Regan Trumps Competitors in Iowa State Fair Cribbage Tournament

DES MOINES, IA (08/24/2017) (readMedia)-- Jeff Regan of Norwalk took first place in the Cribbage Tournament held August 20 at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

Second place went to Darrell Jamison of Van Meter while "Forrest" Cap Ridgeway of Van Meter claimed third.

Each contestant played eight games. At the conclusion of play, competitors earned two points for a standard win or three points for "skunking" the opponent (beating another player by 31 points or more). The player with the highest point total at the end of the day earned the first-place ribbon.

Additional results below:

4) Gina Greene, Des Moines

5) Mickey Sinclair, Albia

6) Lavero Mead, Nashua

7) Mike Kulik, Des Moines

8) Richard Owings, Conrad

9) Steve Cross, Windsor Heights

10) Ginnie Wheeler, West Des Moines

11) Chris Bice, Ankeny

12) Connie Boss, Des Moines

13) Steve Tilley, Creston

14) Brian Erickson, Fort Dodge

15) Kent Blunck, Des Moines

16) Joe Kapaska, Guthrie Center


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