2014 CSA Any Doubles
June 16-19 saw the playing of the CSA Any Doubles at the fast Hemet West Shuffleboard Club. Vice President, Paul Epps had the facility clean and shiny and ever so fast. The average board played about 18 1/2 second with some faster than that. Caution was the word. After the Pledge to the Flag, hosts Jay and Marolyn Davidson, ATM and Chart keeper, Sharyn DiChiro, with help from Helen Noeltner, Head Refereee, George Hayes, and Head Scorekeeper, Karla Winget welcomed the 44 teams of 88 people. 3 games Monday and Tuesday, and 2 games on Wednesday and Thursday, decided this years CSA Champions. Jay Davidson and partner, Robert Brooks, made the fewest mistakes (kitchens), and repeated their National win. Second went to Ruth and Roland Schneider, who repeated their National second place performance. Third place went to Ken Phipps and last minute fill-in, Marolyn Davidson. Fourth place went to League President Jack Anderson and his wife Carol. In the Consolation, Past President of most everything in Hemet and District 7, Ray Patterson and his wife Marie took first. Second were Myrna Downes and Jim Hutson. Third, George Hayes and Sharyn DiChiro. Fourth were Past CSA President, Liz Backus and Tom Armijo.
The Bank of Hemet sponsored the event and so the prize money was very generous. To wind up everything, was a drawing. The Hemet West Management donated $100 and Hemet Wests Nelda Lichtwald, scoured the town for gift certificates. A total of 21 lucky winners made the day end on a happy note.