Sunday, October 31, 2010

Vanderson has Happy Halloween in Florida

Shane Vanderson won the Florida Halloween Cash International Racquetball Tour (IRT) event, defeating Carlos Keller Vargas in the final, 13-11, 11-7, 11-7.

In the semi-finals, Vanderson beat Mike Harmon, 11-1, 11-2, 11-1, and Keller Vargas bested his brother Roland Keller, 11-2, 11-1, 11-9. In the quarter finals, Keller Vargas upset second seed Alejandro Herrera, 5-11, 11-6, 11-7, 6-11, 11-9.

The brothers teamed up and won the doubles title, defeating Raul Banegas and Sebastian Franco, 15-3, 15-12.

Vanderson was playing his first tournament following the murder of his brother Ryan. A college fund for Vanderson's 2 year old niece Ryann has been created and details are available through the IRT website.

Next weekend November 4-7, 2010 is the Corona Open, a Tier 1 IRT event in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Follow the bouncing ball....

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