Dave Connell, a regular in local tournaments and D1 league play, passed away Wednesday at age 77. Many knew Dave from his participation on the Beckett Ridge teams in the 1980s and 90s. Also, Dave was an APTA National 50+ champion in 1997 with Jack Hogan from Indianapolis. Click for an obituary and service details to be held Saturday.
Mark Williams took top points on both of his courts this week. He scored 16 points on a 5-player court at 8:30 and partnered with Ron Johnson and tied for first place points in a round robin event at 6:30. Lawre Bonekemper and Mike Haehnle also scored first place points this week. Click for the current standings or the week 15 court results.
Scott Kiker was victorious on the top court of the night. He scored 20 points and raised his season average to 11.27 in 13 sessions. He is currently in 9th place overall among those who've played at least six sessions. Todd Wise is the current "Ironman" leader with 25 sessions played. He tied with Mike Haehnle for the top spot on the other court. Click current standings or week #14 results for more.
Mark Williams started session #2 by winning 6 of 7 sets and took first place points on both of his courts. Williams lifted his average to 10.82, which is good for 12th place in the overall standings. Others winning courts this week were: John Van Lokeren and Henry White. Click current standings or week #13 results for more.