Sports briefs — Nov. 14, 2017

Published Nov 14, 2017 at 12:00pm

Galliano Club bocce squads tie for first

The 18th annual Fred Calicchia men’s doubles bocce tournament was held over the weekend at the Galliano Club, with Galliano No. 1 and Galliano No. 7 tying for first place.

On Galliano No. 1 was Greg Puccio and Santino Emmanuele, both of Rome, and on Galliano No. 7 was Fred Calicchia of Rome and Andy Sweeney of Lockport. Galliano No. 7 came out of the losers bracket after losing their first game and winning their next seven to make it to the championship.

Coming in third place was Galliano No. 5, made up of Joe Puccio and Filippo Impiciatore and finishing in fourth place were The Floyd Flashes squad of with Jim Guy and Paul Louis Jr.

Next up is the third annual Ben Guiliano Men’s Single Bocce Tournament Nov. 17-18 at the Galliano Club. There are still a few openings left. Drawings for times will be on Wednesday. Contact Walt Semeniak if interested.