On February 23 the BALL match between the Rossmoor Buckeyes and the El Cerrito Club
was as close as the scores indicate with both teams playing excellent tennis and battling hard.
It was a strange morning of tennis with several of the scores looking like mirror images of each
other and ending in a tie.
In Line one, Carol Pillsbury and Terry Quinlan battled valiantly but lost 4 - 6, 2 - 6. Line two
was very hard-fought and happily ended with Eileen Plotkin and Gery Yearout winning in the 10-
point tiebreaker after splitting sets. In Line three, Anna George and Dorothy Watkin had a huge
win which mirrored the scores in Line 1. They won 6 - 4, 6 - 2. In Line four, Nelly Sawczuk and
Joan Gardner lost in the 10-point tiebreaker after splitting sets 4 - 6, 7 - 5.
Team captain Barbara Blum and the team thank Barbara Schwartz for arranging the
refreshments and expressed appreciation for the strong play on both sides of the net.
- Written by Rowena Slee
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