From the April 1983
Ping Pong Honors
Like to play ping pong? Think
you’re any good? Then perhaps you were a participant in the ping pong
tournament recently sponsored by the National Honor Society. A
registration fee of 50 cents was charged to cover the cost of trophies.
Games were played during activity periods. Contestants played 15 point
games, best out of three, in the elimination games to determine
individual grade winners. The following people won top honors for their
The next round
of competition pitted Derek Hutcheson against John Henry, Co Lieu
against Gregg Tucci, and Darren Modricker against Greg Volutza. Games
were played to 21 points, and winners were chosen in the best of three
John Henry defeated Derek Hutcheson 21-12 and 21-15.
Co Lieu defeated Gregg Tucci 21-18 and 21-19. Finally, Greg Volutza
defeated Darren Modricker 21-9 and 21-9.
In the final round of competition to determine 1st,
2nd, and 3rd place in the school, Greg Volutza won the “bye”;
consequently, Co Lieu and John Henry squared off for the first
match. Co Lieu defeated John Henry 21-13 and 21-16 to put Henry
in 3rd place. To end the tournament, Co Lieu then played Greg
Volutza to determine 1st and 2nd places; Greg defeated Co 21-10, 18-21,
and 21-10 in the full three games to become the 1983 ping pong champion.
- Beth Long