Seniors win medals at state games

Published 1:10 pm Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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Davie County Senior Games had many representatives at the N.C.Senior Games State Finals.

Several folks visited Clayton for the bocce and cornhole events. Participants were Sue Allen, Alice Barnette, Mike Barnette, Barbara Chapman, Sue Couch, Lois Green, Bob Phillips, Johnnie Stallings, and Connie Swartz.

Winners were:

• Cornhole: second, Alice Barnette; third, Barbara Chapman.

• Bocce: first, Alice Barnette; second, Johnnie Stallings, Mike Barnette, Lois Green.

Robbie Jackson took first in the state finals mini golf tournament in Raleigh.

The pickleballers visited Cary Tennis Park and competed for three days. Representing Davie: Harold Wood, Kim Kinder, Renae Tkach and Gary Hatley. This was the largest event with more than 776 participants competing for gold.

On Friday, Oct. 27, the Davie County Silver Spirits came home with the gold medal from the 2023 State Finals Basketball Tournament at East Carolina University. Team members include Sue Allen, Alice Barnette, Vickie Frye, Lois Green, and Charlotte Miller. The coach is Vanessa Carter.

To learn more about how to become involved in Davie Senior Games, call 336-753-6230.