This weekend Calvert City Pickleball Winners

Calvert City Pickleball players went to Carbondale, Illinois to participate in the Saluki Open Pickleball Tournament on SIU Campus August 6-8.  They have 6 brand new dedicated Pickleball Courts adjacent to SIU Football Stadium.  With 124 entries over three days, 21 players from far Western KY brought home 15 medals, 8 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze. Dax Myhand and Leigh Toby moved up last weekend at Henderson to 4.0 Division and proved they can compete at that level, earning Gold in Henderson and Bronze this weekend in Carbondale.  Several of our players will move up from 3.0 Division to 3.5 Division based on their previous tournament wins.


Calvert City Pickleball is made up of players from Marshall Co, McCracken Co, Calloway Co, Livingston Co, Lyon Co, Graves Co, Christian Co, Caldwell Co


Gold Medal Winners:

Marvin Travis / Jacob Hill – 3.5 Men’s Doubles

Mitchell Ponder / Drake Butler – 3.0 Men’s Doubles

Allie Gold / Sam Gold – 3.0 Mixed Doubles         

Allie Gold / Shannon Tays – 3.0 Women’s Doubles


Silver Medal Winners:

Holly Locken / Jacob Hill – 3.5 Mixed Doubles

Todd Dotson – 3.0, 3.5 Men’s Singles


Bronze Medal Winners:

Dax Myhand / Leigh Toby – 4.0 Mixed Doubles  

Mitchell Ponder / Shannon Tays – 3.0 Mixed Doubles     


More results:

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Shann Riley – 4th 3.0, 3.5 Women’s Singles

Shann Riley – 4th 3.0 Mixed’s Doubles

Steve Shidal – 4th 3.5 Men’s Doubles


More participants included:

Jason Jones, Mike D’Ambrosio, Kent Cadwell, Mike Wooten, Suzanne Shidal, Mike Rogers, Jax Rogers, and Jenny Travis.


Darlene and Parvin Latta

USAPA Pickleball Ambassadors Marshall Co



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