Team Tap 9-ball is played with nine object balls numbered 1 through 9 and the cue ball. On any shot, the cue ball must contact the lowest numbered ball on the table first to begin a legal shot. Once you have contacted the lowest numbered ball, any completions that follow allow you to continue your turn at the table. On balls numbered 1 thru 8 the shooter does NOT have to call their pocket. A player wins the game when he/she legally pockets the 9-ball in a called/marked pocket. The 9 ball must be “marked” during league for a legal win.

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