“1998 Fall Swing Racquetball Tournament”

October 7-11, 1998
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Jesse Keaveny 1st time Men’s Open Singles Winner
Junior Racquetball is alive and well here in Alaska, And the proof was played out this past Weekend, With Alaska’s Top Junior player Jesse Keaveny with his 13 State Titles managed to FIGHT his way to the Mens OPEN Final. Where he took on one of Alaska’s Premier Players Steve Deaton, A many many time State Singles & Doubles Champion. Jesse with his youth, Foot Speed, and that Killer Drive Serve and Steve with his Court Mastery, Cool Head, and Shooting Skills made this one of the best matches of the early season, Jesse went on to Win the hard-fought battle with the scores of 14-15, 15-14, 11-8, After the Open final Jesse played his Juniors 18 & Under final where he defeated James Marchetti 15-12, 15-8.
Men’s Open

1st: Jesse Keaveny def. Steve Deaton
14-15, 15-14, 11-8

3rd: Jeff Sandys def. Mike Hovanec
10-15, 15-6, 11-9

Consolation: Tim Ryder def. Christer Linden
15-10, 15-3

Men’s A

1st: Paul Julbes def. Tom Lawson

3rd: Jerry Taylor def. Eric Kelley
15-7, 15-14

Consolation: Robby Gunther def. Michelle Poage

Men’s B

1st: Mike Barfield def. Tim Keaveny II
15-6, 3-0 injury forfeit

3rd: Warren Bailey def. Tom Lawson

Consolation: Leo Kouremetis def. Josh Wood
15-14, 15-3

Men’s C

1st: Scot Coberly def. Nick Arturo
13-15, 15-9, 11-7

3rd: Tom Castillo def. John Collins
3-15, 15-6, 11-9

Consolation: Robert Bailey def. Rick Stewart
15-6, 11-15, 15-9

Men’s D

1st: Peter Seiffert def. Lou Sinnett
15-7, 15-4

3rd: Lou Sinnett def. Darryl Davis
15-8, 15-3

Consolation: Steve Arturo def. Chris Callihan
15-14, 14-15, 11-10

Men’s Novice

1st: Tobin Bartholomew def. Ron Carr
15-3, 15-12

Men’s 25+ Open

1st: Rich Carver def. Mario Curiel
11-15, 15-9, 11-10

3rd: Paul Julbes def. Tony Rosales

Consolation: Tim Ryder def. Tim Keaveny Sr

Men’s 25+ B/C

1st: Tom Castillo def. Rick Stewart
15-7, 15-14

3rd: John Collins def. Larry Astrup
15-3, 15-12

Consolation: Todd Fletcher def. Jeremy Jack
15-7, 15-6

Men’s 40+ Open

1st: Christer Linden def. Jerry Taylor
15-5, 15-6

3rd: John Neill def. Gary Paterna

Consolation: Felix Martinez def. Tim Keaveny

Men’s 45+ B/C

1st: Warren Bailey def. Leo Kouremetis
15-9, 11-15, 11-6

Women’s Open

1st: Robin Rodriguez def. Michelle Poage
15-8, 13-15, 11-10

Women’s D

1st: Kastle Arturo def. Sharon Spurgeon
15-3, 15-4

Men’s Open Doubles

1st: Jeff Sandys/Steve Deaton
Stephanie Munger/Ellis Walthour
15-10, 15-7

3rd: Tim Ryder/Mario Curiel
Mike Barfield/Mike Hovanec
6-15, 15-9, 11-6

Consolation: Jesse Keaveny/Rich Carver
Gary Paterna/Dennis Morford
15-1, 15-9

Men’s B/C Doubles

1st: Terry Osback/Tony Arturo
Warren Bailey/Robert Bailey
15-12, 15-1

3rd: Larry Astrup/Tom Castillo
Peter Seiffert/Jerry Fox
15-8, 15-9

Consolation: Mike Adams/Tim Keaveny II
Todd Fletcher/Steve Arturo

Mixed B/C Doubles

1st: Chris McKellar/Tony Arturo
Michelle Poage/Josh Wood
15-11, 15-2

Juniors 18 & Under

1st: Jesse Keaveny def. James Marchetti
15-12, 15-8

3rd: Joe Marchetti def. Robbie Gunther
15-4, 15-9

Consolation: Nick Enslow def. Brooke Methonen
15-6, 15-7