Ryan/Bersanti handball starts Friday

The 28th Annual Bill Ryan and Al Bersanti Memorial Handball Tournament starts Friday at the Elks. Dan Bersanti is back to defend his title in the Golden Masters division. Former champion Brett Badovinac and reigning state champion Andy Tucknott are entered in the Open division. Thirty–two players are entered. Opening round schedule:

Friday 7:00 – Conor Salo, Butte vs. TJ Stender, Sheridan, WY; Andy Tucknott, Missoula vs. Marcus Madrazo, Butte
Friday 8:00 – Nick White, Bozeman vs. Leif Cox, Butte; Les Seago, Bozeman vs. Dave Starcevich, Butte
Byes (play Saturday) – Frankie Shields, Butte; Don Foley, Butte; Chris McVeigh, Butte; Brett Badovinac, Butte

Golden Masters(50+)
Friday 6:00 – Eric Howe, Divide vs. John Larson, East Helena
Friday 7:00 – Dan Bersanti, Butte vs. Mike Starcevich, Powell, WY; Tom Madrazo, Butte vs. Jay Stender, Sheridan, WY
Friday 8:00 – Mike Hitchcock, Butte vs. Rock Svennungsen, Shelby

Super Golden Masters(60+)
Friday 6:00 – Roger Lewis, Missoula vs. Sandy Gagnon, Bozeman; Don Hurd, Helena vs. Wally Page, Florence

B Division
Friday 5:00 – Rikin Shah, Butte vs. Blake Cassagranda, Butte; Brandon Penrose vs. Kevin L’Heaureux, Butte
Friday 6:00 – Patrick White, Bozeman vs. Josh Ericson, Butte
Friday 8:00 – Sean Komora, Butte vs. Addison Rogers, Butte