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Benkert takes home two golds in pickleball tourney

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 2:55 PM

More than 85 players competed in last week’s Four Pointes Coast Guard 50+ Pickleball Touranment, which was held at Mulligan’s Hollow.

Burt Bothell and Daniel O’Toole took home the gold medal in the Men's Doubles 50-59 division, while Marvin Avery and Alan Avery won the Men's Doubles 60-69 lower division.

In the Men's Doubles 60-69 upper division, Greg George and John Rynbrandt were the gold medalists. Andy Garrow and Tim Karppinen won the Men's Doubles 70-79 age group.

In Women’s Doubles action, Cindy Benkert and Janet Dorer won the 50-59 age group. Paula Martin and Judi Lubbers took home the gold in the 60-69 category, while Alice Dodgson and Margo Faust won in the 70-79 division.

In Mixed Doubles play, Cindy Benkert and Guenther Mittelstaedt took home the gold in the 50-59 age group. Paula Martin and David Rodgers won the 60-69 competition, while Alice Dodgson and John DeHoog won in the 70-79 division.

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