The friendship team tournament was played at Golden Village Palms on May 20 & 21, 2019. CSA rules applied to these 12-frame games where players switched sides taking their colors with them at half time. All 52 winners qualify for entry into the Hall of Fame CSA Any Singles Tournament scheduled for Dec. 27, 2019 at Golden Village Palms!
First Place: 19 points, Team 4
Captain: Suzanne Shapiro, Bill Caslar, Jackie Gilbert, Dawn, Mike Gogan, Jerry Hand, Nelda Lichtwald, Patty Nehf, Loren Nelson, Ken Norris, Diane Pierce, Maria Rios, and Len Sweet
Second Place:17 Points, Team 3
Captain:Wanda Souza, Ruby Best, Krisi Brinegar, Mary Draine, Everett Harbison, George Hayes, Jo Ann Henderson, Bob Henderson, Mary Kaiser, Debra McCaffrey, Helen Noeltner, Claudette Patterson, Ingrid Thomas
Third Place: 16 Points, Team 2
Captain: Mike Garrett, George Baslak, Ann Cantu, Howard Harrell, John Hays, Marianne Hoope, Bob Licthwald, Harlan Mathews, Ron Needham, Gloria Osborne, Larry Pierce
Fourth Place: 16 Points, Team 1
Captain: Jay Davidson, Carol Blasingame, Pat Bowman, Jay Davidson, Chuck Davis, Ron Dewberry, Lorraine Donahue, Mona Ekstrom, De De Malone, Jim Nehf, Ken Phipps, Roland Schneider, Ruth Schneider, Don Watson
With 12 points but out of the medals was the team of Mary Baptist, Geri Fossett, Ray Ackenhausen, Amber Brown, Martha Gasche, Lucy Hand, Diana Evans, Hilario Felix, Dean Grattidge, Marilyn Davidson, Loren Nelsen, and Captain Linda Smith
CSA District 5 Secretary.
Five shufflers from the 16-member District 5 Roadrunners team that competed in the 2019 Soboba Classic Team Tournament competed at the Ottewell Curling Club in Edmonton, Alberta. This singles tournament, hosted by the Greater Edmonton Shuffleboard Association, was limited to 128 entrants and held May 13 – 16.
Congratulations to Gene Carriere who placed 3rd in the “B” Division
and Lois Krell, was 4th in the “D” Division.
May 6-8, 2019
District 7’s Sun City Shuffleboard Club and their President, Liz Backus, once again hosted the California Shuffleboard Association’s Any Singles.
60 some players started at 8:00 on a cloudy, rainy Monday morning in their quest for the CSA Championship pin.
Unfortunately, these players lost their first game. But fortunately, they went on to place in the Consolation Bracket.
On the right is Sharon Massey, a first time winner. Congrats Sharon! Second place went to Jerry White, a past champion. Third place, Bob Hackett. Fourth place to Mona Smith, a Sun City member.
And in the Championship bracket, fourth place on the left is Loren Nelsen. Third went Robert Lichtwald. Second to past champ Robert Brooks. And, after having won the National Doubles with his partner Bill Rindone, is the new CSA Singles Champion Mike Garrett. Keep it up Mike!
Congratulations to those winners and a special thanks to ATM’s Helen Noeltner and Jeannie Gregory. Along with Head Referee, George Hayner and Head scorekeeper, Carol Anderson.
All participants took advantage of the many prizes given each day at the drawings. Great lunches were available as well.
Looking forward to next year.