On April 12, the Bayonne Bocce Bombers competed in the North Regional Special Olympics Bocce tournament held in Totowa. There are 7 teams in all and each team medaled. Everyone brought their best to the competition. The team was accompanied by their coaches, Fran Tomasso and Rosemarie Yurecko. Also, Tessie Diaz, John Valdora, Ronnie Burns, Ed Broderick and Willie Pacas ably assisted the coaches. A special thanks to the Bayonne Sicilian Italian Club on Avenue C for their generosity in allowing us to practice at their club.
Bronze Medal: Mary Beth Yurecko and Charles Cirillo
Silver Medal: Virginia Camino and Richmond McCurnin
Maria Bruno and Marc Tonzola
Gold Medal: Dina Tryon and Marchello Ciccone
Cheryl Olander and Francis Norton
David Saylor and Dennis Pavlak
Jimmy Rokicki and Vincent Marinelli