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Multiple teams earn medals at tournament in Gibsons

Pickleball players from the qathet region recently participated in the Arena Bowl Club tournament in Gibsons, hosted by the Sunshine Coast Pickleball Association.

Several players reached the podium and returned home with medals.  

Sharon St. Laurent and Mary Charters were gold medalists in Women’s 3.5, while bronze by number of wins was earned by Chris Becker and Tracy Mazgaj. Carmen Brown and Colleen Reede claimed bronze by number of points.

In the Women's 3.0 category, Sharon Mitchell and Connie Oborne finished third and claimed the bronze medal.

In Men's 3.5, Steve Waghorn and Chad McFadyen combined to win gold, while in Men's 3.75+, Larry Strueby partnered with Sechelt’s Mike Rines (Sechelt) to win a silver medal.

In Mixed 3.5, Colleen Reedel and Chad McFadyen teamed up to finish second and take home silver medals.