J.D. Allbright captures two silver medals at NAGA Championships
J.D. Allbright of Minden returned home with two silver medals in his age and weight classes from the recent North American Grappling Association’s West Coast Championships in Las Vegas.
Allbright, who competed in the No-GI and GI grappling divisions, placed second in the masters (30-39 year olds) age group for blue belt light heavyweights (180-189.9 pounds) weight class. The event was held on Sept. 19 at the Sports Center of Las Vegas.
Allbright represented Carson City-based Team Sierra Adrenaline during the competition.
He is coached by Paul Brazeau, Brian Beck and J.D. Adie. “I am proud to be a student under these great instructors! Thanks to the whole team at Sierra Adrenaline for helping me grow in the art,” Allbright acknowledged on Facebook.
Jacobo fundraiser set for today
A spaghetti feed fundraiser is being held today at Flight Restaurant & Bar to assist Carson Valley resident Steven Jacobo in his bid to train for the USA Paralympics bobsled team in 2015-16.
The event, scheduled to be held 4-7 p.m., will include a video presentation by Jacobo and silent auction. The cost for the spaghetti feed is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Jacobo, 25, earned a spot on the U.S. Adaptive Bobsled and Skeleton Association roster last year.
Flight is located at 2244 Meridian Blvd., off Airport Road. Call 782-1333 for information.
Elks Hoop Shoot on Nov. 14
The Tahoe/Douglas Elks Lodge will host its annual Hoop Shoot basketball contest at 10 a.m. on Nov. 14 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
The contest is open to boys and girls who are 8-to-13 years of age as of April 1, 2016. There is no cost to compete. Winners in each of the three age categories will be eligible to compete at the District Shoot in Reno on Jan. 16, 2016. The State Shoot will be held in Hawthorne on Feb. 13, 2016 and the regional finals in Las Vegas on Feb. 27, 2016.
Contact Gary Wendt at 265-6136 for information.
Two shots decides men’s club team scramble
Frank Tisiot, Joe Morrison and Gerry Paulsen combined to shoot a net 50 and win Flight A at the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club team scramble event on Sunday.
The team of Roger Hala, Jesus Rey, Joe Bourgeois and Marc Menezes finished tied for second-place with Jack Sparman at the Carson Valley Golf Course. Charles Serafine, Charles Poe and Dan Essary, both at 52.
John Pearson, Brent Holderman, Gerry Bing and John Carey shot 41 to win Flight B. David Morris, Gary Carsten, Bruce Sandford and Jim Arens were second at 46. Brick Ludington, Bill Allen, Augie Martinez and Matt Budjako shot 49 for third-place.
Closest-to-the-pin winners included Gary Carsten on the first hole and Bill Allen on No. 18.