Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 21, 2016

Just a quick note from St Augustine, Fla. I thank you Dick for allowing me the freedom to take a break with family.

Two reminders:

1. Register for and come to the Salisbury Senior Games Duplicate Bridge game at Trinity Oaks on Monday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. Registrations can be made with Phyllis Kluttz. Her contact information is online, and

2. Line up your partners for the Dogwood Sectional Tournament to be held March 11-13 at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center.

Our Friday, Feb. 12 Evergreen game was well attended. Our winners: N/S First, Carol Bachl and Judy Gealy; second, Andra Cozart and Jan Glover; third, Anna and David Goff;  E/W First, Fern Albracht and Christy Cline; second, John and Myrnie McLaughlin; third, Maureen Busse and Loyd Hill.

Our featured hand is # 5 from the Feb. 12 game

N/S vulnerable   North: Dealer


S  K Q 6 3 2

H  7 5

D  A 5 2

C  A K 9

WEST:                   EAST:

S  7                           S  A 9 8 5 4

H  A T 9 4 2           H  K Q 8 6 3

D  K J 9                  D  Q

C  7 5 4 3                C  T 8


S  J T

H  J

D  T 8 7 6 4 3

C  Q J 6 2

The Goffs had the best N/S score bidding 1NN making 4, while Pat Featherston and Anita Graham had the best E/W score bidding and making 4HE*

Tuesday at the Women’s Club game the winners were: First, Dick Brisbin and Marie Pugh; second, Ruth Bowles and Loyd Hill; tied for third/fourth, Nancy Brandt and Tom Johnson with Maggie Canup and Betty Bills.

Look forward to seeing you all soon.

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