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About 30 players threw the jack during the 27th Annual Senior Games bocce tournament Friday, Feb. 19.
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East County bocce players compete in Gulf Coast Senior Games

About 30 players played for the championship at John Marble Park.
by: Jessica Salmond Staff Writer

East County’s bocce players convened Friday, Feb. 19, to compete in the 27th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games. Although they were competing for the championship, the 30-some players are already a tightly-knit community that meets every Wednesday and Sunday at the John Marble Park on State Road 70.

Bocce ball is an Italian game in which players throw large colored balls, called jacks, toward a white ball called a pallino. The ball closest to the pallino gets the point for the team.

Make sure to read the story about East County’s players in this week’s issue of the East County Observer.

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