Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Weekend Round Up

Jose Diaz and Marco Rojas again faced off in a Men's Open division final, as they met in the New York Temperature Controls Pro-Am in Syosset, New York Sunday. But this time Jose Diaz got the better of his fellow Stockton training partner, and won the event.

In the semi-finals, Diaz defeated Luis Reveron and Rojas beat Mauricio Zelada.

In Men's Open Doubles, Pedro Castro and Samuel Murray won the title by defeating Lee Connell and Arthur Schmeiser. Castro and Murray got to the final by defeating Fabian Pedraza and Anthony Herrera in one semi-final while Connell and Schmeiser beat Sanjay Laforest and Mauricio Zelada in the other.

Also, Maria Jose Vargas won the Women's Open title by defeating Masiel Rivera in the final. Vargas got the better of Beth Shea in the semi-finals with Rivera defeating Kimberly Ferina in the other semi.

IRT Satellite Events

Brian Simpson and Ryan Maher won the two Tier 5 International Racquetball Tour (IRT) events on last weekend.

Simpson won Danny Boy's Winter Open in Sandusky, Ohio by defeating Danny Lavely in the final, 11-6, 0-11, 11-2, 11-13, 11-6.

Maher defeated Hal Rutherford, 11-9, 11-2, 11-9, to win the Racquetball Blizzard in St Louis, Missouri.

New York Temperature Controls Pro-Am, Syosset, New York

Men's Open

Jose Diaz d. Marco Rojas

Semi-finals: Jose Diaz d. Luis Reveron, Marco Rojas d. Mauricio Zelada

Men's Open Doubles

Pedro Castro & Samuel Murray d. Lee Connell & Arthur Schmeiser

Semi-finals: Pedro Castro & Samuel Murray d. Fabian Pedraza & Anthony Herrera, Lee Connell & Arthur Schmeiser d. Sanjay Laforest & Mauricio Zelada

Women's Open

Maria Jose Vargas d. Masiel Rivera

Semi-finals: Maria Jose Vargas d. Beth Shea, Masiel Rivera d. Kimberly Ferina

Danny Boy's Winter Open, Sandusky, Ohio


Brian Simpson d. Danny Lavely, 11-6, 0-11, 11-2, 11-13, 11-6


Brian Simpson d. Jonathan Doyle, 12-10, 11-8, 11-6
Danny Lavely d. John Craig Chisholm, 11-6, 11-1, 11-5

Racquetball Blizzard, St Louis, Missouri


Ryan Maher d. Hal Rutherford, 11-9, 11-2, 11-9


Ryan Maher d. Filip Vesely, 11-5, 6-11, 8-11, 11-6, 11-4
Hal Rutherford d. Drew Finke, 11-9, 11-4, 2-11, 6-11, 11-7

Follow the bouncing ball….

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