Huntington’s 17th annual volleyball tournament

BARRY’S BAY – “This is the hottest one we have had. Thank goodness for the wind off the lake.”

That’s what 15-year volunteer Stan Quesenelle said on July 20, as he sat under a tent on Lake Shore Drive with Sherry Kim Quesenelle at the 17th annual Huntington’s disease volleyball tournament. The couple was once again providing DJ services to the tournament.

The breeze off Kamaniskeg certainly helped the 40 teams and spectators alike.

Organizer Melissa Craftchick said the tournament was started by Christina McGuey and her cousin Marilyn Mask to help bring awareness about Huntington’s disease to Barry’s Bay and to raise money for research.

Each team paid $120 to enter the tournament.

The tournament ran from 8 a.m to the finals at 4 p.m..

This year, there were 10 teams put on a wait list for the tournament which has to be capped at 40 teams because of the size of the facilities.

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