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Teams pack a peck of pickleball at Surf City tournament

Craig Evans, right, and teammate Howard Fromberg compete in a doubles match during the Surf City Pickleball Tournament on Friday at Murdy Park in Huntington Beach.
(Kevin Chang | Daily Pilot)

The second annual Surf City Pickleball Tournament got underway Friday morning as teams battle it out for three days at Murdy Park in Huntington Beach.

The double-elimination men’s and women’s competition is sanctioned by the USA Pickleball Assn. Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.

Play is slated to continue at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the park, 7000 Norma Drive.

Kevin Schick, left, and teammate Ken Zimmermann celebrate a point in a doubles match during the Surf City Pickleball Tournament on Friday in Huntington Beach.
(Kevin Chang | Daily Pilot)


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