BRIDGTON – The 4th Annual Winter Carnival Giant Round-Robin Ping Pong Tournament was held Saturday at the Bridgton Town Hall as part of the Mushers Bowl. The event was well attended with 21 participants in three classes of singles competition and doubles. All matches were best-of-five games, and each contestant played every other person in their class. Trophies were awarded to first- and second-place finishers in each class , and gift certificates were provided by Peking Restaurant in North Conway, N.H.

Sonu Bhatia of Westbrook won the ‘A’ division. Bhatia also won the singles competition in 2008 and was second in 2007. Second place went to Lucas Soo of Bangor. Bhatia and Soo also teamed up to win the doubles competition. Second place in doubles went to John Simpson of Auburn and Peter Wong of Lewiston.

Patty Prescott of Westbrookl captured the ‘B’ title, with Shouping Huang of Portland second. Lewis Park of Orono won ‘C,’ defeating Mo Sachdeva of Portland.

Bhatia, Prescott, Simpson and Wong all are top players in the Maine Table Tennis League at Lewiston Armory.

Bridgton Town Hall hosts table tennis every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The hall provides seven tables, paddles and balls. All people with a basic knowledge of the game are welcome.


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