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Local Bridge with Myrnie McLaughlin


Dogwood a success

We had a very successful tournament with attendance higher overall than last year.

I thank all of you who contributed food and labor. I am especially thankful for the work of Nancy Brandt managing the kitchen, allowing me to play some in the event. She has done a great job.

Congratulations to Pat Macon who won the Bob Lemon Award for the NLM who earned the most points in the tournament.

Congratulations too to Bill Wisdom, our well known national bridge player, for again winning the Wallace Trophy for most points won over all at the Dogwood.

I am so proud of all of our newer players who participated in the tournament and won points. I hope you will continue to go to tournaments to pursue the elusive master points, and have caught the “duplicate fever.” We are so happy to have you all included in our games. New players are our future  and each of you will keep improving to become good, steady players.

Tuesday, March 21 Women’s Club game winners: 1st Carol Winecoff and Myrnie McLaughlin, 2nd Patsy Reynolds and John McLaughlin, 3rd Fern Albracht and Ron Jeffers, and tied for 4th/5th Becky Creekmore and Pat Macon with Marie Pugh and Dick Brisbin. Our featured board is #22 from this game


S  Q T 9 8 7

H  —-

D  8 7

C  Q T 9 8 7 4

WEST:                 EAST:

S  K J 5                 S  3 2

H AKQJT982      H  5 4

D  A Q 9               D  K J 7 5 3

C  —                      C  J 6 5 3


S  A 6 4

H  Q 6 3

D  T 6 4 2

C  A K 2

Fern Albracht and Ron Jeffers had the best N/S score bidding 4SS+1 while Patsy Reynolds and John McLaughlin had the best score E/W bidding and making 5HW.

There was no Evergreen game March 17.

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