Local pickleball players medal at 2023 Connecticut Masters Games

The Capital Region was well-represented at the 2023 Connecticut Masters Games from May 19-21 in Rocky Hill, Conn.

Below are the local results and pictures I was able to get my hands on. If you have more pictures to share, email them to me at cathleen@pickleball518.com. Congratulations to all!

Local winners at the 2023 Connecticut Masters Games, May 19-21

Mens Doubles, 4.0, 60 to 64

Gold Kevin Schwenzfeier, Watervliet Frank Lee, Loudonville

Bronze Al Cavallaro, Schenectady Paul French, Oneonta

Mens Doubles 3.0, age 70 and above Silver Warren Crow, Glenville Vincent Somaio, Clifton Park

Mens Doubles 3.5, 55-59 Silver Chris Van Niekerk, Niskayuna Mark Zampini, Portland, Conn.

Men’s Doubles Gold Daniel Buffone, Chestertown NY Joe Ambrosini, Queensbury

Mixed Doubles, 3.5, 60 to 64 Silver Caren Price, Loudonsville Evan Wilson, Hoosick

Mixed Doubles, 4.0, 60 to 64 Silver Donna Dowling, Mechanicville Kevin Schwenzfeier, Watervliet

Mixed doubles, 3.0, 65 and above Bronze Kathy Farone, Schenectady Richard Unger, Schenectady

Women’s Doubles, 3.5, 65 and above Gold Buffie Race, Shushan, Washington County Jane MacKugler, Londonderry, Vt.

Women’s Doubles, 3.0, 60 to 64 Deborah Depoalo, Schenectady Cynthia Hartney, Glenville

Women’s Doubles, 3.5, 55 to 59 Ria Van Niekerk, Niskayuna Pamela Mantas, Saratoga Springs

Women’s Singles, 3.5 to 4.0, 50 to 64 Silver: Christina Palmero, Clifton Park Bronze: Caren Price, Loudonville

Women’s Singles, 3.5 to 4.0, 65 and above Silver: Buffie Race, Shushan Bronze: Bonnie Dandrea, Clifton Park

Mens singles, 3.5, 50 to 59 Silver: Chris Van Niekerk, Niskayuna

Men’s singles 4.0, 60 and above
Gold: Nicholas Zacharczenko, Ballston Lake
Silver: Kevin Schwenzfeier, Watervliet

Men’s Singles, 3.0, 65 to 74 Bronze: Michael Armstrong, Schenectady

Men’s Singles, 3.0, 75 and above Bronze: John Haher, Scotia