Chair Volleyball Club wins silver, bronze at Senior Games

The Canyon Lake Senior Chair Volleyball Club participated in the annual Senior Games yesterday, March 7, in Sun City. Twenty teams from eight cities enjoyed a full day of competition that ended with an awards ceremony. Three of the four Canyon Lake teams won medals.

The team of Patty Davis, Barry Ward, Louie Lancia, Ilee Muenzer, Karl Schorr, and team captain Mark Davis won a silver medal in Division 1.

The team of Mark Bora, Pat Engelhardt, Ray Beal, Pat Herman, Dwayne Shortbridge and captain Susan French won a bronze medal in Division 1.

The team of Jeanette Shortbridge, Molly Frank, Jeanine Schrufer, Don Schorr, Eric Schrader, Linda Banks, and captain Karen Bevans placed 4th in Division 2. Division 2 played 27 games throughout the day.

The Team of Paul Hawker, Teresa Fidler, Mary Lange, Dave Rosco, George Middle, Pat Chronis, and captain Joyce Dettling won a bronze medal in Division 3.

The Chair Volleyball Club is sponsored by the Sports Stop Pub and Grill. The tournament was sponsored by JPN Insurance Services.

The club would like to thank Fran Tibbet, Judy Swift, Paul Lynch, and Mickey Owens for serving as line judges, Nancy Carroll for providing the nursing staff for the games, and Paul and Juanita Robles for keeping score for each team.

The Senior Chair Volleyball Club is for seniors 50 years of age and older. The game is played using a beach ball and a 5 ft. net while players are seated. Members meet weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge. Competitive play starts at 8 a.m. Regular play starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact President Barry Ward at [email protected].


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