11.23.19 Henselite Demo Day

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LBLBC in September Tournaments

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9.22.19 Izzie Forbes Mix/Match Vet-Novice Triples

  • LBLBC member Phil Dunn teamed up with Steve Alessi and Suzie Houston  to take 1st Place in the  Izzie Forbes Mix/Match Vet-Novice Triples tournament held at the Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club.
  • LBLBC members Scott Roberts and Linda Roberts teamed with Luke Wilson to take 2nd Place.
     
  • Other LBLBC competitors included Sheila Conti,  Norma Goodhart, Bill Buchanan, Tracy Manzi, Bobby Milas, Lou Cohen, Shelley Cohen, Stan Shuster, Shuman Chanl, Denise French, and Amy Ding

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9.15.19 Newport Harbor Mixed Fours

  • LBLBC member Ron Cetta teamed with  Peter Ritchie, Melanie Vizenor, and Leonard Wassermann to take  2nd Place in the Newport Harbor Mixed Fours competition held at Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club on September 15, 2019.
  • LBLBC members Scott Roberts and Linda Roberts teamed with Bill Brault and Anne Nunes to take 4th Place.
  • Other LBLBC competitors included  Abe Pinnella, Randy Hatfield, Norma Goodhart,  Phil Dunn,  Christian De Talliac,  Kole Carr, Julie Buchanan, Bill Buchanan, Michael Iannotti, Shuman Chan, Ted Farfaglia, Denise French, Gary Barnes, Greg Mech, Sheila Conti, Joanne Hedgespeth, Tom Richeson, Mary Thompson, Tracy Manzi, Debby Gaal, John Monahan, Rob Goldman, and Amy Ding.

9.8.2019 The Groves Mixed Triples

  • Alas, no LBLBC members made it into the money at The Groves Mixed Triples in Irvine on September 8, 2019, but there were plenty who tried: Bill Buchanan, Julie Buchanan, Denise French, Joanne Hedgespeth, Randy Hatfield, Mary Thompson, Norma Goodhart,  Lou Cohen, Shelly Cohen,  Robin Goldman, Michael Moreno, Amy Ding.

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9.7.19 SWWD Veteran / Novice Pairs

  • LBLBC member Linda Roberts teamed with  Candy DeFazio, Alice Birkinshaw, and Mare Beath to take  1st Place in the SWWD California Bears tournament held here at our club on September 7, 2019.
     
  • LBLBC member Mary Spease teamed with  Eileen Lancendorfer, Diana Wenzel and Jane Blair to take 3rd Place.
  • Other LBLBC members competing in the tournament included:  Joanne Hedgespeth, Mary Thompson,  Debby Gaal, Norma Goodhart, Shelley Cohen, Tracy Manzi, Sheila Conti, Denise French, Julie Buchanan, 

LBLBC in August Tournaments

8.31.19 Ralph Ecton Triples

  • LBLBC members Scott Roberts, Linda Roberts teamed up with Scott's father Art Roberts to take 3rd Place in the Ralph Ecton Triples tournament held at the Oxnard-Joslyn Lawn Bowls Club. LBLBC member Jim Lyons also drove all the way up there and participated. 

8.24.19 SoCal Rinks

  • LBLBC member Scott Roberts teamed with Peter Ritchie, Roger Teske, and Phil Salt to take 2nd Place in the SoCal Rinks competition held at Coronado Lawn Bowling Club on August 24 & 25, 2019.
  • LBLBC members Phil Dunn and Abe Pinnella teamed with Tim Christie and Terry Marr to take 3rd Place.
  • Other LBLBC competitors included Ron Cetta, Lou Cohen, Gary Barnes,  Christian de Taillac, Randy Hatfield, Ed Chatlin, and Greg Mech

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8.11.2019 SWLBA Novice Pairs

  

  • LBLBC member Bill Buchanan teamed with Sam Schoenberg to take 1st Place in the SWLBA Novice Pairs tournament held at Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club on August 11th, 2019.
     
  • LBLBC members Stan Shuster and Doug Killian took 3rd Place.
     
  • Other LBLBC members competing in the tournament included: Craig Renwick and Bobby Milas.

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8.11.19 SWWD Veteran / Novice Pairs

  

  • LBLBC member Linda Roberts teamed with Suzie Houston to take 1st Place on the A Green in the SWWD Veteran / Novice Pairs tournament held at Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club on August 11, 2019. LBLBC members Joanne Hedgespeth and Amy Ding captured 2nd Place.
     
  • LBLBC members Norma Goodhart and Julie Buchanan took 1st Place on the B Green. LBLBC member Mary Thompson teamed with Janice Walker to capture 2nd Place.
     
  • Other LBLBC members competing in the tournament included: Tracy Manzi, Ruth Renwick, and Susan Denton.

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8.10.2019 Laguna Beach Open Pairs

 Men's Division
 

  • LBLBC member Phil Dunn  teamed with Tim Christie to take 1st Place in the Men's Division of the Laguna Beach Open Pairs tournament held at our lovely Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club on Saturday August 10th 2019.
     
  • LBLBC members Bob Leach and Fred Robles took 2nd Place. LBLBC member Scott Roberts teamed with Bill Brault to take 3rd place.
     
  • Other LBLBC men's competitors      included:  Tom Richeson, Chris Dodd, Kole Carr, Gary Barnes, Larry Dunn, and Ron Cetta.



Women's Division


  • LBLBC members Joanne Hedgespeth and Mary Thompson took 4th Place.
     
  • Other LBLBC women's competitors included:  Norma Goodhart, Sheila Conti, Heather Stewart, Julie Buchanan, Tracy Manzi, Mary Spease, Linda Roberts, Denise French, and Shelley Cohen.

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8.3.2019 Cary-MacDonald Pairs

  • LBLBC member Bill Buchanan teamed with Tad Dutch to take 1st Place on the MacDonald Green in the Cary-MacDonald Pairs tournament held at Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club on August 3rd and 4th, 2019.

  • LBLBC member Scott Roberts teamed with Bill Brault to take 3rd Place on the Cary Green. Christian de Taillac and Tom Richeson took 3rd Place on the MacDonald Green.


  • Other LBLBC members competing in the tournament included: Randy Hatfield, Abe Pinnella,  Ron Cetta, Dave Breedon, Rob Goldman,  Lou Cohen, Clay Nolde, Gary Barnes, Fred Robles, Jim Lyons, Phil Dunn, and Chris Dodd.

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8.3.2019 SWWD Rinks

  • LBLBC members Joanne Hedgespeth, Mary Thompson, and Mary Spease teamed with Anne Nunes to take 1st Place in the SWWD Rinks tournament held at Hermosa Beach Lawn Bowling Club on Saturday August 3rd, 2019.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included:  Tracy Manzi and Linda Roberts.

LBLBC in July Tournaments

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7.28.19 Wasserman Mixed Pairs

  • LBLBC members Lou & Shelley Cohen took 1st Place on the B Green in the Wasserman Mixed Pairs tournament held at San Diego Lawn Bowling Club on July 28th, 2019.


  • Other LBLBC members competing in the tournament included: Rob Goldman and Amy Ding.

7.27.19 San Diego Mixed Triples

  • LBLBC members Lou Cohen, Shelley Cohen, and Rob Goldman took 2nd Place on the B Green in the San Diego Mixed Triples tournament held at San Diego Lawn Bowling Club on Saturday July 27th.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included:  Bill & Julie Buchanan and Ron Cetta.

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7.13 - 7.21.19 SWLBA U.S. Pairs Playdowns

  • LBLBC member Abe Pinnella teamed with Barry Hayes to take 1st Place on the Stripes Green in the SWLBA U.S. Pairs Playdowns tournament held in Laguna from July 13th - July 21st, 2019. They're going to the Nationals in San Francisco! (That means they're pretty danged good at this lawn bowling stuff.)


  • LBLBC member Scott Roberts teamed with Bill Brault to take 3rd Place on the Stripes Green.


  • LBLBC members  Chris Dodd and Tom Richeson captured 4th Place on the Stars Green.


  • Other LBLBC members competing in the tournament included: Bill Buchanan, Kole Carr, Christian de Taillac, Lou Cohen, Phil Dunn, John Monahan, Ron Cetta, and Dave Breedon.
     

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7.13 - 7.20.19 SWWD US Singles Playdowns

  • LBLBC members Mary Thompson took 1st Place on the Stars Green in the SWWD U.S. Singles Playdowns tournament held at Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club from July 13th - July 20th, 2019. She's going to Nationals in San Francisco! Well done!


  • LBLBC Member Linda Roberts took  2nd place on the Stars Green.


  • LBLBC member Joanne Hedgespeth took 3rd place on the Stripes Green.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included:  Sheila Conti, Julie Buchanan, Norma Goodhart , and Heather Stewart.

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7.6.19 SWWD CAL 5's

  • LBLBC member Linda Roberts teamed Dee McSparran, Candy DeFazio, Eva Lee, and Anne Nunes to take 1st Place in the SWWD CAL 5's tournament held at Laguna Woods Lawn Bowling Club on July 6th, 2019.


  • LBLBC members Joanne Hedgespeth, Mary Thompson, and Denise French teamed with Jan Hargraves and Eileen Lancendorfer to take 2nd Place.


  • Also competing from LBLBC included   Mary Spease, Norma Goodhart,  Tracy Manzi, and Julie Buchanan.

LBLBC in June Tournaments

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6.30.19 Fossati and Friends Triples

  • LBLBC member Linda Roberts teamed with Dee McSparran and Nancy Santos to take 1st Place in the Fossati and Friends Triples tournament held at Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club on June 30th, 2019.


  • LBLBC members  Norma Goodhart and Tracy Manzi teamed with Rita Greenberg to capture 3rd Place. LBLBC members Sheila Conti and Shelley Cohen teamed with Diana Wenzel to take 4th Place

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6.29.19 Pat Gonzales Mixed Aus. Pairs

  • LBLBC members Lou and Shelley Cohen took 1st Place on the B Green in the Pat Gonzales Mixed Aus. Pairs tournament held at Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club on June 29th, 2019.


  • LBLBC Member Norma Goodhart teamed with Jim Olsen to take 4th place on the B Green.


  • Also competing from LBLBC included Gary Barnes, Sheila Conti, Fred Robles, Denise French, Lou Cohen, and Shelley Cohen.

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6.15.19 Coronado Mixed Triples

  • LBLBC member Phil Dunn teamed with Maryna Hyland to take 1st Place in the Coronado Mixed Triples tournament held at Coronado Lawn Bowling Club on June 15th, 2019.


  • Also competing from LBLBC include Fred Robles, Ron Cetta, Denise French, Bill Buchanan, Julie Buchanan, Randy Hatfield, and Lou Cohen.

6.23.19 Beckley 2-Bowl Mixed Triples

  • Had a bunch of LBLBC members play in this one, but alas, nobody placed. Those making the effort included:  Abe Pinnella, Norma Goodhart, Phil Dunn, Joanne Hedgespeth, Tracy Menzi, Bobby Milas,  Lou Cohen, Christian de Taillac, and Shelley Cohen.

6.1 - 6.8.19 SWWD Pairs Playdowns

  • LBLBC members Mary Thompson and Joanne Hedgespeth took 2nd Place on the Stripes Green in the SWWD Pairs Playdowns tournament held on June 1st, 2nd, and 8th 2019 at the Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club.


  • LBLBC member Denise French teamed with Flor Wright to take 3rd Place on the Stars Green.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Heather Stewart, Norma Goodhart, Linda Roberts, Sheila Conti, and Tracy Manzi.

6.1 - 6.9.19 SWLBA US Singles Playdowns

  • LBLBC Member Abe Pinnella took 3rd Place on the Stars Green at the SWLBA U.S. Singles Playdowns held at the Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club, June 1st - June 9th, 2019.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Fred Robles, Chris Dodd, Tom Richeson, Kole Carr, Bill Buchanan, Christian de Taillac, Scott Roberts, Phil Dunn, Gary Barnes, Lou Cohen, and Randy Hatfield.

LBLBC in May Tournaments

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5.18.19 SWLBA Mixed Pairs - Laguna Woods

  • LBLBC members Ron Cetta and Mary Thompson took 1st Place on the A Green in the SWLBA Mixed Pairs tournament held on May 18, 2019 at the Laguna Woods Lawn Bowling Club.

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  • LBLBC Member Abe Pinnella teamed up with Flor Wright to take 3rd Place on the A Green.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Fred Robles, Joanne Hedgespeth, Christian de Taillac, Tracy Manzi, Scott Roberts, Linda Roberts, Phil Dunn, Gary Barnes, Sheila Conti, Norma Goodhart, Lou Cohen, Shelley Cohen, Randy Hatfield, and Valerie Blackholly

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5.19.19 SWLBA Men's Novice Singles

  • LBLBC member Chris Dodd took 1st Place in the SWLBA Men's Novice Singles tournament held at Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club on May 19th, 2019.


  • Also competing from LBLBC Bobby Milas and Alan Burkholder,


5.5.19 Newport Classic


  • LBLBC was in the money again at the Newport Classic tournament held at Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club on May 5th, 2019.


  • LBLBC members Abe Pinnella and Joanne Hedgespeth teamed with Barry Hayes to finish in 4th Place.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Norma Goodhart, Christian De Taillac, Gary Barnes, Greg Mech, Sheila Conti, Dave Breedon, Denise French, Chris Dodd, Randy Hatfield, and Tracy Manzi.



5.4.19 Katy Stone Singles


  • LBLBC member Mary Thompson took 4th place in the Katy Stone Singles tournament held at Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club on May 4th, 2019.


  • Also competing for LBLBC were Joanne Hedgespeth, Norma Goodhart, Heather Stewart, and Tracy Manzi.

5.11.19 LBLBC Open House

Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club's annual Open House was held on Saturday May 11 from 10:00am to past 2:30pm. We opened the club up to the general public for them to try out the game of bowls and a good number of them came.


We also had a healthy contingent of members supporting the effort ranging from greeters, signer uppers, coaches, volunteer hospitality, setter uppers and tearer downers, and just plain hanger outers. Thanks to everybody for showing up and helping. The event was a success!


We signed up 40 new members and there are probably more who will sign up in May and June because the dues are prorated and initiation fees waived.

LBLBC in April Tournaments

4.14.19 Amador Martinez Triples - Oxnard

LBLBC had a couple of members in the money at the Amador Martinez Triples tournament held at Oxnard Lawn Bowling Club on April 14, 2019.


  • LBLBC member Phil Dunn teamed up with James Flower and Noreen Wilkie to take 3rd place.


  • LBLBC member Linda Roberts teamed up with Luke Wilson and Marquita Otineru to take 4th Place.


  • Scott Roberts competed as well (Scott's mom and dad are members at the club.)

4.6.19 Southwest Women's Open - Santa Anita

A good number of ladies placed and competed in the  Southwest Women's Open held at Santa Anita Lawn Bowling Club from April 6 - 11.

Singles

  • Joanne  Hedgepeth took 1st Place in the 2nd Flight. 


Pairs

  • Joanne and Mary Thompson placed 1st place in the 2nd Flight. 


Fours

  • Joanne Hedgespeth, Mary Thompson, Denise French, and Mary Spease teamed up to take 2nd place in the Championship Flight.


  • Linda Roberts and Norma Goodhart joined Jan Hargraves and Alexis Vanden Bos to take 1st place in the 3rd Flight.


  • Other LBLBC participants included: Tracy Manzi,  Sheila Conti, Shelley Cohen,  and Heather Stewart.

4.6.19 Southwest Men's Open - Santa Anita

Quite a few  LBLBC members placed in the Southwest Men's Open  held at Santa Anita Lawn Bowling Club from April 6 - 11. 


Singles

  • Tom Richeson took 4th Place in the Championship Flight.


  • Scott Roberts took 1st Place and Chris Dodd 2nd Place in the 2nd Flight, 


  • Phil Dunn captured 1st Place in the 4th Flight.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Christian de Taillac, Fred Robles, Greg Mech,  Rob Goldman, Randy Hatfield, and Abe Pinnella.


Pairs

  • Scott Roberts teamed with Neil Furman to take 4th Place in the Championship Flight.


  • Abe Pinnella and Fred Robles took 2nd Place in the 3rd Flight.


  • Phil Dunn teamed with Jurgen Fessler to take 1st Place in the 5th Flight. Ron Cetta and Rick Gregory took 2nd Place.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Christian de Taillac, Lou Cohen,  Gary Barnes,  Rob Goldman, Randy Hatfield, Cole Karr, and Alan Burkholder.


Fours

  • Scott Roberts teamed with James Flower, Corey Vose, and Barry Hayes to take 2nd Place in the Championship Flight.


  • Lou Cohen teamed with Steve Alessi, Richard Reid, and Gregg Gattuso to take 1st Place in the 2nd Flight.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Christian de Taillac, Abe Pinnella,  and Phil Dunn .

LBLBC in March Tournaments

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3.30.19 SoCal Triples - San Diego

  • Scott Roberts joined Neil Furman and Bill Brault to take 2nd Place in the SoCal Triples Tournament held at San Diego Lawn Bowling Club on March 30 and 31.


  • Other LBLBC participants included: Lou Cohen, Jim Lyons, Randy Hatfield, Abe Pinnella, Christian de Taillac, Fred Robles, Ted Farfaglia, Phil Dunn, Chris Dodd, Tom Richeson, and Ron Cetta.

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3.23.19 Vet / Novice Triples - Oaks North

  • The triples team of LBLBC members Joanne Hedgespeth, Mary Thompson, and Tracy Manzi took away the 1st Place prize in the  SWWD Veteran-Novice Triples tournament held at Oaks North Lawn Bowling Club in San Diego on Sat Mar 23. Congratulations Champions!


  • Other LBLBC participants included Linda Roberts and Norma Goodhart.


 

3.16.19 Murray-Allison Singles - Santa Anita


  • LBLBC members Scott Roberts and Tom Richeson took away some cash in the Murray-Allison Singles tournament held at Santa Anita Lawn Bowling Club in Arcadia on Sat & Sun, Mar 16 - 17. Scott finished in 4th Place in the Murray flight and Tom took 1st Place in the Challenge Flight.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included Phil Dunn, Lou Cohen, Kole Carr, Chris Dodd, Randy Hatfield; Fred Robles, Christian de Taillac, and Alan Burkholder.

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3.16.19 Heidi Rittner Australian Pairs - Santa Ana

  • Our president Heather Stewart teamed with Anne Nunez to win the 1st Annual Heidi Rittner Australian Pairs tournament held at Santa Ana Lawn Bowling Club on Sat, Mar 16!


  • Other LBLBC participants included: Joanned Hedgespeth, Mary Thompson, and Norma Goodhart.  

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3.9.19 Carnival - Long Beach

  • The best that anyone from the LBLBC could do in Carnival  (held in Long Beach on Sat, Mar 9) was a 12th Place finish by Randy Hatfield with 2 wins and 1 tie.

  • However, this is more of a "fun" tournament where everybody plays with someone new each game. Each individual tallies up the points their teams get and that's how you place. If you haven't played open tournaments before, this is a good one to cut your teeth on!

  • Other LBLBC participants included: Scott Roberts, Jim Lyons, Shelley Cohen, Lou Cohen, Norma Goodhart, Gary Barnes, Sheila Conti, and Ginger Hatfield. 

LBLBC in February Tournaments

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2.23.19 Mumma Mixed Pairs

  • LBLBC members Linda and Scott Roberts won the A Green of the Mumma Mixed Pairs tournament held Saturday, February 23 at the Riverside Lawn Bowling Club.


  • LBLBC members Lou Cohen and Shelley Cohen took 3rd Place on the B Green.


  • Other LBLBC competitors included: Joanne Hedgespeth, Abe Pinnella, and Mary Thompson.