Potter, Wesselman take Pickleball tourney title

Rick Potter, right, of the Village of St. James, looks to dink the ball as teammate Tommy Wesselman, of the Village of Sunset Pointe, watches during the men’s doubles pickleball tournament at Rohan Regional Recreation Complex on Thursday.

Rick Potter and Tom Wesselman were a perfect pickleball pairing on Thursday, and it led to a tournament title.

Potter and Wesselman combined for an 8-0 record on the way to the championship of the Pickleball

Community Volunteer Group’s men’s doubles tournament, held Thursday at Rohan

Recreation Complex.

Potter, of the Village of St. James, and Wesselman, of the Village of Sunset Pointe, emerged victorious in the 4.0 men’s doubles tournament. The duo defeated the team of Bill Busker and Terry Wenger 15-11 in a matchup of two

undefeated teams in the

championship round.

The game featured six lead changes, including four ties. The largest lead in the game held by either team was just two points, until Potter and Wesselman pulled away, scoring six in a row to grab hold of a 13-9 lead.

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