Summer’s last horseshoes

The Horseshoe club hosted a weekend tournament, Aug. 11–12, for the Fall Windup.

The Horseshoe Club wound up their summer play last weekend with the Fall Windup Tournament.

Players from Kamloops and Prince George came out to join the locals in the weekend matches.

A beautiful Saturday saw local Lorenzo Ferrara take first in mens D winning all three of his games. Another local, Orlando Pellizari took second, only losing a single game. Finally, Phil Erickson rounded out the top three, making it an all-Quesnel podium.

In ladies D Muriel Scallon, up from Kamloops, won over Ines Lopez, also out of Kamloops, to take first, while Lopez settled for second.

In the senior mens, 40 foot, category, Prince George native Mike Cunningham took first on the back of an unbroken win streak. Local Phil Erickson took second with an even two and two record, followed by Pellizari, also with a two and two record.

Scallion took the top spot in the senior ladies category, losing only a single game in the process. Local Jeanette Ferrara took second with a three and two record, followed by Helene Boudreau, out of Quesnel, with the same numbers.

The 30 foot senior mens was won by Elmer Bruan, with two wins and a single loss. Kevin Scallon took second with a win and two losses.

Local Joe Brietkopf took the mens B category without a loss, followed by Cunningham with a single loss and Errol Negard, out of Prince George, with a win and two losses.

Ferrara took the ladies B with a record of three and one, followed by Pat Duncan out of Prince George with a two and two record and local Maureen Braun with a win and two losses.

The tournament continued into Sunday with Elmer Braun taking the mixed A over Kevin Scallon, out of Kamloops, with three straight wins.

Brietkopf took the mens C with five straight wins.  Cunningham took second place on the strength of three wins, followed by Lorenzo Ferrara with the same record.

In the ladies C Jeanette Ferrara won all four of her games  to take first. Muriel Scallon took second with a two and two record, followed by Ines Lopez.

Boudreau took first in the ladies A in a two game sweep over Maureen Braun.

Vic Vallee, down from Prince George, swept all five of his mens A to take first. Brietkopf lost only a single game to make second, followed by Lorenza Ferrara, in third with a three and two record.

Helene Boudeau took the seniors mixed, losing only one of her five games. Elmer Braun took second with a three and two record, followed by Kevin Scallon.

The next tournament is set for Sunday, Sept. 9, which is followed by a pot luck lunch.

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