Last weekend May 23,24 GVHPA held the prestigious Victoria Open. GVHPA is in its 80th year and this is one event that has been drawing top pitchers for years.
With good weather brings out good results and some excellent games were pitched.
On the Mens Side Tom Moffat from Victoria won the A event , Jack Dabney from Dry Creek in Port Alberni the B event, and Ladysmiths Ed Pugh took home the C event.
(Paul Onyschuck(3rd) Jack Dabney(1st) Vince Herkel (2nd) Mens B event
On the Ladies side Lindsay Hodgins first year lady (former world champ Jr Girl) took the A event . in other ladies events the winners were Sam Salmon winner in the B event and Louise Hamel winner in the C event
Brenda Arnold(3rd) Lindsay Hodgins (1st) Vivian Bodnaruck (2nd) A event
Louise Hamel (1st) Marlene Hargreaves (2nd) C event
Elders ( over 65 and pitching from 30ft) winners were Jerry Melissa A event , Dedar Dillion B event , Larry Cole C event and Paul Desautels D event.
( Jim Gallant(3rd) Larry Cole(1st) Tom Bligh(2nd) C event
And on the younger side Dalton Moffat won top Jr. and Anthony Rondow top Pee Wee.