It took a point differential breakdown before Teri Ringey walked away with a gold medal in the Shuffleboard Singles Division of the NW La. District Senior Olympics May 11-12.
Ringey won the women’s 50-59 age grouping gold medal over Betty Smith and Joyce Freeman by rolling to a larger total point differential in her three matchs, plus 37 to Smith’s plus 15 and Freeman’s minus 1. Each woman compiled a 2-1 won-loss record on the day.
The husband-wife team of Chuck and Jeri Lancaster claimed a gold in the 65-69 age bracket of doubles, followed by Lily Friedenberg and Juanita Tucker and Bob Taylor and Bette Turner.
First and second-place finishers in singles and doubles qualify for state competition.
55-59 Teri Ringey, Gold; Betty Smith, Silver; Joyce Freeman, Bronze.
70-74 Juanita Tucker, Gold; Jeri Lancaster, Silver; Lily Friedenberg, Bronze.
75-79 Jackie Conner, Gold; Betty Krause, Silver; Annie Ardis, Bronze.
80-84 Anneliese Malloy, Gold; Frances Hutton, Silver; Pauline Strickland, Bronze.
65-69 John Westerfield, Gold; Chuck Lawrence, Silver; Bob Taylor, Bronze.
70-74 Les Brosset, Gold; Gary Price, Silver; Doyle Blasingame, Bronze.
80-84 Dick Hainey, Gold; Ken Howard, Silver.
55-59 Joyce Freeman-Annie Ardis, Gold; Teri and Larry Ringey, Silver.
65-69 Chuck and Jeri Lancaster, Gold; Lily Friedenberg-Juanita Tucker, Silver; Bob Taylor-Bette Turner, Bronze.
70-84 Frances Hutton-Pauline Strickland, Gold; Jackie Conner-Anneliese Malloy, Silver; Doyle Blasingame-Dick Hainey, Bronze.