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July 4 2012

ANDY BOHNSACK CELEBRATES THE 4TH WITH 4TH WIN

1st - Andy Bohnsack reached the patriotic number of four wins against a single setback, tossing around scoring bingoes like cheap firecrackers, as he exploded ten bonus plays over his five game outing. His most unusual play was FATBIRD, part of his three bingo (with SWATTED and EXPANSES) in a 535-265 game with Gail Salm.

2nd - Lynda Finn's 3-1 also added up to a happy Fourth as she captured 2nd place on this historic evening. I noted fireworks being wildly sent skyward as I drove home from the club as word of Lynda and Andy's achievements quickly spread throughout the greater Madison community.

3rd - Mary Becker's 3-1-1 (a 383 tie with Molly Gardner) allowed her in cinch 3rd place, and without question some of the more subdued fireworks certainly were in her honor as she made her way homeward this evening. 

    DEE LILLGE HONORED WITH ROMAN CANDLES FOR TOPPING INTERMEDIATES

1st - Dee Lillge, who along with Intermediates Sue Goldstein and June Scott made up the entire field of Intermediates, was given top honors and her own fireworks displays after the club broke up. Dee earned her spurs with a 2-2 -41 finish.

On behalf of all eleven members of Club 247 who showed up to play, I'd like to thank the city of Madison for their efforts and "no expenses spared" showing of the firework laden celebrations for not only the top players tonight, but for everyone else who likewise braved the 100+ temps to join us this evening.  

Preparations are rumored to be underway for an even bigger public display of support next year.  Well Done, Madison!  

Posted on 2012-07-09 09:14:59 by admin