The Virginia Beach Classic is always well attended by the K-Girls and this year was no different with 8 players on hand. The combination of America's largest prize money, a beach location and a great staff makes this one of the best tournaments in the country year after year.
Paula Murphy was the big winner capturing her second straight Cricket Pro Shoot. She is the only woman to win this event which is the largest Ladies purse on the America tour. She also won the Cricket Singles Title over Marlise Kiel in an All K-Girls Final. Paula finished Top 4 in Doubles Cricket and 501 and was Top 32 in 501 Singles. Marlise also won Doubles 501, was Top 4 in 501 Singles, Top 8 in Doubles Cricket and Top 8 in the Pro Shoot.
Sandy Haas won Cricket Doubles and finished 2nd in 501 Doubles. She also had a pair of Top 32 finishes in the Cricket Pro Shoot and Mixed Triples. Sandy Hudson won the Adult/Youth 501 event and finished Top 4 in Singles 501 and Cricket. She was Top 8 in the Pro Shoot and Top 32 in Mixed Triples. Kay Hoover finished Top 8 in 501 Singles, Top 16 in the Pro Shoot and 501 Doubles and Top 32 in Singles Cricket. Bette Cunningham finished Top 4 in Mixed Triples and Top 8 in the Pro Shoot. Lora Josey and Candi Ellis were there also with Candi earning her spot in the Pro shoot through the Qualifiers.
Out in the City of Angels, Shannon Vitale and Corrine Stockton both competed on the DPLA Tour. Corrine was ousted in the 2nd round and Shannon lost in the Semi-Finals. Shannon also played in the first California All-Star State Championship helping her team finish 3rd overall. Corrine played in the Gold Coast Shootout in Thousand Oaks, CA as well, hitting the elusive "170" out en route to winning the 501 Singles crown. Down in Atlanta, GA Candra Archbold and Nancy Jo Mize played in a soft tip event.
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