and Edwards take
Tolo Tavern Doubles
A/B Doubles, Tolo Tavern
Central Point, Oregon
Saturday November 19, 2005 9:53 PM
Point, OR – The doubles team of Sunny Valley’s Bud
Spier and Springfield visitor John Edwards captured the annual
A/B “Bring Partner” Double’s tournament at the
Tolo Tavern in Central Point, Oregon. The August 5-7 tournament
attracted 11 competitive teams to the friendly tavern in the southern
part of the state.
and Edwards won out the hard way by coming back from an early
loss in the event to defeat the then undefeated team of Springfield’s
Al Hudson and Coos Bay’s Joe Cupp. The tournament champions’
double dipped Hudson and Cupp in two close matches for the win
late Sunday. Along the way Spier and Edwards knocked off the third
place father and son team of John and Jeff King in the finals
of the loser’s bracket.
Bud Spier/John Edwards
Al Hudson/Joe Cupp
John King/Jeff King
by Timi Kale
Art Elliff/Don Prescott
Don Stallsworth/Ray Nordine
Billy Maxwell/Dan Glasscock
Danny Holland/Mike Carew
Sue Treston/Shirley Kittrell
Mike Kinney/Isreal Ochoa
had a good weekend as he and partner John King won the opening
Friday night draw event in front of a packed house at the Tolo.
On Saturday, August 6, the traditional sponsor sale for the A/B
Doubles began at 11 a.m. and was followed later in the day with
a BBQ for all players and patrons. Tournament play began immediately
following the auction.
John King handled the auction and then the bracketing duties for
the event. Tolo Tavern owner Timi Kale was the tournament director.
event featured a best two out of three format in both the winner
and loser’s brackets and was played on the house’s
three fast shuffleboards. An entry fee of $20 per player was charged
as the top two teams used a 60/40 split of the entry and sponsor
tavern owner Timi Kale thanked all of the players who supported
this year’s event as well as the bartenders, waitresses
and volunteers who helped make the tournament a success.
by Pacific Coast Shuffleboard News