Lewisville, Texas has a consistently warm climate and is close to Lewisville Lake, so it has become the recreational hub of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. The community of Lewisville, Texas has a strong following of senior-aged Pickleball players in the community, but is also gaining more interest from the younger generations. In order to meet this growing demand for pickleball competition, the City has created an all-age pickleball league and tournament. The City of Lewisville hosted its 3rd annual all-age pickleball tournament on March 24th this year.
The tournament took place at the Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center. Anyone was eligible to compete. There were no mixed doubles. There were 2 brackets in which to participate: Men’s or Women’s Intermediate, and Men’s Or Women’s Competitive. Lunch was provided to all participants in the tournament and medals were awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in Men’s and Women’s categories. Brackets were determined by registration. The registration fee was $15 per person or $30 per team.
They had 64 participants with 17 Men’s doubles teams and 15 Women’s doubles teams. The Final Medal Results Men’s and Women’s Doubles were:
1st- Andy Burnett & Chris Swafford
2nd- David Henson & Vic Palma
3rd- Donnie Gibson & Derek Robb
1st- Charlotte Rivera & Angela Luhman
2nd- Rebekah Maddalena & Susan Henderson
3rd- Leslie McCarthy & Barbara Sherman
A good time was had by all. Congratulations, Lewisville, on keeping a good tournament going 3 years in a row!