Yatesville Bocce League holds annual tournament Sept. 25


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Phil Bosha, seocnd from right, goes over the draw with, from left, Ted Giglio, Old Forge; Sylvio Mele, Old Forge; Mike Oudziec, Moosic; and Tony Russo, Yatesville during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville.


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Paul Santarelli, Hudson, uses a measuring tape often used in bocce games during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville.


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Jim Blandina, Wyoming, gets in his stance to toss the bocce ball during the end of year tournament held in Yatesville on Sunday, Sept. 25.


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Joe Bevilacqua, West Scranton, left, has a watchful eye as Tony DiBileo, Scranton, tosses the bocce ball during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville.


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The bocce tournament in Yatesville has an outdoor kitchen to feed competitors. Eddie Saprish, Inkerman, right, has two eggs served up by Kehoe Zambetti, Yatesville, during the event held Sunday, Sept. 25.


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YATESVILLE — The balls were rolling as the Yatesville Bocce League held its year-end tournament Sunday, Sept. 25.

Eleven local teams and six from Old Forge and Scranton participated in the event.

The Yatesville 4, which included Paul Santarelli, Jon Campanella, Sonny Bonomo and Doc Campanella, finished first and were undefeated.

Dyller’s Killers came in second, losing only to the champs. The Killers are Joe Chiumento Sr., Barry Dyller and Joe Zambetti Sr. and Jr.

The Mule Barn Bocce Club of Bullshead placed third. They were led by Jack Stetz with ample assistance from Nick Catania, Tony Godino and Phil Bosha.

Guy’s Guys finished fourth. The Guys are Tony Reino, Jim Blandina and Guy DePascale Sr. and Jr.

Because of the tournament’s success the league is able to make a contribution to Care and Concern Clinic of Pittson.

The tournament committee included DePascale Sr., Zambetti Sr. and Bosha.

Phil Bosha, seocnd from right, goes over the draw with, from left, Ted Giglio, Old Forge; Sylvio Mele, Old Forge; Mike Oudziec, Moosic; and Tony Russo, Yatesville during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Bocce-Tournament-1.jpgPhil Bosha, seocnd from right, goes over the draw with, from left, Ted Giglio, Old Forge; Sylvio Mele, Old Forge; Mike Oudziec, Moosic; and Tony Russo, Yatesville during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Paul Santarelli, Hudson, uses a measuring tape often used in bocce games during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Bocce-Tournament-2.jpgPaul Santarelli, Hudson, uses a measuring tape often used in bocce games during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Jim Blandina, Wyoming, gets in his stance to toss the bocce ball during the end of year tournament held in Yatesville on Sunday, Sept. 25.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Bocce-Tournament-3.jpgJim Blandina, Wyoming, gets in his stance to toss the bocce ball during the end of year tournament held in Yatesville on Sunday, Sept. 25. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Joe Bevilacqua, West Scranton, left, has a watchful eye as Tony DiBileo, Scranton, tosses the bocce ball during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Bocce-Tournament-4.jpgJoe Bevilacqua, West Scranton, left, has a watchful eye as Tony DiBileo, Scranton, tosses the bocce ball during the Yatesville Bocce League’s annual tournament on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Yatesville. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The bocce tournament in Yatesville has an outdoor kitchen to feed competitors. Eddie Saprish, Inkerman, right, has two eggs served up by Kehoe Zambetti, Yatesville, during the event held Sunday, Sept. 25.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Bocce-Tournament-5.jpgThe bocce tournament in Yatesville has an outdoor kitchen to feed competitors. Eddie Saprish, Inkerman, right, has two eggs served up by Kehoe Zambetti, Yatesville, during the event held Sunday, Sept. 25. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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