SUN CITY ADDS 13 MEDALS IN WEDNESDAY’S SSIPA MIXED DOUBLES AT MARINETTE
Mixed doubles competition meant 13 top-three finishes Wednesday for the Sun City Pickleball Club as a Super Senior International Pickleball Association tournament, presented by Aetna Medical Solutions, concluded the second of three days at the Marinette Recreation Center.
Twenty-five divisions of mixed teams (women and men) were contested at the 20-court complex under mixed clouds and 60-degree conditions. A total field of 522 is entered in the event for those 50 and older. Thursday’s final day features women’s doubles and men’s singles, starting at 8 a.m.
The host club has 28 medals through two days.
Wednesday’s Sun City gold medalists were: Judy Nichols and club president Dave Breault, 75 and older age group, 3.5 skill level; Jan Hodgson and Joe Gilfillan, 70 and older, 3.5; Charlotte Peters and Michael Koehlmoos, 70 and older, 3.0; Sylvia Csabon and Al Hager, 65 and older, 4.5; Michele Kiesling and club vice president Tom Jeffers, 65 and older, 3.0; and Julie McRitchie and Grant Boulay, 50 and older, 3.5.
Club silver medalists: Elaine Greer and George Greer, 70 and older, 3.0; Connie Chambas and Michael Kapp, 65 and older, 3.5; Patty Evans and Frank Spina, 65 and older, 3.0; and Carol Acker and Scott Sutherland, 60 and older, 4.0.
Club bronze medalists: Ann Clark and Bob Thacker, 70 and older, 3.0; Jane Powell and Steve Welch, 65 and older, 4.0; and Alice Ritzman and Tony Anfinson, 65 and older, 3.0.