Pickleball players shine in local tourney
Last updated 11/9/2021 at Noon
Five members of the Sisters Country Pickleball Club won medals in the Pickleball Zone Fall Bend Classic this past weekend.
Robin Lewis-Kane and Cheryl Pellerin won gold in the Women’s Doubles 55+ 3.5 level. Jim Kane and Bruce Carpenter won silver in the Men’s Doubles 55+ 3.5 level. Jim Kane and Robin Lewis-Kane won bronze in the Mixed Doubles 55+ 3.5 level. Riley McHugh and Georgie Scott (Bend Pickleball Club) won bronze in the Mixed Doubles 55+ 4.0 level.
The Sisters Country Pickleball Club boasts 113 members and is actively promoting pubic pickleball courts in Sisters for both residents and visitors. There are over 4.5 million players in the nation and over 38,000 courts.
Sisters and Madras are the only two Central Oregon cities without public pickleball courts. Travelers are increasingly researching places to play when selecting vacation destinations. As a preferred vacation destination, the Club is seeking to get Sisters into the game. For more information visit www.