Brett Badovinac defeated Sam Sottosanti in a thrilling Butte City Handball Championship match Friday night at the Elks.
Badovinac won 21-20, 21-16 in a rematch of last year’s final.
The city title is the ninth for Badovinac and fourth consecutive. Badovinac is now tied with the great Ray Gallant for the second most Butte City Singles Handball titles. Only Jack Cavanaugh has won more, with eleven. He was tied with Tom Pomroy, who won the title eight times.
Don Foley defeated Marcus Madrazo 15-21, 21-10, 21-12 for third.
Quarterfinals — Brett Badovinac d. Skyler Criscuolo; Marcus Madrazo d. Dan Bersanti; Don Foley d. Eric Howe 21-8, 21-11; Sam Sottosanti d. Tom Madrazo
Semifinals — Badovinac d. Madrazo; Sottosanti d. Foley 21-15, 19-21, 21-15
Third — Foley d. Madrazo 15-21, 21-10, 21-12
Final — Badovinac d. Sottosani 21-20, 21-16