Colarusso’s Restaurant wins the first half title, Yatesville Bocce League tournament a success

For Sunday Dispatch | September 4th, 2015 2:54 pm

YATESVILLE — Down one game to none in the best of three format, Colarusso’s Restaurant won the next two matches to capture the first half title and place in the Yatesville Bocce League finals. Colarusso’s defeated JetSurge Power Cleaning, the regular season first half champ, 4-12, 12-5 and 12-4. The restaurateurs are led by Guy DePascale Sr. with able assistance from Al DeAngelis, Roger Wall and Joe Zambetti Jr.

The second half playoffs also got underway with the Dyller Law Firm defeating Bassler Equipment 12- 7, Old Forge Chiropractic bested Blandina Apartments 12-10 and JetSurge Power Cleaning edged Atlas Realty 12-9. The Dyller Law Firm followed with another win this time over JetSurge Power Cleaning to set up a meeting with Old Forge Chiropractic for the right to play KWIK ‘N EZ Market for the second have title and a spot in the finals against Colaruuso’s Restaurant.

Tournament results

BBBZ, the team of Sonny Bonomo, Jim Blandina, Bob Barbacci and Joe Zambetti, won the tournament over 13 other teams in undefeated style. They defeated two previous champions on the way to the title. Coming second was the Anelli Bocce Club of Jessup. The Yatesville 4 with Paul Santarelli, Doc Campanella, Sal Alaimo and Jon Campanella finished third. Rounding out the top four was Pisano Fence Co.

The tournament brought in teams from all over Northeastern Pennsylvania as well as the Lehigh Valley and New Jersey.

The tournament becomes much more than just a game. It gives players to interact with other lovers of the game that they may only see at such events once or twice a year.

All eyes are on Jack Stets, second from right, of Scranton, s he makes his throw during the Yatesville Bocce Tournament on Aug. 29.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Bocce-1.jpgAll eyes are on Jack Stets, second from right, of Scranton, s he makes his throw during the Yatesville Bocce Tournament on Aug. 29. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Lackawanna County Controller Gary DiBileo shows his form at the Yatesville Bocce Tournament.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Bocce-2.jpgLackawanna County Controller Gary DiBileo shows his form at the Yatesville Bocce Tournament. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Yatesville Bocce Tournament co-chair Phil Bosha, right, of Wyoming, and Tony Reino, of West Wyoming, look over the tournament brackets.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Bocce-3.jpgYatesville Bocce Tournament co-chair Phil Bosha, right, of Wyoming, and Tony Reino, of West Wyoming, look over the tournament brackets. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Tony Russo, of Yatesville, measures the distance to the pallino.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Bocce-4.jpgTony Russo, of Yatesville, measures the distance to the pallino. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Mango Calomino, of Archbald, reacts to his shot at the Yatesville Bocce Tournament.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Bocce-5.jpgMango Calomino, of Archbald, reacts to his shot at the Yatesville Bocce Tournament. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Yatesville Bocce Tournament co-chairs Guy DePascale Jr., left, Guy DePascale Sr., both of Yatesville, Phil Bosha, of Wyoming, and Joe ‘Kehoe’ Zambetti, of Yatesville.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Bocce-6.jpgYatesville Bocce Tournament co-chairs Guy DePascale Jr., left, Guy DePascale Sr., both of Yatesville, Phil Bosha, of Wyoming, and Joe ‘Kehoe’ Zambetti, of Yatesville. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

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Information provided by Yatesville Bocce League.


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