November 25th, 2020

Racquet fans faring well at pickleball

By Medicine Hat News on September 21, 2016.

Medicine Hat News

Already successful tennis players, the Medicine Hat duo of Trevor Riddell and Cory Streifel are showing they’re pretty good at the sport’s close cousin, pickleball.

Riddell and Streifel were among a handful of Hat players in Okotoks for a tournament this past weekend, going 5-1 to claim top spot in their men’s doubles division.

After winning their first four matches in the double knockout event, they lost in the final to a pair from Cochrane but won the one-set rematch 15-7.

Nancy and Ed Dick also medaled in Okotoks, taking bronze in their mixed doubles division. The duo went 3-2.

A few other teams competed but came up just short of the medals. Guy Riddell and Gordon Masson went 2-2 in men’s doubles, Jan Goodfellow and Gordon Masson were 2-2 in mixed doubles, and Ruthmary Hollis, Nancy Dick and Jan Goodfellow also played women’s doubles.

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