Monday, March 16, 2015

Weekend Round Up - Wins for Rojas, Green & Knoth

Marco Rojas won the Men’s Open division at the Shamrock Shootout in Lombard, Illinois by defeating Mario Mercado in the final, 15-14, 15-4. In the semi-finals, Rojas beat Filip Vesely, 15-7, 15-4, and Mercado defeated Alejandro Herrera, 15-8, 15-6.

Notably in the quarterfinals, Vesely defeated Danny Lavely, 8-15, 15-13, 11-9, and Mercadro beat Coby Iwaasa, 15-14, 15-11. Also, Mercado defeated Robert Collins, 15-6, 15-8, in the Round of 16.

Herrera and Mercado teamed up in doubles and won the Men’s Open Doubles division beating Andres Ramierez and Juan Torres in the final, 15-8, 15-3.

Kenny Green Jr won the 13th Annual Duboise Electric Racquetball Pro-Am Classic - a Tier 4 International Racquetball Tour (IRT) event in Ft Smith, Arkansas. He defeated Luciano Garcia Aragon in the final. In the semi-finals, Green beat Oscar Gutierrez, and Garcia Aragon defeated John Starks.

Finally, Taylor Knoth defeated Jimmy Lowe, 15-9, 15-5, to win the 44th Annual Northwest Open in Bellingham, Washington. Knoth knocked off Greg Starodub, 15-8, 15-5, in one semi-final, and Lowe beat Jake Birnel, 14-15, 15-14, 11-2, in the other.

This weekend’s big event will be the LPRT State Singles Championships in Fountain Valley, California beginning Friday March 20.

2015 Shamrock Shootout
Lombard, Illinois

Men’s Open Final

Marco Rojas d. Mario Mercado, 15-14, 15-4


Marco Rojas d. Filip Vesely, 15-7, 15-4
Mario Mercado d. Alejandro Herrera, 15-8, 15-6

Men’s Open Doubles Final

Alejandro Herrera & Mario Mercado d. Andres Ramierez & Juan Torres, 15-8, 15-3

13th Annual Duboise Electric Racquetball Pro-Am Classic - IRT Tier 4
Ft Smith, Arkansas

Men’s Pro Final

Kenny Green Jr d. Luciano Garcia Aragon


Kenny Green Jr d. Oscar Gutierrez
Luciano Garcia Aragon d. John Starks

Follow the bouncing ball….

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