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Wasley on fire for WA
Wasley on fire for WA

Goldfields eightball exponent Dax Wasley has narrowly missed Australian selection – despite playing a starring role for WA at the just-completed national titles.

The 28-year-old, who previously represented South Australia at the championships in 2003, was a key factor in securing WA’s runner-up status in Surfers Paradise, Queensland.

Wasley won three of his four frames, but it could not prevent WA’s 17-12 loss in the final to Victoria.

With a 55 per cent winning ratio during the round-robin stages, Wasley – who has been playing since he was 11 – was WA’s standout performer in the finals series.

“During the final I won three out of my four frames and during all finals I won 10 out of 12,” Wasley said.

“I only wish it (my form) was good enough to get us over the line."