Open Singles – was a slug fest from start to Finish – with Jeff Streibig beating all comers and winning the final 21-16 and 21-9 vs Ryan Willis.
Open Doubles – What strategy Will Lemp and Eric Hilgren waited in the wings for Jeff Streibig and Ryan Willis to beat each other up in Singles. Eric Hilgren and Will Lemp had an easy go of it in the final winning 21-4, 21-4
Contenders A – Max Langmack defeated Chris Storm 21-14, 21-16
Contenders A Doubles – St. Louis Joe Bates and Neil Mandel beat Chris Storm and Tommy Marks Jr. .
Contenders B – Mathew Mendez beat our own Ryan Charlton 21-8, 21-14
50 Singles – Dave Streibig beat Tom Bembynista 21-6, 21 – 7
50 Doubles – Lou Serrone and Mark Kohnle defeated Tom Bembynista and Dave McDowell 21-15, 21-16
60 Singles – All money and all bets were on Greg Coia to bet Bill Skelly in the 60 Finals. The house was packed and the crowd was rooting against Skelly with more passion than St Louis roots against Cosentino. However, Skelly would have none of it, dominating the 60 finals match 21-12, 21-1.
60 Doubles – All bets were on DesMoines Jim Hartzell and Chris (Answerman) Bolling to run away with the 60 Final playing the “Dancing Pig” Buddy Hahs and Loser dude Greg Coia. However, Coia and Hahs forgot to read the press clippings and went out and destroyed Hartzell and Bolling 21-4, 21-15!
70 Singles – Rick Beamon defeated Michael Booth for the 70 single title.
Woman’s Singles – Mikaila Mitchell defeated Suzanne Koehler.
Thanks to Chris Herbig, Mike Wedel, Phil Engelbrecht and the Athletic Club for putting on another great event.
Bear Bash is in a few weeks!
KC Metro Handball League Draft is TONIGHT!
Thanks to one and all for your support.