The Friends Of The North End began their 11th Spring Bocce Tournament on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the North End Park outdoor courts. The first pallino was thrown by member Roger Mustone to begin the season.
Six teams will compete for the next six Sundays. The first place team, at the end of this six week tournament, will be awarded a trophy at a banquet attended by all players and guests.
Top Row: Angelo DiGirolamo, Vito Aluia, Joe Blazo, Frank Julianello, Pat Reppucci
Second Row: Natale DeMarco, Anthony Antidormi, Richie Palumbo, Tony Gaeta, Bobby Carbone, Gus Pesaturo, John Lombardi, Roger Mustone.
Bottom: Eric Marsh, Joe Testa, Mario Antidormi, Richie Deliago, Richie DiSantis, Sam Viscione, Angelo Troisi, Willie Celata, Charlie Marino.
(Missing from photo is Arthur “Sonny” Lauretano, Secretary and Photographer
Competition is expected to be fierce as usual with no quarters given. All friendships are forgotten on the Bocce courts. It is expected to be a very good season.