Marlise Kiel made the long trip back home to her native Ireland and competed in the Northern Ireland Open. She ended up finishing 2nd in Ladies Doubles 501 and Top 8 in 501 Singles. Paula Murphy got back in action after her trip to Turkey for the World Cup, she won the Area 5-6 National Qualifier to advance to the ADO Cricket National Championships in Las Vegas. Bette Cunningham was also in Turkey, she and Kirsten McCandless were finding success at a local tournament in Massachusetts as did Kay Hoover in Ohio.
Last weekend the Seacoast Open was the big draw with Bette, Kirsten and Pam Briggs in attendance. Pam would finish Top 8 in 501 Singles and go on to record 4 Top 16 finishes in Mixed Doubles Combo, Triples, 501 Doubles and Singles Cricket. Kirsten finished Top 4 in Adult/Youth and Top 16 in Singles Cricket and 501 Doubles. Bette was Top 4 in Doubles Cricket, Top 8 in 501 Singles and Top 16 in Mixed Doubles Combo.
Corrine Stockton won the ADO Area 1-3 National Qualifier and joins Paula and Sandy Hudson in qualifying for the Las Vegas Cricket Championships next January. Shannon Vitale also competed in the ADO Area 2-2 National Qualifier in San Diego and Morgan McCormack won the "MVP" award at the Red Dirt Shootout in Oklahoma. She earned both Ladies Singles titles and finished 2nd in both Ladies Doubles events.
Kay Hoover again found success in a local event and Lora Josey stayed close to home as well, competing in the Virginia State Dart Championship for the first time since moving to the state. She finished 2nd in Doubles Combo and Top 4 in Singles Cricket.
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