No. 1 SeaBreeze wins Pickleball Men’s Cup

Team Seabreeze’s Sammy Lebovic, right, of the Village of Osceola Hills, hits a return in front of teammate Woody High, of the Village of Hillsborough, during The Villages Pickleball Men’s Cup final on Thursday.

From start to finish, Team SeaBreeze played like a championship-caliber squad during The Villages Pickleball Men’s Cup. And as a result, it celebrated a pickleball title — and donned new Men’s Cup “Champions” hats — Thursday afternoon at Rohan Recreation Center. No. 1 Team SeaBreeze claimed the title with a 5-1 win over No. 2 Team Eisenhower in the Men’s Cup championship, winning five of the six doubles matches in the head-to-head showdown to cap off its dominant tournament run. On Tuesday, the six pairings that composed Team SeaBreeze secured the No. 1 seed for the tournament finals by winning the most total games (23) in round-robin play.

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