Lincoln Hills’ Hafenrichter doubles pickleball gold

By: Michael Gardner for Gold Country Media
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Karen Hafenrichter led the way with two gold medals, as Lincoln Hills pickleball players scored medals in the second annual Sunrise Fall Classic tournament at Rusch Park in Citrus Heights Oct. 27 to 29.

In another highlight, the husband and wife team of Paul and Pam Abad also brought home gold. Pam Abad separately won a bronze, while Judy Musgrave scored two bronze medals.

The tournament drew 220 players from throughout California, from San Diego to Chico, as well as the state of Nevada.

Following are the Lincoln Hills medalists by division:

GOLD: Hafenrichter and Russ Grover in mixed doubles 3.0B; Hafenrichter and Sully Hannah in women’s doubles 3.0-2.5; Paul and Pam Abad in mixed doubles 3.5C.

SILVER: Marilyn Catania and Jack Schryver in mixed doubles 3.0 B; Robin Haney and Kevin Schmalz (Cameron Park) in mixed doubles 4.0 55 plus; Andrea Mayorga and Marteen Gonzalez (city of Lincoln) in mixed doubles 4.0/4.5 overall.

BRONZE: Judy Musgrave and Roland Lee in mixed doubles 3.5B; Judy Musgrave and Pam Abad in women’s doubles 3.5B.