Pagosa Springs and more
For those who have yet to visit Pagosa Springs and for those who consider a return, the Pagosa Spring racquetball event is a perfect opportunity! Such was the thought process of Todd Ormonde, tournament director and administrator at the PLPOA (Pagosa Lakes Property Owners Association) Recreation Center. The main event (High Altitude Shootout) is held each Autumn when the leaves turn and snowflakes fall. The first ‘Spring’ event was held with the snow melting and the golf course fairways beckoning for hackers. Highlights of the tourney:
…A host of new tournament players integrating with the veterans.
…Strong competition in each category with multiple matches available.
…Early completion of matches to allow for mingling at local restaurants.
Mens Open Ken Cheshire def Todd Ormonde 11-9, 8-11, 11-3 3rd Tim Mattfeldt
4th Chris Smith 5th (tie) Brandon Dell’Olio & Kyle Bland
7th Francisco Pulido
Mens A Gary Flores def B.J. Jones 11-9, 11-7 3rd Lars Schneider
4th Blake Broeckner 1/4s Dave Harbur, Geoff Carroll,
Francisco Pulido, Robert Pittman 9th Dave Steele
Mens B Geoff Carroll def Robert Pittman 11-0, 11-2 3rd Francisco Pulido
4th Dave Harbur 5th Dave Steele
Mens C/D Steve Barragan def Sean Penton 11-4, 11-3 3rd Sharon Carr
4th Art Franz
Open Dbls Ken Cheshire & Gary Mazaroff def Todd Ormonde & Chris Smith 11-6, 11-8
A Doubles Jeff Heitz & Francisco Pulido def Gary Flores & Butch Wilder 11-9, 10-11, 11-8
Mixed Esmeralda Berrich & Chris Smith def Lois Dacus & Jeff Heitz 11-2, 11-4
June M & M Classic; Zach’s Club, Lubbock, TX
NM Games; Midtown, Albuquerque
July Taos Summer; Spa, Taos, NM