Harvey & Heath and McFadden & Grangeiro Win Shoreline Classic

March 31, 2012
Westerly, RI

shelter-harbor-paddle-club-logoThe Shoreline Classic Paddle Tennis Tournament was held on Saturday, March 31st.  Fifteen teams showed up and played in a light rain for the morning rounds, clearing up by noon.  In the semi finals, Tim Heath and Peter Harvey played Dan McCormick and Chip Leveroni and won by 6-2, 6-3.  The other half of the draw had Geoff Cartier and Steve Godiksen playing Nick Mazzarese and Adam Gart.  Steve and Geoff won an exciting match with scores of 7-6, 6-3.  In the finals, Tim and Pete beat Geoff and Steve 6-4, 6-4.

The consolation was won by Dennis Herchel and John Hughes.  They beat Brad Hoffman and Craig Waddington in a tight match 6-4, 6-7, 6-4.  The reprieve was won by none other than our esteemed leader of Region 2, and soon to be leader of all regions, Rob Coster and partner Michael Montalbano, who prevailed over Michael Chen and Karl Rogers with scores of 5-7, 6-1, 7-6. 

Following the men’s final and lots of people in the Inn’s rooftop hot tub, many of the players and some wives and girlfriends enjoyed a fun cocktail party at Jim Dey’s home. 

The mixed doubles the following day had 14 teams and was played in absolutely gorgeous weather.  The semi finals were won by Cammy McFadden and Marco Grangeiro over Kristy Martin and Geoff Cartier 6-2, 6-1.  The other semi was won by Carrie Rabuse and her son Michael Montalbano 6-2, 6-0 over Courtney and Sam Adams.  

A very exciting finals had Cammy and Marco prevailing over Carrie and Monty 4-6, 7-5, 6-4.  The consi’s were won by the team of Hilary Meyers and Jim Dey over Kathy and Craig Waddington by the score of 6-2, 7-5.  The reprieve was won by Nina and Alex Robertson over Jen and John Bauman 6-2, 6-4.  The tournament director Jim has to confess that he was a substitute for an injured player after the first round and went on to win three straight matches with a great partner, Hilary Meyers. 

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