Monday, November 22, 2010

John Rolland Tournament

The Annual John Rolland Petanque Tournament was a Great Success!.
We had many Elite Teams from Canada and Players from France, California and From Florida Teams from Orlando, Sarasota, Lakeworth and The Local Club Boca 2000 that it's Celebrating the 10th Anniversary on December 12th 2010 with Food and Play just the way we like it.

Competition was at the highest level with Four Pools of Six Doubles Teams in which only Two Teams will Advance to the Main Concours on Sunday after a total of Five Games.

The Results after the end of Tournament Play was as Follow:

1st Place  Maryse Bergeron - Marieke Rolland
2nd Place Yanick Lauhle - Alain Brunette
3rd Place Ludwig Vinches - Thomas Pouplot
4th Place Claude Lopez - Juan Garcia
5th Place Jean Michel Lauhle - Stephane St.Croix

The Winners of the Consolante were:
 1st Place Roger Arpaia - Yiannis Devert

The Shooting Contest.

1st Place  Thomas Pouplot
2nd Place Maryse Bergeron

The Winning Team of Maryse Bergeron and Marieke Rolland were undefeated throughout the Tournament steamrolling over the Male Competition. Maryse Played like a World Class Champion and it could not be done without the Flawless Pointing of Marieke.

After the dust settled on the Courts we moved to a close by Asian Restaurant  for a Great Dinner and Award Presentations and just like after any Tournament New Friendships were Born!!!

Click on the Link Below for the Pictures.

Tournament Pictures

There was also a Newspaper article on the Sun Sentinel about the Event and the Two Winners, sent to me by John Rolland ( Boca 2000 Club President)