Bocce tournament returns to Lakeside Park

The Italian Canadian Society held its 29th annual event on Sunday.

The winners of the 29th annual Italian Canadian Society's bocce tournament pose Sunday. Eleven teams converged on Lakeside Park for the event.

The winners of the 29th annual Italian Canadian Society's bocce tournament pose Sunday. Eleven teams converged on Lakeside Park for the event.

An Italian event nearly three decades old continued in Nelson on Sunday.

The Italian Canadian Society’s 29th annual bocce tournament was held at Lakeside Park. Eleven teams and 22 players met to play, with Cranbrook’s Joe Sacino and Vince Totedo taking first place in A Division.

They were followed by Nelson’s Armando Savarin and Terry Tagami, as well as third-place duo Joe Guercio and Jimmy Maluta of Trail.

Giuseppe Bertuzzi and Hans Barth of Trail took the B Division. Sergio Peloso and Guido Babiun of Trail were second, while Nelson’s Mike DeGirolamo and Vito Tumillo finished third.