Iron River bocce team rolls to win

IRON MOUNTAIN – A team from Iron River took first place in the Dickinson Area Bocce Association’s 2014 “Chi Chi” Pozza U.P. Open Bocce Championship at City Park’s Ray Mariucci Bocce Complex.

Joe Fittante, Eugene (Mo) Mottes, Jim Javoroski and Mike Ghiotto comprised the championship squad.

Runner-up honors went to Shelly Ellison, Jo Ellison, Gloria Massie and Joyce Snowden. Steve, Chris and Cole Cavalieri along with Jim Pericolosi rolled to third place. Al Spigarelli, Terry Calvi, Jim Formolo and Jim Mariucci claimed fourth.

The annual four-player tournament is named in honor of the late Henry “Chi Chi” Pozza, longtime treasurer of DABA.

Also on the tournament schedule:

Saturday, Aug. 23 – Open Doubles, 9 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 1 – Lisa Lundy Open, 10 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6 – Mixed doubles, 9 a.m.