Quesnel pickleballers battle for appropriate prizes

Jenny MacDonald returns a ball during the mixed doubles final at the Quesnel Pickleball Club tournament on Sept. 20. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Sherry Jasper and Juerg Feldmann show off their third-place trophies following the mixed doubles tournament Sept. 20 at the West Fraser Timber Park. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Callum Catto returns a serve during the Quesnel Pickleball Club’s Men’s Doubles Tournament Saturday, Sept. 26 at the West Fraser Timber Park. Catto and his partner Bob Edwards went on to win the tournament. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Cyril Tobin returns a serve Saturday, Sept. 26 during the Quesnel Pickleball Club’s Men’s Doubles Tournament. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

A jar of pickles was an appropriate trophy, as the Quesnel Pickleball Club hosted a tournament Sunday, Sept. 20 at the West Fraser Timber Park.

Rain on Saturday forced the postponement of the men’s tournament, but the mixed and women’s championships went off without a hitch.

Sharon MacDonald and Rick Prosk defeated Jenny MacDonald and Darin Edwards in the mixed doubles finals. Sherry Jasper and Juerg Feldmann took bronze.

Jenny MacDonald and Liz Sales, who organized the tournament, won the women’s event. Second place went to Sharon MacDonald and Sherry Jasper, with Jill Walker and Doris Williamson taking third.

The men’s tournament went ahead Saturday, Sept. 26. The duo of Callum Catto and Bob Edwards won the tournament, while Kent Meyer and Juerg Feldmann took silver. Bronze went to Rick Prosk and Matthew Hender.

The winners walked away with a jar of pickles, lids painted gold, silver or bronze depending on their final standing.

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