Steamboat players shine at tennis tournament


— A slew of locals fared well through the weekend at the 2010 Alpine Bank Senior Sectional Championships at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs.

Local age-group champions included the doubles team of Ed Mooney and Dave Schaller, Kathi Skytta as a part of another doubles team, a team of Marvin Winegar and John Worthen, and Jim Swiggart, both in doubles and singles.

Mooney and Schaller won their final match 7-6(4) 6-3 despite Schaller sustaining a four-inch gash in his head while going for a ball.

The weekend included nearly 100 matches.

2010 Alpine Bank Senior Sectional Championships

Tennis Center At Steamboat Springs

Men’s 40 Singles

Marc Weiner, Fort Collins, CO def. Jerry Lockwood, Grand Junction, CO 7-6(4); 6-4

Jeff Cline, Lone Tree, CO def. Steve Harrison, Steamboat Springs, CO 6-0; 6-0

Men’s 55 Singles

Frank Visciano, Englewood, CO def. George Gers, Crested Butte, CO, 6-4; 1-6; 6-1

Vayshenker, Igor Boulder, CO def. Rolig, Steven Pagosa Spgs, CO 6-0; 6-3

Men’s 60 Singles

Tom Sansonetti, Greenwood Village, CO def. Bill Dann, Erie, CO 6-1; 6-1

James Swiggart, Steamboat Spr, CO def. Marlin Godown, Longmont, CO 6-3; 3-6; 3-2 Ret (inj)

Men’s 65 Singles

Gale Howard, Boulder, CO def. James Sheffield, Golden, CO Def (ns)

Melvin Weiner, Greenwood Village, CO def. Bill Dann, Erie, CO Wd (inj)

Men’s 70 Singles

Patrick Godsil, Arvada, CO def. Marvin Champion, Denver, CO 6-1; 6-0

Men’s 75 Singles

Luis Cuadra, Colorado Springs, CO def. Alvie Willis, Denver, CO 6-0; 6-4

Marvin Winegar, Boise, ID def. Win Dermody, Steamboat Springs, CO 6-0; 6-1

Men’s 80 Singles

Robert Selleck, Centennial, CO def. Gene Wilken, Fort Collins, CO Wd (inj)

Women’s 55 Singles

Ellen Rolig, Pagosa Spgs, CO def. Rebecca Lamb, Steamboat Springs, CO Wd (inj)

 Women’s 60 Singles

J. Marie Bernard, Keenesburg, CO def. Margaret Dole, Aspen, CO 6-1; 6-0

Women’s 70 Singles

Bonnie Champion, Denver, CO def. Louise Cunningham, Aspen, CO 6-1; 6-1

Men’s 55 Doubles

Ed Mooney and David Schaller, Steamboat Springs, CO def. Dennis Fisher and Paul Gronewoller, 7-6(4); 6-3

Men’s 60 Doubles

Gale Howard, Boulder, CO and Swiggart, James, Steamboat Springs, CO def. Marlin Godown and Bruce Malloy 6-3; 3-6; 6-3

Men’s 65 Doubles

Steve Walker and Robert Weimer def. John Doidge and Charles Vidal 3-6; 6-3; 6-2

Men’s 70 Doubles

Luis Cuadra and Alvie Willis def. John Doidge and Charles Vidal 6-1; 0-6; 6-4

Thomas Clark and Keith Swanson def. Richard Leslie and J Robert Seward, Def (refsl)

Men’s 75 Doubles

Marvin Winegar and John Worthen, Steamboat Springs, CO def. Robert Selleck and Alvie Willis, 6-2; 6-3

Women’s 55 Doubles

Nancy Engard and Donna Osteen-Mixon def. Judith Laursen and Holly Malloy, 6-4; 4-6; 6-2

J. Marie Bernard and Ellen Rolig def. Janis McGinnis and Mary Weiss, 6-0; 6-2

Women’s 60 Doubles

Kathi Skytta and Margot Welch def. Molly Orr and Laura Thomson, 4-6; 7-5; 10-3

Women’s 65 Doubles

Kathi Skytta and Margot Welch def. Joyce Smink and Faye Swanson Def (ns)

Mixed 55 Doubles

Holly Malloy and Bruce Malloy def. Steven Rolig and Ellen Rolig, Def (ns)

Marlin Godown and Judith Laursen def. Jeannie Antonucci and Santino Antonucci, Steamboat Springs, CO 6-2; 6-2

Mixed 60 Doubles

Terris McCombs and Marilyn McCombs def. Laura Thomson and Art Thomson, 6-1; 6-0

Nancy Engard and Bob Samway def. J. Marie Bernard and William Krueger, Def (ns)

Mixed 65 Doubles

Patrick Godsil and Nancy Godsil def. Kathi Skytta and John Worthen, 6-4; 4-6; 6-3

Keith Swanson and Faye Swanson def. Thomas Clark and Joyce Smink, 6-2; 7-5

Mixed 70 Doubles

Marvin Champion and Bonnie Champion def. Thomas Clark and Joyce Smink 6-1; 7-5


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