With nine players representing Kauai and Oahu, several Hawaii team players today are new National Champions
after four long days
of tough competition at the USA National Doubles Racquetball Championships, in Tempe, AZ.
All four Hawaii female players brought home medals, for a total of nine National medals.
Team Members include:
Sarah Houghtailing, Jonolulu, 1st Place, Gold, Women's Elite Division
Miriam McCloskey, Ewa Beach, 1st place, Mixed A Division, 2nd place Mixed Centurion As and 4th place Mixed Elite Division
Janet Scheffer, Waikele, 2nd place Mixed 50B Division
Laura Natividad, Mililani, 4th place Mixed Elite Division
Richard Dew, Kaneohe, 4th place Mixed Elite Division
Steven Kaui, Kauai and Tom McCloskey, Ewa Beach, 4th place Men's 40B Division
Douglas Fulp, Honolulu, and Ricky Villanueva also competed.
For more information and full results of this Annual National Championship please visit USARacquetball.com
Sunday April 2
Mens Open: 1-Jimmy Lowe, 2-Lee George
Mens A: 1-Fran Transfiguracion 2-Keoni Tengan 3-Richard Kosak
Mens B/C: 1-Kamahele Britos 2-Kawika Hughes 3-Doug Boushey
Masters 50+: 1-Joe Lee 2-Bruce Schielke 3-Don Dietz
Womens Open/A: 1-Michele Luke 2-Reene Mandig 3-Fran Fulp 4-Janet Scheffer
Mens Open/A Doubles: 1-Fran Transfiguracion/Ricky Villaneuva 2-Paul Morse/Kyle Peredes
Mens B/C Doubles: 1-Robin Transfiguracion/Kawika Hughes 2-Michele Luke/Sarah Houghtailing 3-Janet Scheffer/John Fujiwara 4-Reene Mandig/Fran Fulp