Sunday, May 27, 2012

Longoria wins, Rajsich loses and wins in Fullerton

Paola Longoria defeated Rhonda Rajsich one last time in the 2011-12 Women's Professional Racquetball Organization (WPRO) season as she won the Ektelon National Championships in Fullerton, California. Longoria was undefeated this season and the runaway WPRO #1 player.

In Sunday's final, Longoria defeated WPRO #2 Rajsich, 12-10, 11-0, 11-6. In the semi-finals on Saturday, Longoria beat Cristina Amaya, 11-4, 11-5, 11-7, and Rajsich defeated Kristen Bellows, 12-10, 11-9, 11-3.

Rajsich did win the US Team Qualifying division by defeating Cheryl Gudinas in the final, 15-5, 15-5. As in the WPRO division, Rajsich got to the final by defeating Bellows in the semi-finals, in this case by scores of 15-11 and 15-4.

In the other semi-final, Gudinas beat Adrienne Fisher, 15-9, 15-6. Then in the 3rd place match, Bellows defeated Fisher, 15-13, 15-14.

WPRO Ektelon Nationals - Fullerton, California 

Final - Sunday 

Paola Longoria d. Rhonda Rajsich, 12-10, 11-0, 11-6

Semi-finals - Saturday 

Paola Longoria d. Cristina Amaya, 11-4, 11-5, 11-7
Rhonda Rajsich d. Kristen Bellows, 12-10, 11-9, 11-3

Women's US Team Qualifying Ektelon Nationals 


Rhonda Rajsich  d.  Cheryl Gudinas, 15-5, 15-5


Rhonda Rajsich  d. Kristen Bellows, 15-11, 15-4
Cheryl Gudinas  d. Adrienne Fisher, 15-9, 15-8

Follow the bouncing ball…. 

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