Veteran Corey Osborne of Penetanguishene, Ont. swept youthful Tanner Mattson of North Vancouver 2-0 (15-10, 15-7) in the men’s open final of the Splat Fest Racquetball Tournament Sunday at Rosters.
Osborne, who is ranked ninth in Canada, stopped Keith Callender of Kamloops 2-0 (15-11, 15-7) in the quarterfinals and then dispatched former Canadian junior champion Eric Urteaga of Langley 2-0 (15-3, 15-4) in the semis.
A 2005 Canadian singles champion, Osborne, 44, has made four appearances on Team Canada, and reached the podium three times, including a silver medal at the 2004 Pan American Championships in Ecuador, where he lost the final to fellow Canadian Brian Istace.
Mattson, ranked No. 22 and a member of Canada’s development team, reached the championship by bouncing Troy Brooks of Sherwood Park, Alta. 2-0 15-13, 15-7) and sweeping Connor Culhane of Coquitlam 2-0 (15-11, 15-12).
Doug Ross claimed the men’s A singles crown by upending Charlie McGarrity 2-0 (15-2 15-13) in the all-Vernon final.
Ross grounded Bertram Johnson of Calgary 2-1 (13-15, 15-2, 11-3) in the semis after defeating Karl Light of Victoria 2-0 (15-10, 15-8) in the quarters.
McGarrity downed Jim McCulloch of Victoria 2-0 (15-2, 15-11) in the quarters and knocked off Chuck Tanner of Kamloops 2-0 (15-2, 15-8) in the semis.
The men’s B singles title went to Steve Hendry of Victoria, a 2-1 (15-10, 2-15, 11-7) winner over Ken McCluskey of Vernon.
McCluskey earned earlier 2-0 victories over Stewart Fisher of Kamloops and Alan Reakes of White Rock.
In the men’s C/D singles round-robin, it was Grant Dickie of Kelowna prevailing ahead of Armstrong’s Frank Poirier.
Deborah Leclair of Maple Ridge topped the women’s A/B singles round-robin ahead of Marion McBridge of St. Albert, Alta.
The women’s C/D singles round-robin crown went to Chris Megli of Vernon with Karen McGarrity of Vernon runner-up.
In the men’s open doubles final, Osborne and Bryan Killins of Coquitlam took out Urteaga and Jason Scott of Vancouver 2-0 (16-14, 16-14).
Charlie McGarritty and Curt Broughton topped the men’s A doubles with a 2-1 (15-9, 7-15, 11-8) decision over McCluskey and Chuck Tanner of Kamloops.
In women’s doubles, it was Lynda Howell of Saskatoon and Sue MacLeod of Dartmouth, N.S. placing first in the round-robin ahead of Megli and McGarrity.
Diana Hambley of Abbotsford and Jack McBridge of St. Albert topped the A/B mixed doubles, while Noreen Mohan of Calgary and Roger Roy of Salmon Arm ruled the C/D mixed box.