The weather was hot and so were some players in the Vancouver Island Horseshoe Pitching championships held at Glanford park in Victoria on June 27 & 28.
With pitchers from Victoria, Sooke , Ladysmith, Port Alberni , and Powell River competing in Mens , Ladies , Elders, and Jr divisions.
(Mens A left to right John Meeres, Tom Moffat , Sante Michielin)
Four of the six defending champions from the Mens , Ladies, Elders, and Junior boy were successfully defended.
Tom Moffat(Victoria) Won the Mens A with a perfect 8-0 record and finnished with a ringer percentage of 56.95%
Carol Skrodolis (Powell River) took the Ladies with a 8-2 record and a 53.36%
Rick Britz (Dry Creek , Port Alberni) had a 58.42% and only lost one game finnishing 7-1.
Dalton Moffat repeated as the Jr Boys champ with a perfect 8-0 record and a 21.76% ringer percentage
(Carol Skrodolis Ladies A champ from Powell River)
(Rick Britz Elders A champ from Dry Creek)
(Dalton Moffat Jr Boy champ Victoria)
Jr Girl Elisa Fisk (Powell River)
Pee Wee Boy Anthony Rondow (Victoria)
(Elisa Fisk , Anthony Rondow, Dalton Moffat)
Class winners were ;
Mens B Paul Onyschtschuk (Dry Creek)
Mens C Bruce Bodnaruk (Victoria)
Ladies B Lorraine Hubick (Powell River)
Ladies C Betty Blacklock (Powell River)
Ladies D Barb Williamson (Victoria)
Elders B Larry Cole (Victoria)
Paul Desautels (Victoria)
(Mens B Vince Herkel, Paul Onyschtschuk)
( Mens C Trevor Greveling, Bruce Bodnaruk, Bruce Kelly)
(Lorraine Hubick Ladies B champ)
(Betty Blacklock Ladies C champ)
(Barb Williamson Ladies D winner)
(Larry Cole Elders B champ)
( Paul Desautels , Ed Skrodolis Elders C )
Next tournament is next weekend in Ladysmith on July 4 & 5
and the big one here in Victoria on Labour Day weekend
Come out and watch this great sport.
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