MACHARG WINS RYBAP SCHOLARSHIP

May 19, 2018: Sarah MaCharge playing for Reno High School won the RYBAP Achievement Scholarship contest for the school year 2017-2018 by ranking 1st overall in the final pairs DSC_0181_previewcontest partnered with Jamie Cohen from Galena High School.  She and Jaimie put together a 69.20 percent game easily winning the section.  Just 5 RYBAP achievements points behind was Sofia Paiva from the High Desert Montessori Charter School with a score of 105.  Reno Youth Bridge Chairman, Jefri Donovan, said that the RYB Board passed a resolution last year which disallowed any member to be awarded the $1000 College Tuition Scholarship in two consecutive years so this year Sarah was awarded a reduced scholarship in the amount of $500 and Sophia Paiva the second ranked player in RYBAP achievement points was awarded the $1000 Scholarship.  This disn’t bother Sarah, however since she was the beneficiary of that rule last year when she finished second to Matt Oakley who won the RYBAP Achievement contest for the second time in a row, thus enabling Sarah to claim the $1000 prize for that year.  Over the years of Sarah’s membership in RYB, she has earned $3500 of College Tuition Scholarship money and become a fine young bridge player among her other artistic talents as a concert Pianist. Final standings in the top 10 RYBAP positions are shown on the border at the right of this  page. 

RYB Tournament Saturday Morn Session May 19, 2018
Scores after 8 rounds Average: 56.0 Section R.
Pair –Pct —Score —Rank———Name                        
15—- 69.20—– 77.50 ——-1 ——Sarah Macharg – Jamie Cohen
12- —59.82—– 67.00 ——-2 —— Emree Paiva – Ella Paiva
13—- 58.48—– 65.50 ——-3 —— Lucy Burnham – Rachel Clawson
2 —–57.14—– 64.00 ——–4 —— Kathy Morse – Allie Mustard
16—- 55.80—– 62.50 ——-5 —— Caden Boehme – Anthony Ritter
6—– 54.46—– 61.00 ——–6 —— Tyson Freeze – Joseph Watts
7—– 52.23—– 58.50 ——–7 —— Wally DeBarger – Carly Kinerson
1—– 50.45—– 56.50 ——-  8 —— Cari Preston – Daniel Sedano
9—– 48.66—– 54.50——– 9 —— Alex Mustard – Daphne Quint
4 —–48.21—– 54.00——–10—— Maci Samuels – Tracey Hartwick
14—- 45.98—– 51.50——-11—— Vincent Vega – Anthony Salas
11—- 45.09—– 50.50——-12—— Donovan Mustard – Sebastian Martinez
3 —–40.18—– 45.00 —— 13——-Izzy Stillwater – Eden Richards
8—– 36.61—– 41.00 —— 14——-Kat Kallas – Daniel Watts
5—– 32.59—– 36.50 —— 15——-Sophia Paiva – Josie McCue
10—-  NA——–NA———NA——-Shani Mustard – Terri DeBarger