Tuesday, June 18, 2013

FPUSA's NW Regional Men's & Women's Singles Event June 16, 2013

The tournament hosted by the Lamorinda Petanque Club at their courts in Lafayette, CA, attracted eight women and 20 men from seven different clubs as far away as Portland, OR.


The results:

Women's Singles: 

Gold -  Barbara Hall of Valley of the Moon Petanque Club
Silver - Nicole Coughlin of Redwood Empire Boules Club
Bronze - Teri Sirico of Petaluma Valley Petanque Club


First place - Janet Kirtland of Portland Petanque Club
Second place - Carolina Jones of Lamorinda Petanque Club

Men's Singles: 

Gold - Poe Lee of Club francaise de Sacramento
Silver - Yor Lee of Club francaise de Sacramento
Bronze - Carlos Couto of Lamorinda Petanque Club
Fourth place - Paul Moua of Club francaise de Sacramento


First place - Bee Moua of Club francaise de Sacramento
Second place - Bleys Rose  of Petaluma Valley Petanque Club
Third place - Paul Kos of La Boule d'Or

Etienne Rijkheer, organizer of the tournament and a FPUSA board member, said the event was especially notable for the playing erformance of  10-year-old Noah Sonet of the Lamorinda Petanque Club who competed in his first regional tournament.

"He gave a focused and competitive performance," Etienne observed. "He was narrowly beaten in the Consolante by the eventual winner Bee Moua with a score of 12 to 13."

Here is link to photos from the event: