Several girls were competing this weekend in different place across the land. In Ohio by the great Lake Erie, Kay Hoover and Marlise Kiel were on hand for their home state tournament. Kay won Ladies 501 Singles and was runner up in Doubles Cricket. She also earned Top 4 in the 301 Pro Shoot and Top 8 in Mixed Doubles. Marlise won Mixed Doubles and both of the Ladies Pairs events. She was 2nd in Cricket Singles, Top 4 in Mixed Triples and Top 8 in 501 Singles and the 301 Pro Shoot.
Newry, Maine was the site of the Sunday River tournament where Kirsten McCandless and Bette Cunningham were on hand. Kirsten finished 2nd in Mixed 501 and Ladies Doubles Cricket. She was also Top 4 in Doubles 501 and Top 8 in both Singles events. Bette is feeling better and slowly but surely is working herself into tournament shape with an eye on next month's World Cup in Turkey. Bette was 2nd in Mixed 501 and Doubles Cricket. She was Top 4 in Ladies Doubles Cricket.
Sandy Haas and Jennifer Carlton were in South Carolina at the ADO area 4-3 National qualifier where Sandy won to punch her ticket for the ADO America's Cup National Playoff, Jennifer finished in 3rd place. Lora Josey was also at a National Qualifier in Virginia for Area 5-4. Out in Los Angeles, CA, Shannon Vitale won 1st Place in Ladies Singles 501 on the DPLA Tour. She also played in the open bracket with the guys and finished Top 8.
Paula Murphy returned to compete in a soft tip event in Florida and Corrine Stockton did the same in California. Corrine also had some very big news as she announced her engagement to Rick Davis. Oh happy days!!!
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