Cranston Wins 2019 Flicko de Mayo

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2019 Flicko de Mayo participants

Daniel Cranston from Maryland won the Flicko de Mayo FISTF International Open and ASA Major on May 18 in Lansing, Michigan.

Cranston receives the trophy from Grand Rapids TSC president Paul Pate

The current two-time defending national champion and Black Rose Roma player defeated Peter Alegi of Grand Rapids TSC 3-1 in a tightly contested final (watch it here).

Bryan Arnold (NoVA Union SC) and Ilias Gikas (Chicago United TSC) had impressive performances, placing second in their respective groups and reaching the semifinals.

Erik Haefke from Iowa won the WASPA consolation bracket with a solid 4-1 win over Eric Walton of Michigan.

In the team event, Chicago United TSC beat Grand Rapids TSC 2-1 to keep the Great Lakes Cup.

Congratulations to all participants. Thanks for making this year’s tournament a perfect mix of competition and camaraderie. See you in 2020 . . . and an open invitation to players from around the world to join us!

Chicago United TSC with the Great Lakes Cup

OFFICIAL RESULTS

GROUP A

Cranston – Gikas 7-1

Haefke – Tumminaro 1-1

Haefke – Cranston 2-2

Tumminaro – Gikas 2-8

Cranston – Tumminaro 5-0

Haefke – Gikas 2-2

GROUP A STANDINGS

Cranston          7 pts      (GF 14 GA 3)

Gikas                4          (11-11)

Haefke              3          (5-5)

Tumminaro      1          (3-14)


GROUP B

Alegi – Pate 8-2

Arnold – Walton 1-1

Alegi – Legatz 4-0

Walton – Pate 2-1

Walton – Legatz 0-0

Arnold – Pate 3-1

Alegi – Walton 1-0

Arnold – Legatz 5-0

Alegi – Arnold 1-1

Pate – Legatz 1-0

GROUP B STANDINGS

Alegi                 10 pts    (14-3)

Arnold               8          (10-3)

Walton              5          (3-3)

Pate                  3          (5-13)

Legatz               1          (0-10)


SEMIFINALS

Cranston – Arnold 6-1

Alegi – Gikas 5-4

FINAL

Cranston – Alegi 3-1


WASPA CONSOLATION

Tumminaro (left) vs Walton

SEMIFINALS

Walton – Tumminaro 2-1

Haefke – Pate 2-1

FINAL

Haefke – Walton 4-1


GREAT LAKES CUP

Chicago United TSC – Grand Rapids TSC 2-1

(Haefke – Legatz 5-1 / Gikas – Alegi 5-2 / Tumminaro – Walton 1-2)

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