The Shoes and Brews Horseshoe Pitching Series continued this past weekend with another tournament that took place at VFW Post 10054 in Pahrump on Sunday.
This event had 16 participants, making up eight teams in the double-elimination style tournament. This was the third of the 12 events taking place throughout 2022 for the series.
Each team is made up of one A-division player and one B-division player to help even out the competition.
The winning duo for this week’s Shoes & Brews tournament was A-division player Dennis Andersen from Pahrump and B-division player Heath Russell from Las Vegas.
They finished as the only undefeated team in the tournament.
For their win, each player split 50 percent of the prize money, they each received a tournament champion patch and 10 points added to their season totals.
The second-place finisher was a team comprised of A-division player Lawrence Workman from Henderson and B-division player Jefferson Counts of Pahrump.
With their second-place finish, Workman and Counts each split 30 percent of the cash prize pool and they were each awarded five points toward their season totals.
The final prize winners were the third-place team made up of A-player Don Brown from Pahrump and B-player Chuck Smith, also from Pahrump.
Brown and Smith split the remaining 20 percent of the cash pool prize and each receive three points to be added to their season totals.
After three events, the leader of the A-division is Jason Barela from Lemoore, California with 13 points. In the B-division, the leader is Chuck Smith from Pahrump who also has 13 points.
Lathan Dilger, the Nevada State Horseshoe Pitching Association president, thanked everyone for participating. He also thanked Commander Marty Aguiler and his staff at the VFW Post 10054.
The next Shoes and Brews series event will take place at Idle Spur Tavern in Sandy Valley on April 10. All pitchers must be signed in by 10 a.m. to participate.