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Over 60 teams compete in First Annual Cornhole for Cancer Tournament

Approximately 62 teams played in a First Annual Cornhole for Cancer Tournament, sponsoring Dana-Farber research for cancer, at Rivergreen Park on Saturday.

Event organizers, pictured from left to right: Gina Fitzgerald, Joseph Massa, Ronnie Smith, Henry Grant, Linda Holt, Jay Holt, Peter Sikora, Kim Helena, Joe MacLaughlin and Lisa Massa. Not pictured: Chris Grant and Mike DiPietro.
Team GK Dental, of Everett: Giselle Sanchez and Ashlie Berube.
Team DeMac: Joseph DeSisto and Shawn MacTavish.
Team Baggy Smalls: Breast cancer survivor Trisha Sylva and Steven Sylva.
Team “Who’s Coming In Second?” Jerry Navarra and Joseph Simione played cornhole in memory of Camelle Simione, who had leukemia and breast cancer.
Team Romb Raiders: Juliette and John Romboli played in honor of event organizer/cancer survivor Jay Holt.
Team Chocolate Chip: Malden residents Christopher Rogers and Cliff Williams played for cancer survivor Jay Holt, of Everett, during Saturday’s Cornhole for Cancer Tournament at Rivergreen Park.
Team Double D’s and Stud Muffins: James Turner and Derek Stevens were on opposing teams, but they both played for event co-organizer Jay Holt.
Darcie Stevens, who is on Stud Muffins, and Daniel Driscoll, who is on Double D’s, played for Jay Holt.
Team State of Confusion: Everett residents Thomas Golden and Paul Bernier played for Christine Golden, who has thyroid cancer.
Team Northeast Fence in Saugus: kidney cancer survivor Ken Morganti, of Everett, and Corey Rouff.
Two teams: Team Gin and Tonic, Giana Dean and Trent Picillo, and Team Breast Friends, Kristine Paglia and Matthew Kuruc, who played for family, past and present.
Team Goodness Gracious: Everett Firefighters Christopher and David Grace.
Team EFD-1: John Russo (at left) and Daniel Concannon, who are playing for Donald Concannon, who has prostate cancer.
Team Old Stodgies and Undertakers: Philip Giandello, Fred Veader and Dillon Veader played for Everett girls’ softball coach Jay Holt.
Team Philthy Phil’s, consisting of Phil Tammaro Sr. and Phil Tammaro Jr., won the Cornhole For Cancer Tournament. Pictured are hosts Jay Holt, second from left, and Joseph MacLaughlin. (Courtesy photo, event organizer Jay Holt)

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