Hilmar HS Outdoor Racquetball Shootout

Hilmar HS Outdoor Shootout Wrap-Up

March 27th, 2021

Hilmar High School
Strom Gym
7807 Lander Ave
Hilmar, California 95324

The first NorCal outdoor doubles series shoot out occurred at Hilmar High School in Hilmar, CA on Saturday 3/27/21. No less than 36 players showed up on a beautiful day to play some three wall in the California sun.

Two divisions (Upper and Lower) competing for cash prizes.

In the Upper Division: 10 doubles teams competed on the day. They played two groups of 5 RR to determine a knockout bracket.
In the knockout round semis:
– Greg Vezey/Scott Warren topped Erica Williams/Walter Ramos 15-6
– Corey Vaughn/Mitch Forrest topped Frank Biehl/Izzy Torres
In the Final, Vezey/Warren topped Vaughn/Forrest 11-2, 11-9 to take the title.

In the Lower Division, 8 teams competed, playing one big RR to determine the playoff seedings. IN those knockout semis:
– Miguel Ramirez/Manny Sandoval defeated Sal Alejandre/Joe Lopez 11-9
– Ivan Velazquez/Hein Doan defeated Frank Melo/Ray Franco 11-7
In the final, Velazquez/Doan took Ramirez/Sandoval in a tiebreaker 10,(4),5.

Thanks to WOR NorCal director Erica Williams, frequent NorCal Outdoor tourney director Frank Biehl, and Walter Ramos for hosting and organizing the event. Also thanks to Erica for posting the draw-sheets/results and photos from the weekend’s event. Thanks to Ray Franco for kicking in a little extra to cover balls and refreshments.