Benkert takes home two golds in pickleball tourney

Event draws more than 85 players
Tribune Staff
Aug 6, 2014


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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