Perry Mattson Wins Woodlawn Invitational

first_img Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Fenceviewer Staff Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all) Bio Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014center_img Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 Latest Posts ELLSWORTH — Perry Mattson of Surry nipped Southwest Harbor croquet master Larry Stettner by the narrowest of margins to win the championship flight at the recent Woodlawn Invitational Croquet Tournament.The 2014 edition of the tournament drew 18 players in four flights and was played over four days at Woodlawn and at the Tapley Cove Court on the shores of the Bagaduce River in Brooksville, the home of Mary Gould and Marcia Chapman.The tournament opened with a Wednesday evening reception on the front porch of the historic Black House followed by a dinner catered by Chipper`s Restaurant in Hancock in the sleigh barn.The third flight was won by Don Whalen of Florida, a Summer resident of Southwest Harbor, who defeated Barbara Entzminger of Bar Harbor 16 to 13. Third place in the third flight was won by Tina Hinckley of Southwest Harbor.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe second flight was won by Bob Worrell of Omaha, Neb., and Sorrento in a rematch with Kathleen Dainton of Gloucester, Mass.Dainton had breezed through block play undefeated and had beaten Worrell earlier 16 to 13.The second flight final was not decided until the second overtime when Worrell eked out a 13-12 win. George Blagden of Manchester, Mass., and Blue Hill placed third.Lloyd Hadden of Tamworth, N.H., won the first flight, edging Oakley Johnson of Maryland and Sorrento 11 to 10.Hadden has played in every tournament sponsored by Woodlawn since it began seven years ago and this was his first championship win. John Dainton of Gloucester, Mass., was third.In the championship flight, Mattson squeaked past Stettner 13 to 12 in a game that was not decided until the final turn. Placing third was Webster Bull of Beverly, Mass., and Sorrento.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print.last_img