickinifugotit

#RICKLOYA
On the #eightball for the #runout.
#sweet #cut to the #cornerpocket. #love the #winning #strut #cocky #apaleagues #poolplayers #teamcaptain #poolaholics #poolhalljunkies #billiards #snaps #ainttrickinifugotit
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Rick Loya Exhibit at Morrisville Post Office- through September 5th. " Randolph Road Ride" #townofmorrisville #riverartsvt  #rickloya #vtarts2016

Rick Loya Exhibit at Morrisville Post Office- through September 5th. " Randolph Road Ride" #townofmorrisville #riverartsvt #rickloya #vtarts2016 ...

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