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Greene leads field in horseshoe pitching tourney

BRISTOL — The Sodbusters Horseshoe Pitching Club hosted the World Champions Classic 2021 competition on Sunday. It drew 46 participants to the club’s Bristol courts, including three from out of state.

Gale Greene won the Class A competition with a 7-0 record, pitching ringers more than 69% of the time. Former world champ Brian Simmons pitched 71% ringers but settled for 2nd place with a 5-2 record.

The winners and others placing (including win-loss record and ringer percentage), were:

Class A: 1. Gale Greene, 7-0, 69.55; 2. Brian Simmons, 5-2, 71.80; 3. Brandyn Lebarron, 4-3, 47.57; 4. Patty Farrey, 4-3, 45.75; 5. Brianna McCormick, 3-4, 44.96; 6. Nate Pelletier, 3-4, 39.72; 7. Dan Gonyaw, 2-5, 47.71; and 8. Dan Atwood, 0-7, 37.86

Class B: 1. Melanie Eno, 7-1, 40.21; 2. Jennifer Bassette, 6-2, 32.57; 3. Jordan Draper, 5-2, 41.19; 4. Dawn Coleman, 4-3, 33.66; 5. Scott Santor, 3-4, 33.99; 6. Forrest Newton, 2-5, 38.72; 7. Michael Brown, 1-6, 28.95; and 8. Ray Gokey, 1-6, 21.15

Class C: 1. Ken Cassidy, 7-0, 36.39; 2. Mistylee Baird, 5-2, 36.57; 3. Kevin Greene, 4-3, 29.75; 4. Matt Coleman, 4-3, 25.00; 5. Steve Clark, 3-4, 27.57; 6. Vicki Pelletier, 2-5, 25.49; 7. John Plante, 2-5, 19.81; and 8. Jill Gifford, 1-6, 21.62

Class D: 1. Tony McCullough, 5-2, 20.06; 2. Donna Lewis, 5-3, 15.41; 3. Lou Cousino, 4-3, 17.88; 4. Nick Cameron, 3-3, 20.00; 5. Jerry Thompson, 3-3, 19.42; 6. Leon O’Dell, 3-3, 18.57; and 7. Jeremy Mentiply, 0-6, 8.39

Class E: 1. David Hall, 6-0, 17.35; 2. Angela Chellis, 5-1, 17.61; 3. Steve Cross, 4-2, 11.00; 4. Andre Bergeron, 2-4, 15.00; 5. Rick Fitzgerald, 2-4, 14.43; 6. Jenny Cameron, 2-4, 13.38; and 7. Dave Adams, 0-6, 10.58

Class F: 1. Thomas Tucker, 4-1, 10.83; 2. John Hogan, 3-2, 10.00; 3. Beverly Forgues, 3-2, 5.60; 4. Carol O’Dell, 2-3, 9.20; 5. Dakota Santor, 2-3, 8.40; and 6. Christopher “CJ” Hudson, 1-4, 7.20

Cadets: 1. Karsen Yerry, 2-1, 8.00; and 2. Ella Roscoe, 1-2, 4.67

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