Cottonwood Gender Doubles Tournament for 2022 Completed

Penny Petersen

Another successful Cottonwood Tennis Club Gender Doubles Tournament was concluded on Saturday, Jan. 15. A total of 74 Round Robin matches were played with many close matches ending 8-7 in the pro-set format. Matches were in three categories: Blue (lowest), Green, and Red (highest). Prizes were given to first, second, and third place in each category.

The winners in the Women’s Blue Category were first place: Cindy Cloke and Julie Evans, second place: Tina Carr and Pat McRoberts, third place: Mary Ann Rice and Carol Trentadue. Winners in the Men’s Blue Category were first place: Gary Balaski and Lorne Cloke, second place: Garnet Jones and Bill Triquart, third place: Jerry Higgins and Duane Ticknor.

The winners in the Women’s Green Category were first place: Ollie Johnson and Maryann Sinerius, second place: Karin Herrmann and Neda Mead, third place: Gwen Lucas and Dorothy Thurman. In the Men’s Green Category, winners were first place: Rick Kendall and Steven Norvet, second place: Bruce Brooks and Jeffrey Donald, third place: Harvey Brooks and Don Peterson.

Winners in the Women’s Red Category were first place: Barb Jorgensen and Kathy Moore, second place: Cindy McCarville and Kathy Moliter, third place: Kathryn Campbell and Julia Romanin. In the Men’s Red Category, winners were first place: Bill Gosiak and Steven Nolan, second place: Bruce Beelman and Bob Walk, third place: Ronald Ryer and Jeffery Villareal.

Tournament Director Jay Ketter and his assistants had a very busy week. Ketter thanked Sylvia Page who managed the food court with many volunteers providing lunch each day. On Saturday, the final day, pizza was provided by The Battery Doctor and was cooked onsite, which was a special treat.

For information regarding joining the Cottonwood Tennis Club, contact Barb Jorgensen at [email protected]