Tucker, GA — Tucker Parks and Recreation held its 2021 Winter Pickleball Championship matches at the Tucker Rec Center on Feb. 2.
Demetrius and Karla Blagininn defeated father and son duo David Ollar and David Ollar in the recreation league finals and in the advanced finals defending champions Rose Caudle and Heather Jaeger defeated the unbeaten top seed team of Kristy Kind and Tom Trippany.
Recreation Leader Joe Stewart described pickleball as a combination of tennis, badminton and Ping-Pong. It’s played with paddles and a whiffle ball on a badminton sized court with a modified tennis net and can be played doubles or singles. Registration for spring outdoor leagues starting up in March is open now.
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