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Woodlawn places second in bid for croquet title

first_imgMembers of the Woodlawn Croquet Club team, which finished second in its bid for a 2013 national title, are (from left) Charles Alexander, Fred Beck, Jeanne Fernald, Don Parker, Perry Mattson and Tim McCormick.WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —They say turnabout is fair play.Such was the case this year for the Woodlawn Croquet Club in its bid for a fourth national championship in five years.Competing earlier this month at the National Club Teams Croquet Tournament, Woodlawn’s quest for the Division II Lyon’s Trophy was denied by the Mission Hills Croquet Club of Rancho Mirage, Calif., the team the Ellsworth-based club defeated for the trophy a year ago.A record number of 130 players from across the country competed in six flights, with three Woodlawn duos among them.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textIn the first flight, Perry Mattson of Surry and Fred Beck if Brooksville placed fourth.In the second flight, Charles Alexander and Tim McCormick of Ellsworth placed eighth.Jeanne Fernald of Somesville and Don Parker of Hancock placed second in the fifth flight, losing to a team from the National Croquet Center 14-8 in the championship game.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014 Fenceviewer Staff Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all)center_img Bio Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 Latest Postslast_img

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