Darke County Horseshoe Club hosts 4th annual Mary Fleenor Memorial


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Ryan Fourman from Arcanum pitches a horseshoe during the Mary Fleenor Memorial in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Horseshoe Club began its outdoor season with the fourth annual Mary Fleenor Memorial at the Greenville City Park.

The event on May 6 included approximately 45 pitches, which was up about 50 percent from the previous year. The tournament included juniors all the way up to seniors and drew pitchers from Darke County, Celina, Columbus, Toledo, Indiana and West Virginia.

The Mary Fleenor Memorial is big for pitchers because it’s one of the final qualifiers prior to the deadline for the world tournament, Darke County Horseshoe Club President Brian Fisher said.

“A lot of people that pitch in this, they need this for the world,” he said.

Virgil Rife won the Class A tournament with a 5-0 record and a 74.32 ringer percentage. Roy Dugger finished second with a 3-2 record and a 75.85 ringer percentage, Francis Salyers finished third with a 3-2 record and a 64.86 ringer percentage, Marcus Rice finished fourth with a 2-3 record and a 62.00 ringer percentage, Leonard Conner finished fifth with a 1-4 record and a 61.11 ringer percentage, and Marlene Cooper finished sixth with a 1-4 record and a 47.17 ringer percentage.

Josh Brooks won the Class B tournament with a 4-1 record and a 45.08 ringer percentage, Jeff Muter finished second with a 3-2 record and a 42.08 ringer percentage, Hop Muter finished third with a 3-2 record and a 40.09 ringer percentage, Darryl Miller finished fourth with a 3-2 record and a 38.30 ringer percentage, Steve Mikesell finished fifth with a 2-3 record and a 35.17 ringer percentage, and Dale Faulkner finished sixth with an 0-5 record and a 30.95 ringer percentage.

Julia K Charlton won the Class C championship with a 4-1 record and a 67.86 ringer percentage, Delbert Fourman finished second with a 4-1 record and a 64.22 ringer percentage, Joe Orihood finished third with a 3-2 record and a 55.17 ringer percentage, Sandy Dehart finished fourth with a 3-2 record and a 47.50 ringer percentage, and Ralph Fleckenstein finished fifth with a 1-4 record and a 39.73 ringer percentage.

Jeff Wells won the Class D title with a 5-0 record and a 47.96 ringer percentage, David Hampton finished second with a 4-1 record and a 39.32 ringer percentage, Brian Fisher finished third with a 3-2 record and a 28.57 ringer percentage, Dan Homan finished fourth with a 2-3 record and a 29.82 ringer percentage, Jesse Rodriguez finished fifth with a 1-4 record and a 19.17 ringer percentage, and Doug Singer finished sixth with a 0-5 record and a 20.17 ringer percentage.

Ryan Fourman won the Class E championship with a 3.5-0.5 record and a 14.00 ringer percentage, Austin Hill finished second with a 1.5-2.5 record and a 35.50 ringer percentage, and Kedan Mathews finished third with a 1-3 record and a 31.50 ringer percentage.

Ron Welsh won the Class F championship with a 5-0 record and a 43.36 ringer percentage, Dave Rose finished second with a 4-1 record and a 37.96 ringer percentage, Phil Turner finished third with a 3-2 record and a 39.22 ringer percentage, Deo Seibel finished fourth with a 2-3 record and a 17.13 ringer percentage, and Ray Beyke finished fifth with a 1-4 record and a 29.20 ringer percentage.

Richard Edwards won the Class G title with a 4-0 record and a 37.36 ringer percentage, Cindy Rose finished second with a 2-2 record and a 34.52 ringer percentage, J B Brown finished third with a 2-2 record and a 23.66 ringer percentage, Shawnda Dehart finished fourth with a 1-3 record and a 22.78 ringer percentage, and Michael Young finished fifth with a 1-3 record and a 21.35 ringer percentage.

Ray Wells won the Class H championship with a 4-0 record and a 16.50 ringer percentage, Brett Dehart finished second with a 3-1 record and a 17.00 ringer percentage, Henry McFarland finished third with a 2-3 record and a 14.06 ringer percentage, Larry Fourman finished fourth with a 1-3 record and a 8.50 ringer percentage, and Robin Schweigert finished fifth with a 0-2 record and a 7.00 ringer percentage.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9105.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9109.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9111.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9113.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9119.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9122.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9125.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9128.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9131.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9133.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9137.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9139.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9143.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9146.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9151.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9154.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9156.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9159.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9161.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9164.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9168.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_IMGP9170.jpgKyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

Ryan Fourman from Arcanum pitches a horseshoe during the Mary Fleenor Memorial in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_Ryan-Fourman-WEB.jpgRyan Fourman from Arcanum pitches a horseshoe during the Mary Fleenor Memorial in Greenville. Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

By Kyle Shaner

kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

comments powered by Disqus