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South team takes lead in Carbon Senior Games

Published May 08. 2013 05:05PM

The South Team prevailed Tuesday in the opening day of the Carbon County Senior Games.

The teams are divided into North and South. The South Team is composed of Lehighton and Palmerton; the North Team is composed of Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe/Penn Kidder, and Weatherly.

In Tuesday's Bean Bag Toss, the top scorer was Lehighton, with 105 points, followed by Palmerton with 40, then Panther Valley with 36, Jim Thorpe with 35, and Weatherly with 0.

The individual results for the bean bag toss were:

*Men 60-64: Wayne Leap, Lehighton, gold; James Ketchledge, Lehighton, silver; and Terry Smith, Lehighton, bronze.

*Men 65-69: Lee Getz, Lehighton, gold; Dennis Getz, Lehighton, silver; and Ray Berger, Palmerton, bronze.

*Men 70-74: John DeWald, Jim Thorpe, gold; Jim Wolfe, Lehighton, silver; and Ron Fritz, Lehighton, bronze.

*Men 75-79: John Power, Jim Thorpe, gold; Del Swartz, Palmerton, silver; and Arnold Hosier, Panther Valley, bronze.

*Men 80-84: Charlie Messina, Lehighton, gold; Howard Farber, Jim Thorpe, silver; and Hayden Snyder, Lehighton, bronze.

*Men 85+: James Davis, Lehighton, gold; Thomas Wehr, Lehighton, silver; and Don Neifert, Panther Valley, bronze.

*Women 60-64: Linda Swartz, Palmerton, gold; Linda Daubenspeck, Lehighton, silver; and Susan Ditterline, Palmerton, bronze.

*Women 65-69: Nancy Bollinger, Palmerton, gold; Mary Lou Sherel, Jim Thorpe, silver; and Virginia LaChette, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

*Women 70-74: Marie Haberman, Lehighton, gold; Linda Bottcher, Lehighton, silver; and Dawn Sheckler, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

*Women 75-79: Barbara Klass, Lehighton, gold; Betty Willet, Lehighton, silver; and Peggy Rendish, Panther Valley, bronze.

*Women 80-84: Bessie Bauchspies, Lehighton, gold; Mary Pituch, Panther Valley, silver; and Sue Dopira, Panther Valley, bronze.

*Women 85+: Helen Neifert, Panther Valley, gold; Stephena Kurtz, Palmerton, silver; and Anna Daley, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

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