Paula Murphy had another great weekend showing the skill and consistency that has her atop the ADO National Rankings. On Friday she beat fellow K-girl Valerie Goad in the 301 Pro-Shoot. She also won Cricket Singles and finished Top 4 in Singles 501. She won Mixed Triples, finished 2nd in Cricket Doubles and Top 8 in 501 Doubles.
Valerie also played well, after taking 2nd in the 301 Pro Shoot, she made a run to the Finals in 501 Doubles with Morgan McCormack. She also finished Top 4 in the Ladies Blind Draw and Top 16 in 501 Singles. Morgan and Val made a long road trip from Texas, spending a lot of Mother-Daughter quality time together. Morgan was also Top 8 in the Ladies Blind Draw and finished Top 16 in both Singles events.
Kay Hoover was down from Ohio and won Ladies Doubles 501. She earned Top 8 finishes in Mixed Triples, Ladies Doubles Cricket and Singles Cricket.
Gloria Gutierrez returned from a small break to make it to the famed Music City Classic stage finishing 2nd in Mixed Triples. She also earned Top 8 in Ladies Singles Cricket.
Sandy Haas and Jennifer Carlton were there as well. Sandy earned Top 8 in the 301 Pro Shoot and Top 16 in Singles 501. Jennifer was playing her first event as a Kryptonite Girl and admitted she felt pressure too perform in the room that is usually one of the toughest in the country. She finished Top 4 in Ladies Doubles 501, Top 8 in the Ladies Blind Draw and in Mixed Triples. She also got to meet several of the girls for the first time.
In all seven players showed up and three K-girls ended up canceling for different reasons.
Bette Cunningham played a local Qualifier at the DPNY Tour Stop # 4 in New York and Candi Ellis competed in a Ladies Challenge Cup match with her Myrtle Beach teammates losing 15-9 to the Charleston, SC Ladies. Kirsten McCandless found success in a local Qualifier in the Minute Man Dart League in Massachusetts.
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