Ryan/Bersanti handball starts Friday at Elks

The 32nd Annual Bill Ryan and Al Bersanti Memorial Handball Tournament starts Friday at the Elks.

Brett Badovinac is the defending champion in the open division and fellow Butte player Rich Hawe is the defending champion in the Super Golden Masters. There are 23 players from all over Montana entered.

Opening round schedule:

Open Division
Friday 5 p.m. — Brett Badovinac, Butte vs. Eric Howe, Divide
Friday 6 p.m. — Cole Salo, Butte vs. Dave Montelius, Missoula; Dan Bersanti, Butte vs. Randy Jolliffe, Lolo
Friday 7 p.m. — Don Foley, Butte vs. Nick White, Bozeman

Super Golden Masters 60+
First Round

Friday 5 p.m. — Wally Page, Florence vs. Sandy Gagnon, Bozeman
Friday 7 p.m. — Wendell Morrill, Bozeman vs. Rock Svennungsen, Shelby
Friday 8 p.m. — Steve Birrell, Bozeman vs. Gary Chatriand, Butte

Second Round
Saturday 10 p.m. — Rich Hawe, Butte vs. Page/Gagnon winner; Tom Morris, Billings vs. Tom Madrazo, Butte
Saturday 11:15 p.m. — Scott Salo vs. Morrill/Svennungsen winner; John Larson, East Helena vs. Birrell/Chatriand winner

B Division
Friday 7 p.m. — Dylan Urbani, Bozeman vs. Dawson Huff, Butte
Friday 8 p.m. — Skyler Criscouolo, Butte vs. Marcus Madrazo, Butte